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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Conversational Teams Management and Migration

    The pandemic forced many of us to quickly adopt solutions such as Microsoft Teams without having the luxury of having enough time for careful planning. This eBook provides a deep dive into Teams – what the native tools are and are not capable of, and why you may need to take a step back and consider the risks posed by your current Teams deployment.

  • What You Don't Know About Office 365 and Azure AD

    Moving to the Microsoft cloud? With this ebook, What You Don't Know about Office 365 and Azure AD, you can be prepared. It explores three of the key challenges you’ll face, filling in common knowledge gaps and debunking widespread misconceptions.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 5 Ways BaaS and DRaaS Build the Strategic Value of IT

    Download this FREE e-book and learn about the ways that companies like yours use Veeam-powered backup and DR services to unlock the true strategic value of IT.

  • The State of Password Security in the Enterprise

    A recent authentication security strategy survey by Enzoic and Redmond magazine revealed insights into the way that passwords are currently being used in various organizations, and what the future looks like regarding this ubiquitous authentication method.

  • 4 Azure Considerations to Reduce Costs

    In this guide, we discuss four key considerations to controlling costs with Azure, while getting the best of all the available offerings and features. Whether you’re newly adopting cloud or already have had a cloud-first approach for some time, learn why these 4 considerations will ensure success in utilizing Azure.

  • Conversational Geek: Azure Backup Best Practices

    This book focuses on what's truly important - getting back to the basics of backup and using best practices to ensure the backup and data protection strategies you implement are truly effective.

  • Top 5 Ways to Simplify Data Protection with Microsoft Azure

    Read this white paper to find out five ways that you can simplify data protection with Microsoft Azure.

  • Office 365 Backup For Dummies

    Get this easy-to-read e-book For Dummies, and learn how to best backup and protect your Office 365 data. It’s you data, it’s your responsibility to protect it!

  • Essential Guide to Securing Microsoft Active Directory

    Securing Microsoft Active Directory (AD) involves dealing with a mixed bag of risks, ranging from management mistakes to unpatched vulnerabilities. AD has become a prime target for cyber-attackers who use AD to elevate privileges and gain persistence in the organization. Investigate a typical data breach, and you’ll find that stolen credentials likely were used—sometimes for initial entry, sometimes for accessing critical systems, but always to the detriment of the targeted organization.

  • 2021 Data Protection Trends

    2020 was a unique year that forever changed the IT landscape, creating new challenges for all. In the new Veeam report, more than 3,000 business and IT leaders across 28 countries were surveyed on their data management challenges and successes, including the impact 2020 had on IT. Download the 2021 Data Protection Trends report to learn about today’s data protection impact, costs and benefits with key insights from industry experts.

  • 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.

  • Five Considerations for Managing Your Kubernetes Clusters

    This checklist clearly discusses the key things to keep in mind when considering the management of your Kubernetes clusters. Learn expert best practices and top industry tips.

  • Boost hybrid cloud security

    81% of enterprises cite cloud security as a challenge. Learn the best practices for boosting your hybrid cloud security.

  • 7 characteristics of successful hybrid cloud strategies

    This checklist will give you the top 7 areas to consider when building a successful hybrid cloud strategy. Increase the potential of your cloud solution today.

  • Managed Detection and Response: A Guide to Implementation and Best Practices

    This guide outlines some of the challenges that have become more immediate in the post-COVID era, how to evaluate your organizational risk, and how an effective MDR partnership can help solve major challenges, including internal roadblocks. You’ll discover six steps to proper MDR implementation, the hallmarks of an outstanding solution, and how to identify partners with the people, process, and know-how to deliver beyond expectation.