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7 Technology Leaders Talk 2020 Resolutions

2020 technology resolutions
A new decade has arrived, bringing a fast, hard paradigm shift from the start of the last one, and the role of technology leaders is virtually unrecognizable. Whether you’re an IT director or a chief information officer, you’re no longer on the periphery after the dialogue around digital transformation and the cloud reached a fever…Read More

Everything You Need to Know About Finding the Right MSP

Managed Services Provider
1. Why do organizations bring in Managed Service Providers? There are several reasons organizations use a Managed Service Provider (MSP).  Usually, I frame the MSP value as three T's: time, talent and  trouble. When it comes to time, an MSP can hasten the time to value and save the client’s staff a lot of time…Read More

Your End of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 Security Support Survival Guide

Windows 7 Survival Guide
2019 went fast didn’t it? And while the technology changes have been nonstop and numerous over the past year, there are some that come with hard deadlines. That’s because Microsoft is ending security updates for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 in January of 2020. What does this mean for Windows 7 and Windows…Read More

5 Virtualization Trends Every CIO Should Know About

Technology is evolving faster than ever before, and virtualization is no exception. But it wasn’t that long ago that organizations were running applications right on their physical servers. Remember server rooms—cool and humming with the lull of business as usual? Now, virtualization is one of the most widely employed computing technologies. In fact, 75% of…Read More

8 MicroAge Team Members Share Why They’re Thankful this Year

MicroAge celebrates Thanksgiving
It's proven science that giving thanks actually makes you happier. Sound strange? Just ask psychologists at Harvard Medical who published a study showing that gratitude can literally lift spirits. So, with Thanksgiving and the holidays right around the corner, we decided to ask our own team members here at MicroAge why they're thankful to be…Read More

5 Common Unified Communications Questions Answered

UCaaS Blog
Still looking for answers on Unified Communications? You aren’t alone. That’s because whether you’re looking to make incremental gains in your IT strategy, or you’re starting your organization’s digital transformation journey, your unified communications strategy is at the center of everything.   MicroAge experts, Rob Cook, our Unified Communications Manager and Todd Graham, Solutions Engineer…Read More

5 Reasons Single Sign-On is On the Rise

5 benefits of Single Sign-On
Single sign-on (SSO) authentication isn’t new, but it’s only recently gaining momentum as the best practice for organizations across small-to-medium businesses and the enterprise. And that’s no surprise when you’re looking at the increasingly advanced and overwhelmingly present security threats. More intelligent phishing attempts are increasing, ransomware strategies are evolving and newer threats like crypto-jacking,…Read More

Rick Trujillo Answers 4 Common Cloud Questions

Rick Trijullio MicroAge
Still looking for answers on to common cloud questions? You aren’t alone. According to Gartner, the cloud technologies and services market is expected to accelerate in growth over 17% this year—that’s jump of $206B.  Whether you are evaluating the public cloud, private cloud, or a hybrid approach, there are many factors and challenges to navigate…Read More

Digital Transformation: Where to Start

MicroAge Digital Transformation
What is digital transformation and where is your organization on this journey? The movement is quickly changing the way we think about business, but the term itself can be vague, nebulous and well, just plain confusing. That’s why in last week’s blog we covered exactly what digital transformation is—and what it isn’t—find all the details…Read More

Digital Transformation: From Buzzword to a Movement

Digital transformation
There’s been an endless dialogue around digital transformation for years, but now it’s so much bigger than just hype. With the move to the cloud and digital technologies we’ve reached a tipping point forward. It’s a mandatory departure from business as usual that has changed the foundations of business. There’s no going back. That’s why…Read More