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Microsoft Updates Preview of Azure Active Directory Pass-Through Authentication

Microsoft this week announced that it has updated its preview of Azure Active Directory Pass-Through Authentication.

Microsoft Previews Simpler Document Protection with Azure Information Protection

Microsoft is previewing a more simplified administrative approach to adding protection settings for documents when using its Azure Information Protection service.

Microsoft Rescinds New Login Behavior for Azure Active Directory Portal

Microsoft has temporarily rolled back an Azure Active Directory login portal change that it had instituted earlier this month.

Microsoft Unleashes PowerApps and Flow Improvements

Microsoft offered a progress report on its PowerApps and Microsoft Flow tools this week.

Synchronize Directories with Azure AD Connect

Learn how to deploy Azure AD Connect, the best way to synchronize on-premises Active Directory instances with the cloud-based Azure AD.

Microsoft Adds Resources for Easing Azure Migrations

Microsoft highlighted resources this week designed to make it easier for organizations to tap its Azure datacenter services in so-called "hybrid" approaches.

Azure Active Directory B2B Service Now Globally Available

Microsoft announced the "general availability" of its Azure Active Directory Business-to-Business service today, along with the GA rollout of the Azure AD Business-to-Consumer service in Europe.

Microsoft Warns of Dying Azure Active Directory Sync Tools

Microsoft is pounding the nails into the coffins of its deprecated Windows Azure Active Directory Sync and Azure AD Sync tools.

Microsoft Buying Deis To Facilitate Kubernetes on Azure

Microsoft announced plans today to acquire Deis, a startup company that offers open source tools and training to facilitate Kubernetes use.

Microsoft Online Services Agreements Now Restricted to One-Year Terms

Organization now can only establish Microsoft Products and Services Agreements (MPSA) for a one-year term.

Microsoft Intune Now Integrated with Skycure Mobile Threat Analytics

The Microsoft Intune mobile management service now works with Skycure's mobile device protection service, Microsoft announced this week.

Azure Active Directory Preview of Ping Identity Solution Arriving This Week

Microsoft is planning to preview its collaborative work with Ping Identity this week, providing organizations with a more streamlined way to get single sign-on access to header-based Web applications.

Microsoft Previews Azure Active Directory Limited Access for SharePoint and OneDrive

Microsoft today announced a preview of a new Azure Active Directory management option that's designed to thwart "data leakage" scenarios.

Microsoft Unveils Plans To Accelerate Windows Server on ARM

Windows Server on ARM processors is starting to seem like it's more than just a pipe dream, at least when it comes to Microsoft's datacenters and partner efforts.

Microsoft Highlights Project Olympus and SONiC Datacenter Support

Microsoft on Wednesday announced some chip-maker progress in using Project Olympus designs for datacenters.

SharePoint Is Now Ripe for App Modernization

Now that Microsoft Azure has become a robust PaaS platform by offering a lot of additional services, using the provider-hosted add-in approach, not app transformation, is the way to go.

Microsoft Releases Network Performance Monitor for Operations Management Suite

Microsoft has commercially released Network Performance Monitor, a network monitoring solution for applications that's part of its Operations Management Suite product.

Azure Active Directory Connect Health Gets New Alert Capabilities

Microsoft today announced the commercial release of a couple of Azure Active Directory monitoring capabilities that were previously at the preview stage.

Azure Container Service Now Has Kubernetes Support

Organizations using the Azure Container Service soon will be getting the ability to orchestrate workloads using Kubernetes, Microsoft announced today.

Users of Azure Site Caching Service Get HTTPS Custom Domain Support

Verizon, an Azure Content Delivery Network (CDN) service partner with Microsoft, now provides HTTPS support for custom domains, Microsoft announced this week.

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