Protect your business with advanced security from Microsoft 365 Business

We get it: running a small business is no small task. We know your customers have no shortage of security concerns, whether it be preventing data loss or ensuring information-rights management.

Good news! Now, with security solutions from Microsoft 365 Business, you can have peace of mind knowing your business is defended against all manner of cyberattacks.

Need help paving the way to a more secure future for your company? Check out this infographic and contact us to learn more about our unique security solutions.

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The NQCranes Story—Game Changing Microsoft Cloud ERP


Stephen Goodson, IT manager at NQCranes, worked with his Microsoft partner to envision and create an ideal tomorrow for his company—a future that successfully connected their 60 technicians to their more than 15,000 pieces of equipment. After trying several different applications, Microsoft 365 Business Central was the only whole platform that could be fully integrated to meet their needs.

After choosing Microsoft 365 Business Central, the comprehensive, cloud ERP platform for mid-sized enterprises, the entire company was able to access data quickly, eliminate many manual processes, and improve visibility across all reporting.

A Day in the Life of a Construction Pro with Microsoft Teams

Sofia is a construction company superintendent who works at multiple sites and uses Teams to keep her schedule and projects all in one place. View this infographic to get a glimpse of a day in Sofia’s life — and how she uses productivity, collaboration, BI and enterprise mobility tools in Teams to stay on track.

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Employee empowerment bears fruit

Early adopters of Office 365, Fruit of the Loom uses Microsoft Teams to combine tools that allow 30,000 associates to collaborate across locations and countries around the world.

The video in this article tells the Fruit of the Loom story — showing that no company is too established to transform. Watch it to discover how Microsoft Teams empowers employees to effectively express ideas and unlock creativity by bringing together chat, meeting, calling, Office 365 apps and third-party tools — all in one place.

In a world where enterprise-grade security and compliance are non-negotiable, Microsoft Teams gives Fruit of the Loom the protection it needs to create a secure culture of knowledge sharing and creativity.

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Customer Story: NQ Cranes customers come first with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central


At NQ Cranes, the implementation of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central was a total success.

Not only did the business flow automation immediately reduce time on internal processes, but it also allowed more time for client management. Stephen Goodson, IT Manager at NQ Cranes touches on Business Central selection, implementation, and results—asserting that they were able to spend less time on internal processes and devote more time to account management.

Increase employee engagement by increasing your engagement with employees

An “engaged employee” is defined as an individual who is involved in, enthusiastic about, and committed to their work and workplace—in other words, an employee that every company would love to call its own.

And yet, according to a Gallup poll, only 3 out of every 10 employees are actively engaged at work, a statistic that no employer would want to call its own. So how can businesses change this? In his Forbes article entitled “Cultivating Employee Engagement With Emotional Connection,” author Louis Carter asserts that if companies want employees to be actively engaged with their jobs, then the company needs to be actively engaged with its employees—and that means making an emotional connection that lets employees know their opinions, contributions, and input are both appreciated and highly valued.

Read the full article to learn Mr. Carter’s advice for companies that want to improve their business by improving their communication with employees.

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Making it rain with SunCulture and Microsoft Azure


Whether they’re located in Europe, the United States, South America, or Africa, any farmer will tell you that the most vital ingredient to a successful crop yield is water. But for a smallholder farmer like Monica Riitho in the Kenyan village of Matanya, there’s an even bigger challenge: gaining access to water in the first place, and then efficiently managing water consumption to maximize crop output.

In the past, Monica would have to manually pump water from her well, then physically carry it to whatever plants needed watering—a hugely inefficient process that resulted in consistently low yields. But thanks to the RainMaker solar-powered pump and irrigation system, created by SunCulture and running on a Microsoft Azure-based IoT platform with Azure machine learning tools, Monica is spending up to 17 fewer hours per week manually pumping and carrying water, water consumption and distribution is much more efficient, and crop yields have risen significantly.

Watch this fascinating video to learn how Microsoft’s technical and financial support of SunCulture is not only helping Monica and other smallholder farmers like her to thrive, but is also enabling the Kenya-based business to scale up its solutions and expand across Africa and neighboring regions.