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Quest Software named as 2019 finalist for Microsoft Award

Security software company Quest has announced it has been recognised as a finalist for the Microsoft Health partner of the Year Award 2019. The California-headquartered company joined an elite international list of Microsoft partners also honoured for showing excellence through innovation and successfully implementing customer solutions using Microsoft technologies.


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British business uses Microsoft cloud capabilities and AI to diagnose eye disease

UK company Visulytix is utilising Microsoft Azure and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to supply solutions for eye-care experts so they can identify disease sooner.


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Microsoft adds UK to startup support programme for women

UK women will be offered assistance in starting companies and developing them in a new Microsoft initiative.


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Microsoft urges against bypassing spam filters in Office 365

End users and those with administrative privileges are being warned by Microsoft not to bypass the in-built spam filters Office 365 ships with.

26.06.2019 / Manchester


Demo Day Manchester 26th June 2019

Back by popular demand! Showcase your Intranet or Modern Workplace setup. In return, get an exclusive peek at your industry peers at our Demo Day roundtable in Manchester.


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Businesses to be able to save 365 settings in cloud

Microsoft has announced that as part of a new update to the customisation tool in Office 365, organisations will be empowered to save configuration files within the data centres of the American multinational’s cloud facility, so they can access them later.



Smoothly switch from Skype to Teams

Join us as we talk about how to get ready for your Skype to Teams transition.


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Microsoft to open London flagship store

US multinational Microsoft has officially announced it will open a major store in London in July 2019.


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Phishing attacks evolve to complicate detection

A recent report has outlined how individuals behind phishing attacks are taking more sophisticated approaches to improve their effectiveness against existing defences.


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Birmingham university uses AI Microsoft grant to aid disabled

Birmingham City University (BCU) is working on technology that allows people to code using their voice and eyes with an aim to get more workers with disabilities into the technology sector.


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Microsoft outlines new features in OneDrive and SharePoint

At Microsoft’s annual conference for SharePoint held in Las Vegas, the American multinational announced the addition of brand new features for both OneDrive for Business and SharePoint.


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Microsoft research informs UK healthcare on benefits of AI

One of the foremost technology experts for health at Microsoft briefed the UK Health secretary on the positive impact Artificial Intelligence (AI) could have for healthcare.


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General availability for Microsoft Search announced

The US technology giant Microsoft has made an announcement at Build 2019 of the general availability for its latest search facility – Microsoft Search.


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Ethical walls for Microsoft Teams with SharePoint soon to follow

Microsoft has announced the availability of information barriers for Teams via Office 365 with SharePoint next set to benefit from the feature.


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Geoff Ables to chair at 365 and SharePoint strategies conference

Managing partner for C5 Insight, Geoff Ables is taking on the role of chairman at the SharePoint and 0365 Strategies Conference held by the Advanced learning Institute. Ables will also present the internal conference’s keynote address and lead a workshop.


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Microsoft technology empowers King’s College London

The staff of London’s King’s College is utilising Microsoft technology to collate data for analysis throughout the university.


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Microsoft to deliver Files Restore feature to Teams and SharePoint Online

The capability of Files Restore will be available for both Teams and the online version of SharePoint to tenancies in Office 365, according to Microsoft in an announcement made on April 22.


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Azure UK regions doubled by Microsoft

Microsoft has now announced it has doubled the scope of its UK Azure regions through the addition of newly made Availability Zones. This will increase the Azure regions in the UK’s compute capacity by over 1,500 per cent since their online inception in 2016.


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AvePoint now delivering fastest migration for cloud files on offer

The migration platform from AvePoint has achieved speeds up to 100 terabytes per day during real operations.


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Druva attains 100+ percent growth in Office 365 backup adoption

Druva Inc, the leading provider of cloud data management and protection, announced recently that key enterprises are progressively looking to Druva to protect Microsoft Office 365 data for them.


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April Update Tuesday tackles previously-unknown vulnerabilities

The latest April Update or “Patch” Tuesday from Microsoft targets two zero-days actively being exploited.


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Visual Studio 2019 facilitates faster creation, collaboration and coding

In the latest version of Microsoft Visual Studio, developers are afforded the tools to create programs and applications quicker and code with colleagues in real-time.


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Three forms of phishing attack on Office 365 explained

While Office 365 and collaborative software like SharePoint are excellent solutions for inter-office communication and file sharing, there is no doubt they are a strong target for phishing schemes.


