To all customers, please note there is an increase in pricing on our dollar based products as of September 2018.
Databias has been absorbing the steady devaluation of the Rand for the past year in the hope that the tide would turn, however it looks set to continue in its current trajectory and we have had to make adjustments to our pricing in line with these changes.
Rest assured that we will always endeavour to keep our prices as low as possible whilst continuing to offer a stable platform and knowledgeable, dedicated support. Even with the slight increase, Databias’ prices still rival Microsoft’s direct to consumer costs.
After considerable interest from our previous post announcing the availability of Azure reserved instances, several customers have inquired as to the benefit of a reservered instance over a pay-as-you-go VM. Microsoft has the following to say (copied verbatim from their documentation):
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After significant demand from current customers, Databias has begun reselling Azure Active Directory and reserved Azure virtual machine instances.
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We just wanted to share a great article on Office 365 for those who are new to the platform and want a high level overview of what each product offers.
High Level Overview of O365
Happy Friday everyone!
Continuing with the convention of confusing products names, Microsoft has now released Microsoft 365 Business for general availability. Microsoft 365 Business has all the goodness of Office 365 Business Premium (that is, fully installed Office desktop apps, a 50GB Exchange Online mailbox, a 1TB OneDrive storage space) as well as Windows 10 and Azure Active Directory integration. Continue reading “Microsoft 365 Business”
We’re proud to announce that we have been awarded the Microsoft silver Small and Midmarket Cloud Solution Provider competency. This achievement further solidifies our relationship with Microsoft and demonstrates our dedication to our customer’s cloud licensing requirements.
Databias is a proud Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider and long-time member of the Microsoft Partner program. We’re a cutting edge South African hosting and cloud services provider but, most importantly, we’re fanatical about support. We believe that Microsoft offers the best business products on the market and when you purchase your Microsoft licensing through Databias you can rely on knowledgeable, personalized customer service and localized support for the best user experience ever. Continue reading “Why choose Databias as your Microsoft 365 reseller”
We have received reports from several customers indicating that the recent SEACOM outage (and subsequent diversion of international traffic over an alternate undersea link) has been causing problems when accessing 365 mailboxes. We urge all customers to try using different connectivity providers when trying to resolve these issues.
Great news Mac users: Office 2016 for Mac just received a major update. The latest update (version 16.9) includes the following much needed functionality:
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Microsoft Teams is an entirely new experience that brings together people, conversations and content—along with the tools that teams need—so they can easily collaborate to achieve more. It’s naturally integrated with the familiar Office applications and is built from the ground up on the Office 365 global, secure cloud. Continue reading “What is Microsoft Teams?”