Wednesday, February 27, 2019
After outbidding Salesforce.com for LinkedIn 18 months ago, Microsoft has created powerful ways to combine LinkedIn sales tools and its 530 million members with Dynamics 365 SaaS apps for Sales and CRM, plus Office 365, to drive huge gains in sales productivity and overall digital transformation.
Navigating toward GDPR compliance requires an approach that will allow you to get the most out of the process. The capabilities of Microsoft 365 can accelerate your journey to GDPR compliance. With a deep understanding of GDPR and its implications on organizations, Microsoft is set up to help you navigate the murky waters. Don't attempt to swim through the regulations on your own. At Fidelitech, we can help guide you on your journey. Contact us for more.
This e-book addresses Microsoft's own journey to GDPR compliance. It shares their approach to global regulations and standards like the GDPR, what they've been doing to drive compliance within Microsoft, and key lessons learned along the way. This e-book will give you a window into the level of investment Microsoft has made.
In this clip, Fidelitech examines how Outlook Customer Manager, a component of Office 365, helps small-business owners like Trevor Cressey maintain and grow their customer relationships. Trevor, whose Premier Water Removal service dries out flooded homes or businesses, depends on Outlook Customer Manager to track and organize all his customer data and keep it in one place for fast, easy access. Let us show you how Outlook Customer Manager can help you create happy customers--and generate repeat business.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) imposes new obligations on businesses in the EU that collect and analyze data tied to EU residents. Compliance with these new regulations can be confusing. That's why Microsoft has created a set of tools that make compliance easier. At Fidelitech, we want to help with your compliance journey. Contact us for more.
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
No matter what your business is or where you operate, your machines are tools that need to be taken care of and protected. With the threat of cyberattacks on the rise, it's up to you to find a solution that keeps your data and infrastructure safe. At Fidelitech, we know how to help businesses just like yours incorporate virtual machines that shield your data and assets from attack. With our industry experience, we can help you find the right solution for the job. Contact us today for more.
A global operation like Microsoft employs a diverse international workforce. To process their visa applications faster, the legal team uses Microsoft Dynamics so employees can focus on what they do best. At Fidelitech, it's our job to assist your business along your digital transformation journey, and we can help you use these same tools. Give us a call to learn how you can improve your workflows too.
When a problem affects the supply chain of your organization, customers and future sales could be in jeopardy. That's why it's important to know what's going on with your equipment. With connected devices, you have access to data like never before so you can prevent issues before they become problems. At Fidelitech, we want to help you integrate IoT into your business operations today. Contact us to learn more.
Technology exists to make our lives easier, safer, and more productive. So, why are you still using an outdated IT infrastructure? Empower your employees to accomplish more by digitally transforming how they work. At Fidelitech, our goal is to help you put solutions in place that can help your team accomplish more. Contact us today to find out how we can help you deliver the user experience and productivity gains your employees need to succeed.
Extended Security Updates after end of support for Windows Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2
The end of support for SQL Server 2008 is coming. Are you prepared? With the end of support looming, your data and customers could be at risk. Now's a great time to transition to the latest version of SQL Server. At Fidelitech, we know how to speed your transition and minimize downtime, it's what we do. Contact us today to find out more.
Monday, February 25, 2019
Do you need to fuel your businesses growth? With the solutions available in the cloud, it's now easier to do. By modernizing your enterprise resource planning capabilities, you'll find the insights you need to empower employees and optimize your operations. At Fidelitech, we know this isn't an easy task, that's why we're here to help. We have the knowledge and experience you need to make the transition in record time. Contact us today to learn how we can help.
Why should you adopt the Internet of Things? Imagine knowing you need to fix your equipment before it fails, gaining fast insight from every device to feed your understanding of the constantly evolving situation. That's the power of IoT. Drive transformation within your business and get the help you need with Fidelitech. We have years of experience with connected devices for businesses just like yours. Contact us today to learn more.
If your IT solutions are outdated, it's time you start thinking about how you're going to modernize the way you do business. With a modern desktop, employees have the tools to do more and stay secure. With security built in, Windows 10 protects, detects, and responds to the most advanced malware and cyber threats. At Fidelitech, we know how to help you plan and adopt a solution that you can use to give your employees the security and productivity they need to succeed. Contact us today for more.
Friday, February 22, 2019
Businesses all over are adopting cloud technology via multiple combinations of IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS services. It's a trend that will only ramp up as more companies realize the benefits of reducing the datacenter footprint. A more agile work environment and faster transformation all lead to increased operational efficiencies. At Fidelitech, we can help you realize the benefits of the cloud and we're ready to help you on your journey.
