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Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams

Welcome to the Insync Technology Teamwork Hub

Here you will learn all the tips, tricks and potential hurdles for transitioning from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams among other Teamwork related content. Whether you’re a Business Leader, or Tech expert, you will find all your HOW questions here from a variety of blogs, videos, ebooks, and more. If it gets too much and you feel the overwhelm brewing, of course we are happy to help via our Teamwork Assessment, or Microsoft Teams Accelerator sessions.

Insync Technology appointed as Acano Lync specialist partner

Insync Technology is pleased to announce its appointment as one of the foundation Acano partners for the Australian marketplace. Insync ...

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Discover how your organisation could benefit from our “Teamwork:Modern Communication and Collaboration” 2-day workshop where we take you through our pre-assessment, workshop, and roadmap.

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Insync Technology wins national accolade from Microsoft Australia

Today, Insync Technology proudly announces it has won the MAPA 2015 Microsoft Australia Partner Award for Emerging Partner of the Year. ...

Insync News

The great Office 365 Australia migration begins

Microsoft has begun the process of migrating Australian Office 365 customers to its data centres in Sydney and Melbourne, nine months ...

Insync News

Acano expands partner ecosystem in Australia

Acano expands their partner ecosystem in Australia with the addition of Vizcom in WA. This neatly rounds out their geographical coverage of ...

Industry News

Load balancer firm Kemp signs four Aussie resellers

Load balancer vendor Kemp Technologies has expanded its footprint in the Australian channel, signing up four new local partners. The vendor ...

Insync News

Detox your IT Infrastructure

We all know how important is it to keep our IT infrastructure clean and working efficiently – a well-oiled machine will let you focus on ...

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Your IT Fitness Plan

It’s a widely known fact that technology is virtually hardwired into in the workplace. A good IT infrastructure will be well structured and ...

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Microsoft overhauls Enterprise Agreements in licensing shakeup

Microsoft is making major changes to volume licensing as its steers away from Enterprise Agreements (EAs) and toward newer, more flexible ...

Insync News

How to assess security, compliance and privacy capabilities in Office 365

We are committed to providing our customers with best practice IT solutions and transparency for these solutions. In keeping with both ...

Privacy and Compliance Office 365

Adopt and Embrace: Skype for Business Adoption

Gone are the days where you could just deploy it… and they will come.  Well, almost – particularly when it comes to Skype for Business. In ...

Skype for Business Unified Communications Adopt and Embrace

How to Enable Cloud PBX & Modern Voice (PSTN Calling) in Office365

"I didn't know it could do that!" is a phrase we hear all to often. With all the trappings of the amazing technology utilised in the Modern ...

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RealPresence Trio 8800 Review

We hate the saying ‘game changer’ – it’s one of those words that doesn’t really mean anything and people bandy about from time to time. But ...

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Change the Acano welcome screen using PowerShell

We came across this great article from Ståle Hansen of MSUnified.net - it's another great blog teaching you how to use your technology to ...

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Skype for Business SDN Interface 2.4 Released with Powershell Provisioning

This is an article from TOM ARBUTHNOT of Tom Talks. To view the original article, please visit this page. It’s been seven months since the ...

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How do I configure Office 365 ProPlus for download of Office 2016 or Office 2013?

Since February 23rd 2016, most Office 365 users download Office 2016 as the default version from portal.office.com. Office 365 ...

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How to work from home and look good doing it

In the last decade, the mobile workforce has increased by more than 100 percent—not that surprising when we consider the abundant ...

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ANNOUNCEMENTS: Skype for Business and Office 365 - from Enterprise Connect 16

I tuned in to the live Skype Broadcast (so cool) of Enterprise Connect 2016 held in Orlando, Florida. Microsoft live streamed the keynote ...

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New reporting portal in the Office 365 admin center

Understanding how your users are using Office 365 is extremely important to you as an Office 365 admin. It allows you to efficiently ...

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Using Technology to Boost Productivity in your Meetings

With technology the way it is in the world today, in person get togethers are no longer the only way to meet with clients, suppliers, staff ...

