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Eight Essentials for Hybrid Identity: #3 Securing your identity infrastructure

Howdy folks, If you are like me, you are pretty amazed at the number of systems and services available today that claim to help you improve your enterprise security. And you are also a bit chagrined by how few sources there are with helpful information on what will actually make you more secure. In our...

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How We Built (Rebuilt!) Intune into a Leading Globally Scaled Cloud Service

This is something we usually don’t do here at Microsoft, but today I want to share a blog post (included below) that was written for internal purposes only. Let me answer your first question: “But why are you releasing this information?” Simply put, as I meet with customers navigating their own unique digital transformation, I...

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Eight Essentials for Hybrid Identity: #2 Choosing the right authentication method

Howdy folks, I’m here to share with you the next part in our Eight Essentials for Hybrid Identity blog series, based on what we’ve learned from working with tens of thousands of organizations on this hybrid journey. When setting up single sign-on for your employees and partners to all their SaaS applications and on-premises apps...

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Eight Essentials for Hybrid Identity: #1 A new identity mindset

Howdy folks, Many of the customers I get the privilege to talk with are well along the path to connecting their on-premises systems and applications to cloud services. And for the majority of them, hybrid identity is the first stop of destination cloud. Why is that the case? Because nearly every large enterprise has applications...

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Decentralized Digital Identities and Blockchain – The Future as We See It.

Howdy folks, I hope you’ll find today’s post as interesting as I do. It’s a bit of brain candy and outlines an exciting vision for the future of digital identities. Over the last 12 months we’ve invested in incubating a set of ideas for using Blockchain (and other distributed ledger technologies) to create new types...

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How organizations are connecting their on-premises identities to Azure AD

Howdy folks, If you follow the blog, you know that we support a wide array of options for connecting an on-premises directory or IAM solution to Azure AD. In fact no one in the industry gives customers as many options as we do. So it’s not surprising that one of the questions customers ask me...

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How we secure your data in Azure AD

Howdy folks, With all the breaches of cloud identity services over the last few years, we get a lot of questions about how we secure customer data. So today’s blog is a dive into the details of how we protect customer data in Azure AD. Datacenter and Service Security Let’s start with our datacenters. First,...

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Enabling a more strategic role for IT with Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security

Enabling a more strategic role for IT with Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security

Organizations are pushing forward in their digital transformations and we continue to see and hear more about what this shift means for IT. The scope of digital transformation goes beyond moving existing work to the cloud and enabling a more mobile workforce. It brings the opportunity to reimagine business from the ground up – from...

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The unbelievably diverse array of devices managed by our customers

Something I have come to really appreciate as we’ve built Intune and watched its usage scale to millions of devices is the unbelievably broad and diverse types of hardware our customers have to manage. To put this challenge in perspective, check out the chart below. In this chart, you can see the diversity of devices...

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