COMPAREX Blog - 2018

  12/14/2018 |   Thino Ullmann
How Chatbots Can Improve Your IT Support

How can quality and efficiency be improved, despite the increasing cost pressure on the IT service desk? In what way should IT support be organized to meet the challenges of the future? Our expert Thino Ullmann explains how chat bots are revolutionizing IT support. Read the full article ...

 

  12/10/2018 |   Thino Ullmann
Business Analytics: How to Benefit From Your Data

Are you getting the most out of your business data? Our experts explain how Business Analytics can help you make better decisions. Read the full article ...

 

  12/03/2018 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
Tech News: IT Insights in November

The IT world is such a rapidly developing field that it may sometimes be hard to stay up-to-date. With our monthly IT insights you won’t lose the overview. Read about the latest vendor news and trending topics. Read the full article ...

 

  11/30/2018 |   Marco Vogel
Top Takeaways From VMworld 2018

We’ll take a closer look at VMware’s impressive development, as illustrated at the VMworld 2018 in Barcelona. Read the full article ...

 

  11/28/2018 |   Thino Ullmann
Which Cyber-Security Strategy is Best for Your Business?

The number of cyberattacks on companies, governments and public sector institutions is rising dramatically. Faster and more aggressive responses are needed to guarantee the security of environments. What can IT security experts do to manage this significant responsibility? Read the full article ...

 

  11/22/2018 |   Markus Martwich
Your Guide to Upgrading Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams

Microsoft has integrated Skype for Business into Teams – as announced. But there was no mention that besides offering a variety of upgrade paths, Microsoft would automatically switch certain customer groups to Teams without necessarily informing the individual users beforehand! Read the full article ...

 

  11/15/2018 |   Thino Ullmann
8 Tools Empowering the Modern Workplace

Modern “information workers” use a broad variety of tools to stay productive. This article gives you an overview of the tools that can make your daily routines more efficient and facilitate introduction of the mobile workplace. Read the full article ...

 

  11/13/2018 |   Sabrina Rohenroth
3 Ways to Deal With End of Support For SQL And Windows Server 2008

At which point is it worth considering data migration to SQL Server, and what must be taken into consideration in this context? This blog article is intended to shed light on the topic. Read the full article ...

 

  11/06/2018 |   Thino Ullmann
How to Use Instant Messaging in Your Business

In a business context instant messaging services need to fulfill some requirements. Here is why Microsoft Kaizala might be a good option. Read the full article ...

 

  10/30/2018 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
Tech News: IT Insights in October

The IT world is such a rapidly developing field that it may sometimes be hard to stay up-to-date. With our monthly IT insights you won’t lose the overview. Read about the latest vendor news and trending topics. Read the full article ...

 

  10/29/2018 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
Security in a Cloud Environment: 4 Rules to Follow

Securing your cloud environment can be challenging and needs to be treated differently than an on-premises environment. Follow these 4 steps to keep your cloud safe. Read the full article ...

 

  10/26/2018 |   Dr. Thomas Reich
We Are at the Beginning of a Great Journey

We prepared our annual GM and Executives Meeting in Amsterdam to tell our leadership team of 60 people the exciting news that we will form together with SoftwareONE a leading global platform, solutions, and services provider. It is a perfect time to join forces out of a position of strength. Read the full article ...

 

  10/22/2018 |   Eric Berg
Top 3 Takeaways From Microsoft Ignite

Missed this year’s Ignite conference? No problem, we got it covered for you. Our expert Eric Berg summed up 3 major takeaways from Satya Nadella’s keynote. Read the full article ...

 

  10/19/2018 |   Thino Ullmann
3 Ways VR Will Revolutionize The Candidate Journey

“Is this job the right for me?” Help your candidates decide by using VR. Thino Ullmann knows how to integrate VR in the recruiting process. Read the full article ...

 

  10/16/2018 |   Thino Ullmann
Introducing the Modern Workplace - an Experience Report

Modern workplaces are now far more than just having a collection of the latest technical gadgets at your fingertips; instead they have led to a cultural transformation within companies. In this interview, our COMPAREX experts describe how they experienced the change. Read the full article ...

