10 years old, but no Mozart

August 1st, 2017
10 years old, but no Mozart

10 years.  10 freakin’ years.  One decade.  10% of a century.  1% of a millennium.

Mozart was 8 years old when he composed his first symphony.  As a company, we have done zero symphonies.  So, from that standpoint, we’re a bunch of losers.
Beginnings
Simplex-IT was officially started in August 2007.  Sam Hays took a leap of faith (sucker!) and joined me, becoming the first employee.

Now Hiring: Level II Technician

July 31st, 2017

Simplex-IT is Now Hiring a New Level II Technician!
We're Growing!
About Us:
Simplex-IT is a Microsoft focused Managed Service Provider based in Stow, Ohio. We are a people focused, flexible small to medium sized company with a 'can do' attitude. Simplex-IT currently is providing managed services and Cloud solutions to small to medium businesses, non-profits and local government.

#Office365 Administrator Role webinar

July 30th, 2017
#Office365 Administrator Role webinar

Does your organization have too many Global Administrators for your Office 365?
You’re the Global Administrator for your organizations Office 365 tenant.

You have all the power.  Yup, you can do anything, ‘cuz that’s how your world turns.

But you don’t want to handle billing.

Free Useful #Microsoft eBooks

July 30th, 2017
Free Useful #Microsoft eBooks

Microsoft is making a ton of eBooks (mostly aimed at us geeks) available for free.

To get to them, click here.
Just to repeat.
These are free.  And not light-hearted stuff to get you to buy the expensive stuff kinda books.  These are significant titles (and content).  Categories include:

Azure
Developers
Dynamics
Licensing (ok, these are more horror stories, but still…)
Office
Power BI
PowerShell
SharePoint
SQL
Windows client
Windows Server
(and more)

All told there are over 300 titles.

IT Policies and Procedures Workshop!

July 7th, 2017

Walk away with IT Policies and Procedures for your Organization!
New Workshop from Simplex-IT
Seats Still available!
Companies depend on Policies and Procedures to inform their employees on "what's right."  Security is a huge issue. Between Ransomware, Phishing attacks and good old fashioned malware, the bad guys are coming up with more and more creative ways to “do their thing.

June Tidbits

July 7th, 2017

Yeah, I know…this newsletter is late. It’s the 7th, and I’m just finally finishing it up.
The holiday weekend will receive at least some of the blame (blame deflection is fun<g>!) Julie and I decided to take a few days and head down to Mexico.

OneDrive for Biz Admin Portal Webinar

July 7th, 2017

Free Office 365 Admin Webinar on OneDrive!
If you’re familiar with Office 365, you’ve probably played with OneDrive.  I mean OneDrive for Business.  Ya gotta love Microsoft for their making things clear by their naming conventions!

OneDrive for Business is “DropBox on Steroids,” giving all 365 users an impressive 1TB of cloud storage space for their files.

Simplex-IT Welcomes June

June 1st, 2017
Simplex-IT Welcomes June

Ok, so June is here.  Summer is upon us.  The Cavs find themselves in the Finals again (does that become boring at some point?) for the 3rd time in as many years.  The Indians find themselves in the lead (albeit not playing as well as some would expect).  And the Browns…ah…huh.

“Office 365 – What’s in there?” Webinar

May 31st, 2017
“Office 365 – What’s in there?” Webinar

Everybody knows that Microsoft’s Office 365 includes Email.  Most people know that it can also include Microsoft Office, containing Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and other programs.

But did you know about Visio?  BI?  Project Online?  Planner?  Yammer?  Wombat?  Delve?  Sway?  ToDo?

Learn about these products on Thursday June 8th from 2:00pm-2:30pm (Eastern)

They’re what we call the “Red-headed Stepchildren of Office 365.”

The fact is that Microsoft includes a lot of additional programs in Office 365, depending on the package.