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Lync SBA/SBS, Response Groups and TCP 5071

Recently, I came across an issue that was affecting Lync 2013 SBA homed users after the re-IP addressing of a Lync 2013 Enterprise Edition ...

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Hyper-V VMs losing network connectivity? Beware VMQ…

Consider the following scenario: You’ve deployed your Virtual Machines on Hyper-V hosts that are running Windows Server 2012 or 2012 R2. ...

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Deploy Office Online Server with Skype for Business

Microsoft has released the next version of the Office Web Apps (WAC) server, and it’s had a name change. It’s now known as Office Online ...

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Preload attachments for a Skype for Business meeting

Get a quick start to Skype for Business meetings by preloading meeting attachments when you set up your online meeting in Outlook. That ...

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BYOD vs CYOD vs COPE

With the advent of smart phones and tablets and the rise and popularity of the mobile workforce, BYOD became the buzz word synonymous with ...

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Skype for Business: The New Look for 2016

Most of us know Skype for Business (or at the very least, Skype) but what you may not know is that Skype for Business (SfB) has an awesome ...

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Provisioning Polycom Trio 8800s

Late last year saw the release of Polycom’s latest Lync/Skype for Business certified conference phone: the Polycom Trio 8800. Polycom also ...

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Technology for Small Meeting Rooms

As modern workplaces become more and more familiar with advantages in meetings technology, we’re seeing less of an emphasis in large ...

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Use offline messaging in Skype for Business

You can now send Skype for Business messages to your contacts even if they are not signed in.This feature lets your contacts know that you ...

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A Guide to Understanding Cloud PBX

With the onset of a mobile workforce, connecting callers has become a little trickier than it used to be. In the past, workers were ...

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Upgrading Polycom VVX Handsets using a Custom Server Setup

I recently worked with a customer who makes use of over one hundred Polycom VVX410 handsets. Problem There was a requirement to upgrade all ...

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Top 5 questions regarding the move to the Australia Datacentres for Office 365 Customers

This article was originally written by Marnie Fulmer. To read the original, view this link. Microsoft previously announced that they would ...

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Three pieces of technology your organisation can’t do without in 2016/17

We’ve crossed the finish line for the 2015/16 financial year, and we’ve seen some very interesting technological advancements made ...

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Why Do You Ignore Your Check Engine Light?

How long would you drive your brand new car around with the “Check Engine” light flashing on your dashboard? One hour? One day? One week? ...

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Microsoft extends Voice Conferencing solutions footprint to Australia

Article from Microsoft - read original article here Re-imagine the way you connect to get work done. Each year, organisations spend ...

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The Modern School

Technology has changed the way we work and operate, at home, at work and yes… at school. In our personal lives, almost everyone has access ...

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SharePoint Online: Data Retention and Preservation Policies

We recently had a question from a customer who wanted to know how they would go about backing up their SharePoint Online data. For the ...

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Automate, Automate, Automate! The Gateway to the Modern Workplace

When websites were first introduced as a business tool, we all knew of the (sometimes very vocal) opinions of its detractors. “They’ll ...

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Automation for Professional Services

Professional services organisations could arguably be the most time aware people in the workforce today, due in no small part to the fact ...

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Modernise your school with Skype for Business & Cloud PBX

Last week, Damien Margaritis, our UC Expert, presented a webinar for Microsoft covering Skype for Business and Cloud PBX for the school ...

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Insync Technology: Riding the wave while ‘drinking from a fire hydrant’

Originally published on: http://www.crn.com.au/feature/insync-technology-riding-the-wave-while-drinking-from-a-fire-hydrant-436472 The past ...

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Health Check for Azure

Disclaimer: This article will challenge your thinking on traditional ICT infrastructure! One REALLY common question I get asked as ...

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What is Azure?

As a solutions provider, with a company full of amazing tech-minded experts, we can sometimes take for granted that whilst we understand ...

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Skype for Business Network Assessment Tool - How to run on Server 2012 R2 OS

Skype for Business Network Assessment Tool (Free) – Running on Server OS A few days ago Microsoft released a free Skype for Business Online ...