 

  10/09/2018 |   Thino Ullmann
Top 3 Business Use Cases For Virtual Reality

Virtual reality crops up frequently in connection with gaming. But its influence extends way beyond this limited sphere. In fact, virtual reality will significantly transform the world of work – and the evolution is well underway, as our expert Thino Ullmann demonstrates using three clear use cases. Read the full article ...

 

  09/28/2018 |   Dr. Thomas Reich
Microsoft Ignite Kicks Off New Tech Year

It’s the most important event for the Microsoft community with a focus on IT and it starts today: The Microsoft Ignite in Orlando is a fixed date for companies, developers and IT whizz kids. Read the full article ...

 

  09/28/2018 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
Tech News: IT Insights in September

The IT world is such a rapidly developing field that it may sometimes be hard to stay up-to-date. With our monthly IT insights you won’t lose the overview. Read about the latest vendor news and trending topics. Read the full article ...

 

  09/26/2018 |   Thino Ullmann
The Potential of Livestreaming For Your Organization

Livestreams are becoming more and more popular in companies, but implementation often only succeeds with costly, external resources. With Microsoft teams live events, Microsoft offers a simplified introduction. Read the full article ...

 

  09/24/2018 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
5 Biggest Benefits of Software Asset Management

Software Asset Management often does not have the highest priority for businesses. In this article we explain why companies should rethink and name the top 5 benefits of SAM. Read the full article ...

 

  09/21/2018 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
How to Keep an Overview of Your Software Bundles

Software bundling is becoming ever more popular but is often accompanied by some challenges. In today’s article we provide a best-practice guide and explain what you need to consider to manage your software bundles properly. Read the full article ...

 

  09/17/2018 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
Optimizing the Cloud: Adopting Azure Equals Acceleration

Businesses are, on the whole, familiar with the advantages of the cloud and how it can benefit their organization – but it can be a little overwhelming kicking off a platform like Azure. Read in today’s article how COMPAREX can support your business to get the most out of Azure. Read the full article ...

 

  09/11/2018 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
The Top 10 Best Free SharePoint Add-Ins (Apps) From The Microsoft Store According to COMPAREX

Check out our list of helpful SharePoint Add-Ins. They are live-savers and the best thing? They are for free! Read the full article ...

 

  09/05/2018 |   Dr. Thomas Reich
TechTeens: Get Students Ready For Tomorrow’s Digital World

To get students ready for tomorrow’s digital world, we have launched TechTeens—an initiative where more than fifty of our tech experts provide them expertise and know-how. Read the full article ...

 

  09/05/2018 |   Maximilian Hoppe
Microsoft's GitHub Acquisition And The Consequences For The Open Source Community

Microsoft’s takeover of the developer platform GitHub sent shockwaves through the global software programming scene. The following article provides answers to the most important questions. Read the full article ...

 

  09/03/2018 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
Tech News: IT Insights in August

The IT world is such a rapidly developing field that it may sometimes be hard to stay up-to-date. With our monthly IT insights you won’t lose the overview. Read about the latest vendor news and trending topics. Read the full article ...

 

  08/31/2018 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
3 Ways to Collaborate Efficiently & Globally While Cutting Travel Costs

You don’t need to be in the same office to work together efficiently. In today’s article we explain how to save travel costs and still collaborate successfully. Read the full article ...

 

  08/28/2018 |   Thino Ullmann
How Mixed Reality Will Transform The Modern Workplace

Virtual reality and mixed reality are promising technologies not only for industry 4.0, but also for collaboration and in times of shortage of skilled workers. A first start does not have to be costly and complex. Read the full article ...

 

  08/24/2018 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
10 Key Drivers For Microsoft’s Success

What are the reasons for Microsoft’s success? We tried to answer this question by having a closer look at the statements of Satya Nadella, Microsoft CEO and Amy Hood, Microsoft CFO at the Microsoft Fourth Quarter Earnings Conference Call. Read the full article ...

 

  08/21/2018 |   Tino Wielkowski
Effective And Automated Data Management: Challenges, Solutions & Tools

How is it even possible to operate effective data management? We will demonstrate how companies can install efficient and automated data management. Read the full article ...

