Microsoft has announced that it is introducing a “push-to-talk experience” to its ‘Teams’ collaborative platform that turns employee or company-owned smartphones and tablets into walkie-talkies. No Crosstalk or Eavesdropping The new ‘Walkie Talkie’ feature will offer clear, instant and secure voice communication over the cloud.  This means that it will not be at risk from tra ...

Microsoft’s Windows 7 Operating system and Windows Server 2008 formally and finally reached their ‘End of Life’ (end of support, security updates and fixes) earlier on Wednesday 14 January. End of Life - What Now? End of life isn’t quite as final as it sounds because Windows 7 will still run but support i.e. security updates and patches and technical support will no longer be ...

Microsoft is launching a new "campaign views" tool in Office 365 that is designed to offer greater protection from phishing attacks by enabling businesses to be able to spot the pattern of a phishing campaign over individual messages. Context and Visibility Microsoft is in a good position to leverage the large amount of anti-phishing, anti-spam, and anti-malware data and expe ...

Will Microsoft Teams ever replace the email client? This was a goal Microsoft implied at the 2019 Partner Conference but how practical a goal is it? In a serious attempt to plumb this storyline we at Paradise decided to move to Teams wholeheartedly in Q4 of 2019 and this article describes the results. First of all, it is very clear Teams is far from ready to deal with replaci ...