IT Solutions Blog

Microsoft Azure Front Door Service Deployment

by Mohnish Kumar 13 November 2019

There are several services available within Microsoft Azure that focus on traffic management and load balancing workloads. To confuse matters, Microsoft released Azure Front Door (AFD) in April 2019, which aims to incorporate their existing technologies as well as providing new features, by introducing a secure entry point for web applications. In this article we explore what AFD is and how you can use it.

Topics: Azure Front Door, Load Balancing, Web Application Firewall, WAF, Reverse Proxy, Traffic Manager

Can Exchange be decommissioned in hybrid deployments?

by Mohnish Kumar 28 October 2019

So, you have convinced management to migrate the deteriorating on-premise Exchange system to Exchange online. Great! But what does that really mean for the future of your Exchange server? Isn’t the purpose of cloud migration to ultimately reduce your on-premise workload footprint? The answer may not be that straightforward.

Topics: Microsoft 365, Azure AD Connect, office 365, Exchange Online, Microsoft Exchange, Hybrid Deployment, Azure AD

Blurring the digital boundaries: What collaboration looks like for today’s university students

by Mark Britton 18 October 2019

Topics: Digital Transformation, Micrsoft Dynamics 365, Microsoft Dynamics, student journey, Workshops

What's new in Dynamics 365 for 2019 release wave 2?

by Mark Britton 4 October 2019

Here's your round-up of the top features now available to you in Microsoft Dynamics 365.

Topics: microsoft dynamics 365

What your CRM data analytics can tell you about your students…

by Mark Britton 16 September 2019

Topics: higher-education, student information systems, information technology strategy, student journey

UCAS clearing 2019 and what it means for Higher Education.

by Mark Britton 16 September 2019

Topics: higher-education, student journey

Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Marketing vs ClickDimensions

by Mark Britton 9 August 2019

For many years Crimson has recommended ClickDimensions when clients have wanted a marketing platform. ClickDimensions remains a robust solution with many of the features most organisations use day-to-day, including email marketing, landing pages, and lead management.

Topics: microsoft dynamics 365 for marketing

4 B2B Lead Generation Strategies Every Marketer Needs to Know

by Mark Britton 26 July 2019

The right combination of B2B lead generation strategies is already at your fingertips.

Topics: lead marketing, B2B lead generation strategies, B2B sales, best lead generation strategies 2019, inbound marketing, lead generation, B2B marketing

Microsoft Announce Dynamics 365 Licence Changes For October 2019

by Mark Britton 26 July 2019

Microsoft has announced changes to its Microsoft Dynamics licensing model, moving from multi-application, one-size-fits all to a new focus on licensing of individual applications.

Topics: microsoft dynamics 365

How to prevent your university course from crash and burn

by Mark Britton 19 July 2019

There’s never enough hours in the day.

Topics: data insights, higher-education, student information systems, IT strategy, information technology strategy, student journey