 

  08/15/2018 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
Creating Business Value Through Corporate Social Networking

One of the most valuable properties of an organization is the knowledge, each and every employee comes with. But it’s quite a challenge to bundle and share this knowledge within your company. Read how to manage that. Read the full article ...

 

  08/14/2018 |   Jacqueline Rambow
What Are the Benefits of a Data Backup Appliance?

"Appliance": Many people will immediately think of kitchen devices when they hear the word, but appliances in terms of IT are certainly worthwhile and come with a whole array of benefits. Read the full article ...

 

  08/10/2018 |   Jens Hocker
Excel & Access: When Does it Make Sense to Migrate Your Data to SQL Server?

At which point is it worth considering data migration to SQL Server, and what must be taken into consideration in this context? This blog article is intended to shed light on the topic. Read the full article ...

 

  08/09/2018 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
How to Keep Your Data Backup GDPR Compliant

In times of GDPR it can be quite a challenge to keep your data backups compliant. Technical and organizational measures must be taken to meet compliance standards. Here is what you need to consider when setting up your data backup compliance strategy. Read the full article ...

 

  08/06/2018 |   Thino Ullmann
What You Need to Consider When Deciding For a New Standard Client Operating System

The idea of introducing Windows 10 LTSC as the standard client operating system is very tempting. But what risks does it involve? What are the LTSC versions actually about? Read the full article ...

 

  08/03/2018 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
The End is Near: Get Prepared For the Migration

Mark it in your calendar: on September 18th, 2018 VMware will end support for vSphere 5.5. Are you ready for the upgrade? Read the full article ...

 

  08/01/2018 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
Enabling Employee Engagement: Driving Business With Video

In order to remain effective, companies need to take a close look at modern working methods and technologies that help their staff complete their assignments simply and efficiently across a number of locations. Our expert Thino Ullmann shows you what really counts in collaboration. Read the full article ...

 

  07/31/2018 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
Tech News: IT Insights in July

The IT world is such a rapidly developing field that it may sometimes be hard to stay up-to-date. With our monthly IT insights you won’t lose the overview. Read about the latest vendor news and trending topics. Read the full article ...

 

  07/30/2018 |   Heather Dahmer
6 Major Takeaways From Microsoft Inspire 2018

Missed Microsoft Inspire? No worries, we summed up the 6 most important takeaways for you. Read the full article ...

 

  07/25/2018 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
The Agony of Choice: Finding the Right Cloud Provider

The choice of a cloud provider wants to be well considered. In this article we are summing up the available options on the market and give an overview about the considerations you must make when deciding for a cloud provider. Read the full article ...

 

  07/24/2018 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
3 Success Factors For Your MS Office 365 Deployment

There are many factors determining the success of your MS Office 365 deployment. In today’s article we explain what to consider to get the most out of Office 365. Read the full article ...

 

  07/19/2018 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
Cloud Migration And Efficiency: How to Maximize Your ROI

If you want to migrate to the cloud there are several factors determining the success of your migration. One of these success factors is having an expert by your side, someone with specialist knowledge who can oversee the whole process and train your staff. Read the full article ...

 

  07/12/2018 |   Bernhard Schmidt
6 Tips For a Successful SharePoint Change Management

Due to digitization change processes have almost become daily life. Is it possible to not only survive changes on your SharePoint but to profit from them? Yes, says our expert. Read the full article ...

 

  07/11/2018 |   Dirk Frießnegg
Why You Need a Strategic IT-Security Concept to Beat Cyber-Threats

As cyber-attacks are increasingly sophisticated it is essential to have a strategic security concept. Our expert explains what to consider. Read the full article ...

 

  07/10/2018 |   Stefanie Wucher
Why Controlling Will Boost The Efficiency Level of Your SAM Activities

Do you control your SAM activities? Our expert explains why a proactive controlling strategy can help to improve the efficiency of your SAM activities. Read the full article ...

 

  07/05/2018 |   Thino Ullmann
Your Journey From Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams

Microsoft’s announcement that Microsoft Teams will replace Skype for Business came like a bolt from the blue for many companies! But changes take time, especially in companies that already operate a Skype for Business landscape. So how can the transition be managed successfully? Read the full article ...

 

  07/02/2018 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
Tech News: IT Insights in June

The IT world is such a rapidly developing field that it may sometimes be hard to stay up-to-date. With our monthly IT insights you won’t lose the overview. Read about the latest vendor news and trending topics. Read the full article ...