Skype for Business Unified Communications Updates

Cloud Connector Edition - Removing a site?

I was implementing a small Proof of Concept on Skype for Business Cloud Connector Edition (CCE) for a customer and I uncovered some odd ...

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Office 365 Australian Datacentre Move

Just days remain for customers to opt-in for Office 365 Australian Datacentre move We are all rapidly approaching the 31 October deadline ...

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Skype for Business Server 2015 – Incorrect phone number displayed in contact card

Recently, I deployed a full Skype for Business Server 2015 solution with Enterprise Voice for a customer. They already had IM & Presence on ...

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New Skype for Business 2016 look and feel coming your way…

Article taken from Technet. View the original article here. What is happening? The user interface on the Skype for Business 2016 C2R (click ...

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Skype for Business announces new Mac client and new mobile sharing experiences

Original article can be found here. Today, we are pleased to announce that Skype for Business Mac is now publicly available for download. ...

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Office Install Toolkit

The Office Install Toolkit is the hidden gem for Office 365 Pro Plus deployment and configuration. No more writing custom XML templates ...

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CRN Fast50

We’re proud to announce that for the second year running, Insync Technology has been included in the CRN Fast50 as one of the fastest ...

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Moving Insync to Melbourne!

Just kidding! It’s not as drastic as it sounds. We had our company Christmas Party over the weekend. Normally this involves flying our ...

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Who are Australia’s 50 fastest growing tech companies?

The technology industry continues to go from strength to strength in Australia, with customer-centric solutions dominating the Deloitte ...

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Cisco Spark Bots chatting to…. Microsoft Teams?!?

Now, it’s odd for a Microsoft partner to want to integrate these two platforms but given they are both the new kids on the block for ...

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Why Should You Upgrade To Office 365 E5?

For any organisation with over 200 users, the prospect of upgrading to Office 365 E5 should be an enticing one. While it may seem to cost a ...

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Skype for Business Online PSTN Conferencing: Why it’s such a big deal

The increase in mobility of people in the workforce has given rise to a host of amazing virtual meeting options - including options for ...

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Insync Technology added to Microsoft’s exclusive Surface Hub reseller list

Insync Technology is pleased to announce that it has been appointed as a Surface Hub partner to meet increased demand from customers for ...

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Deploying Sonus CloudLink: Missing $dnsName in the certificate $CertFullName

When deploying Cloud Connector Edition, I would have to say that Sonus' CloudLink offering has made life a lot easier. A single 1RU ...

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​Insync Technology deploys Surface Hub devices to Queensland Council

Insync Technology has capitalised on the growing need for collaboration across expansive regional areas, through rolling out eight ...

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Microsoft PSTN Conferencing Savings

Since Microsoft PSTN Conferencing was released on September 2016, we’ve seen steady take up of the offering – particularly if you were a ...

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Skype for Business: Cloud PBX Tenant Dial Plans Have Landed

Within the on-premises world, dial plans have been around for quite some time, and not just within OCS/Lync/Skype for Business. For most ...

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Provisioning Polycom Trio 8800s - A Better Way

In a previous blog, I walked through how to ensure Trio meeting room devices received the right configuration file from the Polycom ...

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How to run a successful startup - Interview with Nathan Belling

We interview our General Manager and founding partner, Nathan Belling, to get his thoughts on how to successfully navigate starting a ...

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Inside Insync: Stuart Moore

Get inside Insync in this great interview with Sales and Marketing director, Stuart Moore:

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Inside Insync: Alex Petrakis

Get to know one of our identity engineers - Alex Petrakis. Watch right until the end for the bonus round... Hope you enjoy!

Inside Insync: Alex Laurie

Get to know one of our senior Office 365 engineers - Alex Laurie. Enjoy!

Polycom RealConnect for Office 365: Why it’s an even bigger deal

In a previous blog, I discussed the added benefit of PSTN Conferencing capabilities when used in conjunction with Skype for Business ...

