Intelligent Cloud Automation: What To Expect In The Cloud Workspace

July 31st, 2018

Various industries have adopted Cloud Automation in the past decade and the process of automation as continue to grow ever since it was introduced. In the basic fields and occupations, automation has made its place side by side human skill.

Cloud based software services have been cohesively integrated into major aspects of business and almost all aspects of professional life. Many companies and business tend to make cloud their top priority despite the choice of distributed computing for the manipulation of data keeping security as the most important aspect. It is necessary that the workforce shall now be trained so as to be beneficial alongside automation in future. This gives rise to the concept of Intelligent Cloud Automation. Where the services offered by cloud are made intelligent enough to compete for future tasks and cater the needs of the future in cloud industry.

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Evolution of Cloud and what to expect from future

July 24th, 2018

Ever since the cloud has gained popularity and become a core aspect for business, its evolution and Evolution of Cloud Computinggrowth is in the limelight. What should be the ultimate goal of cloud computing. Previously, Cloud was thought of as the new centralized data center but, so far, it has evolved as a whole Platform As a Service. Not only that, the eventual strategy of cloud adoptions of big names in the cloud, like Microsoft, became the shifting and moving of line-of-business application to the cloud platform. But after all these years of fiddling with cloud development and fine-tuning business strategies, the verdict holds: Hybrid cloud is the future.

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Reminder to act: Deadline for Microsoft CSP billing requirement is fast approaching

July 18th, 2018

Microsoft’s deadline for CSPs, to fulfill the announced requirements a few months back, and is just around the corner now. As soon as the requirements were announced back in May 2018, hype was created amongst the Microsoft CSP community in order to take steps to fulfill the requirements. CSPs all over the world started to make changes in their setup and settle those Microsoft CSP Billing requirements into their systems. Here is an overview of the basic requirements that need to be fulfilled.

  1. Purchase a Microsoft Support plan
  2. Provide at least one managed service, IP service, or customer solution application
  3. Enable billing and provisioning infrastructure

Keeping in view of the above mentioned Microsoft CSP Direct Billing requirements, the Microsoft Direct Partners need to scale their infrastructure in order to retain their status as Tier 1 CSP and continue to work directly with Microsoft. Failing to abide by these Microsoft CSP Billing conditions will lead the CSP Tier 1 partners to the level of Indirect Cloud Service Providers. The time limit for the fulfillment of these criterions is August 31st, 2018. After that, subscription of CSPs shall not be renewed with Tier 1 status.

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Benefits of collaboration with Microsoft SharePoint and Teams

July 11th, 2018

Despite the numerous benefits of Microsoft SharePoint On-premise and Online, there is a huge trend in using SharePoint with Microsoft Teams. Microsoft Teams is yet another product of Microsoft that makes interaction and communication of teams and groups productive.  Interactions through chats, meetings and calls are made easier within teammates especially with its business calls experience on multiple devices. With Microsoft Teams, Office 365 apps are integrated hence collaboration is made easier within documents.

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MachPanel v6.0 BUILD 32, Now Available!

July 11th, 2018

MachPanel v6.0.32

We at MachSol Inc., are pleased to announce the immediate availability of the latest build of MachPanel Provisioning System (Complete SaaS & Traditional Hosting Windows Control Panel). Latest build MachPanel v6.0 Build 32 includes an array of new features and performance improvements alongside bug fixes.

You may review the complete list by visiting the useful link(s) mentioned as under:

MachPanel v.6.0 Build 32 – Release Notes

For more information about MachPanel, visit our website at: http://www.machsol.com or call Toll free number: +1 877 622 4765. Our Sales & Support teams are always available to assist you in every way possible.

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The all new Microsoft Skype for Business 2019 Announced

June 27th, 2018

According to the latest news by a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP), Microsoft is seriously considering to add a Standard Edition to its Skype for Business Server 2019 about to released towards the end of this year. There is much anticipation about the offerings Microsoft has planned for its Skype4B users. With features like Hybrid Modern Authentication support for all user located anywhere in the world, improved WebRTC support that makes web meeting a better experience for customers and making the SfB Server 2019 based on a version of a cloud based code of Skype for Business Online, Skype for Business 2019 sure looks promising, let’s have a deeper look at some other features the product has to offer.

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Expected Features To Be Seen In Microsoft Exchange Server 2019

June 5th, 2018

With the era of the new release of Microsoft Exchange approaching fast, it is high time we should mention what is expected of the new Microsoft Exchange Server 2019 release especially for on-premises users.

It has been seen that Microsoft follows a pattern of first releasing new features for Exchange Online before the features are introduced in Exchange on-premises in a later release or frequent upgrade for the on premises users. This year again, the much anticipated features for on-premise users are about to be previewed towards the mid of 2018 and will be finally released in the latest Microsoft Exchange 2019 towards the end of 2018. This release is expected to depict improvements in four different areas: Security, Manageability, Usability and Compliance.

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Automation that a control panel should offer to CSPs and hosters

May 30th, 2018

For Hosting Services Providers, there is nothing better than having a robust, yet simple control panel that makes Service providing an easy task.

With increasing updates from big names like Microsoft coming up every now and then, it is necessary for Control CSP Automation SolutionPanels to catch up on the trendy updates in time. For example, quite recently Microsoft has updated its CSP Direct billing requirements. Under this requirement, Microsoft tier 1 partners need to purchase a Microsoft support plan and they also need to demonstrate key capabilities that includes providing customer solution application and enable billing and provisioning infrastructure. If a partner is unable to meet these requirements they will have to switch to a reseller model that is selling through an indirect provider. With this in sight, automation platforms will have to make sure that their solutions enable partners to fulfill these requirements.

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Major announcements on SharePoint Server 2019 on-premises

May 28th, 2018

With the official preview of SharePoint 2019 just around the corner, here is a look at the much-anticipated upgrade of SharePoint Server, for the on-premises users.

Companies still tend to keep their data inbound and hence prefer to go for SharePoint on-premises. Microsoft has known it for a long time and now it has finally announced many benefits for on-premises users in the upcoming SharePoint version which were initially available for SharePoint Online or Hybrid users only. Yet again, migration has been made easy in SharePoint Server 2019 and so users from SharePoint 2010, 2013 or 2016 will be looking forward to upgrade to get the new feel on the UI improvements, the modern sites, integrated support for libraries and most importantly they are eager to get their hands on the improved support for their business processes with Microsoft Flow and Microsoft Power Apps. With Microsoft SharePoint 2019, customers will be able to handle mission-critical workloads in a much reliable manner. With enhanced support collaboration the feature for better automation of business processes is also introduced, making SharePoint 2019 tentatively the most compelling and collaborative experience for users.

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New CSP Direct Bill Requirements

May 15th, 2018

With the new Microsoft update in the news, CSPs have got to get a grip on the update in order to retain the CSP program. It’s time to rush and act upon the necessary actions in order to fulfill the Microsoft CSP Direct billing requirements in time. Here are a few details on how to maintain the Microsoft Cloud Service Provider Program and the latest Microsoft update.

The two plans

In general, there are two types of plans in order to facilitate the CSPs to meet their customers’ support needs.

  1. Microsoft Advanced Support for Partners
  2. Microsoft Premier Support for Partners

In the case of Microsoft Advanced Support for Partners, Microsoft provides support for fixing issues, resolving problems. In case of Microsoft Premier Support for Partners, Microsoft provides you with an ability to identify new areas of growth in the existing cloud-enabled services. In this way, new areas of revenue can be opened up in your business.

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