A hosted Exchange Server or online Exchange Server offers a number of benefits over on-premise Exchange Server deployments. As a result, a lot of companies of all sizes – small, medium and large are planning, or already in process to move to hosted Exchange Server. You can choose Microsoft Online Service as a cloud platform to position your Exchange environment onto. This service is now known as Office 365. Benefits of Moving to Office 365 Office 365 provides one of the best hosted Read more...

More and more organizations are planning to move their content from legacy file systems to SharePoint on account of the significant benefits offered by it. LepideMigrator for Documents is an advanced solution to migrate content from File Servers, Exchange Public Folders, and Office 365 Public Folders to SharePoint on-premises, SharePoint Online/Office 365, and OneDrive. Below is a list of the top 10 features LepideMigrator for Documents: This Infographic is based on the Read more...

  Staying on top of compliance regulations is one of the most important tasks for all the organizations. IT departments of almost all organizations are always under pressure to meet the changing compliance requirements. Some of the common compliance requirements under which most organizations fall are SOX, HIPAA, GLBA, PCI DSS etc. SOX compliance was enacted to protect shareholders and general public from the accounting errors and malpractices which could result in financial loss to Read more...

  With a refreshing article presented few weeks back about IoT’ present scenario and how it is evolving with the proliferation of technology, better deal of interaction amongst people, entities, things, and the associated personal data; the entire IT ecosystem has accelerated from Big Data to Analytics. However, in order to let IoT evolve, it becomes important to focus on the key challenges, threats, and the opportunities that lie ahead. Now, I would like to move a step further by Read more...

When it comes to managing loads of user accounts also with email the first thing I think of is Microsoft Exchange. This is one of the main ways that a business will communicate. The email communication and all the mail dependent work will be interrupted if a serious damage occurs to the Exchange server. Here comes the importance of a recovery mechanism to restore the damaged Exchange server quickly. And the first program that came to my mind was Lepide Exchange Recovery Manager , this Read more...

Server systems are the pillars of an organization’s working environment, and they should be up and running at all times, without any interruptions. If a server crashes or goes down because of an unwanted change, users will not be able to work. Such problematic changes can be a result of IT administrator’s testing of a new policy in a live environment or because of unwelcome access. , this is very bad as it doubles because it loses both the company a lot of money and it has wasted the Read more...

More than 10 million servers all around the globe are running on Windows Server 2003. Support for the most used server OS is going to end on 14 July 2015. Afterwards, Microsoft will not release any service pack or update for this Operating System and will not provide any support to fix the technical issues you may face. It means the Windows Server currently being employed in an organization will be completely insecure in the absence of updates and technical support. Latest updates for Read more...

Are you using domain administrator accounts to manage Active Directory (AD) or support end-user devices? Here are some tips and best practices to help improve security and change control. It’s a common scenario. A new employee joins the IT department, and the first task is to provide them with access, often in the form of an account with domain administrator privileges. I’ve always found it somewhat curious that organizations often entrust strangers with the keys to their kingdom. What Read more...

Investing in securing data at rest on servers, and over-the-wire encryption is vital, but unless the devices used to access data are also effectively secured, all other efforts might be in vain. Many organizations consider their most important IT assets to be the servers that process the data that the business couldn’t operate without, employing sophisticated defenses to provide protection, including products such as LepideAuditor Suite. But ignoring basic best practices for end-user Read more...

IT audits are never fun, but surviving an IT audit is largely just a matter of being able to give the auditors the information that they ask for and being able to prove that you are adhering to established procedure. Of course there are many different types of IT audits and each has its own unique nuances, but there are some general best practices that tend to apply across the board. Document Your Internal Procedures and Follow Them One of the keys to surviving an IT audit is to document all Read more...