Recently I have been consulting to businesses moving into China and Hong Kong which has given me some insights into this interesting region. This environment is a legal, political, social, cultural and technical minefield. However, if navigated successfully it can result in major gains which is what drives so many western businesses to the region.
Office 365 E5 – Skype for Business Improvements
A few months ago at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in Orlando, we got the news that the old E4 plan has been replaced as the “premium Office 365 Enterprise Suite” by E5. Last week at the Australian Partner Conference (APC) in Gold Coast, this was a major discussion point.
February seemed to be the month of privacy discussion. Apple chief executive Tim Cook spoke at a White House summit on cybersecurity and said: “If those of us in positions of responsibility fail to do everything in our power to protect the right of privacy, we risk something far more valuable than money. We risk our way of life”. Continue reading
Microsoft announced in December last year that from March 2015, Office 365 and CRM Online will be hosted in the newly launched Australian Azure data centres in Sydney and Melbourne. Today Australian business using Office 365 are hosted from the Microsoft Singapore data centres. How will this effect your business?