Microsoft Exchange 2010: Only Eight Months of Support Remaining

Microsoft Exchange 2010 reaches the end of its extended support phase on January 14, 2020. Companies still using Exchange 2010 should start preparing for the migration now. Alternatives are the cloud-based Exchange version (stand-alone or with Office 365) and the local versions, Exchange Server 2016 and 2019.

 

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Office 365 Does Not Make Data Backup Redundant.

There are many misconceptions when it comes to important business data in the cloud. This is also true for Office 365. One of the most common misunderstandings is caused by confusing replication and backup. Replication ensures availability, but only backup ensures recoverability. 

 

Here are some very optimistic and often heard user assessments: 
 

"I don't have to back up my data in the cloud because my cloud provider takes care of that for me."
 

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It's Time to Give Up SUSE 11. New Versions Are Waiting!

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11, currently with Service Pack 4, has been the standard SAP operating system for many years. Even today, the majority of SAP and SAP HANA systems are operated on a SUSE basis. On March 31, however, standard support for version 11 finally came to an end.

 

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UMB: Attractive Through Expert Knowledge and Transformation Experience

Global IT market research company IDC has issued an extensive analysis dealing with the development of digital transformation of Swiss companies. The shifting of business activities into the cloud, involving containers and PaaS (Platforms as a Service), plays a key role in these activities. In its analysis, IDC looks at UMB and its role in this development.  

 

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Innovation Management Drives Digitization

Innovation does not automatically arise in a business. In order for innovative ideas to grow and generate entrepreneurial success, not only ideas at management level, but ideas at all levels of the organization must be encouraged and supported. This requires process-based systematic innovation management as well as digital tools.

 

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Data Backup and Data Protection in the Cloud

Last year, cloud computing revenues of approximately CHF 143 billion were generated worldwide. A large part of these services relate to the outsourcing and backup of data in the cloud. Cloud providers are well aware that business customers attach top priority to the security of their outsourced data. Compliance requirements must be met as well; the new European Data Protection Ordinance (GDPR) is also affecting the outsourcing of data in Switzerland.

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Digitization for SMEs: Neither Expensive nor Complicated

A digitization gap exists in Switzerland. Consumers are not to blame - they have long been enthralled by the digital revolution, and digitization had reached many of them even before they started using their smartphones. The situation is different for many Swiss SMEs. Major problems exist in accessing real digitization, including cognitive processes.

 

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Digital Twins: Virtual Counterparts for Your Business Reality

The Internet of things, fast wireless networks, highly developed sensor technology, cloud computing and AI: all of the above have made the digital twinning of devices or processes possible. 

  

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Networking, Data Security, the Cloud, and Expo 2020

Digital Transformation is great for business. This is especially true for global network giant Cisco with its products specializing in network management automation and network security. Cisco is an important beneficiary of the current global cloud and network growth spurt and is now official Digital Network Partner of Dubai Expo 2020.

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QRadar: Recognizing IT Threats in Time through Cognitive Security

Data security in enterprises has grown to be a huge challenge. The SIEM approach facilitates a holistic solution for this task. For this purpose, IBM’s security platform QRadar combines several functions including artificial intelligence.  The aim is to deliver quick insights through cognitive security, thus enabling a fast response to potential threats before they can do harm. 

 

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