As organizations move to a remote-enabled workforce, the need to update security controls is critical to ensuring that employees can continue operating in a secure environment.To enable the right access, the right applications and the right data, remote security teams must regain visibility and oversight of external and internal threats.
Whether supporting front-line workers or enabling teams to work remotely for the first time, business continuity and collaboration requires the right security controls so that critical information is not only communicated but protected from data leaks and breaches.
What you will learn:
- How to leverage Remote Access solutions to securely connect your employees to corporate resources
- How Identity Management can help reduce the risk of malicious users
- Best Practices for ensuring Endpoint Security provides the right visibility
- Leveraging Managed Services and Incident Response Services to increase your security profile
- Data Protection Best Practices
RecordedApr 9 202053 mins
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Do you plan to modernize your data strategy but aren’t sure where to start? Softchoice invites you to a deep-dive exploration of how to migrate apps & databases to the cloud. We’ll delve into important aspects of Data Modernization process and the value of migrating workloads to Azure. This workshop will help answer questions like "How to select the proper migration tool? How to bring data visualization to life with Power BI?"
Learn how moving your SQL Server setup to the cloud will make your business more efficient and secure. What we’ll cover:
Data Migration overview, Migration triggers, SQL Server Migration Destinations and TCO value in Azure
Data Migration tools, frameworks , picking a pilot application and database to migrate
Using Azure Migrate, Data Migration Assistant, and Azure Data Migration Service
Overview of Power BI, Deployment process, and typical Azure BI architecture
Many organizations are working to resume full or partial operations in the coming weeks and months, but without the right technology solutions to enable secure infection control, they may face challenges doing so safely. Learn more about how Softchoice and Dell Thermal Vision Solutions are ready to help meet these needs, from best practices, implementation to use cases.
Planning for the future is more important now than ever. Software has reduced the footprint of the “office desk” and made it possible to work anytime and from anywhere. Hear from experts at Softchoice, Apple and Jamf how to best empower your employees with the adoption of modern collaboration tools.
Do you plan to modernize your data strategy but aren’t sure where to start? Softchoice invites you to a deep-dive exploration of how to migrate apps & databases to the cloud. This session will delve into important aspects of Data Modernization process and the value of migrating workloads to Azure.
This workshop will cover:
- Data Migration overview, Migration triggers, SQL Server Migration Destinations and TCO value in Azure
- Data Migration tools, frameworks , picking a pilot application and database to migrate
- Using Azure Migrate, Data Migration Assistant, and Azure Data Migration Service
- Overview of Power BI, Deployment process, and typical Azure BI architecture
According to research by Softchoice, 57% of IT leaders have exceeded their cloud budget at one point or another. Twenty percent have exceeded it by more than 20%.
Any organization investing in the cloud, to any extent, can experience cost overruns. Cost optimization in the cloud is a universal issue, whether using Microsoft or another provider. The budgetary practices that made sense in the era of on-premises (CapEx) computing are exactly the opposite of what’s required to run cloud efficiently (OpEx). However, in the cloud, because resources are flexible, the opposite approach is optimal.
What you will learn:
- Best practices for creating a balanced cloud budget
- How your cloud maturity can impact cloud cost management
- Understanding cloud cost optimization techniques to reduce costs
- How to implement a Cloud Cost Management practice
Over the past few months, organizations of all sizes have had to quickly shift focus to remote work. In many cases, that means quickly giving users remote access to their corporate desktops and important applications, so that they can be productive immediately and ensure they are not waiting to acquire new hardware or to redirect internal capacity. Learn how Windows Virtual Desktop built on Azure can quickly provision and scale virtual desktops & applications faster than was previously possible.
Topics covered include:
- Explore how to gain speed, agility, and cost savings by only paying for desktop consumption when you need it
- What do you need to get started with WVD
- Demo – Features and Functionality
- How Softchoice & Microsoft can help set up your WVD environment in Azure
As governments plan to gradually reopen workplaces and public spaces, returning to work safely will require a holistic strategy that pulls together technology, facilities, and human resources groups as well as senior leaders.
Learn how HP Inc. and Meridian have teamed up to develop touchless solutions to protect the health and safety of both employees and your customers by identifying anyone with a temperature and monitoring their access to the facility.
We will cover:
– How Personnel Management Health Kiosks work
– How you can monitor and manage your kiosk deployment from remote locations
– How Softchoice can help you to plan ahead and keep your employees safe as the work environment transforms
What can a small or medium business (SMB) gain from a well-planned and well-executed migration to the cloud?
As you consider your options for bringing your SMB into the cloud era, Google Cloud deserves your consideration.
During this webinar we will look at what the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) can deliver across four major categories:
- Google Scale: Search, YouTube, and Gmail Paved the Way
- Security by Default: A Multilayered Approach Built on Experience
- Managed Services: Taking Cloud Convenience to New Heights
- Hybrid and Multi-Cloud: Meeting Customer Where They are Today
Softchoice will work with you to understand the technical and business requirements of your small or medium business and find the right cloud services to meet them. As a Google Cloud partner, our team of industry-leading solution architects can provide the specialized knowledge and expertise to guide your GCP implementation.
