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  • Recon Research - Evaluation of BlueJeans Gateway for Microsoft Teams

    Recon Research provides a step-by-step evaluation of BlueJeans Gateway for Microsoft Teams through a hands-on testing of a SIP/H/323 Cloud Video Interop solution.

  • 5 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Cloud Video Interop Solution

    Looking to bring the power of Teams video meetings to your existing room system investments and worried about a long, expensive transition? Cloud Video Interop (CVI) might be the solution for you.

  • Top Seven Reports for Supporting a Growing Virtual Workforce

    IT environments are more dynamic than ever, and having more users working from home introduces new vulnerabilities. You undoubtedly want to take full advantage of the tools you already have to strengthen Office 365 security and compliance — but you probably just don’t have the time to go digging through them to find what you need.

  • M&A IT Integration Checklist: Active Directory

    Few IT professionals have much experience with hybrid Active Directory migration projects. That’s why we’ve developed a checklist to help you keep track of the big items you need to consider in your planning and to spur discussion. It will help drive your conversations about the business and help your team understand which items your team can gloss over versus which ones they really need to dig into.

  • Top 10 Active Directory Security Reports and Alerts You Need

    Check out this white paper to discover the top 10 reports and alerts you need to ensure the stability and security of your on-prem or hybrid Active Directory, and see how easily you can get them with Change Auditor.

  • Four Things to Know when Managing the Office 365 Remote Workforce

    If your organization is like most, you had to scramble to enable your suddenly remote workforce to be productive, and you turned to Microsoft Office 365. Now, with most enterprises expecting to maintain at least some remote work for the long term, it’s time to focus on broader concerns than just productivity, including strong Office 365 security and governance. In this ebook, you’ll learn about the four key areas you need to focus on to manage Office 365 effectively moving forward.

  • The Definitive Guide to SharePoint Migration Planning

    The most important part of any migration is the preparation — plan properly before you migrate anything, and not only will your migration go more smoothly, but you will have a healthier target environment going forward, which will reduce risk as well as support and maintenance costs.

  • Transform Microsoft Teams into a Path-to-Value for Your Remote Workforce

    Download this white paper to gain insight into transforming Teams into a path-to-value.

  • Solve the Problems Caused by B2B Guest

    Download this tech brief to understand how Quest Power365 solutions help you solve the problems that B2B guest user accounts create for your corporate partnerships, mergers, and acquisitions.

  • Managing Remote Workstations with Active Directory Domain Joins

    Recently, with the rapid advance of employees working from home intensifying this issue, the net result is that remote machines pose a unique and growing problem for offline domain joins that are necessary to maintain business operations. We have prepared this white paper as a collation of our best practice recommendations for Active Directory management for domain consolidations.

  • Maintaining the Health of Active Directory

    Maintaining the health of your production AD environment is key to its performance, availability and security. The health of your AD infrastructure is also crucial for preventing roadblocks to significant IT changes like adding new applications, network upgrades, cloud migrations, or supporting a merger, acquisition or divestiture. This white paper is intended to provide insights on how to identify and remediate the potential issues with an Active Directory environment.

  • A Guide for Consolidating Active Directory, Exchange, and Office 365 After a Merger

    Day One of your merger or acquisition is in the books. You pushed hard to integrate the identity and messaging environments so that your users could start collaborating right out of the gate. Now, you’ve got a bit more breathing room to consolidate everyone onto the same platform. And you need to do it without disrupting your users. In this white paper, we walk you through what that process looks like.

  • How to Migrate PST Files to Office 365

    This guide outlines the process for migrating PST files to Office 365, providing steps for manual migrations and information on automated alternatives.

  • How to Migrate Exchange to Office 365: Step by Step

    In this guide, we’ll walk through the steps and decisions you need to take when migrating to Exchange Online.

  • How to manage 'Teams Sprawl'

    ‘Teams Sprawl’ is what happens when people are allowed to create Teams on demand, with no oversight or planning—you end up with loads of seldom-used or dead Teams, empty channels, and data scattered all over chats, channels, and Files tabs.

  • Data Migration Risk Assessment Template

    A checklist to help ensure successful migration projects. Virtually all business projects come with inherent risk, but data migration poses a vast web of complex challenges that can make or break your organization’s digital transformation – causing delays, unnecessary expenditure, and a slew of helpdesk requests. The difference between success or failure often hinges on risk management, so before embarking on your journey, it’s crucial to understand which areas of data migration are most precarious.

  • Preparing for Attacks that Seek Total Annihilation

    Defending your IT infrastructure against attack has never been a simple task. But things have taken a decidedly ugly turn of late: More and more attacks are simply seeking the total annihilation of your infrastructure. Any organization can be a target - or simply collateral damage from an attack targeting someone else.

  • SharePoint Migration Planning Guide

    Migration projects are inherently complicated and risky. Your complex SharePoint environment is critical to a wide range of business processes. How can you ensure a successful migration that is seamless for your users?

  • Buyer's Guide: 5 Essential Features of a Prospecting Solution

    Using ZoomInfo’s field surveys and exclusive research, third-party industry studies, and analyst briefs, this report aims to help B2B sales leaders understand: How prospecting solutions help maximize sales productivity...

  • The Impact of Direct Dials on Sales Productivity

    Leveraging the latest industry research, this eBook highlights the impact of direct dial phone numbers on sales productivity with the goal of empowering reps to have more conversations with prospects, and consequently, schedule more meetings, increase opportunities, and close more business -- fast.