eGroup | Enabling Technologies Earns Microsoft AI Cloud Partner Program Solutions Partner Designation for Data & AI (Azure)

eGroup | Enabling Technologies Earns Microsoft AI Cloud Partner Program Solutions Partner Designation for Data & AI (Azure) November 16, 2023 — eGroup | Enabling Technologies, a 9x Microsoft Partner of the Year award winner and leading Managed Services Provider, is excited to announce that we have been recognized and endorsed by Microsoft through the Microsoft AI Cloud […]

eGroup | Enabling Technologies Releases Copilot for Microsoft 365 Launch Readiness Assessment

eGroup | Enabling Technologies Releases Copilot for Microsoft 365 Launch Readiness Assessment, Paving the Way for Next-Level Productivity and Collaboration [28, September 2023] – eGroup | Enabling Technologies, a 9x Microsoft Partner of the Year Award recipient, is thrilled to introduce the Copilot for Microsoft 365 Launch Readiness Assessment. Copilot for M365 is a groundbreaking […]

Summary of Announcements from Microsoft

Summary of Announcements from Microsoft A flurry of pricing info, new product innovations, and name changes have been announced in the past two weeks. Here’s a summary and some resources for your research and planning.   Microsoft 365 Copilot  Commercial pricing for Microsoft 365 Copilot was announced at $30/user/month. No release date information yet. Microsoft joined […]

AudioCodes SBC Configuration Update for Teams Direct Routing

UPDATE! AudioCodes SBC Configuration Update for Teams Direct Routing Introductions On October 26, 2022, AudioCodes published 0483 Product Notice – SBC Security Configuration update for Microsoft Teams Direct Routing. The article provides configuration information to mitigate a recently discovered vulnerability in the Session Border Controller (SBC) configuration for Teams Direct Routing that had been previously […]

How to Fearlessly Implement Your Zero Trust Strategy

How to Fearlessly Implement Your Zero Trust Strategy “Zero What?” So what does Zero Trust mean? Zero Trust has been a term that has been around a long time. Remember the X Files? Agent Molder would always tell his colleagues – “Trust no one”. That pretty much sums it up. You don’t trust anyone who […]

G-Suite Licensing No Longer Free For Students

G-Suite Licensing No Longer Free For Students Google has changed their strategy and is no longer providing Gmail and other apps for “free” to educational institutions. Their services are now moving to a recurring cost plan. In recent months, Google has changed their costing model for G-Suite (rebranded as Google Workspace). This service is no […]

Microsoft Teams Direct Routing and Mutual TLS Authentication

Microsoft Teams Direct Routing and Mutual TLS Authentication Introduction Microsoft Teams Direct Routing AudioCodes Session Border Controllers (SBCs) have usually been setup using one-way TLS (Transaction Layer Security) authentication. Enabling mutual TLS authentication has always been an option. Enabling Technologies (a division of eGroup) has two (2) primary mantras when it comes to application and […]

InSite Moves from Skype to Microsoft Teams Voice

InSite Moves from Skype to Microsoft Teams Voice Competing in the commercial real estate market takes constant communication and 24×7 availability. For InSite Real Estate, L.L.C., Microsoft Teams is providing reliable phone and collaboration services from the cloud. As a leading commercial real estate and industrial developer, InSite buys, custom-develops, and then operates income-producing real estate. InSite owns […]

Seven Steps for Successful Incident Response Tabletop Exercises

Seven Steps for Successful Incident Response Tabletop Exercises A tabletop exercise simulates real world scenarios, stress testing the readiness of the participants to execute their procedures to respond to cyber incidents. eGroup | Enabling Technologies has been conducting Incident Response Tabletop Exercises for over two years now. The interest level has spiked of late, likely […]

The People Benefit of the Cloud: Retain Your Talent!

The People Benefit of the Cloud: Retain Your Talent! In recent posts, I have written about how the cloud benefitted my former organizations (in general and financially).  The most important asset I had as an IT leader, though, was our people.  Keeping them happy was paramount, and especially so in today’s technology job market.  Here, […]