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Enterprises Move to Reshore Their Microsoft Support

2020-04-07T16:57:16-05:00April 6th, 2020|

ENTERPRISES MOVE TO RESHORE THEIR MICROSOFT SUPPORT Enterprises are moving their Microsoft support back to the USA as Covid-19 disrupts India based MSFT Unified/Premier support outsourcers Tata and Wipro. IT Risk Management Information Technology (IT) risk management is the process of risk assessment, risk mitigation and evaluation of the [...]

Q2 2020 MSFT Premier/Unified Support – Research Analysts Report

2020-03-21T14:33:43-05:00March 20th, 2020|

Q2 2020 MSFT PREMIER/UNIFIED SUPPORT - RESEARCH ANALYSTS REPORT Get the latest Microsoft Premier/Unified Support in-depth research and analysis from Gartner, Forrester and IBRS.  Uncover hidden costs, renewal strategies, and save 30-60% with proven alternatives like US Cloud. Microsoft Enterprise Support Pricing MS Unified Support Unified Support [...]

Microsoft Support Alternative US Cloud Launches Reseller Program

2020-03-08T13:32:29-05:00March 7th, 2020|

MICROSOFT SUPPORT ALTERNATIVE US CLOUD LAUNCHES RESELLER PROGRAM St.Louis, MO – March 5, 2020:  US Cloud today formally announced the recent launch of the US Cloud Premier Support for Microsoft Technologies - Reseller Program, a channel program that makes it easy for VARs and MSPs to resell US Cloud’s [...]

Microsoft Breach – Microsoft Support Data Breach

2020-02-06T15:11:41-06:00February 5th, 2020|

MICROSOFT BREACH - MSFT SUPPORT DATA BREACH 250 million Microsoft customer support records, spanning 14 years were exposed online without password protection. The Azure database was exposed from December 5 to December 31, 2019. Misconfigurations are unfortunately a common error across the industry. We have solutions to help prevent [...]

Cloud Security – NSA Guidelines

2020-01-23T14:49:54-06:00January 23rd, 2020|

CLOUD SECURITY - NSA GUIDELINES FOR 2020 The National Security Agency has released a detailed examination of methods used to attack cloud providers.  There is growing concern these services could be a weak spot in companies' cyber security defenses in 2020. The NSA advisory contains detailed descriptions of attack [...]

Is Microsoft Unified Support Mandatory

2020-02-20T12:02:01-06:00November 22nd, 2019|

IS MICROSOFT UNIFIED SUPPORT MANDATORY? This is the question being asked by thousands of Microsoft Premier Support customers across the globe transitioning to Unified Support. These same organizations are now finding themselves burdened with dramatic Microsoft support cost increases and no relief in sight. Microsoft Sells Unified as Mandatory [...]

Microsoft Unified Support Frequently Asked Questions

2019-12-18T16:57:08-06:00October 26th, 2019|

MICROSOFT UNIFIED SUPPORT FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Microsoft Unified Support Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) include is Unified support mandatory and what happens if I switch to an alternative like US Cloud? Hundreds of organizations worldwide have switched from Microsoft Unified (formerly Premier) Support to US Cloud for support of their [...]

Top Cyber Threats in 2020

2019-10-23T15:43:17-05:00October 22nd, 2019|

2020 CYBER THREATS Here are the top cyber threats are for 2020 and how to best protect your organisation from attacks. While Phishing, Ransomware, Crypto-Jacking and IoT Vulnerabilities have been prominent in 2019, here are the trending threats and vulnerabilities for 2020: Business Email Compromises, Credential Stuffing, and Web [...]

Microsoft SAM – Software Asset Management Cost Savings

2019-10-12T16:08:26-05:00October 11th, 2019|

MICROSOFT SAM: SOFTWARE ASSET MANAGEMENTIT Asset Management (ITAM) Professionals are using Microsoft SAM to monitor their MSFT software costs.  SAM is revealing software cost increases as enterprise cloud consumption increases. ITAM pros have identified, via SAM, that as MS cloud service consumption rises, so too do support and Enterprise Agreements [...]

Microsoft Software Assurance Benefits – 2020 thru 2022 Changes

2019-09-17T16:54:40-05:00September 17th, 2019|

MICROSOFT SOFTWARE ASSURANCE (SA) BENEFITS  Redmond, Washington / USA  - September 13, 2019: Microsoft announced changes to their Software Assurance (SA) benefits program that will impact all business and enterprise SA customers over the next three years. Organizations using Microsoft Software Assurance to offset Microsoft software and support costs, [...]