 

  06/28/2018 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
Conquering The Cloud: How SMEs Can Curb Their Costs

The explosion of cloud computing has transformed the business landscape tremendously. Also, Small-to-Medium Enterprises (SMEs) now have equal access to such services. However, cloud adoption can be far from simple. Read the full article ...

 

  06/26/2018 |   Oana Moldovan
4 Particular Problems of Firstline Workers – And How Microsoft Solves Them

Firstline workers account for three quarters of all staff members. And so far their needs have been swept under the carpet of digitization. Read the full article ...

 

  06/21/2018 |   Jonas Jasinskas
IT Project Lessons Learned From Burning Rubber

There are lots of parallels between IT projects and racing, and they provide some valuable lessons learned. Our expert Jonas Jasinskas shares his experiences and take-aways with you. Read the full article ...

 

  06/19/2018 |   Oana Moldovan
Digital Transformation: Together, Not Alone!

Many of them see digital transformation as a Sword of Damocles: They know that they have to do something – but they don’t know precisely what, and above all how. COMPAREX is putting an end to uncertainty by stepping in as your partner for a successful digital transformation. Read the full article ...

 

  06/14/2018 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
Five Licensing Blind Spots For CIOs to be Aware of

Every organization has them: ‘blind spots’ in their IT environment. They make Software Asset Management and adequate software licensing a substantial challenge. Discover the top 5 blind spots to watch. Read the full article ...

 

  06/12/2018 |   Thino Ullmann
Preventing Shadow IT with Microsoft Cloud App Security

It is high time that the staff working “on the shop floor” are integrated into the digital infrastructure. We’ll show you how to improve the organization of your everyday routines with Office365 F1, spruce up your staff connectivity and in doing so boost the overall efficiency of your workflows. Read the full article ...

 

  06/07/2018 |   Thino Ullmann
No Further Development of OneNote 2016 for MS Office 2019

There won’t be an OneNote app for Office2019. Also any further development for Office 2016 OneNote will be discontinued. Read why. Read the full article ...

 

  06/04/2018 |   Thino Ullmann
How Office 365 Enterprise E5 Can Replace Your Local Telephone System

Classic telephone systems from the 1990s have become obsolete. What about simply integrating the telephone system into your current collaboration strategy? We’ll show you how Office 365 lets you manage landline and mobile calls with Skype for Business. Read the full article ...

 

  05/31/2018 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
Tech News: IT Insights in May

The IT world is such a rapidly developing field that it may sometimes be hard to stay up-to-date. With our monthly IT insights you won’t lose the overview. Read about the latest vendor news and trending topics. Read the full article ...

 

  05/30/2018 |   Eric Berg
Why an Azure Managed Service is a Good Choice!

When you start your cloud journey, there are lots of opportunities available, but also many pitfalls you should avoid. Investing in an Azure Managed Service might be a good idea to get the best out of your cloud. Read the full article ...

 

  05/28/2018 |   Thino Ullmann
Your New Favorite Colleague: Microsoft StaffHub

Data protection gets tricky when nobody seems to know how many applications are actually in use, and guesstimating just isn’t enough! We’ll show you how to achieve transparency, data control and threat protection using Microsoft Cloud App Security. Read the full article ...

 

  05/24/2018 |   Christiaan Hendriks
MS Office 365: Why There’s no Way Around The Migration

Does your organization currently use MS Office 365 services such as MS Exchange Online, but has the Office application not yet migrated to the latest version of Office? Soon you will have to migrate to the latest version. Read the full article ...

 

  05/23/2018 |   Thino Ullmann
MS Office 365 Multi-Geo Tenant Capability is Now Available

Putting an end to tenants in every region, Microsoft has confirmed general availability of the MS Office 365 multi-geo tenant capability. Our expert Thino Ullmann provides an insight. Read the full article ...

 

  05/15/2018 |   Ulrike van Koll
Change for the Sake of Change: How Staff Motivation Affects SAM Projects

Optimization of SAM tends to focus primarily on technical aspects. But the extent to which the staff members involved are motivated is key to the success of SAM projects and the change they bring. Read the full article ...

