How Microsoft Azure Can Reduce Help Desk Calls and Increase Security

How Microsoft Azure Can Reduce Help Desk Calls and Increase Security Two big challenges for IT today are the volume of help desk calls and the growing need for enhanced security. In the past these two challenges were costly to overcome, required deep expertise in non traditional technologies or were prohibitive due to the time required for implementation. With Microsoft’s Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) which includes Azure Active Directory Premium, organizations can now quickly and efficiently achieve enhanced security and reduce help desk calls. Read my blog to learn more. Enterprise Mobility Suite and Azure Active Directory Premium can greatly reduce the number of help desk calls your organization receives with self-service password resets. No longer are users required to log a ticket, call the help desk or wait for business hours to request a password reset. IT also doesn’t need to manage a third party product, since everything is based off of Active Directory! The … [Continue reading]

How Search Engine Technology Is Changing the Way We Think About SEO

Author Mary O'Brien SWC Technology Partners

How Search Engine Technology Is Changing the Way We Think About SEO With the holiday season right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about what to get that person on your list who has everything. When I am stumped, my go to gift is always the latest and greatest gadget. What do I suggest this year? Read my blog to learn … [Continue reading]

How to Move a Hyper-V Virtual Machine into Microsoft Azure Using System Center

Author Aaron Saposnik SWC Technology Partners

How to Move a Hyper-V Virtual Machine into Microsoft Azure Using System Center At IT solutions provider, SWC, we often get asked if it is possible to move a virtual machine from an existing on-premise Hyper-V environment into Microsoft Azure. The answer is yes! It’s actually an easy process using Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine … [Continue reading]

What’s New for Business Intelligence and Analytics in 2015

Author Rachael Narel SWC Technology Partners

What's New for Business Intelligence and Analytics in 2015 The field of Business Intelligence has been progressing at a rapid pace over the past few years. New tools and technologies are making it even easier for end users to quickly gain insights into the business in order to make critical decisions supporting organizational goals and … [Continue reading]

SCCM Troubleshooting 101: An Example

Author Jeff Poling SWC Technology Partners

SCCM Troubleshooting 101: An Example If you’ve read my last two blogs, you probably have a good understanding of Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) and the monitoring workspace in the SCCM console, SCCM log files and CMTrace. In this blog, I wanted to walk you through a specific SCCM troubleshooting scenario. Read my SCCM … [Continue reading]