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Dynamics 365: The next evolution of Dynamics CRM

When people think about Dynamics CRM, they naturally think about the out-of-the-box features: sales, service and marketing. It hasn’t necessarily come across as a powerful app development platform – the inclusion of CRM in the title hasn’t helped. With all of the recent add-ons and changes, it came as little surprise when Microsoft recently announced it… Read more…

Single sign-on myths: 5 common misconceptions busted!

Dispelling single sign-on (SSO) myths is important. Scepticism from IT managers and security staff means businesses are missing out on a relatively simple opportunity to enhance protection and reduce costs. It’s time to expose some misconceived ideas and opinions on a crucial identity and access technology. Exposing the lies about SSO Using single sign-on means… Read more…

Office 365 DirSync has been replaced: The clock is ticking for businesses

News of an Office 365 DirSync replacement was hardly surprising. Microsoft has been making changes to the Office 365 environment at an unprecedented rate. While the majority of these updates have affected the services users access, the way that identities synchronise has also changed. As of 13 April 2017, DirSync will no longer be supported,… Read more…

Azure AD B2C explained: What we’ve learned so far

Azure Active Directory B2C has been advertised as a potential game changer for business to consumer organisations. Built on Microsoft’s leading cloud identity platform, Azure AD, businesses can improve consumer connections whilst offering enterprise-grade security for their identities. With improving the customer experience and data protection competing for primacy in most organisations, it’s clearly an… Read more…

Office 365 and Windows 10: There’s no need to be scared

Productive, mobile and with a shiny new device – there’s no need to be scared with Office 365 and Windows 10. I am truly a digital nomad. My experience with Office 365 and Windows 10 OCG works with and assists organisations in implementing Office 365, Windows 10 and Azure. We use all the latest technology,… Read more…

The business case for Microsoft Azure

Putting a business case together to obtain funding for any project can be tricky. Whilst you may see the business benefits of adopting Microsoft Azure, you will likely need to prove them to your management team. With 120,000 new Azure customer subscriptions per month, it’s clearly becoming an ever more popular choice across the business… Read more…

Oxford Computer Group recognised as finalist for 2016 Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Partner of the Year Award

Oxford Computer Group today announced it has been named a finalist in the 2016 Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Partner of the Year Award. The company was honoured among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology. “This award is recognition of our excellent… Read more…

Team OCG cycling to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support

An OCG team, including MD Neil Coughlan, will be taking part in the Dragon Ride L’Etape Wales by le Tour de France on Saturday, 4 June 2016. They will be raising money for the Macmillan Cancer Support charity, which does great work to help people who have been affected by cancer. The race is on for… Read more…

The cloud myths that are holding your business back

The media hype surrounding various cloud-based platforms has created a number of myths in the business world. Data privacy, security and losing control of IT infrastructure are all high on the list of concerns for many IT professionals. These fears are heightened by misleading rumours and inaccurate stories, which can negatively affect the way organisations… Read more…