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Disaster Recovery with Azure Site Recovery Service

When tragedy strikes, businesses rely on solid disaster recovery (DRP) and business continuity (BCP) plans. Typically, strategies for fail-over and recovery can be a manual process that is time-consuming. By utilizing Azure Site Recovery Service (ASR), IT teams are able to automate and provide various recovery options.

Posted on March 23, 2022

Azure Admins: P@ssw0rd is Not a Good Password

Let’s face it, we use personal identification numbers (PINs), passwords, and passphrases for everyday life: grabbing some cash at the ATM, online shopping, and of course, logging into the domain at work. As frustrating as it can be to maintain all of these passwords, we understand that they exist so that we can protect ourselves personally and our organization at work. As IT professionals – we...

Posted on March 14, 2022

5 Reasons Cloud Computing is Key to Business Success

Has your organization ever suffered from a cyberattack or a hard drive crash resulting in a loss of critical data? The ongoing need for secure systems combined with the surge in digital services puts the cloud at the forefront of an enterprise's digital experience. According to Gartner analysts, cloud revenue is estimated to total $474 billion in 2022, with more than 85% of organizations...

Posted on March 02, 2022

Breaking Down Endpoint Security

The 2021 statistics on cyberattacks were exceedingly grim. 

Posted on February 16, 2022

Cybersecurity in 2022 - Here’s What’s in Store

Smart company owners know that complacency presents a threat to your business in the best of times. But in our current climate, the velocity and unpredictability of those threats – and opportunities – has increased exponentially. That’s why staying on the cutting edge of cybersecurity has become imperative.  

Posted on December 01, 2021

Resolving SharePoint Certificate Errors

 

Are you struggling with SharePoint? Have the search and workflows been giving you a headache? Well, you're not alone, and there are a few things you can try to remedy the situation. Keep reading for a first-hand account of an issue one of our engineers helped a client through. We hope that by sharing our troubleshooting experience, we can help keep your systems running.

Posted on November 15, 2021

Is the Cloud in your future?

The Covid-19 pandemic has taught many organizations that staff can work from anywhere and be productive. By leveraging the cloud, many are deciding that employees are no longer required to be onsite in an office space to do their jobs. This is leading them to review their existing building footprint and associated costs. As part of this assessment, there should be an analysis of disaster...

Posted on September 09, 2021

The MFA Challenge & Cisco Duo

 

  Ascend Technologies has previously written about the benefits of Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) for securing resources. Many use the Microsoft Authenticator application, which provides a nice user interface and is beneficial for a variety of use cases. In 2020, our experts worked with many clients to secure remote access to the environment by implementing Microsoft’s MFA on their...
Posted on August 31, 2021

What are the Microsoft 365 applications?

Do you ever wonder what all those applications in the Microsoft App Launcher do? From Bookings to Forms, MyAnalytics to PowerBI, Microsoft 365 has tons of applications to help you manage your day-to-day. Some of these apps will also help you manage your team, schedule meetings, and understand where everyone spends most of their time. The following is a quick summary of non-Office (Word,...
Posted on August 17, 2021

Tagged Microsoft, IT Tips

Benefits of a Cloud Solutions Provider for Microsoft Licensing

Updated on May 25, 2022

Your organization, like many others, may be deciding on a roadmap to move applications to Microsoft cloud services, O365, M365, and Azure. As part of this process, you need to determine a pathway from an existing Open or Enterprise Agreement (EA) for licenses or to purchase through a Cloud Solutions Provider (CSP). Here are the many benefits of utilizing a CSP over an EA...

Posted on July 26, 2021

Salesforce Consulting Case Study: The Stelter Company

Posted on June 30, 2021

Salesforce Consulting Case Study: GreatAmerica Financial Services

Posted on June 30, 2021

Salesforce Consulting: Wenger Case Study

Posted on June 30, 2021

Salesforce Consulting Case Study: Ronald McDonald House

Posted on June 30, 2021

Salesforce Consulting Case Study: Holmes Murphy

Posted on June 30, 2021

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