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Unique: ITpoint offers Samsung's Elite Support for Samsung Knox Suite and Samsung DeX

ITpoint is a new Samsung Business Partner and complements its existing Digital Workplace offering with the Samsung Knox Suite and a Mobile Only Experience concept implemented with Samsung DeX.

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Software license management - license, manage, profit

Swiss companies invest a considerable part of their IT budget in software. When licenses are purchased, no ownership rights are transferred, only rights of use are made available. To protect yourself from risks and at the same time benefit from many advantages, powerful license management solutions are essential. In this blog post, we will show you what good license management requires and which aspects should be given special attention.

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Key factors for building a long-term enterprise mobility strategy

Mobile working brings many new opportunities for employees and companies. In 2020, fast action was required due to the Corona pandemic, and so entire IT environments were converted on the fly and opened up for remote working. However, what usually fell by the wayside was the mobility strategy; without it, companies run the risk of "suppressing" the benefits of mobile working through a lack of functional and security concepts.

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Lower Oracle operating costs with power from IBM

Mit diesem Beitrag möchten wir Ihnen zeigen, wie Sie speziell im Zusammenspiel von Oracle-Datenbanken mit der IBM Power-Architektur nicht nur die Lizenzkosten im Zaum halten, sondern auch anderweitig profitieren.

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IBM Power and IBM FlashSystem - a technological dream team

Storage requirements vary depending on the type and use of the stored data. Taking response times, scalability and costs into account, we will show you why an IBM FlashSystem makes sense, especially with IBM Power.

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SAP S/4HANA on IBM POWER: Which users benefit most and what distinguishing features does Power Systems offer?

In this blog post you will learn, firstly, which companies particularly benefit from using SAP HANA on Power Systems and, secondly, what differentiator Power Systems offers for these companies.

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SAP S/4HANA: what you should pay special attention to when switching to SAP S/4HANA

Successful changeover to SAP S4/HANA: From 2027, SAP will discontinue support for its existing ERP solutions and in future will only support the new SAP S/4HANA system. We summarize the most important aspects for you.

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BlackBerry Admin Update - September 2020

On September 3rd, 2020 the new version 12.13 MR1 of BlackBerry UEM with support for Android 11 and iOS / iPad OS14 was released. Several new features are in focus.

The new version 12.13 MR1 offers support for Android 11 and for iOS 14 / iPad OS 14 and ChromeOS. The version has also been enhanced with many additional functions. Some of them we summarize for you.

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ITpoint expands workplace portfolio with enterprise mobility and endpoint security solutions

ITpoint Systems AG expands its portfolio around the workplace with enterprise mobility and endpoint security solutions. Samuel Jud, who built up this portfolio with his company samtec GmbH and now hands it over to ITpoint, joins ITpoint as Mobile Solutions Architect & Consultant. With this move, ITpoint customers will gain 15 years of experience in the workplace sector.

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ITpoint achieves ISO 27001 certification

ITpoint Systems AG, a renowned IT company from Zug, Switzerland, undergoes another certification audit and achieves the ISO/IEC 27001 certification. In addition to the ISO 20000 recertification this year, the company now also fulfills all requirements for the 27001 certification. An important step for the entire IT Service Management System and thus also for ORIA Prime.

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Acropolis Hypervisor - a new approach

Complex designs are sometimes required to resolve storage and application resource conflicts while ensuring high availability and scalability. The Acropolis Hypervisor (AHV) from Nutanix enables a new approach today.

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Object Storage vs. File Storage vs. Block Storage

Whatever requirements you have for your business: In order to be able to decide on the right storage solution, an understanding of the different types of storage is essential.

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Protection of your objects and backup data with the S3 Object Lock

Whether an organization needs to comply with regulations such as those in the financial or healthcare sectors, or simply back up copies of important business documents, NetApp's S3 Object Lock provides unalterable storage and protection against deletion of objects and data.

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Wi-Fi 5 vs. Wi-Fi 6 - Why an upgrade makes sense

Designed to increase network capacity and improve network performance, Wi-Fi 6 (802.11 ax) is today the latest generation of Wi-Fi technology. The latest Wi-Fi standard builds on the already great Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) technology and enables fast Wi-Fi speed with reliable connections.

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Additionally protected data storage with Backup as a Service or Disaster Recovery? Five questions you can ask yourself to find out.

Companies of all sizes have to deal with numerous IT challenges. One of the most important tasks of IT managers is to prevent data loss and downtime. 

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Five reasons for an Microsoft 365 Backup

Many companies that use Microsoft 365 still don't know what Microsoft is responsible for and what they themselves are responsible for in terms of data protection. Read this blog to learn why you should also back up your data with a suitable backup solution.

