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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.

SharePoint Migration Best Practices – Part 1: Helping End Users with Content Clean up File Shares and Legacy SharePoint Sites

When planning a SharePoint Migration, helping a department or team review their existing content so that they can determine what content can be removed, archived, or migrated is usually a time intensive process. The business users for a given department or team likely have daily responsibilities and job duties that make it hard for them to stop what they’re doing to review and make decisions about their existing content for the migration to SharePoint or Microsoft Office 365 SharePoint Online.   Here are some high-level recommendations: Use 3rd Party Tools to Speed Up Analysis – Tools such as ShareGate  or FolderSizes for…Read the Rest of Article

Moving Everything to the Cloud? Ask Yourself These 5 Questions

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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

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

A Free Migration? Make Your Office 365 Migration Decision Solo

In the first post of our blog series about free Office 365 migration, which you can read here, we spoke on freedom of choice, custom migration planning, and minimal end user disruption. These are just some of the reasons you should consider your options instead of being forced into a migration without any say so. In this post, we discuss a few of the more technical considerations that must be addressed. Working with an expert may be the better choice for your organization. No Forced DNS Change If you’re using a hosting company for your free migration, the company may…Read the Rest of Article

The Do’s and Don’ts of Cloud Migration

If you’re like many organizations worldwide who are interested in benefiting from the almost limitless possibilities of the cloud but don’t know where to start, you’ve come to the right place. While independent research and correspondence with vendors are highly encouraged to narrow down your options and make an informed decision, we offer a good starting point with the do’s and don’ts of cloud migration. Do Be Selective with Your Data Just like before you move into a new home you host a garage sale to get rid of outdated and unimportant belongings, so to is it a good idea…Read the Rest of Article

6 Situations Where You Would Benefit from Cloud Consulting

With increased savings, more device accessibility, improved flexibility, and even environmental friendliness to boot, cloud computing has seen a surge in recent years for those reasons and more. By reducing the need for capital infrastructure and thereby hacking away at capital expenditure costs, cloud-based applications such as Office 365 have allowed companies to downsize in terms of hardware and software licenses, among other things. While cloud computing offers businesses of all sizes a whole host of reasons to make the switch, the migration itself can be very challenging. To make the transition easier, cloud consultants extend their services to help…Read the Rest of Article