 

  05/09/2018 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
The Rise of DevOps: Keeping an Eye on Consumption

In order to avoid cloud sprawl, IT departments need to ensure they can maintain a holistic, continuous view of cloud usage. COMPAREX Cloud Consumption Monitoring can help your business gain control of its cloud. Read the full article ...

 

  05/08/2018 |   Thino Ullmann
What Really Counts in Collaboration

Video technology has transformed how we communicate. There has been a revolution not only in our habits, but also in our expectations of being able to use video whenever and wherever we like. Read the full article ...

 

  05/07/2018 |   Mustafa Kara
How to: Increase Cloud Security with new Azure JIT VM Access

With increased cyber attacks in recent years, Cyber Security has become one of the most important topics in the information technologies world. As Cloud services are gaining popularity, hackers are now also turning their attention to threatening this new environment. Read the full article ...

 

  05/03/2018 |   Richard Best
3 Ways to Optimize Your Cloud Usage

Fueled by mass cloud adoption, the cloud environment – though it offers flexibility and scalability to many – is growing harder to manage Read the full article ...

 

  04/30/2018 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
Tech News: IT Insights in April

The IT world is such a rapidly developing field that it may sometimes be hard to stay up-to-date. With our monthly IT insights you won’t lose the overview. Read about the latest vendor news and trending topics. Read the full article ...

 

  04/27/2018 |   Simon Mangeng
Windows 10 Migration: What You Need to Consider

Windows 10 and Windows as a service (WaaS) will involve fundamental changes for businesses. Our expert knows what you need to consider when migrating to Windows 10. Read the full article ...

 

  04/24/2018 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
HR and Digital Transformation: Coming Out Stronger

Digital transformation has a great impact on HR departments. On the other hand, human resources play a key role in succeeding at disruptive topics like digital transformation. COMPAREX provides insights on how HR departments and digitization influence each other. Read the full article ...

 

  04/20/2018 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
Digital Transformation And The Operations Department

In today’s part of our Digital Transformation series Marco Furlan, Head of Global Operations for COMPAREX, gives insights on the impact digital transformation has had on operations, on the company, and the role of employees and culture in its success Read the full article ...

 

  04/19/2018 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
Communicating Within the Company Using Just One Tool

Microsoft’s Office 365 Enterprise E5 offers companies a stack of sophisticated options in the area of video telephony and video conferencing. The integrated Skype for Business comes with advanced features that should definitely make you prick up your ears. Read the full article ...

 

  04/17/2018 |   Sven Lap
Augmented, Mixed and Virtual Reality – an Introduction

Augmented, Mixed and Virtual Reality…but what are the differences? Sometimes it’s not so easy to keep the overview of all IT trends. Our expert provides an introduction into Augmented, Mixed and Virtual Reality and explains what distinguishes them from each other. Read the full article ...

 

  04/12/2018 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
Digital Transformation And The Role of IT

The role IT takes in organizations has evolved over the decades. Today it has become increasingly important again. We give insights on the evolution of the IT function in an era of digital transformation and more. Read the full article ...

 

  04/11/2018 |   Thino Ullmann
Digitization Front and Center With the Office 365 F1 Plan

It is high time that the staff working “on the shop floor” are integrated into the digital infrastructure. We’ll show you how to improve the organization of your everyday routines with Office365 F1, spruce up your staff connectivity and in doing so boost the overall efficiency of your workflows. Read the full article ...

 

  04/10/2018 |   Robert Bennink, Steven Molenaar and Michel Boogaard
Software Asset Management: Watch Out For These Common Pitfalls

There are many misunderstandings about what Software Asset Management (SAM) can mean for an organization. In order to profit from SAM in the best way possible you should watch out for these 10 common pitfalls. Read the full article ...

 

  04/04/2018 |   Rowel Bouman
Everything You Need to Know About Next-Gen Endpoint Security

The online threat landscape is changing rapidly. New innovative technologies used by hackers to infect systems require new approaches to stop them. Next-gen Endpoint security is the new buzzword you should pay attention to. Here is an overview of the new technology. Read the full article ...