How is your business preparing for change? This year is set to be the biggest year in tech ever, but some businesses are still struggling to incorporate the cloud that will make the most promising innovations possible. If you still need to modernize your IT, we can help. At Fidelitech, we have industry experience helping businesses just like yours to modernize your desktop and IT.
Team meetings can be a drag. Many times they don't seem to really be necessary. But how do you share thoughts and collaborate without being there in person? There's a lot of tech out there that allows you to video conference, but only Microsoft Office 365 gives you the collaboration, communication, and ability to share in the familiar format that you know and trust. At Fidelitech, we want to help you collaborate. Contact us to find out how we can help and check out this article.
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Of the seven billion people on the planet, six billion have mobile phones! Access and mobility are transforming the way we work and live--around the globe. The businesses that embrace this and respond in their customer service, business decisions, and workplace culture are the most likely to endure. Read this Forbes article to learn essential qualities your business should cultivate to succeed in the digital marketplace and mobile world.
In a recent study, 74% of enterprise IT infrastructure decision makers surveyed described their cloud strategy as hybrid. But is there a standard definition for hybrid? For many, it's transitioning your on-premises infrastructure to the cloud. Azure cloud services can help you do just that. With programs like Azure Migrate, you can seamlessly shift with confidence. At Fidelitech, we want to help you make the journey to the cloud. Contact us and check out this article for more.
There is a lot to think about when it comes to data, and it may not be immediately clear which metrics are most important for your team. Fortunately, very little additional effort is required to track a wider variety of data sets, and you can always scale your data tracking with Azure. Fidelitech wants to help you integrate this powerful tool. Contact us and check out this article to find out more information.
Think AI is coming for your job? You're not alone, but is it a real concern? Most CIOs agree that some jobs will fall victim to automation, but that doesn't negate the fact that AI can facilitate a number of processes within your organization. Easy to deploy, configure, secure, and manage your network, Azure incorporates AI to make your life and your business easier. Contact Fidelitech and check out this article to learn more.
Compliance Framework for Industry Standards and Regulations for Office 365 and related Microsoft services
We work hard to bring our customers the latest innovations in productivity with Office 365 and related Microsoft services. At the same time, we understand that compliance with standards and regulations, and the ability to use integrated tools to help meet compliance needs, are imperative and unwavering requirements for our customers. To help customers with their compliance needs related to Office 365, we have created a compliance framework that is designed to give customers visibility into Office 365's compliance with global, regional and industry standards, and details how customers can control Office 365 services based on compliance needs.
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Got compliance? #Office365 protects your data--and your company's reputation--with adherence to 10 rigorous privacy-compliance standards.
Collaboration and communication are the keys to any well-run business. With over 300,000 employees, GE knows all too well the challenges of such an endeavor. Thanks to Office 365, GE can focus on creativity instead of on the processes that drive it. With teams forming dynamically, GE employees now work together better to solve the world's toughest problems. Fidelitech wants to help your teams integrate Office 365 so they can collaborate and focus on what matters.
Mobility is changing the definition of work. And at Dakine, a company built on relationships and a love of sports, mobility means freedom. With Office 365, Dakine employees in the US and abroad can access documents from anywhere and collaborate on the go. The ease and flexibility of tools, including OneDrive, OneNote, and Skype for Business, have helped Dakine employees stay connected, save time, and increase productivity.
AccuWeather is helping 1.5 billion people safeguard and improve their lives and businesses. Getting critical lifesaving information out to the people who need it most requires the ability to communicate quickly--Microsoft provides that capability with Azure cloud services. With access to a robust networking infrastructure, you can tailor your cloud to meet your needs. Azure gives you the power to change lives and businesses. Watch this clip and contact Fidelitech for more.
As a world leader in customer service, dunnhumby is used to analyzing big data. But with more demands for consumer intelligence from a growing number of data sources, their real-time processing power needed a boost. Azure was the answer. Dunnhumby uses Azure to scale its workloads to meet their needs, whatever those needs might be. Contact Fidelitech to find out how we can help you unlock that same power and check out this short video.
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Congenital heart disease affects about 1% of newborns. Helping them stay alive is tough business. Thanks to Microsoft and advances in AI, that's changing. At Fidelitech, we know that AI has the potential to change every organization out there, and we want your company to benefit. While doctors can now monitor a child's health at home thanks to AI, there are a number of ways that same tech can be used in Azure to improve your business. Check out this video and contact us for more.
