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Updates logic for Windows 11

Updates logic for Windows 11

The newest Windows 11 update, titled 22H2, started rolling out in September, following with new features over time. On September 20, Microsoft made available the Windows 11 2022 Update as a free upgrade for devices already running Windows 11 21H2 (and those compatible computers running Windows 10) that are known ...

Save 50% on Microsoft Defender for Endpoint

Save 50% on Microsoft Defender for Endpoint

Modernize your security with a leading endpoint protection platform at a 50% discount when you switch or renew. This limited-time offer begins November 1, 2022. Applies to Defender for Endpoint P1 and P2 licenses. Offer expires June 30, 2023....

Deprecation of Basic Authentication in Exchange Online

Deprecation of Basic Authentication in Exchange Online

In August, Microsoft announced that, beginning October 1, 2022, they will begin to permanently disable Basic Authentication in all tenants, regardless of usage, except for SMTP Auth. Basic authentication in Exchange Online uses a username and a password for client access requests. Blocking Basic authentication can help protect your Exchange ...

Teams Exploratory trial expired, what to do now?

Teams Exploratory trial expired, what to do now?

Between Feb 2020 and Feb 2021, Microsoft provided users of paid commercial customers with the ability to initiate 12-month Teams trials. In June 2022 Microsoft expired these trials. What now?...

Great news for small businesses: Teams Essentials

Great news for small businesses: Teams Essentials

Microsoft announced Teams Essentials, the first-ever standalone Microsoft Teams offering, designed specifically for small businesses. Teams Essentials gives small businesses a professional and affordable meetings solution to support collaboration, connection and productivity in a hybrid work environment....

Changes in the world of Microsoft Licensing

Changes in the world of Microsoft Licensing

Who has been watching closely, Microsoft announced that from March 1, 2022, the prices of all types of contracts will increase by 10-25% on average....

New pricing for Microsoft 365

New pricing for Microsoft 365

Microsoft announced changes to their commercial pricing for Microsoft 365—the first substantive pricing update since they launched Office 365 a decade ago. This updated pricing reflects the increased value they have delivered to their customers over the past 10 years....

Primend to cooperate with Law Practice management software Amberlo

Primend to cooperate with Law Practice management software Amberlo

Amberlo is a cloud-based, fast, and easy to use law firm management software. Primend is known for supporting the idea of cooperation with outside partners to provide extra value for our customers. ...

Primend joined with Microsoft Advanced Support for Partners program!

Primend joined with Microsoft Advanced Support for Partners program!

We are proud to announce that from now on we can keep our customers even more satisfied than ever. We can provide prioritized support with a unique set of capabilities to quickly resolve technical problems on behalf of our customers by partnering with Microsoft. ...

Skype for Business Online retires in 6 months

Skype for Business Online retires in 6 months

Eighteen months ago, Microsoft announced the July 31, 2021 retirement of Skype for Business Online. ...

Meet Surface Laptop Go and Surface Pro X for Business

Meet Surface Laptop Go and Surface Pro X for Business

Whether your commute is across the house or across town, the PC continues to play an integral role in keeping all of us connected to our work, school, and lives – and each person in the household needs one....

Internet Explorer support ends

Internet Explorer support ends

Okay, support for IE11 security fixes will continue for years to come, but support for earlier versions is now completely gone. Microsoft has moved all development to the new Edge web browser. ...

Microsoft announces: Office 365 will have a new name Microsoft 365 

Microsoft announces: Office 365 will have a new name Microsoft 365 

Microsoft announced a change in Office 365 subscriptions for small and medium-sized businesses and to Office 365 ProPlus from April 21st, 2020 all these products will use the Microsoft 365 brand. ...

Primend’s Business Conference was a Success

Primend’s Business Conference was a Success

Primend’s Business Conference: Become Successful with BI concentrated on the topic of business intelligence and the benefits it can offer for every company. The interest towards the topic is increasing rapidly as was shown by the conference being, once again, fully booked....