Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 End of Support

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 end of support is here. Beginning on April 11th, 2017 Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 will no longer be supported by Microsoft. This means that there will not be any new security updates, non-security updates, free or paid assisted support options available. For those of you still using Windows Small Business Server 2008 (SBS 2008) then it is time to upgrade since Microsoft Exhcange Server 2007 is integrated into Windows SBS 2008. 

Introducing the New OneDrive Admin Center

Microsoft has just released the new OneDrive Admin Center for Office 365 and here is what you need to know. With this release administrators are able to globally manage their OneDrive settings for all their users without the need for advanced tools like PowerShell. This new admin center allows for the management of global settings like sharing, sync, storage, device access, compliance, and notifications.

7 Steps to Keep Your Inbox Clean

If you are having trouble finding important information in a sea of email messages you are not alone. This is something that everyone in business grapples with on a daily basis: How can I keep a tidy inbox but still be able to find the information I need – when I need it. Below we have compiled a list of the 7 best email practices to help you manage and locate information more readily from within Outlook by helping keep your inbox clean.

Who Cares About the Cloud?

I saw an email the other day. The subject line read, ???????You can????????t have a conversation about modernizing your business without talking about the cloud???????. Well I hate to break it to everyone out there selling Cloud Solutions, Systech does as well, but the Cloud is not a panacea for all the technology challenges a company may face. The Cloud is just another solution. Do I agree that we must consider Cloud solutions as options to meet the needs of business?  Yes of course, but you don????????t start with the solution – you start with the problem or challenge. The best cloud for your business might be no cloud at all. So who cares about the cloud? 

5 Dead Simple Productivity Tricks

There are lots and lots of different technologies around today. So much that it can be difficult to know what will help and what will simply get in the way. While different people find different technology helpful in their daily life – there are a few things that are universal to everyone and will boost your ability to get things done efficiently. If you follow our 5 dead simple productivity tricks you could save up to 2 months of time per year.