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In addition to being top tier consultants, CCO's consultants are also published bestselling authors. In total, CCO consultants have written over 70 books. It isn’t often that you get to meet and work with people that can say they’ve written "the book" on the topic. To better understand the scope and depth of the most recent books published, please feel free to browse through a few of the latest titles below:
Re-envisioning I.T. in a World of Cloud and Security
Published: 2021 / Pages: 57
Book Description: Written by CCO CEO Rand Morimoto, this book provides a top down strategy for organizations to fully modernize their I.T. strategy, fully embracing the cloud to protect against cyberthreats, and advance technology usage beyond the capabilities possible for organizations just a decade or two ago.
Thriving (or Simply Surviving) in a Post COVID-19 World
Published: 2020 / Pages: 38
A Different Kind of World - A Perspective of Life in the Midst of a Global Pandemic Lockdown
Published: 2020 / Pages: 37
Is That Really True? - How Disinformation Dangerously Impacts Our Thinking
Published: 2020 / Pages: 49
Book Description: Written by CCO CEO Rand Morimoto, this book highlights ways we can reshape our filters and ways of thinking, so we remove ourselves from the stream of disinformation, and not be fooled into making real decisions based on inaccurate (and many times grossly inaccurate) information.
Thriving in a World of Constant Change
Published: 2019 / Pages: 56
Book Description: Written by CCO partners Rand Morimoto and Rich Dorfman, this book highlights the challenges executives face in the fast-paced global and tech driven world and provides guidance on best practices leveraged by top executive leaders how to be a first mover and competitor in the new world of constant change.
Utilizing Microsoft Teams as a Modern Method of Intelligent Communications
Published: 2019 / Pages: 85
Book Description: Written by CCO partners Rand Morimoto and David Ross, this book covers tips and best practices how enterprises can leverage and gain adoption to Microsoft Teams for content collaboration, file sharing, chat, and telephony.
Shifting I.T. from Technologies to a Business Services Enabler
Published: 2018 / Pages: 62
Book Description: Written by CCO partners Rand Morimoto and Rich Dorfman, this book shares the end state of I.T. after a transition to the cloud and the steps organizations go through if shifting its business processes of operations.
Building a Modern Datacenter in the Azure Cloud
Published: 2017 / Pages: 98
Book Description: Written by CCO consultants Chris Amaris, Marcus Clayton, and Rand Morimoto, this book provides real world guidance on new ways of architecting and deploying datacenters leveraging cloud technologies built in to Microsoft Azure.
Adapting to the New World of I.T.
Published: 2017 / Pages: 88
Book Description: Written by CCO consultant Rand Morimoto, this book guides organizations as they adapt to the new world of cloud computing, the transition process for employees of the organization and I.T. departments, and the changes experienced by organizations as they rethink, redesign, and rearchitect I.T. post cloud migration.
Application and Datacenter Modernization
Published: 2016 / Pages: 72
Book Description: Written by CCO consultants Rand Morimoto and Chris Amaris, this book shares best practices and lessons learned of the transition from traditional I.T. datacenter models, to highly optimized application and datacenter models including strategy planning, transition prioritization, updated security models, and optimized management.
Windows Server 2016 Unleashed
Published: 2016 / Pages: 1680
Book Description: Written by Rand Morimoto, Guy Yardeni, Michael Noel, Andrew Abbate, and Chris Amaris, this book covers Windows Server 2016 planning, design, prototyping, implementation, migration, administration, and support. Extensively updated, it contains coverage of Windows Server 2016's key innovations, including the cloud, containers, and Windows 10 integration.
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Handling Electronically Stored Information (ESI) in the Era of the Cloud
Published: 2015 / Pages: 86
Book Description: Written by CCO consultants Rand Morimoto, Guy Yardeni, and Chris Amaris, this book addressing current policies and best practices for handling and managing files, emails, documents, and the like with new challenges like cloud storage and mobile device replication
Maximizing Microsoft's Azure for Dev, Test, and DevOps Scenarios
Published: 2014 / Pages: 94
Book Description: Written by CCO consultants Rand Morimoto and Guy Yardeni, this book focuses on the tools and processes used by enterprises to leverage Microsoft's Azure cloud for the development of applications, including cloud-based freezing, branching, merging, and management of code. This includes leveraging automation for rapid Dev cycles and processing
Cybersecurity: Being Cyber Aware and Cyber Safe
Published: 2014 / Pages: 86
Book Description: Written by CCO consultant and cybersecurity expert Rand Morimoto who provides a consolidated background on the challenges organizations face in addressing cybersecurity in the enterprise these days, and what can be done to develop strategies to keep a step ahead of the bad guys. This book shares examples and tips on keeping cyber aware and cyber safe
Choosing Office 365 for the Enterprise
Published: 2014 / Pages: 120
Book Description: Written by CCO consultants Rand Morimoto and Guy Yardeni, this book covers the core business features built into Microsofts Office 365 cloud service that includes email, Web Conferencing, document sharing, Video and Voice Conferencing, data leakage protection, email archiving, and the like
New World of I.T.
