Charley Lingerfelt

TamGroup Service Delivery Director
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Reduce Downtime: Design Your System Around Business Availability

Posted by Charley Lingerfelt

10/30/14 2:16 PM

 

When you have real-time data streams, like satellite tracking, and so much other real-time data, the cost to recover and rebuild that data is high. A one hour system outage can require several hours to rebuild/restore operations and recreate lost data. In the meantime, the rest of the business starts falling behind.One of our TMW clients with a fleet of under 200 trucks quanitfied the cost of a system outage at $50,000 per hour.

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Office 365 Series: Deployment Strategies

Posted by Charley Lingerfelt

8/1/14 8:00 AM

 Great! You're ready to make the investment and migration to Office 365. Where do you start?

There are three major kinds of deployment and integration approaches when it comes to Office 365. We've seen the number of users and mailbox size are the primary drivers to determine which deployment strategy to use.

 

 

 

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Topics: Microsoft

Office 365 Series: Capabilities & FAQs

Posted by Charley Lingerfelt

7/28/14 8:00 AM

Moving and updating a business system can cause a lot of anxiety within an organization and as an administrator, you want to get ahead of all the questions that come along with migrating systems. More specifically with Office 365, the flexibility to subscribe to one or multiple services to acquire certain functionality requires greater knowledge of your existing and future system. Microsoft has changed the service bundling, discounts and tiering rapidly as it changed to market conditions to increase adoption.

 

 

 

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Topics: Microsoft

Office 365 Series: Why choose Office 365?

Posted by Charley Lingerfelt

7/25/14 8:00 AM

Has your organization considered migrating to Office 365 but the timing hasn't been right or you're having a tough time justifying the implementation? With the Office 365 Series, we'll take you through some key areas of consideration and implementation with Microsoft's strong push to move businesses to this subscription-based model.

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Topics: Microsoft

Steps to Avoid IE Security Vulnerability

Posted by Charley Lingerfelt

5/1/14 2:40 PM

Microsoft is warning users of Internet Explorer of active attacks exploiting a previously unknown security flaw in all versions of IE. By browsing to a hacked or malicious site, the vulnerability can silently install malicious software without any input or actions from the user.

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Topics: News & Opinion

IT Managed Service Series: What steps are necessary for successfully converting to managed IT services?

Posted by Charley Lingerfelt

2/10/14 11:00 AM

Step 1: Self Assess

If you are interested in seeing what a managed services provider can do for your organization it is best practice to first conduct a self-assessment of your current IT capability. This will allow you to compare your internal cost and quality to a provider's offering.

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Topics: Optimization, Digital Business Evolution, Managed Services

Managed IT Services Series: What are Managed Services?

Posted by Charley Lingerfelt

11/26/13 11:00 AM

Company A: Classic IT Service

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Topics: Optimization, Digital Business Evolution, Managed Services