 

  03/29/2018 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
Famous Google Easter Eggs

The IT world is such a rapidly developing field that it may sometimes be hard to stay up-to-date. With our monthly IT insights you won’t lose the overview. Read about the latest vendor news and trending topics. Read the full article ...

 

  03/28/2018 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
Tech News: IT Insights in March

The IT world is such a rapidly developing field that it may sometimes be hard to stay up-to-date. With our monthly IT insights you won’t lose the overview. Read about the latest vendor news and trending topics. Read the full article ...

 

  03/23/2018 |   Chris van Hoffen
SAM in The Cloud: 7 Challenges That May Come Across Your Way

Our experts took a deeper dive into Software Asset Management in the cloud and identified 7 challenges. Here is what you need to look out for Read the full article ...

 

  03/20/2018 |   Dirk Friessnegg
How File Encryption Helps Fulfill GDPR Requirements

GDPR is up for implementation in around 3 months. Is your company prepared? We the benefits and solutions vis-à-vis file encryption. Read the full article ...

 

  03/19/2018 |   Thino Ullmann
Knockout in the First Round: Microsoft Teams Beats WhatsApp

Using a private messenger to discuss professional details with colleagues is a tricky topic if one considers the data protection and security aspects! We’ll show you how Microsoft Teams easily knocks the socks off of WhatsApp in the heavyweight division of company requirements. Read the full article ...

 

  03/15/2018 |   Ulrike van Koll
Is Outsourcing IT the Solution to Your Problems?

Does outsourcing really solve all of your company’s SAM problems? No says our expert. Read why developing your corporate strategy in the cloud is the better option. Read the full article ...

 

  03/14/2018 |   Walter Hofmann
How to Use the Benefits of Software as a Service in a Citrix Cloud

There are various Citrix cloud options. But which option ticks your boxes? Our expert chose some easily understandable examples to illustrate how you can reap the rewards of Software as a Service. Read the full article ...

 

  03/13/2018 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
How to Get the Most Out of Your Microsoft Cloud

Are you aware of all the opportunities a Microsoft Office 365 cloud can offer? We summarized some tips that will help you to get the most out of your cloud. Increase employee productivity, improve security and generate a larger ROI. Read the full article ...

 

  03/07/2018 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
Inviting Employees, Customers and Partners to a Skype Meeting When on the Road

Modern collaboration is dynamic and overcomes spatial boundaries – and yes, it is possible when you’re on the road. Office 365 Enterprise E5 and Skype for Business provide simple and efficient support. You can even include important persons in project meetings, wherever they happen to be. Read the full article ...

 

  03/02/2018 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
Securing Sensitive Information: 3 Methods to Encrypt Your Data

There is always some information that you do not want to leave your company. But how can you share sensitive information quickly, easily, and securely? We explain 3 methods to encrypt your data and therefore prevent data loss Read the full article ...

 

  02/28/2018 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
Tech News: IT Insights in February

The IT world is such a rapidly developing field that it may sometimes be hard to stay up-to-date. With our monthly IT insights you won’t lose the overview. Read about the latest vendor news and trending topics. Read the full article ...

 

  02/20/2018 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
How Does Digital Transformation Impact Finance Departments?

Digital transformation has a great impact on financial departments. But it can also be a driver to digitization. Jens Schmidt, Executive Director of Finance for COMPAREX, gave answers on the evolution of the finance function in an era of digital transformation. Read the full article ...

 

  02/19/2018 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
The Key to Collaboration: Mastering the Modern Workplace

To take advantage of changing market conditions, businesses must strive to be as agile as possible. This means taking advantage of flexible and remote working, enabling employees to remain productive from wherever they are. Read the full article ...

 

  02/16/2018 |   Tobias Hübner
Deploying Adobe IDs: Which ID Option Ticks all the Boxes?

Are you still using named IDs to deploy Adobe software in your company? There might be a better way of doing things. Our expert explains how you can benefit from switching to an Enterprise ID or Federated ID. Read the full article ...

 

  02/13/2018 |   Thino Ullmann
Microsoft Office 2019 News: Available for Windows 10 Only

Microsoft announced in early February that Office 2019 will only run on Windows 10 in future. But that’s not all: Microsoft also revealed changes for Windows 10 and Office 365 as well. We’ve summarized the most important facts for you. Read the full article ...

