Voice for GCC High Environments Now Available

Voice for GCC High Environments Now Available GCC High organizations can now enable Audio Conferencing and PSTN calling with Microsoft Teams Direct Routing via a new partnership between C3 and CallTower. This is the first time organizations can enable a third-party hosted voice provider within GCC High, closing a known, long-term gap in Office 365 GCC High features. As we have discussed previo...

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GCC High and Azure Government Update

GCC High and Azure Government Update Microsoft 365 Government Community Cloud (GCC) High and Azure Government continues to evolve as more and more defense contractors move to this specialized version of the service. C3 continues to monitor new service offerings, product features and more to provide you the most current information as possible. Below are a handful of recent announcements and what ...

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Office 365 Is Now Microsoft 365

Office 365 Is Now Microsoft 365 In late April 2020, Microsoft announced that Office 365 will now be known as Microsoft 365. Microsoft’s goal was to make it easier for partners and customers to understand the value each product will provide. In the blog post announcing the rebrand, officials said the new names were meant to indicate that Office is more than Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; it also i...

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Azure Government Announces New Services

Azure Government Announces New Services Azure Sentinel, Azure AD Domain Services and DDoS Protection Now Available in Azure Government The Microsoft Azure gov Team recently announced new cloud services intended to extend the existing commercially available platform to government contractors. These new services bring enhanced visibility and optimization of security operations. C3 clients have a...

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Microsoft Announces Expanded Options for Firstline Worker License

Spoiler Alert: Microsoft shifts the nomenclature of licenses again. Microsoft has added to the options for firstline workers with a “new” Microsoft F1 license. But wait, its not quite that simple: the old Microsoft 365 F1 license is now “F3,” and the old Office 365 F1 is now F3. Still with us? If not, here’s a quick summary of the changes: Old Name New Name Price Office 36...

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AFCEA CMMC Symposium Goes Virtual; Bill Wootton to Speak

AFCEA CMMC Symposium Goes Virtual; Bill Wootton to Speak AFCEA International announced last week that its CMMC Symposium, led by keynote speaker Katie Arrington, will move to a virtual experience on April 23, 2020.  As CMMC rolls out later this year, the Defense Industrial Base (DIB) is watching closely to see how it will be affected. The certification challenges the industry with many i...

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C3’s Bill Wootton Interviewed by Washington Exec

C3’s Founder and CEO Bill Wootton was interviewed by Washington Exec, the D.C. area's leading organization for the local executive business community including top entrepreneurs and thought leaders. Bill discusses remote work due to COVID-19, CMMC, security, beaches and Jersey Mike's.  Listen to the complete interview here. In this episode, Washington Exec sat down with Bill Wootton, Preside...

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The Top Ten Things You Need to Know About CMMC

Here's What You Must Know About CMMC The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) was officially launched on January 31st, ushering in a new era of visibility and accountability for defense contractors. CMMC brings sweeping changes on how the Department of Defense (DoD) views cybersecurity. CMMC aims to build upon the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) and Natio...

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GCC High Update January 2020

Time to take Teams seriously in GCC High For many companies who use GCC High, the addition of Microsoft Teams was a long-awaited improvement in collaboration. Over the last month or so, Microsoft has been adding new features – and tweaking others to make Teams even more robust, increasing both functionality and productivity. Microsoft has put considerable effort into adding features which wi...

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C3 Returns to Microsoft Ignite The Tour

C3 Returns to Microsoft Ignite The Tour February 6-7, 2020 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center Washington, DC C3 is excited to announce that we will again be a sponsor of Microsoft Ignite The Tour on February 6th and 7th, 2020 in Washington, D.C. Microsoft Ignite is a free technical training event for system administrators and developers, as well as a great opportunity to network and...

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