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Change to Extension Manipulation with Sonus SBC Edge v6.1.3 (SBC1000/2000)

Last week, Sonus released software version 6.1.3 build 474 for their SBC Edge 1000/2000 session border controllers. Whilst I don't usually ...

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Insync Technology increases Microsoft investment with addition of Alliance Manager

Microsoft cloud integrator and modern workplace specialist appoints Microsoft Alliance Manager to engage with Microsoft to drive continued ...

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Digital Transformation, Schmansformation

Digital transformation is something spoken of a lot yet not necessarily fully understood. Quite a lot of our customers believe digital ...

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Guest Access for Microsoft Teams Has Landed

Since its inception, there's been one feature at the top of most people's Microsoft Teams wish list: Guest access. Today, I can report that ...

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Introducing the Polycom Trio 8500 Conference Phone

Towards the end of 2015, it was with great joy that the world welcomed the Polycom Trio 8800 conference room device into being. Prior to ...

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The power of ideas: Insync at UHack with Microsoft Surface Hub

The IT Department of the University of Tasmania looks down on Sandy Bay from the top of the campus. The Centenary Building overlooks the ...

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Microsoft Teams to Replace Skype for Business... Sorta

News out of Microsoft Ignite Orlando this morning: Microsoft Teams is set to replace Skype for Business as the primary ...

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Microsoft Announces Skype for Business Server 2019

It's day 2 at Microsoft Ignite Orlando, and we've had the announcement many of us in the industry have been waiting for: Skype for Business ...

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An Introduction to Windows Defender: Advanced Threat Protection

Windows Defender: Advanced Threat Protection In this first of a series of blogs posts about Windows Defender: Advanced Threat Detection we ...

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Insync Technology is a finalist in the Microsoft Australia Partner Awards

Insync Technology is pleased to announce that is has been shortlisted as a finalist for the Microsoft Australia Partner Awards 2017 in the ...

Microsoft reveals 2017 finalists for revamped Australian partner awards

Microsoft high achievers Kloud, Readify and Avanade will vie for Australian partner awards alongside up-and-coming tech providers like ...

Insync News

Innovation in education: automating processes in private schools

Australia’s independent school sector is becoming increasingly competitive. To maintain a high level of enrolments and a positive ...

How the cloud can help with automating process and improving reliability, security and cost efficiency in private schools

In the education sector, there is enormous potential for cloud-based technology to enable process automation, as well as to dramatically ...

How a cloud-based ICT solution could help your school do more with less

As the educational sector becomes increasingly competitive, and demand for superior learning outcomes increases, K-12 schools of all sizes ...

Insync Technology – Microsoft Australia Partner Awards 2017 Winner!

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia — November 14, 2017 Insync Technology has been named a winner in the 2017 Microsoft Australia Partner ...

What technology reduces costs in private education? Here are five examples.

To stay competitive, your private school needs to demonstrate a high level of fiscal responsibility. You need to demonstrate to fee-paying ...

Modern Video Conferencing from an Old Guy's Perspective

I hold a senior position at Insync. No-one’s older than me. And I break things a lot. Even my position (Old Guy Who Breaks Things) defies ...

Modern Workplace Video Conferencing

How a modern school enables 24/7 learning

Today, both students and parents have far greater expectations regarding access to technology than ever before. Accustomed to having ...

Plantronics Voyager 8200 UC Review - All Hail the King!!!

  Laz, our resident account manager in QLD, was recently tasked with taking the newest 8200 UC headset from Plantronics for a long-term ...

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Insync Technology named in CRN Fast 50, for 3rd consecutive year!

Insync Technology has been named in the CRN Fast 50 for the third year in a row, capping off a massive 3 months of awards and plaudits for ...

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The growing importance of modern school solutions

To become a truly modern school –  that is, to operate efficiently, deliver superior education outcomes, and attract high performing ...

What if it doesn't break? - The Old Guy Who Breaks Things

 After my last epistle, a number of you seem to identify with the Old Guy Who Breaks Things (hereby referred to as OGWBT) - and since there ...