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Rapid growth of Microsoft Skills at ITpoint

After a wave of further training courses and encouraging additions the workforce (including a «Most Valuable Professional»), our customers now have massively more Microsoft knowledge at their disposal. Much more than a few months ago. Especially in the focus of know-how development: Office 365.

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Ooops, your files have been encrypted!

They have sonorous names like WannaCry, LockerGoga, Bad Rabbit and NotPetya and are insidious. Once it's nested in the corporate network, it gets tricky. Ransomware has become a lucrative business model for cyber criminals and the stream of new variants is not stopping. On the contrary. We must all prepare for an expansion of this malware. A situation report.

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IT Security: Ransomware Protection Service

ITpoint has launched the Ransomware Protection Service for NetApp. This protection will be available in our shared cloud environment and for private cloud and on-site installations with NetApp storage systems.

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Is Office 365 right for your business?

From scepticism to curiosity, from curiosity to intensive testing and pilot projects, Office 365 is now firmly anchored in our portfolio as a supplement to our managed services and ORIA cloud concept. Is Office 365 right for your company? We’ve spent a lot of time getting to know the programme, so you don’t have to.

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IT as Service with David and Goliath

If you aim to procure IT infrastructure, software and operations as a service, you have to be prepared to hand over responsibility. But how to make sure that your organization’s digital success is in good hands? This article offers a few thoughts for SMEs on choosing the right IT service provider.

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Interview with Adrian Tschannen, CEO Cent Systems AG

Cent Systems AG has been successfully outsourcing its entire IT infrastructure—including operation, maintenance and support—to ITpoint ORIA Prime Managed Services.

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Third prize at Service Management Switzerland Awards 2018

The Service Management Forum Switzerland has recently awarded its first ever «SMS Awards» to recognize the most innovative projects and solutions in the field of service management. ITpoint was honoured to win third prize.

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ITpoint expands its cloud infrastructure with the latest IBM POWER9 technology

As a premier cloud service provider, ITpoint is investing throughout Switzerland in the recently launched IBM POWER9 processors and expanding its service catalogue to include additional services. ITpoint clients can now benefit from an even wider range of services than those offered by large, international cloud providers.

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How to check your mobile security in five steps

Business processes become increasingly mobil. Therefore, the issue of mobile security presents an ongoing challenge.

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«Mobile working starts with the right mobile security design»

A mobile working model inevitably requires corresponding procedures, behavior recommendations and security technology. Without these basic essentials, dangers lurk around every corner. An interview with Samuel Jud, Managing Director at samtec.

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Lean and Efficient Communication with Unified Communications: Here is how it works!

Why is lean communication so important? We live in a time holder that offers numerous communication tools and possibilities like never before.

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NetApp honours ITpoint with the Cloud Innovation Award

NetApp awarded ITpoint with the Cloud Innovation Award at the annual Partner Academy.

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Standing up to the competition: IBM Power 9

Over the years, the IBM Power Infrastructure has proven itself to be a highly reliable yet affordable operating platform for business-critical applications.

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Interview with Andreas Dusold, Head of IT Support, RONAL GROUP

The RONAL GROUP Story Part 2: Interview with Andreas Dusold, Head of IT Support

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Enterprise File Sync & Share

One of the biggest global trends is mobility. The digitization of notes after a meeting, the retrieval of e-mails, etc.

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IT managers in transition from operators to digital ambassadors

With «As-a-Service» approaches gaining traction, the IT management function is undergoing massive change.

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Free DDoS protection for all ITpoint ORIA Cloud customers

In response to the growing threat of targeted cyber-attacks and the greater risk of damage, we have enabled proactive DDoS protection for all our ORIA Cloud customers at no additional cost.

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Status ISO 20000 and what that has to do with you

The re-certification according to ISO 20000 took place this spring. We want to do so not only for your benefit – in fact, we are obligated to do better.

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The path from EDP to Managed IT Services

Things were a lot simpler and more manageable back in the days when ICT was still known as EDP. We didn't think so at the time but, looking back, that's how it was. So, what happened?

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Interview with Adrian Brogle - CIO Jakob Müller AG

Jakob Müller purchases the system resources for oxaion according to the ORIA principle. «oxaion" is operated in logical partitions on the «Shared Cloud Environment». Learn more in an interview with Adrian Brogle, CIO Jakob Müller AG

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NetApp Certified BaaS Offer from ITpoint

NetApp carefully reviewed ITpoint's online backup offering from process to security architecture.

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Rely on «ORIA»

«ORIA» is the first Swiss brand for Managed Services. The business oriented model enables you to obtain infrastructure, software and business operations obtain top quality infrastucture, software and operation services.

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NetApp Cloud Innovation Partner Award

NetApp honors ITpoint Systems with the Cloud Innovation Award at the NetApp Partner Academy.

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