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Guide to Microsoft Teams Phone System: Microsoft 365 Calling Plan vs. Direct Routing

Looking to retire your current on-premises phone system and migrate to the cloud? Every business...

Microsoft Teams Security 101 - Guide to Microsoft 365 Security and Compliance

Whether you're back in the office, working from home permanently, or anywhere in between, having...

The Complete Guide to Microsoft Gold Partners - What is a Microsoft Gold Partner?

When you need help with your IT environment or Microsoft tenant, it can be difficult to decide...

What is Microsoft Intune? Guide to Microsoft Endpoint Manager

According to a study by Kensington, 52% of devices are stolen or lost from the workplace. With a...

What is the Microsoft Security Stack? - Complete Guide to Microsoft Security

Cybercrime has increased by 600% since the beginning of the global pandemic, so it's important...

How BlueVoyant's Modern SOC Solution can Enhance your Microsoft Security

Due to the acceleration of digital transformation over the last couple of years, the chance for...

Top Data Breaches and Cybersecurity Attacks in 2021 Explained (Updated)

If you’ve seen the news at all this year, chances are you have seen headlines regarding...

The Ultimate Guide to Microsoft Compliance Manager - What is Microsoft Compliance Manager?

Data privacy and information security is crucial to the success of any organization. At first...

The Ultimate Guide to Building your Information Security Program - Info Security 101

With more and more data breaches on the news, protecting yourself from falling victim to...

What is Information Security?- Cyber Security 101 Guide

Prioritizing your organization's sensitive data should be top of mind to your internal IT team....

What is SASE? - The Complete Guide to Secure Access Service Edge

From every file opened to access granted, your organization's productivity is rooted in your...

The Complete Guide to Email Security - Top Email Security Solution Comparison Guide (2021)

Emails are one of the most common forms of communication in today's world. In fact, many...

The Ultimate Guide to Microsoft Defender for Endpoint Protection (2021)

We all know cybersecurity is important, regardless of the size or industry of your organization.

The Ultimate Guide to Endpoint Security -Top Endpoint Security Solutions (2021)

You've heard it before- cybercriminals are becoming more and more advanced. Cyberattacks against...

What is Mobile Device Management (MDM)? Benefits and Device Management Software Comparison

With cybercrime on the rise and 95% of breaches coming from human error, organizations need to...

Guide to Microsoft Azure Labs Services: What it is and How to Setup Azure Labs

As more organizations adopt a work-from-anywhere or hybrid work model, flexibility in technology...

Best Microsoft Office 365 Backup Solutions Comparison Guide  [2021]

For any organization running Microsoft Office 365, backing up the data living within your suit...

The Ultimate Guide to Microsoft Teams Direct Routing (Update 2021)

With the sudden shift to remote work, many companies have been scrambling to modernize their...

5-Step Guide to Get the Most of Out Your Microsoft 365 Licenses

Does your organization use Microsoft or Office 365? Are you certain that you are getting the...

What is Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA)? How does ZTNA Work?

With the cost of a data breach averaging $3.86 million as of 2020, it's no surprise that more...

Network Security Assessments 101: What They Are and Why You Need Them {2021 Update}

What is a Network Security Assessment? 

In a nutshell, a network security assessment is...

Take Complete Control of Your Microsoft 365 with Managed Services

With large volumes of users and organizations utilizing Microsoft 365, there comes the need for...

What is Microsoft Azure Labs? Benefits of Azure Labs in Education

Azure Labs was released by Microsoft in February 2019, however not many schools  have heard of...

How to Choose a Cloud Service Provider – Benefits of a CSP and FAQ

Datalink Networks has been apart of the Microsoft CSP program for several years, in which we...

Top 10 Education Technology Devices for Hybrid Classrooms - Hybrid Learning in 2021

Schools are slowly beginning to adjust back to an in-person learning environment, but to do so...

Risk Based Analysis and Understanding Risk Based Decisions in Cybersecurity

Business leaders will often say they leverage "risk-based analysis" to help them make decisions....

What is Windows Virtual Desktop? - Benefits and Requirements of WVD 2021

Today, work-from-anywhere is becoming increasingly common amongst professionals. With big tech...

Microsoft Azure vs. AWS vs. Google Cloud – 2021 Cloud Feature Comparison Guide

Between increased saving, increased security, and lower downtime, there are several reasons why...

The Value of a Managed Service Provider - Benefits and Financial Value of an MSP

Over the last several years, organizations have become more familiar with managed services and...

