Author Archives: Ascent Data

7 Benefits of Migrating to Microsoft 365

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Microsoft 365 is Microsoft’s suite of productivity services that are designed to work across multiple platforms. It includes Outlook, Sharepoint, Teams, OneDrive, and more. For most organizations, it makes sense to consolidate their IT ecosystem around Office 365, as it integrates well with most applications and can automate many of their processes. It can be […]

Cloud Computing Security Risks and Vulnerabilities

Cloud computing is used by virtually every modern business to some degree. Cloud applications make file sharing and storage faster, simpler, and more secure. But it’s important to remember that cloud technology does not come without its risks, which have been made evident by several recent attacks and breaches, which have reached even large enterprises. […]

Protecting Your Data While Online Shopping During the Holidays

Every year during the holiday season, millions of Americans flock to popular retail websites like Amazon, Target, and Walmart to purchase gifts for friends, family members, and themselves. With all that shopping you may be exposing yourself to major risks! Protecting your data while online shopping might not be at the front of your mind, […]

How Secure Backups Help Prevent Ransomware in Your Organization

Data is everything. Your business runs on data, and losing that valuable information can be absolutely devastating. When your data is lost, money and reputation go with it. The solution? Learn how secure backups help prevent ransomware!  Even if you don’t think your organization is at risk for ransomware, even a power outage can cause […]

Public Clouds, Private Clouds, and Hybrid Solutions

No two businesses are alike, so it stands to reason that their cloud needs will differ just as their industry, compliance standards, and daily operations differ. When you’re deciding on your company’s cloud solutions, you should be as informed as possible about what options are available to you. Chances are you’ll be deciding whether you […]

Why Is Microsoft 365 Raising Prices, and What Does It Mean for Users?

Microsoft recently announced they are raising prices on subscriptions on most Office and Microsoft 365 subscriptions. In a company blog post in August 2021, Microsoft 365 Corporate Vice President, Jared Spataro stated, “This updated pricing reflects the increased value we have delivered to our customers over the past ten years.” After launching Office 365 a […]