Microsoft 365 is a family of cloud-based software that is sold on a subscription basis.

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What Does It Cost?

What does it cost…?? Always a complicated question, but one we all get in any line of work. Many businesses are working on their budgets right now, so we thought we’d put together some IT common bundles for your staff and your office. There's a laptop for every budget!
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July 2020 Newsletter

BEI's monthly newsletter includes help for parents trying to manage kids online during the summer, information about Risk Assessments, our lunchtime webinar series (Vacation or Staycation, it’s All About Securing Yourself is next), Excel Tips and Tricks and more!
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June 2020 Newsletter

BEI's monthly newsletter includes Father's Day Gifts, an offer for a free Microsoft 365 Licensing Audit, WFH Technology policies, Excel Tips and Tricks Webinar, and Teams Tips.
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Microsoft 365 Suites - So many choices!

Microsoft offers many options for their subscription licensing - Microsoft Office 365. This table summarizes the options, features and pricing.

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Understanding & Optimizing Microsoft 365 Licensing

Most businesses have made the transition to Microsoft/Office…
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Online Meeting Tips and Tricks

We're attending LOTS of online meetings these days and have put together our favorite tips for Microsoft Teams and Zoom.

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Our favorite Outlook tips

Many of us spend lots of our day in Outlook, so any tips to make us more efficient are treasured. We’ve collected some of our favorites here. Find out all about them in this blog from BEI.

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Windows 7 End-of-Life – what's next?

Microsoft will stop issuing security updates/patches for Windows 7 and Server 2008. These security patches address vulnerabilities that Microsoft has found or that hackers have discovered. If you are in a regulated industry (e.g. HIPAA or FISMA) you will be considered non-compliant. So what should you be doing now?

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Checklist to Tie Up 2019 Technology

Before you make your resolutions for 2020 we thought we would help you take a minute to tie up essential technology details from 2019. If you haven’t gotten around to these, put them at the top of your 2020 list!
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6 ways to protect your business from phishing attacks

Phishing attacks are a huge threat to your business -- they are on the rise and becoming more sophisticated at extracting information by disguising their identity as a familiar source. Read our post to learn about six ways you can keep your business safe from phishing attacks.