Azure Dedicated Host Service for Single-Tenant Users

Microsoft on Thursday announced a preview of Azure Dedicated Host, a new service that gives organizations access to unshared or “dedicated” Azure hardware infrastructure for hosting their workloads on Azure virtual machines. Most workloads hosted on Azure infrastructure use hardware that’s shared with other organizations or individuals, who are called …

Can Microsoft Search be the Solution to Finding Information in O365?

The unification of the Microsoft productivity suite into a single Office 365 cloud platform was supposed to reduce the age-old challenge of finding important business information quickly. Paradoxically, the flood of Office 365 apps with overlapping functionality has made the problem more acute. For example, to find account information buried …

CIOs urge collaboration through governance & cost saving

Enterprise information technology governance is about more than just establishing a set of rules and structures for IT gets purchased and used in government, state IT leaders say. On a new episode of StateScoop’s Priorities podcast, Alabama CIO Jim Purcell says his agency has worked to establish IT governance as …

SharePoint 2010 Migration Options

The end of SharePoint 2010, the most widely used edition on the market at the moment, is looming. For enterprises currently using SharePoint 2010 this poses a major problem. The temptation to ignore making a decision is not a good idea, the consequences of doing nothing are great. There are …

Analog Records Management Challenges

Each year, the National Archives and Records Administration releases its Federal Agency Records Management (FARM) report.  The 2017 version, released in August 2018, shows that agencies are mostly on track for meeting upcoming records management deadlines that will shift the government towards a more modernized, digitally inclusive state. Despite their …