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Did you know that 75% of network attacks and intrusions come from exploiting weak or stolen passwords? How about that the average  amount of time an attacker stays in a network before being detected is over 140 days? Once inside the network, it’s next to impossible to tell what the attacker has done and we’ve all seen the repercussions from such attacks in the news.

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Did you know that 75% of network attacks and intrusions come from exploiting weak or stolen passwords? How about that the average amount of time an attacker stays in a network before being detected is over 140 days? Once inside the network it’s next to impossible to tell what that attacker has done. We’ve all seen the repercussions from such attacks in the news.

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In this latest version, we’ve tested & certified that CRM for Distribution is ready for the latest release of Microsoft CRM 2016.  We’ve also added enhancements to the sales history process and the Outlook client, as well as implemented some fixes to ensure CRM for Distribution is running optimally.  Please reach out to discuss scheduling your upgrade.

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If you haven’t heard, Microsoft announced their intent to acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 billion. I have to admit some of Microsoft’s acquisitions make me scratch my head (remember Nokia?). Acquiring LinkedIn makes a lot of sense to me particularly in what they could do with it in just one area; Microsoft CRM.

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As a small business owner, no one understands or cares more about the success of your company than you. That’s why having a backup and business continuity plan in place should be a priority, not just because it’s best practice but because it’s good for your bottom line as well. In a recent blog titled Data Backups: The Cost of Doing Business, we discuss the importance of data security and the financial burden of not having data backups in place.

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Microsoft Office 2016 was released at the end of 2015 which has given us some time to really digest some of the new features and changes. At first glance Office 2016 doesn’t appear to be a great departure from Office 2013, but there are certainly a number of nice new features that could make for a compelling reason to upgrade.

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Yes, that’s right. Microsoft’s virtual assistant, Cortana, is now integrated with Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online. If you’re using Windows 10 on your PC or mobile device and your organization is set up with Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online, it’s easy to set up and get started.

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If you’re a Mac user, there may be times when you need to connect to your company’s Windows server to access files or folders. You can do this easily even if your Mac isn’t joined to a Windows domain.

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Preview our latest newsletter which features articles about Backup & Disaster Recovery, Microsoft Surface Pro vs Apple iPad Pro, LinkedIn, Support Updates, Webinars, Events, and much more!

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Here at Beringer Associates, data security is of the utmost importance.  Ask any member of our team and you’ll find everyone is constantly backing up their data and creating effective redundancy throughout the day.  Any expert in the field will tell you that keeping current data backups is important, but have you ever sat down and wondered why?

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