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Updated Skype for Business Network Assessment Tool Released

What value is there in a free tool?   There’s a new version of the free Microsoft Skype for Business Network Assessment Tool out – looks to ...

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Think before you judge - The Old Guy Who Breaks Things

Suddenly it’s the Festive Season, and the Old Guy Who Breaks Things is on leave, happily breaking agricultural implements at his place in ...

Windows Defender: Advanced Threat Protection Part 2

In this second part of the Windows Defender ATP series we are going go through the process of provisioning our tenant and onboard our first ...

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How cloud technology solutions can facilitate new ways of thinking and learning

When it comes to technology in schools, the Australian Government says it supports the “appropriate use of technology in Australian schools ...

The importance of cloud computing in schools

Cloud computing can deliver crucial benefits to the entire school community – including students and teachers, business managers and IT ...

The Old Guy Who Breaks Things - Let me dial you in

  Bakelite.   If anything could bring joy to an Old Guy Who Breaks Things, it would have to be Bakelite. Pretty much indestructible unless ...

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Microsoft Education Australia: establishing a platform for learning transformation

As a Microsoft Gold Partner, Insync specialises in delivering educational solutions on Microsoft platforms.  Microsoft is committed to ...

Reduce infrastructure costs by moving to the cloud

For most schools, a key area of focus is keeping the IT lights on and functioning, rather than what the IT could be doing to make ...

The OGWBT - teamwork makes the dream work!

Sine labore nihil.   Latin. The tomato ketchup of English - not essential but still indispensable. Its semantic descendants help English ...

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3 ways a Business Intelligence solution could help your school do more with less

By incorporating data insights, schools can continually evolve the way they are operating – both in the office and the classroom.  Here are ...

24/7 learning: How to cater for the modern student

Today’s student has higher expectations of their educational provider than ever before. To be effective, students need to be able to ...

New Car Syndrome

Who doesn’t love a new car? It's one of the universal pleasures of modern western society; the subject of many boyhood dreams and mid-life ...

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Microsoft reseller, Fast50 company Insync Technology books $2.5 million in Skype, Surface deals

Queensland's Insync Technology has enjoyed a steady stream of Microsoft contract wins, deploying Surface Hubs to a Queensland emergency ...

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Lego and the Art of VC Interop - The OGWBT

Meccano. The stuff small boys’ dreams once were made of.   This is one of the OGWBT’s dreams from when he was still the Young Guy Who Built ...

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Optimise your digital spend - be productive with Surface Hub

In a recent blog, our resident "Old Guy Who Breaks Things" highlighted the pitfalls of technology and its adoption by organisations. Money ...

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Microsoft adds new partners to Surface Hub ecosystem

Microsoft has expanded its channel ecosystem around its collaboration device, Surface Hub, by naming a swathe of new local resellers and ...

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Telstra Calling for Office 365 now here!!!!

That's right kids! As per one of our fearless leaders' recent blog posts, Telstra and Microsoft have announced PSTN calling via Office 365 ...

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Microsoft Blog Guest Post - Nathan Belling on Inspire

  Our fearless leader, General manager, and all-round nice guy, Nathan, just had a guest blog published on the Microsoft Partner Network ...

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Making a strategic decision: what’s at the core of your Modern Workplace?

The world of IT is changing. In the last 5 years, we have witnessed the long-anticipated shift on how IT services are provided to an ...

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Talking Teams is here!!!

It's the age old conundrum...   Things in everyday life can carry a hint of ambiguity and uncertainty – is it “toe-may-toe” or ...

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Sonus Cloud Connector Edition (CCE) fails to access O365 and internet due to multiple Default Gateways

  Recently I worked on an issue for a customer who was complaining that their Sonus CCE Appliance is not connecting to O365.   ...

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Microsoft deprecates use of TLS 1.0 in Office 365, Lync Phone Edition Phones effected

    Microsoft recently announced that they will remove support for Transport Layer Security 1.0 in Office 365 as of the 31st of October ...

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Microsoft Phone System Direct Routing Public Preview

Configure Direct Trunking to Microsoft Teams with Ribbon SBC Edge   As per this week’s announcement, Microsoft Phone System Direct Routing ...

