Cloud Computing


Microsoft Previews New Applications for Office 365 Business Premium Plans

Microsoft will preview three new applications in the coming weeks for Office 365 Business Premium "first release" testers, according to an announcement this week.

Windows AutoPilot Service Promises 'Zero-Touch' PC Provisioning

Microsoft announced a new Windows AutoPilot service this week that promises to ease the provisioning of new PCs for end users.

Microsoft Buying Cloud Optimization Startup Cloudyn

Microsoft today announced an agreement to acquire Cloudyn, a provider of public cloud monitoring services for enterprises, managed service providers and cloud solution providers.

EMET and Other Security Tools Coming to Windows 10 'Fall Creators Update'

The Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit will be coming back in the Windows 10 "fall creators update," Microsoft announced this week.

Pondering the Graph that Binds SharePoint and Office 365

Office 365 artificial intelligence API may help individual users manage content complexity in the next wave of SharePoint releases that use Microsoft Graph.

Microsoft and Partners Highlight Open Source Dev Tools for Azure

Microsoft and some of its open source partners conducted an Azure OpenDev online presentation on Wednesday.

Azure Active Directory plus PingAccess Now Available for Web Apps Access

Microsoft's Azure Active Directory service integrated with Ping Identity's PingAccess is now commercially available, supporting single sign-on access by end users to so-called "legacy" Web applications.

Microsoft Intune in Azure Portal Now Commercially Available

Microsoft Intune, as managed through the Azure Portal, has reached "general availability" status and now supports conditional access settings, Microsoft announced today.

Microsoft Extends Azure Active Directory Conditional Access Policies

Azure Active Directory now supports conditional access policies when used with Microsoft Teams, as well as the Azure Portal.

SharePoint Online Users Getting Metadata Navigation Feature This Month

Microsoft is planning to add metadata navigation capabilities to "modern" SharePoint List and Library pages, starting on June 12.

Build Intelligence with Microsoft Graph

One API to access all of your data in the Microsoft Cloud? We’re remarkably close to that reality. Here’s what you need to know to start building applications with the Microsoft Graph API.

Microsoft Improves Azure Active Directory Proxy Service and Adds Work Folders Support

Microsoft this week announced various Azure Active Directory improvements.

Microsoft Offers Resources for Achieving GDPR Compliance in 2018

Microsoft and other service providers are suggesting that they have the means for organizations to become compliant with the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation.

Microsoft Previews Workflow Enhancements to Azure Active Directory Privileged ID Management Service

Microsoft is previewing two improvements to its Azure Active Directory Privileged Identity Management service.

Microsoft Said To Be Buying Hexadite Security Firm

Microsoft reportedly has agreed to buy software security firm Hexadite for $100 million.

The Rise of the Hybrid Cloud and Its Impact on SharePoint

The majority SharePoint implementations are on pace to run in hybrid cloud architectures. The good news is it has become a first-class citizen in the SharePoint ecosystem.

Microsoft Planning Azure and Office 365 Services Expansions in Africa

Microsoft announced plans this week to expand its "cloud" services in Africa by building new datacenters in South Africa.

Microsoft Goes Live with Azure Active Directory Portal

The Azure Portal now includes Azure Active Directory capabilities at the "general availability" stage.

Microsoft Previews Azure Active Directory B2C Dev Tools

Microsoft this week announced new Azure Active Directory Business-to-Consumer previews, a new library for developers and some associated Microsoft Flow tools.

Demands of IoT, Quantum and Cognitive Workloads Drive IBM's Cloud Datacenter Expansion

The company is not only expanding its datacenters to meet growing individual demand, but to meet the computing burden of new and emerging technologies.

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