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.

Office 365 Administrator webinar now Online

May 18th, 2017

What do you do to the Office 365 account when an employee leaves?  That's the topic of our most recent webinar, and it's now on YouTube.

Learn about Shared Mailboxes, forwarding email, licensing restrictions and more!  Keep the email, but without the licensing.

Chaotic Business as Usual

May 1st, 2017

Last week, Vegas.  This week, Nashville.  More new people.  Saying goodbye.  Last months’ Security Lunchinar.  New workshop.  New webinar.  Salt mines.  IT Security.  Space Invaders.

You know.  Just another week.

Ok, Kevin Dutkiewicz (Tech Director) and I were in Las Vegas last week to participate in the annual Sophos Partner Conference.

New! IT Policies and Procedures Workshop

April 30th, 2017

Walk away with IT Policies and Procedures for your Organization!
New Workshop from Simplex-IT
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.

Dealing with ex-Employees using Office 365

April 24th, 2017

How do you deal with Office 365 data when an employee leaves?
Announcing a new series of webinars from Simplex-IT focusing on the Administration of Office 365. 

For the past several years Simplex-IT has been sharing information for end users about getting the most out of Microsoft Office (and other tools found in the 365 mix).

Now it’s time to turn it up a notch and talk about 365 Management and Administrative tasks.

New People! New Pie! Seminars!

April 2nd, 2017

Ok, we're near the end of winter.  The Indians start playing and we always have at least one home game with the slightest of snow flurries.  So it's ok.  We're almost into Spring (don't care what the calendars or Groundhogs say).

And even if it's after April 1st, it was still April 1st recently.

Ransomware As A Fundraiser (RAAF)

April 1st, 2017
Ransomware As A Fundraiser (RAAF)

There’s a new form of Ransomware hitting individuals and organizations.  That’s not necessarily a surprise, seeing as Ransomware is constantly technically evolving.  But this isn’t a new technique or delivery mechanism.  It’s much more confusing than that.