Whether it's being able to access a rich ecosystem of supportive apps or having immediate knowledge of your finances, the cloud can offer a wealth of benefits. At Fidelitech, it's important to us that our customers have the support they need as they upgrade their IT infrastructure. With our customer support focus, we will provide your company with the resources and knowledge of our industry experts so you can achieve more with your transition.
As more and more companies migrate to the cloud, and businesses start to evaluate IoT solutions, there are a few scenarios that can help them jumpstart their connected devices strategy. BI, remote monitoring, centralized command, and control to name a few are some scenarios you can use to jumpstart your strategy. At Fidelitech, we have years of experience helping businesses just like yours to adopt, implement, and optimize IoT solutions that can drive transformation. Contact us to learn more.
Avoiding application disruption and downtime is near impossible with virtualized infrastructure. This infographic shows how HPE InfoSight -- the underlying technology in HPE's intelligent data storage -- uses cloud-based machine learning to optimize VM performance by automating diagnostics and remediation recommendations.
Storage needs to be more than where your data lives, and it needs to be intelligent so you can unlock data's full potential. In this video, explore the advances HPE is driving to deliver the world's most intelligent storage.
Monday, February 18, 2019
In the wake of the 2008 mortgage meltdown, the team at dv01 sought to provide transparency in the market. But as they grew, their finance team was getting bogged down. With Microsoft Machine Learning, their finance team can separate tech from finance so their people can focus on what they do best. Tech should help, not hold you back from achieving your goals. That's why at Fidelitech, we are here to help businesses like yours find the right technology solutions, so you can focus on what you do best.
To help their team accelerate operations, the team at Renault Sport uses advanced IT solutions. Their operations are complex with a lot of moving parts. Being able to control and optimize every process means faster turnaround times and better results. That's the advantage they need to win. The IT solutions they use aren't reserved for racing. The team at Fidelitech is here to help. We are IT pros who focus on helping firms to adopt the best tech. Contact us for more information.
Smoking and wrong fueling procedures are just some of the safety concerns for Shell retail locations. In the past, Shell couldn't analyze the hours of video footage that were logged daily. But now, with the help of Azure, they can analyze in real time and make safety adjustments as appropriate. You can access this same tech, and at Fidelitech, we want to help you integrate it. We can help you connect your devices and gain real insight from your data to drive change within your organization. Contact us today to learn more.
Xiaoyi Technology (YI), a global camera company, needed to find a way to improve productivity. That's when they discovered that they could automate processes with Microsoft 365. By incorporating the different functions of Microsoft 365, Xiaoyi is able to automate leave applications, project management, and they effectively manage their assets better. You can do the same. Learn the benefits of switching to the cloud today with the help of Fidelitech. Contact us to learn more.
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
GDPR and international standards are making it more difficult for businesses of any size to keep up. Luckily, Fidelitech and Microsoft are here to help. With built-in compliance tools in Microsoft 365, you can be sure you're meeting GDPR guidelines. At Fidelitech, we have a vested interest in your success. Let us help you navigate the maze of regulatory controls so you can focus on what's most important. Contact us for more information.
This GDPR compliance informational document will help partners learn how to assess and manage their compliance risk, protect their most important data, and streamline their reporting process.
In this video clip, Fidelitech takes a look at how hard Microsoft Office 365 works to keep small-business owners like Trevor Cressey--whose Premier Water Removal service dries out flooded homes or businesses--protected and compliant. With adherence to standards like HIPAA, DPAS, FISMA, AND FERPA, plus more than 900 built-in compliance controls, Trevor knows his data is always secure and his business compliant. Let us show you how seriously Microsoft takes your data privacy and security--so you can rest easy.
Your data is important. That's why it's imperative for you to trust the company that handles your data. Microsoft is dedicated to earning your trust and ensuring your data is private, compliant, and secure, and that you know exactly how and why your data is being collected and used. At Fidelitech, we're committed to helping you along your journey to GDPR compliance. Contact us and check out this message from Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella for more.
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Migrating Microsoft server applications is becoming more popular as businesses want the additional functionality, flexibility, and security of the cloud. That's why Microsoft offers a host of tools to support any migration. But the solutions are not always clear. At Fidelitech, we know how to help you identify the platforms and solutions that are best for you. Get the help you need from trusted industry experts. Contact us today to find out more.
With the Windows Server 2008 end of support coming up in just under one year, it's time to start thinking about your transition to a supported platform like Windows Server on Azure. At Fidelitech, we can help you migrate off of outdated platforms and transform your operation. Contact us today to learn more on how we can help your business optimize and fine-tune your resources in the cloud.
