Rand Morimoto

Rand is a Microsoft MVP and security specialist with expertise in Office 365, Microsoft Azure, Exchange, SharePoint, SQL, Windows Server, Windows Client, System Center, and Lync. Rand has over 50 international bestselling books and speaks at conferences and conventions somewhere in the world every month. Rand is also the owner of the consulting firm Convergent Computing, http://www.cco.com which was Microsoft's Global Partner of the Year (2014) and an early adopter organization across all of the Microsoft products and services.

The GDPR deadline is fast approaching; how enterprises are preparing

Microsoft SQL Server on Linux – YES, Linux!

Microsoft SQL Server on Linux – YES, Linux!

Microsoft's latest SQL Server is rolling out not only just on Windows, but also on Linux, with GREAT experiences in shifting key production workloads over to Linux-based Microsoft SQL Servers!

Microsoft Matter Center – Office 365 Legal Industry Case Management Add-in

Microsoft Matter Center is a (free) add-in to Office 365 to support the legal industry in case and content management leveraging the core capabilities of Office 365 and Microsoft Azure.

Azure Stack Portable – The Enterprise Cloud (in a Briefcase)

Azure Stack Portable – The Enterprise Cloud (in a Briefcase)

Running Microsoft’s Azure Stack enterprise cloud in a portable briefcase enables anywhere / anytime testing and the demonstration of Microsoft’s latest cloud technology!

Microsoft’s Azure Stack TP2 Further Strengthens the Hybrid Azure Public / On-prem Environment

Microsoft’s Azure Stack TP2 Further Strengthens the Hybrid Azure Public / On-prem Environment

Microsoft released the 2nd edition of their Azure Stack platform intended for enterprises and hosters to run cloud-scale environments on their own premise. This release has provided a solid platform for the implementation and testing...

Parallels Desktop 12 for Mac Gives Mac Users More Windows Functionality

Parallels Desktop 12 for Mac Gives Mac Users More Windows Functionality

Parallels releases a new version of their virtualization software for the Mac that makes Mac/Windows integration more seamless along with tools and performance enhancements.

Doing eDiscovery, Litigation Hold, and Addressing Journaling in Office 365

Office 365 provides a whole new series of tools to address Litigation Hold and eDiscovery of content that is very different than what organizations may have done in Exchange Servers on-premise in the past. As such, complete new best...

Truly Understanding Microsoft’s Azure Stack

Truly Understanding Microsoft’s Azure Stack

After hands-on preview experience with Microsoft's Azure Stack, there's a GREAT future on where Azure Stack fits in to hosters and enterprises. This article shares a real world snapshot of what Azure Stack and do!

Managing Apple Macs and Windows Systems with the Same SCCM Tool

Parallels releases latest in add-ons to Microsoft's System Center Configuration Manager to better manage Apple Macs in an integrated Windows environment.

Microsoft Outlook Calendar Corruption, Lost Meetings, Duplicate Appointments - April/2015 Update

Microsoft Outlook Calendar Corruption, Lost Meetings, Duplicate Appointments - April/2015 Update

Solving Microsoft Outlook calendar corruption typically in mixed Mac/Windows environments with calendar delegates

Maximizing Microsoft's Azure for Dev, Test, and DevOps Scenarios

Maximizing Microsoft's Azure for Dev, Test, and DevOps Scenarios

Microsoft's Azure cloud platform has evolved far beyond its original offering of Platform as a Service to host .NET applications to what Azure provides today.

Microsoft Releases NEW Office for the Mac (Oct/2014)

Microsoft Releases NEW Office for the Mac (Oct/2014)

Apple Mac users are cheering the release of a NEW Office for Mac client that has a more unified Microsoft Office look and feel, and supports modern functionality like email archives, ribbon, etc.

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