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):
After significant demand from current customers, Databias has begun reselling Azure Active Directory and reserved Azure virtual machine instances.
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.
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:
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?”
Microsoft’s OneDrive is a cloud-based storage solution similar to Dropbox. Onedrive stores folders, documents, Photos and other digital media. It syncs with a specified folder on your Desktop. For example; My Documents.
Onedrive is intended for Consumers to easily share content with others. Additional storage is available at a cost. Continue reading “OneDrive vs OneDrive for Business”