 

  02/08/2018 |   Mustafa Kara
Why Update Management is the Key to a Secure Software Environment

CryptoLocker and WannaCry are perfect examples of ransomware attacks that had serious consequences for companies that did not manage their update and patch management system properly. Microsoft’s new function Update Management for VMs on Azure helps you keep track of all relevant updates Read the full article ...

 

  02/08/2018 |   Thino Ullmann
Solving Data Residency Issues with the Office 365 Multi-Geo Tenant

Microsoft announced the multi-geo capabilities for Office 365 at the Ignite conference back in September. The new function will help multinational companies to tackle data residency challenges. Our expert Thino Ullmann explains what you can expect from the multi-geo tenant. Read the full article ...

 

  02/06/2018 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
A Strong Heartbeat: Office 365 F1 for Firstline Workers

The women and men operating at the front line of a company represent the brand, solve customer problems and keep an attentive eye on the products and services. These employees are absolutely crucial – and with Office 365 F1 they can become part of the digitization process. We’ll show you how! Read the full article ...

 

  02/02/2018 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
Tech News: IT Insights in January

The IT world is such a rapidly developing field that it may sometimes be hard to stay up-to-date. With our monthly IT insights you won’t lose the overview. Read about the latest vendor news and trending topics. Read the full article ...

 

  01/31/2018 |   Oliver Bellini
2018 Citrix Summit Recap: The Most Important News

The Citrix Summit took place in Anaheim, California, at the beginning of January. What are the most important strategic alignments, new features and products for the upcoming year? Our expert Oliver Bellini attended the conference and provides a first-hand account Read the full article ...

 

  01/30/2018 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
How Companies Can Share Large Volumes of Data

Data security and the correct management of sensitive project information are delicate issues. We show you how your project teams can collaborate securely and meaningfully with Office 365 and OneDrive for Business. Read the full article ...

 

  01/26/2018 |   Christian Meyer
Understanding Your Customers with Adobe Analytics

How well do you know your customers? Being aware of their search requests and how they make decisions can help you to target your customers even more precisely. Read in today’s article how Adobe Analytics can help you to understand your customers. Read the full article ...

 

  01/25/2018 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
How Office 365 Enterprise E5 Can Simplify Your Communication

Voice and video conferences in high broadcast quality remain challenging scenarios for many companies, even today. But internal and external dialog could be easily upgraded with Office 365 Enterprise E5. Our blog post tells you why this is sensible and also cost-efficient. Read the full article ...

 

  01/24/2018 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
IoT and Software Licensing: What You Need to Consider

IoT is no longer a futuristic concept. Internet-connected objects have become a day-to-day reality. But do these devices need a software license? We shed some light on the consequences for software licensing. Read the full article ...

 

  01/19/2018 |   Thino Ullmann
How to Integrate Firstline Workers in Your Company’s Digitization

Digitization can only be successful if all employees – from the CEO to production workers – are integrated in the process. What about your Firstline Workers? Are they part of the digitization? Thino Ullmann explains how to integrate them successfully with Office 365 F1. Read the full article ...

 

  01/18/2018 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
Looking Back: Microsoft in 2017

Microsoft has had a very busy year in 2017. Let’s take a look back together. In today’s article we are summing up all the important changes and additions to the Microsoft cosmos. Read why Microsoft had a very strong year and why 2018 is going to be exciting as well. Read the full article ...

 

  01/12/2018 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
IT Trends 2018: Cloud Optimization

We are right at the beginning of 2018, so it’s time to have a look into the future and identify major trends for the upcoming year. Read today why our experts believe that cloud optimization will be one of the biggest trends of 2018. Read the full article ...

 

  01/08/2018 |   Achim Herber
What are the Most Important IT Topics in 2018?

What will be the most important IT topics in 2018? Achim Herber, Executive Vice President Central Europe, COMPAREX, looks into the future and identifies 3 major topics that will dominate discussions in the coming year. Read the full article ...

 

  01/03/2018 |   COMPAREX Blog Editorial Team
Tech News: IT Insights in December

What has been going on in the IT world in December? We compiled the latest vendor news and trending topics of the past month. It just takes you a few minutes to stay up-to-date in the world of IT. Read the full article ...

 

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