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6 Benefits of Salesforce Financial Services Cloud

Are you looking for a powerful platform that can help you enhance your customer experience, streamline your processes, and gain insights into your business operations? Look no further than Salesforce Financial Services Cloud. Designed for businesses of all sizes and industries, Salesforce Financial Services Cloud is a comprehensive solution that can help you manage your customer relationships,...

Posted on April 19, 2023

Performing a Cloud Cost Optimization Assessment

In today's increasingly competitive business landscape, cost optimization has become an essential aspect of managing cloud environments effectively. Cloud cost optimization is a concept that has already been the focus of some organizations over the years and is gaining in popularity. A report by Flexera revealed that 61% of people consider it their top priority. It is imperative to constantly...

Posted on April 04, 2023

How to Simplify Salesforce Validation Rules

Creating efficient formulas can be an effective way to customize your Salesforce org. If you’re an expert in the field, you know that sometimes getting the formula right is the easy part. The challenge, however, can be found months down the road when you’re trying to understand how, and if, the formula works the way you think it does. 

Not only does your formula have to work, but ideally, it's...

Posted on February 27, 2023

Two Quick Tips for Better Salesforce Validation Rules

Validation rules are an important tool in a Salesforce admin’s toolbox to help ensure your precious data stays as clean as possible. Validation rules can be difficult to wrap your head around, but this article provides some tips that may make using this important functionality a little easier.

Posted on January 12, 2023

Validating File Integrity with Get-File Hash

 

Downloading and verifying that a file hasn’t been inadvertently or maliciously changed has been the job of admins for a while. Ideally, to make sure the file you have downloaded is exactly the same as the source, you would make a byte-to-byte comparison. But that’s not often practical or possible for files you’ve downloaded.

Additionally, that just proves the file you downloaded was the...

Posted on January 12, 2023

How to Create a Salesforce Report Using a Cross Filter

Salesforce reporting has some amazing capabilities. With just a few clicks we can see our key accounts with open opportunities, our leads with upcoming activities due, and our contacts with recent call logs. These are all-inclusive asks and can be run fairly intuitively. But, sometimes we’re looking for what’s NOT there – and for this, knowing how to make use of cross filters in Salesforce...

Posted on January 03, 2023

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

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

VMware Skyline Health Diagnostics Appliance

Maintaining your vSphere environment is key to keeping your users happy. Keeping the environment secure, stable, and performing at its best is essential. One tool that stands out for this task is the VMware Skyline Health Diagnostics Appliance. This tool assesses and makes recommendations for vCenter, ESXi, and vSAN to ensure the best performance.

Posted on June 02, 2021

Security on a Budget: The Do’s and Don’ts of Updating Your IT Infrastructure

As we continue to navigate the effects of COVID-19, newly remote offices are being presented with new challenges for their IT infrastructure and cybersecurity.

Posted on August 19, 2020

Backups and Disaster Recovery Plans: Why Every Business Needs Both

It’s every business owner’s worst nightmare. Your system crashes, your hard drive crashes, you’re the victim of a cybersecurity attack and all your files are encrypted – you’ve lost all of your data.

Posted on July 02, 2020

Securing SMTP AUTH in Exchange Online

In case you don’t follow the EHLO blog, a recent announcement discussed some upcoming security changes to the Exchange Online service. Microsoft will be disabling SMTP AUTH in all new Office 365 tenants. They are also identifying current tenants that do not make use of the protocol for sending any messages and disabling SMTP AUTH for them. If your tenant is targeted for this operation, you...

Posted on May 19, 2020

Tagged Microsoft, IT Tips

Integrating Microsoft MFA with Cisco AnyConnect

Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) is an excellent means to further secure your publicly available services. Services like Microsoft Office 365 and remote access VPN can all benefit from having an additional layer of security. So let's talk about how you can integrate Microsoft Azure MFA into a Cisco ASA (Adaptive Security Appliance) AnyConnect implementation. In addition to MFA, we'll also...

Posted on April 28, 2020

Guest Blog: How to Protect Yourself from Zoom Hijacking

This blog was written by Nik Vargas, founder of Cybersecurity firm Nimble Defense.

Posted on April 07, 2020

Avoid Costly Updates from Windows 7 and Windows 10 Blue Screen Errors

It’s been an eventful start to 2020 for Microsoft, including the end of Windows 7 and an update to Windows 10 that has left up to 900 million users in a buggy and turbulent state of affairs.

In the wake of Windows 7, Microsoft has started sending strongly worded, full-screen upgrade warnings to all Windows 7 Home Basic, Home Premium, Professional and Ultimate users. These warn that they’ll no...

Posted on February 06, 2020

Tagged Microsoft, IT Tips

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