Is your business mobile? Microsoft Real Estate and Facilities (RE&F) was facing a lack of mobility. The issue slowed productivity and operations and it needed to change. That's when RE&F turned to cloud tech to join disparate management tools to optimize operations. At Fidelitech, we have the resources and know-how to help you find the solution to your mobility issues. With our dedicated team of professionals, we can help you develop a winning strategy. Contact us to find out more.
To truly drive innovation, you need a safe, flexible, and feature-rich platform to expand and grow your IT operations. Finding that platform and incorporating it into your IT system can be challenging. At Fidelitech, we have helped businesses to find, plan, and employ the right IoT devices and solutions to meet their constantly growing needs. Contact us today to find out more on how we can help you bring your business to the edge of modern IoT possibilities.
Windows 10 is designed to add functionality on a familiar platform that will boost employee productivity and ensure a great user experience. It's one way your employees can get more from their modern devices. Combined with the flexibility of a modern workplace, you can increase your business productivity. At Fidelitech, we can help you adopt and implement Windows 10 and get the most from the new solutions that are available within it. Get the most from your new devices. Contact us today to learn how.
Monday, February 11, 2019
You need to optimize your operations. The potential savings and increased sales are well worth the time and energy. But transforming how you do business isn't always easy. Dynamics 365 allows you to simplify processes and inform your team so you can maximize operations. At Fidelitech, we have years of industry experience and a knowledgeable team ready to help you plan and implement intelligent business applications. Contact us to learn more.
Staying in control of your IoT assets is important. That's why you should have the industry-leading data protection features and standards of Azure IoT Central. It acts as a single pane of glass for your enterprise IoT and gives you the connectivity to drive transformation. It's not always easy adopting new solutions; that's why you should consult the experts at Fidelitech. We have years of experience helping firms like yours to optimize their IT operations. Contact us to learn more.
Good employees do good work wherever they are. In fact, employee productivity increases on average by 22% when workers have the capability to work in a flexible modern workplace. Having that kind of flexibility even reduces employee turnover by 50%. If you're unsure about how to make the transition, we're here to help. At Fidelitech, we're industry experts and can help you formulate and execute a plan to modernize your workplace and devices. Contact us today for more.
Friday, February 8, 2019
The principles of open source are our greatest asset for navigating east-west relationships in the open-source community.
21% of tech leaders in the UK, 20% in Japan, and 16% in the US lead all other nations in their plans for IoT to digitally transform their businesses by 2021. How are you ensuring your business is up to date and ready to leverage the new and exciting tech coming down the pipeline? At Fidelitech, we have years of experience helping businesses just like yours to plan and adopt IoT infrastructures and solutions so you can get the most out of technology. Contact us today for more.
There's no question, greater flexibility makes happier employees and promotes productivity. Allowing employees to work when they are most efficient means maximizing their efforts while boosting morale. But getting the modern desktop solutions your employees need to work productively requires a transition. At Fidelitech, we have years of experience helping businesses transition to a modern desktop solution that meets their exact needs. It's one way you can reduce the uncertainty of a big change. Contact us to learn more.
Thursday, February 7, 2019
A breakdown in communication often means a lack of clear direction for employees. At Fidelitech, we want to make sure your workers have the tech they need to clearly communicate. By integrating Office 365, you can connect better with customers and colleagues with a range of communication tools, from email and IM to social networking and video conferencing. Contact us to find out how we can help your business integrate Office 365 and check out this article.
To grow and win business, customer service is non-negotiable. But customers expect more. Successful companies--whether small or enterprise--must also deliver the kind of customer service and experience that compels customers to come back. And then come back again. And again. In a recent Pricewaterhouse Cooper survey, 3 in 4 US consumers ranked customer experience as an important factor in their buying decisions. "Customers are willing to spend up to 16% more on products and services with companies that offer a better experience." Read on to learn more about the customer experience opportunity, plus five trends to consider as you grow your business.
According to Gartner, there are no more challengers left in the cloud market. Only a handful of leaders will drive cloud adoption from now on. It's no wonder that Microsoft is one of those leaders. Because Azure runs on most Windows and Linux-based workloads, most IT pros are familiar with it--making Azure the logical choice for true professionals. At Fidelitech, we want to help you in choosing the cloud service that's right for you. Contact us and check out this article for more.
If you think applying traditional hiring practices to your analytics position will be sufficient, you're probably not going to make a good hire. Azure gives you the tools to cast a wider net when searching for candidates. Compatibility with most Windows or Linux technology-based workloads means you have a wider pool of candidates. Fidelitech wants to help. Contact us to find out more and check out this article with tips for making the right analytics hire.
