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Joel Lachance

VP, Business Development

Our recent posts.

Below you'll find our most recent blog posts. We publish 1-2 times per week so check back often for new content!

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BEMO Launches the Microsoft New Commerce Experience on the BEMO Store

March 18, 2022 - Update Microsoft announced the implementation of a new cancellation window duration for commercial seat-based offers in CSP new...

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Microsoft 365 price increase

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Microsoft's Office 365 price increases in 2022: What you need to know

"Microsoft to increase prices for Microsoft 365 in 2022". Maybe you've seen it in the headlines lately or perhaps this is the first time you're...

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Business Voice & Microsoft Teams Calling, Part III: Setting Up Your Plan

In my previous two blogs, Business Voice Part I & II, I explained what Business Voice is and shared with you what you typically need to deploy a...

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Microsoft Business Voice, Part II: Office 365 Phone Setup Prep

Right now, more than ever, connectivity is key. Every day we email, chat and text to ensure our businesses are running smoothly as we transition from...

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Microsoft Business Voice, Part I: What Is It and Do I Really Need It?

Unless you've been living under a rock for the last six months, chances are you've noticed that a lot of businesses are changing the way they do,...

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How Do I Buy Windows 7 Extended Security Updates (ESU)?

UPDATE, December 2020: This blog was originally written for ESU updates for 2020. If you're wondering where to purchase updates for 2022, check out...

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Microsoft EMS E3 vs E5

In our last blog post, What is Microsoft EMS? we gave an overview of the 6 tools that make up the Enterprise Mobility + Security suite. In this post...

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Microsoft EMS Features

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What is Microsoft EMS?

Microsoft launched the Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) in March 2014, in an effort to transition from 'bolted-on' security to 'built-in'...

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Office 365 Calling Plan

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Office 365 Calling Plan: Ditch Your Phone Company!

Most people are still unaware that Microsoft provides domestic and international calling plans for businesses through Office 365's Microsoft Teams....

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Windows 7 End of Life: Should I care?

Microsoft will stop providing mainstream support for the Windows 7 operating system on January 14, 2020. From that day on, Microsoft will no longer...

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Our top posts.

The following 9 articles are the top ones on our site. You can view our most recent posts in the section below or use the drop down menu in the header to find posts on the topic you're interested in!

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Windows 10 Pro vs Enterprise

UPDATED August 31st, 2021 to reflect new (lower) pricing:Windows 10 Pro is the business version of Windows 10 that...

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Migrate From Gmail to Office 365: Step-By-Step Guide

Most people that come to us to migrate their email to Office 365 are under the impression that it's a really easy...

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Windows 10 Enterprise E3 vs E5: What's the Difference?

Windows 10 Pro is the business version of Windows 10 that comes pre-installed on most PCs when you buy them from Dell,...

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What are the 4 types of Microsoft Active Directory?

For the last six months at BEMO we have been migrating a lot of Domain Controllers to Azure. During our discovery calls...

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Google Workspace to Office 365 Migration: A Step-by-Step Guide from Our Pros

If there is one thing that gets an IT professional’s heart pumping, it’s being asked to be part of a migration. 

From...

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How to Migrate from GoDaddy to Office 365: Step-By-Step Guide

The most common migration we do at BEMO is moving customers from GoDaddy to Office 365. We know the masses can't be...

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How to Set Up Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection

In this blog post, we're going to walk you through the step-by-step process for setting up Office 365 Advanced Threat...

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10 Benefits of Microsoft Teams (To Make Life a Whole Lot Better)

A few months ago, upon starting up with BEMO, they upgraded my setup from my laptop to a new laptop and two monitors....

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How to remove Office 365 from GoDaddy (+ more tips and tricks)

You've started your business, you've bought your domain and just as you're about to checkout from GoDaddy you get an...