Published: 2014 / Pages: 100
Book Description: Written by CCO consultant Rand Morimoto, this book covers the shift the marketplace has seen with the evolution of cloud computing and the introduction of the Consumerization of I.T. where employees bring their own systems to work and expect them to fully access enterprise data
Microsoft's Hybrid Cloud
Published: 2014 / Pages: 130
Book Description: Written by CCO consultants Rand Morimoto, Chris Amaris, and Guy Yardeni, this book covers Microsoft's cloud environment where organizations can install and run Windows and Linux virtual machines in the cloud just like they configure and run virtual machines on-premise. A complete new way for organizations to leverage the elasticity of the cloud for enterprise applications
SharePoint 2013 Unleashed
Published: 2013 / Pages: 800
Book Description: Written by CCO consultants Colin Spence and Michael Noel, this book delivers comprehensive, real-world coverage of everything you need to know to successfully design, implement, configure and use SharePoint 2013 solutions. Leveraging their experience with hundreds of companies of all sizes and from many different industries, Noel and Spence present best practices and expert implementation and configuration methodologies, and focus on the features and tools that provide the most value to busy professionals.
Lync 2013 Unleashed
Published: 2013 / Pages: 800
Book Description: Written by CCO consultants David Ross, this is the most comprehensive, realistic, and useful guide to Microsoft Lync Server 2013, today’s leading Unified Communications system. Expert Lync consultants and implementers brought together in-the-trenches guidance for all facets of planning, integration, deployment, and administration. The authors introduce Microsoft Lync Server 2013, outline what it can do, and review the key improvements Microsoft has made in this version.
Exchange 2013 Unleashed
Published: 2013 / Pages: 1000
Book Description: Written by CCO consultants Rand Morimoto, Michael Noel, Guy Yardeni, Andrew Abbate, and Chris Amaris, Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 doesn’t just add dozens of new features: It integrates multiple technologies into a common, unified communications system that can add value in many new ways. Now, five leading Exchange Server consultants help you deploy Exchange Server 2013 quickly and smoothly--and then efficiently manage, troubleshoot, and support it for years to come. More than a comprehensive, authoritative reference, Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Unleashed presents hundreds of helpful tips and tricks based on the authors’ unsurpassed early adopter experience with Exchange Server 2013 in real production environments.
Windows 2012 Unleashed
Published: 2012 / Pages: 1500
Book Description: Written by CCO consultants Rand Morimoto, Michael Noel, Guy Yardeni, Andrew Abbate, and Chris Amaris, this 1500+ page book is the definitive guide on Windows Server 2012 written by the authors of Windows Server books for the past 2 decades that have worked with Windows 2012 for over 2 years prior to the product release. The book covers all of the latest features and functions of Windows 2012!
System Center 2012 Unleashed
Published: 2012 / Pages: 800
Book Description: Written by CCO consultants Chris Amaris, Rand Morimoto, Pete Handley, and David Ross, this is the definitive real-world guide to Microsoft System Center 2012, Microsoft’s newest and most powerful version of System Center. Authored by consultants who’ve deployed System Center in hundreds of enterprises and innovative smaller businesses, this book brings together up-to-the-minute tips, tricks, and techniques you just won’t find anywhere else. You’ll learn how to use System Center’s powerful capabilities to build highly-efficient managed environments that encompass datacenters, cloud environments, client computers, mobile devices, and more. The authors address planning, design, implementation, integration, and administration, and cover every component, including Configuration Manager, Operations Manager, Data Protection Manager, Virtual Machine Manager, Service Manager, and Orchestrator.
Published: 2008 / Pages: 700
Book Description: Written by CCO consultant Pete Handley, PowerShell Unleashed gives Windows administrators information on the immense power in PowerShell to automate and customize virtually any administrative task–saving time, increasing productivity, and giving you unprecedented flexibility. PowerShell includes important new features that offer even greater control over Windows environments. The authors begin by systematically illuminating PowerShell’s core concepts and techniques, helping you leverage whatever Windows scripting experience you may already have. Next, using complete, easy-to-adapt examples, they show how to use PowerShell to manage file systems, permissions, the Registry, WMI objects, Active Directory, Exchange Server, and many other elements of the Windows environment.
IT Project Management: On Track from Start to Finish
Published: 2002 / Pages: 504
Book Description: This book assists project managers complete projects on time and within budget using the expert advice and valuable insight contained in this book. Find out how to best use your skills to keep your team motivated and address challenges--including changing business needs, budget restrictions, technical barriers, and even office politics. Contains handy worksheets and project files on the CD-ROM to help you practice what you've just learned.