Making Sense of the Cloud: Yet More Common Cloud Terms

Original Publish Date 11/08/2019 By //  by Teresa Stolarskyj Navigating the cloud can be tricky. The digital industry loves abbreviations and acronyms and other jargon. Fear not, though, because we are here to help you navigate. Cloud learning is an ongoing thing, so be sure to catch up on our series so far with our introductory primer... Continue Reading →

Making Sense of the Cloud: More Common Cloud Terms

Original Publish Date 10/30/2019 By //  by Teresa Stolarskyj Cloud terminology can be a perplexing thing for the uninitiated. Yet the cloud is increasingly pervasive. Eventually, unless you are a dinosaur, you will engage with the cloud, if not be tasked with making business decisions about it. As a result, it is ever more important to understand... Continue Reading →

Password Security: How to Stay Safe in the Cloud

Original Publish Date 10/04/2019 By //  by Teresa Stolarskyj Microsoft says: With the increased use of cloud services and mobile devices comes an increase in the risk of security breaches and cyberattacks. Ransomware, phishing attacks, malware and other threats are becoming more frequent and widespread — making it more important than ever for organizations to understand their exposure... Continue Reading →

Common Cloud Phrases: An Introduction to Cloud Language

Original Publish Date 09/30/2019 By //  by Teresa Stolarskyj Getting your mind around cloud language can seem complex. The terms and acronyms which pepper IT-speak can make cloud phrases seem out of reach. At BlueSilverShift, we believe that semantics shouldn’t be a hurdle. To help you navigate the language of the cloud, we will take you through... Continue Reading →

Wearing it on your Sleeve: One Cut Does Not Fit All

Original Publish Date 08/16/2019 By //  by Teresa Stolarskyj It is a momentous day at BlueSilverShift. We have received our first-ever girl-cut t-shirts, complimenting the boy-cut shirts our gentlemen frequently sport. Equal opportunity swag quickly became a personal priority when I joined the company as its first office manager nearly two months ago. Today, I get to... Continue Reading →

Slack Says to Choose Microsoft Teams

Original Publish Date 08/13/2019 By //  by Teresa Stolarskyj “Take it from me, Microsoft Teams is better. It’s made to scale with your business and comes with Office 365. That’s right, you’re already paying for it!” – Craig Slack, CEO and Co-Founder, BlueSilverShift Communication. Your office can’t run without it. But good communication can be challenging to... Continue Reading →

Teams: Making Meetings Effective, and (Almost) Fun

Original Publish Date 08/06/2019 By //  by Teresa Stolarskyj Microsoft says: Meeting needs are changing. Employees are more mobile, increasing remote collaboration. 72% of employees will be working remotely by 202056% of meetings have at least one remote attendee1/3 of meetings are 100% virtual in nature56% of meetings have at least a remote attendee38% of remote attendees... Continue Reading →

Data Migration: How to Successfully Move Data to Modern Systems

Original Publish Date 07/24/2019 By //  by Teresa Stolarskyj From Microsoft  A recent Accenture survey of IT executives showed that 58 percent of respondents experienced two to three major IT outages over the past decade. Cloud migration can help prevent outages, increase security protections, and cut costs.   The BlueSilverShift perspective  A successful move starts with thorough data migration planning. Scope, existing infrastructure and data, and the architecture of the data in a... Continue Reading →

An Azure Migration Story: Modernizing Legacy Systems

Original Publish Date 07/09/2019 By //  by Teresa Stolarskyj In a world where technological advances are being made at a seemingly ever-faster rate, it can feel daunting to keep up. The pressure to upgrade computer systems and software can seem like a costly, frustrating, even futile task. It can be tempting to stake a claim in a... Continue Reading →

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