Synergy Blog

  • Azure Rights Management Service

    With business trending toward “bring your own device”, file level security today is paramount.  Because of the consumerization and externalization of IT, Social Enterprise, and data … more

  • Developing in (but not necessarily for) the Cloud

    Software development presents a variety of challenges to development teams not the least of which is the establishment and maintenance of solid development environments that allow teams to be … more

  • Force Directory Synchronization with Office 365

    To force synchronization, log into your server that has the Directory Synchronization tool installed. Open up PowerShell and navigate to C:\Program Files\Microsoft Online Directory Sync. Then start … more

  • SMTP Relay with Office 365

    SMTP Relay with Office 365 is one of the more common questions we get at Synergy Technical. It seems there is some confusion about what actually constitutes a relay, so let’s start off with … more

  • Hiding in the Shadows

    What is Shadow IT?  IT is busy.  We all know that.  It takes a lot of resources to keep the lights on and the servers running.  The number one priority of IT organizations is to … more

  • Public or Private Cloud? What about Hybrid?

    Cloud deployments are classified into three different types.

    Public Cloud -These services are provided over the Internet.  Generally, you have little control over the underlying technology … more

  • Why the Cloud?

    Everyone is looking at the cloud.  Here’s why.  We’ve been seeing this trend for years.  More and more companies have a need to transition from capital investments to … more

  • Why Servers Fail

    Many small businesses have one to three servers sitting in a dark closet. This closet is rarely looked at unless something fails or someone needs an extra power cord.

    The servers housed in the … more

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As a systems admin, one of the most challenging things about coming into a new environment used to be one of the most challenging things about staying in an environment long-term: managing groups.& …