The Valiant Blog: microsoft

Encrypting email with Office 365 and Azure Information Protection

Azure Information Protection (AIP) is part of the Mobility + Security add-on for Office 365. With Azure Information Protection, you can create advanced policies to protect your data. This can...
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Software Piracy and Your Business

As a member of the Procurement Team, I often get licensing requests for various pieces of software. I tend to get at least 5 requests for licenses, daily, for common...
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Microsoft Teams: Time to make the switch?

Microsoft has released a free version of Teams, a chat-based workspace and calling service – and a major competitor to Slack. While Teams has been available since late 2016, the...
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Tech Innovators Celebrate Pride

Did you know it’s that wonderful time of the year? It’s PRIDE! June is LGBTQ Pride Month. In a nutshell, what began as a riot started by Drag Queens, Queer...
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Microsoft and GitHub: Why it’s a good thing

Valiant’s Microsoft Teams instance is a virtual ghost town on a typical Sunday afternoon, but not last Sunday. News about a potential $7.5 billion dollar Github acquisition by Microsoft began...
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Accessibility in tech and gaming

The goal of technology is to make our day to day lives easier. Many of us don’t stop to think about how the experience is different for every user. I...
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Microsoft Cloud Immersion Experience at Camp David

Have you ever wanted to take a piece of software on a “test drive” before making a commitment? We have, and that’s why I’m excited to announce Valiant’s Cloud Immersion...
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Office 365 vs Google Apps for Work

Cats or dogs? Coke or Pepsi? Office 365 or Google Apps for Work? These are eternal questions that lead to endless debate with no “right” answer. Here at Valiant, we...
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Teams vs Slack, Round 1!

INTRODUCTION Welcome to the first round of results from our internal Teams Vs Slack showdown. We’ve had our share of challenges, with some whining, crying, and even one threat of suicide. But we didn’t...
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All Clouds Are Not Created Equal: Part V

Many people think of Dropbox as a backup solution, but the IT industry categorizes this product as an “enterprise file sync and share.” This is where most people think the “Cloud”...
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