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Wales to be among first to give free Microsoft 365 to schools

In a move to assist almost 500,000 of the youngest members of its populace, Wales will become one of the world’s first countries to give its maintained schools the benefit of free Microsoft Office 365 access.


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Event: Fall in Love with Yammer 2019

Falling in Love is an annual occurrence here at WM Reply, and judging by the wealth of familiar faces in the room last Thursday, for a lot of you too. Yes, this is the story of our third annual Fall in Love with Yammer event, where we bring together Yadvocates, Yambassadors and fans, to tell stories and share tips on all things Yammer, learning from each other – and from a panel of those in-the-know – to ramp up the effectiveness of their internal comms and employee engagement.


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New features offered to celebrate Microsoft Teams’ second anniversary

To mark the occasion of its second birthday, Microsoft Teams has been enhanced with additional features for the benefit of its users.


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What enhancements are available for SharePoint news?

There’s no doubt the news web part on any SharePoint page is an exceptional way to engage with your active audience and keep them up to date with what is currently happening on your site. You can easily draw their attention to the most important events and interesting accounts, from people-focused stories to company updates. All of this news can be represented with rich graphic imagery through this eye-catching and effective feature.


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Key reasons for considering upgrading a SharePoint Environment

During its 18 years, SharePoint has transformed significantly. In terms of its complexity and functionality, the web-based digital platform has made huge advances from where it started as it continues to support its users in the digital workplace of today.


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Real conversations about workplace collaboration

Our Senior Change and Communications Consultant Charlene Cottle talks about the beauty of Yammer and collaboration in the workplace.

04.04.2019 / London


Fall in Love with Yammer Panel - London

You're invited to join WM Reply and our partners at Microsoft and Sideways 6 for a panel discussion on all things Yammer. There will be a short talk from Microsoft, then we’ll hand over to the panel of people using Yammer every day to achieve great things.

03.04.2019 / London


Sitecore Experience 2019

Cluster Reply, Neveling Reply and WM Reply take part in Sitecore Experience 2019 which will be held in London on 3rd April. The event is focused on the emerging trends and challenges unique to markets in Europe.


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Six bug fixes included in new Windows 10 preview from Microsoft

Ahead of its 2019 update in April, Microsoft has released a Windows 10 preview that contains six different bug fixes.


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SharePoint Online users to receive modern user interface for April 2019

Commencing in April, Microsoft will be changing some of the tenant-level blocking capacity established by organisations to provide its latest user interface (UI). The Microsoft entitled “modern” UI will be delivered to Lists and Libraries, and available for SharePoint Online users.

27.03.2019 / WM Reply

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Making sure to never overlook our internal talent, we have promoted our very own Baxter Willis to Partner.

27.03.2019 / Manchester


Fall in Love with Yammer Panel - Manchester

You're invited to join WM Reply and our partners at Microsoft and Sideways 6 for a panel discussion on all things Yammer. There will be a short talk from Microsoft, then we’ll hand over to the panel of people using Yammer every day to achieve great things.


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Time to migrate to Microsoft 365 with end of support in sight

Although Microsoft’s mainstream support came to an end for Windows 7 on January 13, its extended support is set to continue until January 14, 2020. With this date less than a year away though, Microsoft is advising its users to begin scheduling their migration from Windows 7 to its successors.


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The case for buying cyber insurance

Businesses buy many types of insurance, but only a minority of them have cyber insurance.


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Cloud services going down – a critical problem?

In February, Microsoft Teams experienced a few hours of unexpected downtime, and this raised concerns about the effect that cloud services going down can have on a business.


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Microsoft Surface vs. the MacBook Pro

All business people want the best software and the ultimate hardware to run it on. Microsoft and Apple both have hardware they sell at premium prices to business pros, with Microsoft offering its Surface Laptop and Apple providing the MacBook Pro.


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Is the key to office productivity more than top-class applications?

Tools such as Office 365 and SharePoint have increased office productivity, but some companies are looking beyond office software tools to get the most out of their workers.


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Office information management is key to successful business

Information management and information intelligence are vital components of business success and provide the ability to outperform competitors.


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Microsoft and Google admit AI has dangers as well as benefits

Both Microsoft and Google are committed to the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to improve how their applications work. However, these tech companies are also acutely aware that bad AI could potentially damage their brands.