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Still using Lync phone edition devices? You better read this

  Ahhhh fond memories. I recall with much joy the first time I deployed Lync Phone Edition (LPE) devices, all those years ago (not that ...

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Microsoft Ignite 2018 - Notes from the Field!

We're almost at the end of Microsoft Ignite for another year, and this year has not failed to disappoint. Microsoft Teams has been front ...

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Insync becomes one of Australia's newest FastTrack Ready (FRP) Partners

Insync Technology is pleased to confirm it has been onboarded into the Microsoft FastTrack Ready Program. The FastTrack Ready Program ...

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Deploying Skype Room Systems? Beware SHA1 Certificates

Recently we had a client approach us advising they were no longer able to sign into their Skype Room System v2 devices. After a bit of ...

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Inside Insync - Duncan Moore

Today we meet: Duncan Moore: Account Manager Time with Insync: January 2018 Previous notable time: Digital Account Management in publishing ...

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The OGWBT - The Messy Garage

Behind every good garage is a great shed   What belongs in a garage? Well, anything and nothing. The average room in the average house has ...

Old Guy Who Breaks Things

THE OGWBT - Piloting Teams

“We’re piloting Teams.” If you talk to the people we talk to, that’s the standard answer. Questions such as “Where [or: What] are you up to ...

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Governance, compliance, and lifecycle clarity issues. How Insync helped Sheldon College take control of Teams management.

Sheldon College is very much a modern school, making use of technology to provide richer education experiences for students and staff.   ...

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Configure Direct Trunking to Microsoft Teams with Ribbon SBC Edge

Damien Margaritis As per this week’s announcement, Microsoft Phone System Direct Routing is now in public preview! What does this mean? In ...

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Year in Review: Insync 2018 – Why we’ve gone back to our roots

What a year! 2018 – what can we say?! A time of consolidation, planning and looking to what’s next. The last 3 years at Insync Technology ...

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Devices for Microsoft Teams

Damien Margaritis Microsoft’s Ignite conference has come and gone for another year, and it wouldn’t be too much of a stretch to say that ...

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What to use when: OneDrive, Microsoft Teams and SharePoint (hint: it’s none of them and all of them)

Loryan Strant For the past few years there have been a number of blog articles, conference sessions, videos, debates, infographics, ...

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Planning & Running a Hackathon on Microsoft Teams

Richard Charnock Recently I made a sentimental return journey to the University of Tasmania for my third stint as Mentor at UHack, their ...

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Inside Insync: Meet David Andreata, Team Leader

Our Inside Insync series delves into the inner workings of life at Insync Technology – putting a microscope to what our team is delivering, ...

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Inside Insync: Six Surprising Things about Lee Stevenson

Inside Insync is our chance to connect with friends, followers and random strangers who might come across our site (hello random stranger!) ...

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Using 3PIP Phones with Skype for Business Online or Microsoft Teams?

Read this by Damien Margaritis.   Waaaaaay back in April this year, Microsoft announced that they were changing the way Skype for Business ...

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Meetings First with Microsoft Teams

A Brave New World of Intelligent Communication is Here Damien Margaritis Unless you’ve been hiding away from the world for the last couple ...

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Ignite on Tour comes to Sydney: We give you the tech low down

Microsoft Ignite is Tech on Tour. An incredible opportunity to tap into the latest developer tools and cloud technologies. It’s a place for ...

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What happens when you take the Team out of Teamwork?

Loryan Strant There are a number of ways for organisations to implement Microsoft Teams. Whichever way they choose, there are often a ...

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Inside Insync: Six Surprising Things about Russell Kowald

Inside Insync is where we connect the people of our company with the people of the internet i.e. you. Six Surprising Things is our series ...

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Inside Insync: Six Surprising Things about Jenna Blake

Inside Insync is where we invite you into our company and introduce you to the team of actual (fabulous) humans who work here. Six ...

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Inside Insync: Six Surprising Things about Richard Charnock

Inside Insync is all about digging a little deeper into the human side of our company and introducing you to us in a more personal way. Six ...

