Skype for Business Replaces Lync

Goodbye Lync, Hello Skype for Business! Microsoft has officially started shifting customers from Lync over to Skype for Business, as part of a monthly update for Office 2013. Skype for Business is set to replace the outdated Microsoft Lync enterprise communication tool. With their use of Lync’s features, as well as the fresh interface and simplified controls of Skype, Microsoft hopes users… Read more »

MobileFirst for iOS: IBM And Apple Release New Enterprise Apps

MobileFirst for iOS IBM and Apple first announced their partnership in 2014, to the surprise of many. Upon making the announcement, Apple explained the companies would use the partnership to produce apps that would change the way businesses work using iPhones and iPads; thus, allowing companies to achieve new levels of efficiency, effectiveness, and customer satisfaction. The partnership launched their first ten enterprise apps in 2014 through… Read more »

Google Drive for Work Adds Enterprise Security Features

Secure Sharing With Google Drive for Work Using Google Drive for Work can help to increase your company’s productivity, but it can also lead to concerns over the ability to secure company data. You don’t want your company’s important files being shared inappropriately and you worry you won’t know it’s happened until it’s too late. Google hopes to… Read more »

Microsoft Announces Office 2016 for Mac Preview

Introducing Office 2016 for Mac! Recently, the Mac community was thrilled to learn that Microsoft has released a preview of Office 2016 for Mac. Office for Mac has been in desperate need of attention from Microsoft since the last version (Office 2011 for Mac) was released in October 2010. After a five-year gap in Office for Mac… Read more »

How to Setup a Small Business Server Room

Do you have a server room? If your business can’t or hasn’t yet moved everything to the cloud, then you likely need a server room. Not every organization has the resources to build out the kind of server rooms you see in movies, and that’s okay! Your server room doesn’t have to be the biggest or most… Read more »

Google Now Prepares to Take on Siri and Cortana

Google Now vs. Siri vs. Cortana There’s been a lot of buzz lately regarding the competition between Google Now, Siri, and Cortana and which one of their parent companies (Google, Apple, and Microsoft, respectively) will eventually emerge the winner. While all three contenders have brought their best game to the table, Google’s contender is about to… Read more »

Windows 10 Brings Cortana to Life

Say Hello to Cortana Recently, Microsoft announced their plans to make Cortana a fundamental part of Windows 10 when it is released in Fall 2015. According to Microsoft, the software will be designed to become more familiar with users as time goes by and customize recommendations based on the user’s tastes and day-to-day interactions. Although… Read more »