Microsoft Will Raise Prices for Nonprofits and End On-Prem Grants

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In March, Microsoft made a number of changes to its licensing and pricing for Office 365 and Microsoft 365 business subscriptions. Now, effective September 1, 2022, Microsoft will raise prices for nonprofits as well, as the company recently announced. Here’s a breakdown of the price increases, the reasoning behind them, and why they’re being raised…

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3 Surprising Ways Technology Can Help Animals

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If you’re like many of us here at Infused Innovations, you love both technology and animals. Are they usually discussed together? No. But there are some really cool innovative tools can be used to benefit animal welfare. Technology can help animals in a number of ways: the possibilities developing today are offering new insights and…

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Microsoft Defender for Cloud: the Only Offering that Natively Supports Azure, AWS, and Google Cloud

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The three largest cloud infrastructure providers are Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud (in that order, according to market share). They each offer an array of capabilities and conveniences—on top of data storage, customers can use them to build applications, run projects, track analytics, and more. Many customers, especially enterprises, have aspects…

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What’s all the Hype About NFTs?

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You’ve probably heard about NFTs becoming one of the next big things in the digital world. Non-fungible tokens, as the full name goes, are a way to attach scarcity to digital items—thus creating value. This allows for them to be bought, collected, traded, invested in and so forth. But since they’re also non-tangible, this concept…

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The Role of Technology in Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

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During World War II, Ford Motor Company stopped its civilian automobile production and redirected its assembly lines toward military machinery instead. It was one way that a private company used its resources to aid government and country efforts. Decades later, today’s warfare involves more than physical machinery. Russia’s horrific attack on Ukraine is a culmination…

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Windows Hello for Business Cloud Trust is in Preview

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Windows Hello for Business is an enterprise login tool that verifies identity with biometrics: facial recognition or fingerprints. This eliminates the need to enter passwords, which saves time & hassle and increases employees’ productivity. Last week, Microsoft announced its Windows Hello for Business cloud trust, which applies to hybrid environments. This new authentication model considerably…

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Facts and Misconceptions About Zero Trust

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Cybercrime reports have gone up over 300% in the last couple years. And a surprisingly large number of breaches happen with company employees involved, often because of mistakes like falling for phishing baits. Any insider in the company can potentially be a point of vulnerability that can expose the whole network. That’s why a Zero…

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