Synergy Blog

  • Mea Blogga

    I've failed you, and for that I am sorry. I write a lot, and about a number of topics, but often I wait to write until I find something truly compelling to write about. And usually, working in an … more

  • Office 365 Staffhub

    As of January, Microsoft announced that Staffhub is out of preview!  Staffhub is available for free to Office 365 subscribers with a K1, E1, E3 or E5 plan.  Staffhub is a great addition to … more

  • Office 365 – An Even Better Value!

    Great news!  Microsoft announced at the end of 2016 that mailbox sizes for Office 365 E3 & E5 plans were increasing from 50 GB to 100 GB!  This is just for the main user mailbox.   … more

  • Customer Immersion Experience at Your Location!

    We are pleased to announce that we now are authorized to conduct certified Microsoft Customer Immerson Sessions at your location!

    What is a CIE?  A CIE is a highly interactive and engaging … more

  • Coming Soon: Unified EMS Portal Experience

    A persistent, ongoing challenge with managing EMS has been the wildly disparate administration requirements. I’ve talked…at length…before about the 7 different portals I have to … more

  • Azure AD Conditional Access

    Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) has a ton of features. That’s no secret: I do Intune, MFA, and AAD Connect password write-back configurations all the time, and our SharePoint team does a … more

  • Azure Domain Services vs. IaaS DC

    Hot off the presses, last night Microsoft released GA pricing details for Azure Active Directory Domain Services. The smaller two tiers have been aggregated, will be renamed “S1 Domain Services … more

  • Azure DNS

    One of the biggest challenges in migrating to Office 365 is managing DNS changes.

    Most of my migrations have been environments that manage their own internal DNS, and allow either their ISP or a … more

  • Windows Defender ATP – Revisited!

    A few weeks ago I did some testing with Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection. I ran into a few hurdles, crossed a few bridges, and apparently caught the attention of some people who truly care … more

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Posted: 12/7/2017 4:34 PM
Securing your environment in a cloud-first world is a challenge. We’ve beaten the drum of “assume breach”, we’ve hammered the protect/detect/respond nail to death, but threat …