How Microsoft Azure can Financially Benefit your Organization

As more and more organizations look to accelerate cloud migration in 2021, it is important for...

Microsoft Teams vs. RingCentral : Unified Communications Comparison Guide

Is your organization considering implementing UCaaS within your organization in 2021? If so, you...

4 Reasons Why Security Compliance is Important for your Organization

According to Risked Based Security,  a staggering 36 billion records were exposed in 2020, with...

5 Key Things to Include in your Ransomware Incident Response Plan

Ransomware has been a growing threat over the past few years, becoming the number one cause for...

The Essential Cybersecurity Toolkit

In a report from AT&T, 80% of businesses acknowledged they experienced some sort of a cyber...

Zoom vs. Microsoft Teams vs. Google Meet

The Coronavirus Pandemic has placed a spotlight on video conferencing and collaboration...

Microsoft Teams vs. Zoom Vs Google Meet For Education

Introduction

In 2020, a spotlight was placed on video conferencing and collaboration software....

How to Choose the Right UCaaS Provider

Considering a transition to Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS)? When it comes to...

Top 5 Reasons to Migrate to Azure in 2021

“We’ve seen two years’ worth of digital transformation in two months” said Satya Nadella, CEO of...

5 Step Guide to Microsoft Teams Phone System Migration

According to Upwork, 42% of the American workforce remains working remotely due to COVID-19....

Top Cybercrimes of 2020 - How to Prevent them in 2021

As we all know 2020 has been the year of the unexpected. The COVID-19 Pandemic led to working...

8 things to ask every backup & disaster recovery provider

Is your organization thinking of finding a backup and disaster recovery provider? How do you...

Top 4 Ways SMB's Benefit With Hybrid Cloud

Today's businesses require a backup solution that delivers much more than a traditional local...

Essential Devices for your Employee's Home Office Setup

Did you know that 25% of respondent companies will move 10% of their employees to permanent...

Is your School Data Safe from Cyber Threats & Criminals?

Did you know that between 2018-2019 there has been a dramatic increase of publicly disclosed...

3 Most Common K-12 Cybercrimes and How to Prevent Them

As COVID-19 cases continue to surge across the nation, there is no clear timeline for students ...

SD-WAN: What is it and How Does it Work?

study done by analyst firm IDC reported that 95% of enterprises will be using SD-WAN...

How to Protect your Microsoft Office 365 Data

Did you know that 56% of businesses use Microsoft Office 365 daily to accomplish work tasks....

Why SaaS Applications Are Not A Backup Solution

Did you know that one third of SaaS users report losing data in the cloud. Storing data in cloud...

Education Technology in the "New Normal"

Introduction

In March 2020, schools across the country began shutting down amidst the COVID-19...

Top 5 Benefits of a Managed Service Provider

As a managed service provider, Datalink Networks handles an organizations IT needs both remotely...

Plan Your Microsoft Teams Phone System Migration

Due to COVID-19, educators went from an on-campus environment to a home office. One of the keys...

5 Steps to Secure your Organization's E-Mail

We can all agree that data security is important,  but did you know that email security is often...

Microsoft Virtual Academy Replaced by Microsoft Learn

 Microsoft Learn Replaces Microsoft Virtual Academy

Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA) was retired...

Microsoft Teams vs. Zoom: A Comparative Analysis

The digital remote learning model has become heightened during the COVID-19 pandemic requiring...

What makes a good Data Center Technician?

First, What is a Data Center Technician

Broadly, a Data Center Technician (DC Tech) provides all...

6 Best Practices for Enterprise Cloud Migration

According to Forbes, 83 % of enterprise organizations will migrate over to a cloud platform by...

Microsoft Account Security Alert

Are they real emails? Or a phishing scheme?

What is the Best Lenovo Tablet?

Lenovo Tablets

Are you in the market for a Lenovo Tablet? Lenovo Tablets offer a fantastic blend...

Cyber Security for Education

Did you know that between 2018-2019 there has been a dramatic increase of publicly disclosed cyber...

3 Tips to Secure your Organization of Email Attacks during COVID 19

Securing Your Organization From Email Attacks During COVID Pandemic

During the last several...

Top 5 Ways to Secure Email

Recent surveys for the state of email security are in for 2019, and we are seeing more of the...

The Danger of Limited Email Security

Imagine you’re going through your Office 365 email account and you come across a thread in your...