Is Your Computer Being Held Hostage? What to Do.

Ransomware attacks happen more than you think. Back up data; keep security up to date and take on those hackers! These are just a few of the tips you'll get when you read this blog by security, privacy and identify theft expert, Robert Siciliano. Advanced threat protection is important, too.

Raising the Bar with End-to-End Security

With Microsoft, security can be simple once again. Microsoft 365 provides an intelligent security hub that works seamlessly across platforms, going far beyond Microsoft to Linux, Mac and others -- so you can manage mission-critical workloads with existing tools at your fingertips. Contact us to learn how Microsoft 365 helps keep your organization secure and productive.

Customer story: Microsoft Super Bowl Commercial: We All Win

When you're playing video games, you need the right tools to achieve success. That can be hard to do when you have specific needs. The game of life is no different. Having the right tools to connect your team and enable flexibility can transform the way you live and work. And modernizing your workplace can help your team collaborate and achieve more. Contact us today to learn how you can plan and adopt a winning modern workplace solution.

Customer story: Mikaila Ulmer me and the bees

Check out the sweetest story we've heard all day! Mikaila Ulmer opened a single lemonade stand, serving her great-grandmother's delicious lemonade and helping to save the bees at the same time. Over the years, her business has grown in popularity and size, and Mikaila has become an icon of young entrepreneurial spirit. Check out the whole story here, and contact us to learn how, with the right tools and applications in hand, anything is possible.

Improve Productivity with Windows and Office

Employees spend 50% more time collaborating with other employees. Yet many are still not working to their full potential because of disorganized collaboration, file sharing and decision-making processes. With Windows 10 and Office 365, you can collaborate in real time and leverage the intelligence of the cloud with the latest from Windows 10 and Office 365. Check out this infographic for a quick view of industry trends, pain points, proof points and more on how going modern with Microsoft improves productivity. To learn more, contact Concord Information Systems, LLC.

Customer story: IHG (InterContinental Hotel Group) grows and scales its global business with hybrid cloud

InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG) has over 5,000 locations around the world. With so many locations and on-premises legacy systems, IHG struggled to bring new technology to market quickly. That's why they adopted the cloud, which added control and a wallet-friendly price point. With a cloud-first model, you can bring new tech to customers faster and drive topline revenue growth just like IHG. Interested in learning more? Contact us today to find out how we can help you migrate to the cloud.

Customer story: Australian National University pioneers the next generation of genomics research by moving to the cloud

Australian National University is consistently ranked as one of the top 20 genomic research institutions. As pioneers of genomic research, they are growing the number of samples they use. As a result, their data and storage needs are growing, too. That's why cloud platforms like Azure are important for their research. With faster analysis and on-demand scaling, researchers can focus more on their projects and less on IT. Contact us today to learn more on how we can help you save time and scale.

Do more with Microsoft Teams

59% of workers are unsatisfied with meetings, and 57% feel meetings are unproductive. That's a lot of dissatisfied employees. If your team is feeling the effects of inefficient workplace solutions, consider modernizing. Take the first step in understanding where you can make improvements and contact the professionals at Concord Information Systems, LLC. We can help you identify inefficient processes that detract from employee productivity and adopt the right modern workplace solutions.

Customer Story: Think Up Consulting

Think Up Consulting is a young, fast-growing agency based in Greenville, South Carolina. The agency specializes in brand strategy, change management and strategic consulting to help global brands make deep, lasting connections with customers. For Think Up, the ability to ensure seamless communication and reliable security while maximizing productivity are musts. To support these priorities, the company chose Office 365 to streamline internal processes and dramatically reduce the number of emails employees send. A forward-thinking company, Think Up continues to explore and adapt new technology to help increase employee efficiency and better meet its customer's needs. We can help you do the same. Contact us to learn more.

Customer story: John's Crazy Socks shows the world what employees with disabilities can achieve

What color are your socks? John and his father, Mark, are trying to mix up your wardrobe and bring a smile to your face with bright, colorful, patterned socks. With a diverse staff of individuals with different abilities, John's Crazy Socks strives to show the world what is possible when you give people a chance. With a modern workplace solution, their team has the tools they need to grow their business and enable their workforce to achieve more.