The potential of AI won't be realized unless AI takes its place within the set of Azure-centered services within the Microsoft portfolio, at least that's what Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella believes. According to him, AI is set to usher in a new age of computing. At the forefront of rapid advancement within the AI industry, users will also see the benefits of maximizing their data by harnessing the power of the AI infrastructure of Azure. Contact Fidelitech to find out more.
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
From working out of a basement to having over 400 employees across the globe, Lovepop has employees from Boston to Vietnam. But scaling their organization so quickly across such a large geographical area presented its own problems--collaboration. But Lovepop didn't skip a beat thanks to the mobility and ease of communication they experienced from integrating Office 365. Fidelitech wants to help your teams integrate Office 365 so they can collaborate just like Lovepop.
In the digital world, customers expect immediate access and quality connection. See how Kelly Services, a global leader in workforce solutions, has delivered both to millions of customers with Microsoft Office 365. Kelly employees use Skype for Business to instantly connect with both candidates and colleagues around the globe. It provides convenient, face-to-face connections across devices without the costly infrastructure required to support a phone system. Kelly employees prioritize, empower, and quickly respond to their customers. This gold standard of customer service has set Kelly Services apart from its competitors and enabled them to find jobs for over a million people.
Nonprofits are just like any other business--they want to grow and reach a larger customer base. Just ask Operation Smile. It plans to use Microsoft and Azure cloud-based tools to ease the burden of surgical mission coordination and increase the quantity and quality of its training efforts. By embracing the cloud, Operation Smile can make a dramatic difference and reach more children across the globe. Watch this clip and contact Fidelitech for more information.
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
With a relentless focus on safety and reliability, Enbridge continually drives to enhance existing and advance new safety technologies. Partnered with Azure, Enbridge accelerated their digital transformation through the use of advanced analytics. With real-time analytics solutions and feedback, Enbridge is certain that their efforts are secure. Contact Fidelitech to find out how we can help and check out this short video on how Enbridge uses Azure to analyze their data.
At Fidelitech, we know Azure is leading the way for advancements in AI. With AI and Machine Learning, researchers have been able to give hope to people all around the globe. For Parkinson's survivor, Emma, AI and Azure have given her the ability to write, something she never thought she would be able to do again. Imagine what Azure can do for your business. Check out this video and see how AI can help your organization.
Forbes is predicting that 2019 will be different than years past. Budgets are lower and digital is, in a lot of cases, much less expensive than it used to be, paving the way for businesses all over to embrace digital transformation. How is your business set up to transform and what are you doing to ensure there won't be any hiccups along the way? At Fidelitech, we know how to help businesses plan for and get the most out of their digital transformation. Contact us today to find out how we can help.
This solution brief shows how HPE memory-driven flash drives outstanding application performance and ultra-low latency for mixed workloads, helping companies optimize real-time insights to accelerate innovation and make faster, more accurate business decisions.
Developing great software is what Adobe does. To achieve that goal, they run on multiple open-source applications making it very challenging to adapt to. With a modern digital infrastructure from Microsoft Azure, Adobe has the tools they need to deliver their software to customers. Our core mission is to help you get the modern infrastructure you need. At Fidelitech, we will leverage our industry expertise to ensure you can accomplish your goals. Contact us today to learn more.
Monday, February 4, 2019
The team at Lay Bare transformed their entire IT ecosystem to help implement time-saving processes and manage their branch operations. It makes their franchisees feel more at ease doing business and allows them to operate more efficiently. You can do the same, but don't go it alone. Get the help you need from a trusted team of professionals at Fidelitech. We have years of experience helping businesses just like yours accelerate their IT transformation. Contact us today to learn more.
Rolls Royce uses an Azure IoT suite to identify performance and operational efficiencies. With thousands of sensors in a single engine, it's imperative to have the tools to read and understand them. While the insight derived from Azure might be easy to understand, it's the way your company handles information management that makes the difference. At Fidelitech, we know this can be a challenge. As experts in the field, we've helped businesses like yours. Contact us today to find out more.
What used to take the Qantas team months or weeks to resolve now takes a matter of days or hours. The cloud provides workers the flexibility to use mobile devices, speeding up the response times of management. Any firm can benefit from the flexibility of a modern desktop just like Qantas. But it's not always easy. At Fidelitech, we specialize in helping businesses just like yours to modernize their IT infrastructure to achieve the productivity that cloud tech can provide. Contact us to learn more.