Don’t Panic! M365 Admin’s Guide to the Modern Auth Upgrade

There’s a date looming large for Microsoft 365 administrators: October 1. That’s the date Microsoft cuts off Basic Authentication for Application Integration and will require that your 365 environment run Modern Application Authentication.   For iland and 11:11 Systems customers and partners who have Microsoft 365 backup, this is especially important. Why? Because all of your…

365 Backup licensing update

Closing the Gap

Updates to Microsoft 365 backup licensing There are more than 1.2 billion Microsoft Office users on this planet. For those of you who need some context, that’s more than four times the population of the United States (330,000,000+) but not quite the population of India (1.3 billion+). Also noteworthy, more than a million companies are…

Why DR will matter even more in 2022

During 2021 IT teams had to adjust to excessive amounts of change while protecting critical operations from unprecedented threats driven by Covid, natural disasters, supply chain interruptions, and human resource shortages. Ransomware, growing data sprawl, hybrid working were some of the developments newly introduced in 2021. With 2022, these developments will continue to make a…

Surviving the Data Protection Horror Show

Whether you’re fending off Michael Myers or ransomware, common-sense solutions are often effective at keeping yourself and your critical data safe. After a week spent polishing off leftover Halloween candy, binge-watching scary movies, and delaying the inevitable Holiday-season push, I had an odd thought: Protecting your data is a lot like protecting yourself in a…

Data Growth Tests Backup Capabilities

Have you heard the big news? Data is growing at an insane pace. Ok ok, this isn’t really news, we all hear this almost every day. But what many people don’t realize is that one of the guiltiest culprits behind data growth is actually backup data. Organizations today face numerous and consistently changing backup challenges…