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How to Select a Microsoft Dynamics Cloud Solution Provider

How to Select a Microsoft Dynamics Cloud Solution Provider

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Planning to deploy your Microsoft Dynamics in the cloud? To get you started in the conversation with your new Microsoft Dynamics Cloud Solution Provider, we’ve outlined a framework to help you select the right CSP for your business. However, before you work your way through the steps of the framework, it’s important to understand your business requirements. Understanding Your Requirements Prior to researching and selecting your Microsoft Dynamics Cloud Solution Provider, there are several factors to consider. If you haven’t…

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Microsoft Dynamics in the Cloud: How to Prepare Like a Pro

Microsoft Dynamics in the Cloud: How to Prepare Like a Pro

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When deciding to use Microsoft Dynamics in the cloud today, the options are increasingly more varied than in 1999 when I started working with cloud services. One thing never changes though. The most successful Dynamics projects I’ve seen over the years have had the right level of preparation by the client. The basic principles are the same in every winning project. The steps you take to change your system don’t necessarily equate to reinventing the wheel. For some organizations, the…

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IT Managed Services: Everything You Need to Know

IT Managed Services: Everything You Need to Know

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IT managed services makes good business sense for all companies that use them. Maybe that’s why, according to a 2016 Deloitte survey, 72% of businesses outsource their IT. A benefit of IT managed services is cost-saving. That’s because you won’t have to pay for these related expenditures: IT salaries Hardware Software upgrades (and maintenance) Service calls Instead, picture this. Each month at the same time you just pay one predictable monthly fee for all your IT services. Providers of IT…

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The Definitive AWS Marketplace Seller Guide

The Definitive AWS Marketplace Seller Guide

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So your new software is market-ready — now what? Do you have a plan to get it “out there”? The quickest, most effective way, according to thousands of companies using this service, is to feature it on the AWS Marketplace. But how? Our AWS Marketplace Seller Guide explains what you need to know. AWS Marketplace Seller Guide Featuring your software on the AWS Marketplace begins with discovering if your software fits this market. These eight questions will help you determine…

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5 Types of Managed Services to Benefit Your Business

5 Types of Managed Services to Benefit Your Business

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How do successful companies reduce costs and optimize performance with today’s ever-changing technology? By capitalizing on the many types of managed services, of course! Substantial Benefits with Managed Services You’ve probably heard that the cloud amounts to limitless storage capacity. It’s true. But that’s just one good reason why tech analyst Daniel Newman predicted that “investing in cloud technology will mean substantial benefits in 2017.” Yes, you read that right. Substantial benefits in 2017. This year. Now. And one of…

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On Premise vs Cloud: What’s Beneath the Waterline?

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Did you know more than 87% of an iceberg’s size is under water? Why is this relevant when comparing on premise vs cloud you ask? Well, the costs of on premise IT solutions are similar to an iceberg — most costs are hidden. But this doesn’t hold true for cloud computing, where a far smaller fraction of costs are beneath the water. Licensing Fees, Subscriptions: The Tip of the Iceberg With on premise software, you have to pay a licensing…

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Threat-Level High: Protect Yourself from Ransomware

Threat-Level High: Protect Yourself from Ransomware

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The 2017 Thales Data Threat Report surveyed more than 1,100-plus senior security executives around the work, including the US, UK, Germany, Japan, Australia, Brazil, and Mexico, in sectors ranging from federal governments to health care, finance, and retail. It found that 68% had experienced a security breach and 88% felt vulnerable to threats. And there’s good reason for this. In 2015, Symantec found in excess of 430 million new and unique pieces of malware (including ransomware), an increase of 36%…

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IT Challenges Facing the Food and Beverage Industry

IT Challenges Facing the Food and Beverage Industry

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There are many challenges facing the food and beverage industry — it’s tough to keep items in demand in stock, deliver multiple orders safely, accurately, and on time each week. Add to that low margins, intense competition, consolidation, and a changing regulatory environment, and it just becomes more complex. The incredibly broad food and beverage industry includes giant retailers, food processors, independent stores, exporters, manufacturers, small chains, and restaurants that market thousands or millions of different products — some frozen,…

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Microsoft Dynamics Cloud Hosting: 6 Considerations

Microsoft Dynamics Cloud Hosting: 6 Considerations

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Are you looking for a Microsoft Dynamics cloud hosting solution to enjoy better performance, scalability, and cost savings? We thought you might be, so we’ve put together this blog post, and a more comprehensive eBook, that will help you analyze the six factors you need to consider when thinking about making a move to a new provider or a different package. 1. Deployment Options Data Resolution supports three flexible private and public hosting options for businesses of all sizes. Whether you are interested…

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Why Cloud Computing in the Oil and Gas Industry Is Catching On

Why Cloud Computing in the Oil and Gas Industry Is Catching On

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On June 20, 2014, the price of a barrel of West Texas Intermediate crude oil hit $107.95. By Feb. 9, 2015, a bit more than seven months later, that plummeted to an astonishing $27.94. Drilling programs were cut, rigs taken offline willy-nilly, and companies slashed costs while they struggled to stay afloat. Layoffs in the industry were a daily occurrence and made headlines. Boom towns went bust, and by the end of 2016, 440,131 jobs had disappeared from the oil…

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