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RIM Launches BlackBerry Business Cloud Services for Microsoft Office 365

RIM Launches BlackBerry Business Cloud Services for Microsoft Office 365

Research In Motion (RIM) today announced general availability of BlackBerry Business Cloud Services for Microsoft Office 365.  BlackBerry service had been available for some time in an open and public beta for Office 365.  However, this move means that BlackBerry devices are now fully and officially supported for business and government organizations using or considering Microsoft … Read More

Microsoft "Office 15" Begins Technical Preview

Microsoft "Office 15" Begins Technical Preview

PJ Hough, CVP of Development, Microsoft Office Division announced today that Microsoft is making available to select testers the technical preview of Office 15 client, server and services as of today (January 30, 2012).  PJ writes: This morning, we reached an important development milestone:  the beginning of the “Office 15” Technical Preview Program. Office … Read More

System Center Advisor Released

System Center Advisor Released

Following last week’s announcements, there has been some big news on the System Center front this week as well: System Center Advisor has now graduated to a full release. In addition, System Center Advisor is now tied to the Software Assurance benefits for server operating systems, meaning most customers can begin using it, for free, immediately! … Read More

Congrats to the Graduating Class at Year Up's National Capital Region

Congrats to the Graduating Class at Year Up's National Capital Region

New Signature congratulates Year Up’s National Capital Region Graduating Class, including our own Roxanne Cano and Jasmine Weaver. This Year Up graduating class has demonstratesd that they have the motivation, determination and capabitilities to succeed in professional careers and higher education.   We are also excited that Roxanne and Jasmine will join New Signature as full … Read More

New Signature Featured by Microsoft in Wall Street Journal's "Cloud Innovators: Profiles of Leadership in Cloud-Based Services"

New Signature Featured by Microsoft in Wall Street Journal's "Cloud Innovators: Profiles of Leadership in Cloud-Based Services"

Microsoft has highlighted New Signature in the Wall Street Journal’s “Cloud Innovators: Profiles of Leadership in Cloud-Based Services” Feature.  The article starts by saying,  “Businesses facing technology upgrades or migrations are often faced with complicated choices and challenging decisions. New Signature, a Washington, D.C.-based information technology consulting firm, solves these and other IT challenges … Read More

Microsoft Lync Integration with Polycom SIP Phones

Microsoft Lync Integration with Polycom SIP Phones

Last month, Jeff Schertz wrote about the great news that Polycom recently announced native Lync support for a wide variety of standard SIP phone devices which all run on the same Polycom Unified Communications (UC) software release and provided technical guidance on configuration.  As Jeff mentions, “This means that the large ecosystem of SoundPoint … Read More

Microsoft Building the Next Generation File System for Windows: ReFS

Microsoft Building the Next Generation File System for Windows: ReFS

Advancements in computer file systems in the past decade has seen a wealth of great file system ideas come to fruition. From Hans Reiser’s ReiserFS to Sun Microsystems Zettabyte File System, new technological advancements have pushed the limits of what file systems are capable of including block-level data integrity management, high-performance SSD-aided caching, and … Read More