Cloud Computing


Microsoft Cloud Platform System To Get Quarterly Updates

Microsoft's enterprise and service provider customers running the Microsoft Cloud Platform System (CPS) can expect to get software updates automatically on a quarterly basis.

Microsoft To Start Rolling Out Skype for Business on April 14

Skype for Business will start rolling out to qualified users with April's Patch Tuesday update on April 14, Microsoft announced.

Microsoft Updates Its Azure Backup and Site Recovery Services

Microsoft announced some Azure improvements today that could be helpful for organizations that use its cloud-based storage services.

Microsoft Releases Azure Active Directory Connect Preview 2

Microsoft has issued a second preview of its solution for connecting on-premises Active Directory environments with the cloud-based Microsoft Azure Active Directory service.

5 Mistakes To Avoid When Migrating from SharePoint to Office 365

Proper planning and avoiding these common pitfalls will make your SharePoint migration go much more smoothly.

Microsoft Extending ExpressRoute Connections to Office 365 Services

Microsoft is expanding its ExpressRoute service as a connection option for Office 365 services.

Microsoft Planning Azure and Windows 10 'Internet of Things' Products

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella outlined the company's "Internet of things" vision at Convergence 2015 today, including Azure and Windows products to come.

Getting a Handle on E-Mail Clutter in Office 365

Office 365's Clutter feature looks to simplify your inbox by recognizing which e-mails are not important to you based off of behavior.

Microsoft Azure Service Can Now Check for Active Directory Problems

Microsoft's Azure Operational Insights service can now assess an organization's Active Directory performance.

Microsoft Adds Conditional Access to System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager for Exchange Online

Microsoft has added its "conditional access" mobile device management capability to its System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager product for organizations using the Exchange Online e-mail service.

Cisco Expands Cloud Partner Network with Microsoft Azure Integration

Cisco and Microsoft announced a technology integration effort today that promises to expand the options of Cisco's cloud service provider partners, allowing them to more easily tap Microsoft Azure cloud computing resources.

Azure Active Directory Adds Conditional Access Support for Premises-Based Apps

Microsoft's Azure Active Directory "Conditional Access" scheme now works with some premises-based apps.

Microsoft Previews Dynamic Group Rules for Azure Active Directory

Microsoft announced a preview this week of a new Azure Active Directory feature that lets IT pros write simple and complex rules for the groups they manage.

March Intune Update Arriving With 'Conditional Access' Support

Microsoft is rolling out an update to its Intune service this week with a few mobile device management additions.

The Age of Containers

With Docker leading the charge with its partnership with Microsoft, it's time for IT to seriously plan for containers in the enterprise.

Microsoft Embedding Intune Mobile Management Capabilities Into Office 365 Apps

Microsoft described the layered security approach it's taking in its last "Success with Enterprise Mobility" Web broadcast on Tuesday.

Microsoft Previews Azure Active Directory Password Rollover Feature for Social Media Accounts

Microsoft's Azure Active Directory team released a "preview" this week of an automatic password rollover feature for organizations that use shared social media accounts.

Microsoft To Recognize Open Source Partner Contributions to Azure

Microsoft will look to honor those partners who have contributed to the company's open source initiative for the first time at this year's Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC).

Analysts Outline Microsoft's 2015 Product Roadmap

The Directions on Microsoft analyst team recently provided a glimpse of where Microsoft may be heading this year, with a focus on future enterprise product releases.

Upcoming Perks of Azure Active Directory Connect Tool

Microsoft recently published more information about its Azure Active Directory Connect tool, which will replace its DirSync and Azure Active Directory Sync tools.

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