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Enterprise Mobility + Security

Partnering with Samsung : Active Directory support in KNOX!

Howdy folks, Here’s a super short blog post, but the news is really big! We’re really excited about our partnership with Samsung that was announced today.  Working together Samsung and Microsoft are enabling Samsung’s new set of devices running KNOX to natively “Workplace Join” to Windows Server Active Directory 2012 R2 (and soon to Windows Azure...

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Success with Hybrid Cloud: By Scenario – Cloud Bursting

Every business leader has found themselves, at one time or another, dealing with something unforeseeable or unexpected, and, in the IT world, workload spikes can sometimes come out of nowhere and wreak havoc on an organization’s infrastructure. Dealing proactively with these spikes – and even developing an infrastructure capable of handling them – is surprisingly...

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Transcript from Today’s Reddit AMA

In case you missed it (and, let’s be honest, everyone missed it) here’s a transcript of the questions I was able to answer before my Reddit AMA shut down for unknown reasons.  Here’s to hoping everything at AMA Headquarters is up and running soon!   BradAndersonAMA[S] Thanks everyone for joining this AMA. I appreciate all...

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Announcement: Windows Azure RMS Documentation Library Update for February 2014

Hi everybody As per Carol’s introduction post, she's letting you know what's new and hot in the docs for this month. Reminders: Follow us on twitter (@TheRMSGuy) and join in our our new RMS peer community at www.yammer.com/AskIPTeam. Cheers,     Dan (on behalf of the RMS team) The Documentation Library for Windows Azure Rights Management has been...

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Desktop Experience in Windows Server 2012 R2

Hello everyone! I am Tanmay Bhagwat, a program manager on the Remote Desktop team working on Desktop Experience, RD Session Host, and Windows MultiPoint Server. Desktop Experience is the Windows Server feature that you can use to provide a better desktop experience to end users while delivering desktops through Remote Desktop Services. We last published...

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ADAL for Windows now in Preview

Howdy folks, Just a quick blog post to let you know that we made available the developer preview of the next version of our ADAL libraries for Windows! This release has some pretty cool improvements: .NET and Windows Store libraries are now distributed in a single package We’ve converged the.NET and Windows Store object models...

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OpenID Connect is Now Final!

Howdy folks, Today is an important day for digital identity, since OpenID Connect has been approved as a final specification. As those of you who follow this blog know, widely-available secure interoperable digital identity is the key to enabling easy-to-use, high-value cloud-based services for the devices and applications that people use.  OpenID Connect fills the...

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Success with Hybrid Cloud: By Scenario – Avoiding Lock-in

In an earlier post I made mention of the fact that the Microsoft Cloud OS vision is based on the principle of meeting business needs rather than managing technology limitations. This vision is based on a common maxim on the minds of all IT Pros as they evaluate and implement technology to enable their business:...

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