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4 Key points to demystifying the Cloud

Posted by present on Feb 18, 2020 8:40:00 AM

If you are among most small to medium-sized businesses, limited budgets and reduced IT staff can hinder your ability to create and manage an IT infrastructure that supports the growth of your business. Cloud computing can help you solve this problem, providing you with easy and affordable access to IT resources and services over the Internet.

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Topics: Cloud

Uncover Blockchain Before Your Competitors Do

Posted by present on Feb 5, 2020 7:45:00 AM

Are you one of those for whom blockchain technology is still abstract? If so, I highly recommend this article since blockchain is one of the technologies to watch for in the years to come. In fact, it could even revolutionize several industries including banking and insurance.

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Topics: IT Innovation, Trends, blockchain

Migrating to the cloud: what is the cost of doing nothing?

Posted by present on Apr 30, 2019 11:45:00 AM

Over the last decades, the business world has redefined itself in an accelerated way. Today, more than ever before, entrepreneurs must quickly change the way they do business to keep pace and stay relevant to their customers.

Companies that resist change and have not followed suit unfortunately have paid the price.

88% of Fortune 500 companies in 1955 are no longer around today.

At that time, the life expectancy of a company was 60 years. It is now reduced to 20 years.

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Topics: IT infrastructure, Cloud, Digital transformation, CIO/IT leaders

Happy Holidays and warm wishes for 2019!

Posted by present on Dec 20, 2018 11:45:00 AM

We would like to take this opportunity to send you and yours our very best wishes for a joyous and safe holiday and a wonderful New Year!

Click below to view our holiday video message.

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Topics: Events

Best wishes for the holidays from the Present team!

Posted by present on Dec 19, 2017 11:45:00 AM

We would like to take this opportunity to send you and yours our very best wishes for a joyous and safe holiday and a wonderful New Year!

Our offices will be closed from December 23rd-January 1st, yet we are always available for any urgent situations.

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Topics: Events

6 reasons to entrust your Office 365 migration to a consultant

Posted by present on Oct 17, 2017 7:45:00 AM
Office 365 is a platform that brings together a suite of services and applications that aim to improve the efficiency of communications and business collaboration. Given all the available offers, it is a solution adapted to all sizes of companies.  When you plan to migrate to this platform, as many are,  hiring a consultant specializing in the field will help you get the most out of this rapidly evolving solution suite.

 

According to market intelligence regarding specialists in migration to Office 365, these skilled people are scarce and have limited availability. It is, incidentally, a common reason why migration projects in many companies are postponed. Fortunately, companies such as Present have expert consultants who are experienced in migrating to Office 365 and are ready to assist you. Here are 6 reasons to do business with a consultant specializing in migrations to Office 365. 

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Topics: IT infrastructure, CIO/IT leaders, Office 365

Microsoft Inspire: Digital transformation powered by collaboration

Posted by present on Jul 18, 2017 7:45:00 AM

Microsoft Inspire, the annual conference dedicated to Microsoft partners, was held from July 9 to 13. Eager to stay abreast of the best practices and innovations  in IT and digital transformation, we traveled to Washington to take part. Better known under its former name Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, the major event was very aptly renamed!  

The main strategic and technological orientations of the Seattle enterprise are firmly focused on the highest efficiency and best practices of collaboration. We share 5 key elements that we learnt at Microsoft Inspire (#MSInspire).

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Topics: Collaboration, Cloud, Digital transformation, CIO/IT leaders

Present to provide the International Space Station with IT managed services

Posted by present on Apr 1, 2017 12:01:00 AM

As a permanent outpost in outer space, the International Space Station serves as a stepping-stone for further space exploration. 

This laboratory, 250 miles above earth, needs a reliable and secure infrastructure so scientists can focus on their astronomical, environmental and geological research.  Additionally, as most other companies are experiencing, the ISS is tasked with the challenging necessity to constantly evolve and innovate in order to ‘do more with less’. 

Present is over the moon with excitement to announce they have been chosen to remotely monitor and manage the ISS infrastructure.

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Topics: Managed services

Happy holidays from the Present team!

Posted by present on Dec 21, 2016 10:00:00 AM

We would like to take this opportunity to send you and yours our very best wishes for a joyous and safe holiday and a wonderful New Year!

Our offices will be closed from December 24th-January 2nd, yet we are always available for any urgent situations.

Click below to view our holiday message.

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Topics: Events

The 6 key points of IBM Edge 2016, according to 3 Present experts

Posted by present on Oct 21, 2016 1:15:00 PM

This year, IBM Edge, which originally specialized in storage, has now included all IBM systems, a move both unique and significant. This collaboration of IBM infrastructure categories was a unique opportunity to understand the trends not only from a technological viewpoint, but also from a business viewpoint.

Louis de Grandpré, General Manager, Nicolas Brodeur, System Architect, and Michel Gaillardetz, Solutions Architect at Present, all agree on the following key points of this edition of IBM Edge.

  

Increase in the adoption of new IT models

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Topics: IT Innovation, IT infrastructure, Events, IBM

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