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Strategic SaaS has guided over 400 organizations to the Microsoft Cloud.  Let our experience with Microsoft Office 365 topics such as Licensing, Email Migrations, SharePoint Online Migrations and Deploying Services such as Teams improve your experience with the Microsoft Cloud.

Our Most Popular Blog Posts

These ten posts absolutely crushed it in providing the most valuable content to our readership.   Not surprisingly, our most popular blog posts have centered around Office 365, including plan comparison, successful deployment, and value-add features.  For both first-time readers and long-time followers, here’s a round-up of these posts to help you get ahead of the game. 1.  Office365 Plan Comparison:  E1 vs. E3 vs. E5 If you’ve been looking into Microsoft Office 365 Enterprise Plans for your business, you’re well aware there are a few options to choose from!   With each successive level of E1, E3, and E5, you get…Read the Rest of Article

Office 365: The New Admin Center Navigation Reference Guide

This is the first blog in a series titled “Empowering the Office 365 Administrator.” This series will seek to bring helpful tools and tips to IT Administrators and Power Users who have been entrusted with managing Office 365 services for their organizations. The series will also highlight common problems and how to prevent and resolve them, and quick and easy ways to get the most out of Office 365. To start our series, we decided to look at one of the biggest and most recent changes for Office 365 administrators – the Admin Center.   When Microsoft announced several months…Read the Rest of Article

Hung Up on OneDrive Security? Why Your End Users Should Use It

It’s common for us to speak to an IT team that’s hung up on OneDrive usage and it’s security features. IT teams tend to steer clear of speaking too much about OneDrive to their end users after an Office 365 migration, because instead of working on things based on group permissions as one would in SharePoint, an IT staff member would technically have to log in as the end user to have access to a user’s data. This makes it rather difficult for an IT team to feel in any way in control of OneDrive and the way their end…Read the Rest of Article

What is Hybrid | A Hybrid Office 365 Migration Simply Explained

Strategic SaaS has been working with Microsoft Cloud Services for over 9 years. We’ve been answering questions like “What is hybrid?”, “What is a hybrid Office 365 migration?”, and “What are the advantages of Exchange Hybrid?” for quite some time now. We’d like to answer some of those questions here. What is hybrid? In the IT world, “hybrid” generally refers to the configuration of two or more otherwise disparate technologies to create a single, unified solution. In the case of Office 365, an organization can integrate cloud services like SharePoint Online, Skype for Business, and Exchange Online with their on-premises…Read the Rest of Article

How an Office 365 Migration for Hospitality Can Help Your Business

Your hospitality business operates year around, so it’s important that your communications are fully functioning year around as well, especially since your business’ success is based on customer service communications and performance. So, your IT team is most likely always on the hunt for technology solutions that guarantee uptime and enhance employee productivity. We’ve worked with many hospitality organizations including hotels, hotel management, and property management firms, so we know the ins and outs of the industry in regards to communications technology and why so many of these organization decide on an Office 365 migration. Below are just a few reasons…Read the Rest of Article

5 Simple Yet Effective Tips for Email Migrations

5 Tips for Email Migrations Technology changed. You’ve been tasked with an email migration and you want to start off on the right foot. You’ve come to the right place! Below are 5 tips from an email migration specialist to help get your project moving. #5 Know Your Options Considering all the technologies available in the market today, there are likely a variety of email migrations strategies available to fit your needs. The best solution doesn’t necessarily require the most expensive tool. In fact, many solutions are a matter of choosing the right steps rather than the right tool. Some…Read the Rest of Article

Moving Everything to the Cloud? Ask Yourself These 5 Questions

License Advice

Over the past 5 years or so, the Cloud has become just another term, yet it’s still not as well understood as you would hope! Because of this, many businesses are still very wary of placing their sensitive data in the cloud over their own data centers. However, there are many benefits and reasons enterprises have made their move to the cloud, and a move does not necessarily mean less sight or control of your data. So if you’re thinking about moving everything to the cloud but you’re still on the fence about it, ask yourself these 5 questions so…Read the Rest of Article

SharePoint Online vs. On Premise & How to Prepare for Your Move

SharePoint Online vs. On Premise is a topic we discuss with organizations very often, especially with Microsoft’s refocus on continuing to modernize SharePoint. Microsoft continues to sell on-premises applications while focusing most efforts on the equivalent cloud-based versions, updating cloud-based versions usually well in advance. If you are evaluating whether to choose SharePoint Online vs. On Premise, there are several differences. So, the real question is whether these differences have an impact on the specific solution’s fit for your business. What is SharePoint Businesses of all sizes use SharePoint to create websites and to store, organize, share and access data securely from…Read the Rest of Article

Microsoft Office 365 E1 vs. Business Essentials Plan Comparison

Microsoft Office 365 licensing is a bit different than your normal on-premise software. With Office 365, rather than purchase a SKU as you may have previously with Microsoft, you commit to a plan subscription, for example, Microsoft Office 365 E1. When Office 365 services were first released, it was fairly difficult to move between plans; however, recently Microsoft has made this process much easier and has also simplified plan structure and began allowing organizations to mix and match plans as needed for their businesses. When looking into an Office 365 migration, the first step is to complete an Office 365…Read the Rest of Article

4 Ways a Data Center Migration to the Cloud Will Benefit Your Business

It seems like everything we use on a daily basis is about a Cloud Migration these days. Companies are performing a data center migrations moving their servers to the cloud, data is being stored in the cloud, and applications and services are hosted from the cloud. Whether you are looking at Microsoft Office 365, Azure or AWS.   So as you’ve been surrounded by the buzz, it’s easy to assume you’re probably thinking about moving your business to the cloud as well. But are you really sold on what you’re missing out on with a cloud migration? Before you rush off…Read the Rest of Article