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Thinking of using Microsoft Teams in service delivery? Check out our top tips based on our own experience

At Insync Technology, there’s always one piece of advice we give to organisations wanting to transition to a modern workplace: invest in ...

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Inside Insync: Six Surprising Things about Stuart Moore

Inside Insync is all about digging a little deeper into the human side of our company and introducing us to you in a more personal way. Six ...

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SharePoint home sites – the heart of an intelligent intranet

The SharePoint Conference held in Las Vegas earlier this year announced several new innovations to its namesake’s product offering with the ...

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Staying safe from cybercrime – what’s the best AV solution for your business?

  Earlier this year, a group of sophisticated Russian hackers announced that they’d successfully infiltrated three US anti-virus (AV) ...

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Microsoft Intune offers solution to protect organisational data on employee devices

As we all know, increased access to files and the ability to work anywhere is a significant benefit for employees and many organisations ...

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Modern Workplace Alliance’s take on Microsoft Inspire 2019

  Microsoft Inspire is well underway this year, with seven of the Modern Workplace Alliance (MWA) team members having made the trek to the ...

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Inside Insync: Six Surprising Things about Khan Veziroglu

Inside Insync is all about digging a little deeper into the human side of our company and introducing you to us in a more personal way. Six ...

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Teams Guests: Are you aware of the challenges for non-Teams users when working with your organisation?

by Megan Strant We work with a large number of organisations using Microsoft Teams. Generally these businesses are either going through an ...

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Insync Technology kicks off 2020 with new Microsoft 365 Bootcamp

Need to tone up your Microsoft Teams skills? Has Planner got you breaking a sweat? Maybe you need to strengthen your core applications? To ...

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Microsoft Teams is a lifestyle change, not a fad diet

Did you know already that we are one of the Modern Workplace Alliance five partners? They recently started a new blog series to bust the ...

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COVID19 – Customer Update

We’re sure everyone is aware of the challenge that COVID19 represents to businesses and organisations across Australia and the globe.  ...

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Inside Insync - Megan Strant

Today we meet: Megan Strant: Principal Consultant - Adoption & Change Management Time with Insync: February 2019 Previous notable time: 8 ...

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Video Interop with Microsoft Teams

If you’re using Microsoft Teams, you’re no doubt aware that it provides a powerful platform for online meetings. Built on cloud first, ...

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Finding the right balance of security as Australians shift to work from home – why a happy medium beats the short- and long-term options

As we continue to grapple with how Covid-19 is reshaping our daily life, millions of Australians have traded the office for their home. As ...

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Zoom, Teams, and the Elephant in the (Meeting) Room

Let’s not beat about the bush: We’re living through some very unusual times. As I write to you, from a government-imposed State of ...

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Inside Insync - Tim Presland

Today we meet: Tim Presland: Technical Solutions Professional Time with Insync: 9 months - August 2019 Previous notable time: 30 years in ...

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This article will self-destruct in 4 minutes and 37 seconds: Why strong data protection and IT security are not science fiction

Don’t panic! This article will not actually self-destruct, but it could – if we told it to. Securing your devices and identity are a ...

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Inside Insync - Andrew Barrett

Today we meet: Andrew Barrett: Business Development Manager Time with Insync: August 2019 Previous notable time: 16 years in Sales & ...

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Clarification on Skype for business online end-of-service dates

We get asked regularly: “My organisation runs Skype for Business Online – what’s the story with end of life announcements?” amongst other ...

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Observations on five common customer archetypes from COVID-19

With some semblance of life normality returning, it is a good opportunity to reflect on some of the broad archetypes of customers that been ...

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Inside Insync - Tyler Stosic

Today we meet: Tyler Stosic: Senior Systems Engineer Time with Insync: February 2020 Previous notable time: 4 year in the IT Industry, ...

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Retention & Data Loss Prevention: Beware of what’s not covered in your Microsoft 365 environment

Compliance in the workplace can be a bit of a minefield. There are many elements, people and considerations to take into account. When ...

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