New Devices tab helps partners manage the Outlook Assistant better than ever

By Lee Ramse on Sep 7, 2017

I’ve learned through numerous conversations with partners, all over the world, that they’re passionate about Outlook Assistant and the time it saves. They love that they don’t have to go on site and that it automates the most tedious aspect of their job… Outlook setup. While there is already so much love, many Partners have asked for even more out of Outlook Assistant. Specifically, more visibility and more control. 

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Microsoft Inspire 2017 recap

By Mary Kelly Rich on Aug 21, 2017

Hard to believe it has already been a month since our whirlwind week in Washington D.C. for Microsoft’s Inspire (formally known as WPC). We loved every minute of this year’s Inspire and are already making plans for 2018 in Vegas.

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Switching to SkyKick for Office 365 email migration from another tool

By Greg Bobgan on Aug 16, 2017

Many IT service providers come to SkyKick after using other processes and tools to perform Office 365 migrations. They come with assumptions, big questions about how SkyKick may or may not align with their business goals, and surgically-specific questions about our technology. We’ve helped hundreds of partners around the world as they approached the switch, onboarded their teams and started to perform Office 365 email migrations for the first time.

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Post-Crisis analysis: 4 ways to protect your clients against ransomware

By Trent Schwartz on Jul 31, 2017

Thanks to the recent widely-publicized “WannaCry” and “Petya” ransomware attacks, the threat of ransomware is on your customers’ minds. Many are probably having nightmares about the prospect of their organization falling prey to malware that locks and encrypts all of their company’s files, leaving access only to a ransom note.

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Major Upgrades to Office 365 Email Migration Suites and Cloud Backup enhance visibility, control and flexibility

By Chris Rayner on Jun 21, 2017

We have big news!

Today we announced in the press a major update to both our Office 365 Migration and Cloud Backup products. These upgrades include:

  1. A new Cloud Migration Suite partner experience and features designed to provide more control and visibility into active migration projects
  2. Cloud Backup Upgrades that will provide increased flexibility and control in protecting customers' data, and increase the backup offerings partners can provide their customers.

We're excited to share this news with you here on our blog, and can't wait for partners to get started using these new features.

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Product Update – More features and streamlined Review Accounts pages for Email Migrations

By Bern Clark on Jun 6, 2017

I am excited to announce updates to the “Review Accounts” pages in the SMB and Enterprise Migration Planners. We’ve made these changes based on , usability testing, and in-product analysis. These changes simplify the most common email configurations, streamline the most complex, and expand bulk edit capabilities to make changes across an entire Migration Project with just a few clicks. All the configuration capabilities you know and love are still available. Our team focuses on updates like these to simplify complex email migration projects, giving you the control that you need.

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2017 CRN Emerging Vendors List

By Courtney Gold on May 22, 2017

SkyKick is passionate about building products that makes it easy and efficient for IT providers to migrate, backup and manage their customers in the cloud 

Each year CRN creates the Emerging Vendors list, an annual compilation of startup technology companies that are committed to developing innovative products to meet the ever-changing demands of the IT market.

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Product Update - Expanded Search and Automation Flexibility features for Cloud Backup for Office 365

By Doug Handler on Apr 14, 2017

Over the last several weeks, we have released a variety of new and improved features to help partners manage subscriptions and find lost Office 365 data for Exchange, SharePoint and OneDrive for Business more quickly. Many of these were driven by partner feedback, so please continue to let us know how we can improve Cloud Backup to help you grow your cloud practice.  

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Kyl Wellman - Team Profile

By Courtney Gold on Apr 7, 2017

What is your role at SkyKick?

I’m a DevOps engineer.  I respond to issues by diagnosing them, and then either resolving them or working with engineering teams to get them scheduled into a sprint. This allows us to improve our products’ reliability, while still being responsive to customer pain points.

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Stacey Gardella - Team Profile

By Courtney Gold on Apr 3, 2017

In your own words, describe your role at SkyKick.

When I first joined SkyKick in 2015 I was hired as an Agile Consultant to help figure out a flexible process for software development. Fast forward to today, I am the Director of Engineering- QA- where I oversee Quality Assurance, Agile Coaches and the release process.

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