It has become more important than ever before to help our customers and prospects stay connected and productive. During these Virtual Workshops, Softchoice and Google Meet experts shared how Google Meet can be deployed with or without an existing G Suite license, as well as the advanced enterprise-grade features that are available. They also covered how *Softchoice’s Google Meet Kickstart offer can help you in implementing Google Meet, delivering security, quality, and reliability at scale. The enterprise-grade Google Meet video conferencing tool is free through September 30, 2020.
*Funding is available for those who qualify (project must begin before July 31, 2020)
The experts from Softchoice covered the following during the workshops:
Get Started with Google Meet – a LIVE demo of enterprise-grade features
Reliable, high quality meetings with robust security & privacy protection
Meetings that are easy to join and create, wherever you are
Deep integrations with G Suite & other tools
Introduction to G Suite features that enhance the Google Meet experience
New Features: Tile layout, enterprise security, 250 meeting attendees and up to 1 TB Drive storage
Did you know you may be spending 20 to 40% too much on the cloud?
Cloud provider billing can be a challenge to understand. This presents obstacles in terms of forecasting, administering chargebacks and optimizing costs.
Without the right tools and understanding of the data, the results are overspending, man-hours wasted on reconciliation and stalled cloud adoption.
Softchoice’s Azure Practice Lead, Skip Purdy, will take you through a virtual cloud governance workshop:
You’ll learn how:
• To streamline your monthly cloud bill for easy analysis and chargebacks
• To incur quick monthly savings with minimal planning and impact
• The right upfront investments will yield greater savings in the long-term
Anti-virus and firewall are not enough. Learn how a co-managed SIEM prevents, detects, and responds to ensure your customers have true cybersecurity protection.
What you will learn:
What is co-managed SIEM, from a simple home analogy visual
How Netsurion’s co-managed services support and simplify compliance management
What Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) and MITRE ATT&CK mean to you and your customers
Tim Figueredo, National Account Manager, APC by Schneider Electric
With the tremendous growth of cloud as a driver for edge environments, companies across industries are deploying IT in remote offices without sufficient space, staff, visibility, and security. Further, these deployments don’t always match the speed of the compute (or business) needs. In this 30-minute session, we’ll review how APC by Schneider Electric addresses these issues—with a new offering around software monitoring and our fully integrated and Cisco-certified racks.
Whether you’re new to Microsoft Azure or are looking to expand your current Azure footprint, you will realize the need for controls to restrict users’ ability to modify certain environments. Learn how Ansible on Azure gives you an enterprise framework for controlling, securing and automating cloud at scale.
You’ve heard about the Dark Web. Now, take a guided tour devoted to the internet’s dark side. Find out just how easy it can be to buy fake websites, phishing kits and more — as well as how to protect yourself and your data from cybercriminals.
Deep Web vs. Dark Web: What’s the difference?
What’s for sale, and who’s buying and selling
How cybercriminals take advantage of anonymous networks
What steps to take to protect your data
It falls to IT to empower users and enable digital transformation. But today there are four generations and many personas together in a workspace that’s evolved beyond the traditional office. Software has reduced the footprint of the “office desk” and made it possible to work anytime, anywhere with any device. Working with Softchoice provides you with a simple, end-to-end experience for adopting and managing modern ways to work. Empower employees with easy and effective collaboration.
Eric Ross, Manager, Channel Sales Canada, Jabra Aurangzeb Khan, Senior Vice President, Intelligent Vision Systems, Jabra
As companies embrace a flexible work culture, many employers continue to grapple with a strategy to enable collaborative discussions, increase employee productivity and ensure adoption of virtual tools. This high-quality collaboration requires high quality video and audio that enables functionality for multiple types of workers. Join us as we hear from Aurangzeb Khan, founder of PanaCast, who will share his expert insight and vision for the Jabra PanaCast to be the world-class solution for virtual meetings. We’ll dive into the plug-and-play technology that allows quick and easy collaboration that boosts productivity and brings remote workers closer together.
Bob Knepp, Senior Global Alliance Manager, LogiTech Ross Haven, Leader Microsoft Modern Workplace, Softchoice
As a business leader, are you set up for business continuity given any situation that presents itself? Remote work is uncomfortable, but it is still possible to unleash the power of your people and continue with a fully productive workforce.
Mike Storm, Distinguished Engineer, Security Business Group, Cisco
In a time of uncertainty, you need a Cybersecurity solution with your best interests in mind. The ability to secure your environment is critical while simplifying, adding value faster than anyone else, and is extremely easy to use, is paramount. This presentation will show you how to achieve simplified and highly effective Security Operations in a very complex security deployment regardless of the underlying tools your organization has invested in.
Softchoice Technical Architect Team lead by Director, Chris Pratapas
Join Softchoice’s panel of Security Experts as we have an open discussion on the challenges of remote work in a complex cybersecurity landscape. The world has changed rapidly over the past few months and we are here to discuss the changes, share the lessons we have learned and share advice on how we can all move forward.
John MacDonald, Head of Americas Productivity & Collaboration Specialists, Google
With the recent imposed changes of COVID-19, everyone is adjusting the way that they interact in the workplace, with their families and with their friends. We will examine the trends that have contributed to the current technological landscape for communication and collaboration and some of the changes we can expect to see in the near and medium term.