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OneDrive for Business comes to Mac and iOS devices
1/28/2015 | Office Blogs - Garage Series | 1
Today we’re excited to announce new ways that you can access and manage your OneDrive for Business files from your Mac and iOS devices. The post OneDrive for Business comes to Mac and iOS devices appeared first on Office Blogs.


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Azure Event Grid
8/16/2017 | Azure Fridays | 54
Bahram Banisadr introduces Scott Hanselman to Azure Event Grid, which is a fully-managed event service for managing events across many different Azure services and applications. Made for performance and scale, it simplifies building event-driven applications and serverless architectures.For more information,


Office 365 Adoption User Group (Chicagoland Chapter) - June 2017 Meeting Part 2 - OneDrive Governance
8/16/2017 | Channel 9 - Office 365 | 5
In the second part of the June 2017 Office 365 Adoption User Group, Sean Lawrence of SPR talks about governing the use of OneDrive.


Reference Architecture for a high availability SharePoint Server 2016 farm in Azure
8/16/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 5
The AzureCAT Patterns & Practices team has published a new reference architecture for deploying and running a high availability SharePoint Server 2016 farm in Azure.


Reference Architecture for SAP NetWeaver and SAP HANA on Azure
8/16/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 5
The AzureCAT Patterns & Practices team has published a new reference architecture for deploying and running SAP NetWeaver and SAP HANA on Azure.


How to setup Multi Factor Authentication for your personal Microsoft Account
8/16/2017 | blog.at.work | 2
To secure a personal Microsoft Account (“MSA”, formerly known as “LiveID”), you can enable two-step verification (“MFA” for Multi Factor Authentication) easily. This article shows the How-To.The Microsoft support article About two-step verification informs about the necessary steps.Secure your MSAI wanted


Announcing the Just-In-Time VM Access pubic preview
8/16/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 37
Azure Security Center just released a new Just-In-Time (JIT) VM Access mechanism. JIT VM Access, now in public preview, significantly reduces your exposure to attacks by enabling you to deny persistent access while providing controlled, audited access to VMs when needed.


Announcing the Just-In-Time VM Access public preview
8/16/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 36
Azure Security Center just released a new Just-In-Time (JIT) VM Access mechanism. JIT VM Access, now in public preview, significantly reduces your exposure to attacks by enabling you to deny persistent access while providing controlled, audited access to VMs when needed.


Petri article: Modern SharePoint Web Parts Updates – Highlighted Content
8/16/2017 | Jasper Oosterveld | 3
I wrote a new article for Petri.com. Click here to read the article.


Office 365 Update: SharePoint Online site collections
8/16/2017 | Jasper Oosterveld | 2
We’re planning on updating the default sharing setting for Office 365 Group connected SharePoint Online site collections. How does this affect me? Currently, the default sharing setting for these site collections is set to allow sharing with external users that are already in your organization’s directory.


Office 365 Update: Shared status indicator for shared folders on OneDrive Web
8/16/2017 | Jasper Oosterveld | 3
The ability to know when a folder is shared on OneDrive Web is a new Office 365 feature. You’ll begin seeing this new feature in the coming days. This message is associated with Office 365 Roadmap ID 20566. While our goal is to ensure we notify you in advance of upcoming changes, we acknowledge we did


Office 365 Update: SharePoint Site Theming
8/16/2017 | Jasper Oosterveld | 2
On August 21, 2017, we’ll begin rolling out an updated site theming experience in new team and communication sites. This message is associated with Office 365 Roadmap ID 20524. How does this affect me? The new site theming panel empowers site owners to easily apply one of six new themes to all pages


Introducing Azure Event Grid – an event service for modern applications
8/16/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 2
Today, I am excited to announce that we are making event-based and serverless applications even easier to build on Azure. Azure Event Grid is a fully-managed event routing service and the first of its kind.


Office 365 Update: SharePoint Links and Announcements lists
8/16/2017 | Jasper Oosterveld | 3
SharePoint Links and Announcement lists now have improved page performance, responsiveness, and accessibility, instead of being limited to classic mode. You’ll begin seeing these updated features in the coming days. This message is associated with Office 365 Roadmap ID 20511. How does this affect me?


SQL Data Warehouse:Preview Features
8/16/2017 | Azure Notes | 2
With the public preview release of Replicated tables, the ability to reason over large amounts of data on SQL Data Warehouse at lightning fast speeds, just got faster. Replicated tables is a feature designed to speed up queries by reducing data movement. More


Time Series Insights:New Features
8/16/2017 | Azure Notes | 1
Today we are announcing the release of several updates to Time Series Insights based on customer feedback. These include ingress telemetry, easier data visualizations, more data formats and more. More


Event Grid:New Features
8/16/2017 | Azure Notes | 1
Today, we are excited to announce that we are making event-based and serverless applications even easier to build on Azure. Azure Event Grid is a fully-managed event routing service and the first of its kind. Azure Event Grid greatly simplifies the development of event-based applications and simplifies


Security Center:Preview Features
8/16/2017 | Azure Notes | 1
Attackers commonly target cloud environments with Brute Force or Port Scanning attacks, typically against management ports like RDP and SSH that are left open to enable administrators access. In addition to detecting and alerting you to these attacks, Azure Security Center just released a new Just-In-Time


Microsoft's new LinkedIn Messaging's 'Active Status' is on by default
8/15/2017 | ZDNet All About Microsoft | 29
Microsoft is adding a new 'presence' feature to LinkedIn Messaging, which users can opt to turn off if they so desire.


Office 365 Update: August 2017
8/15/2017 | Channel 9 - Office 365 | 29
Welcome to the August 2017 Office 365 Update.


Role Based Access Control: A Configuration Manager favorite, now in Intune
8/15/2017 | Windows Intune Team | 3
Role Based Access Control (RBAC) has been a favorite feature of the System Center Configuration Manager community since its introduction, and now its available in Intune. RBAC in Intune enables you to easily define who can perform various Intune tasks within your organization, and who those tasks apply


Microsoft acquires cloud-computing orchestration vendor Cycle Computing
8/15/2017 | ZDNet All About Microsoft | 34
Microsoft is buying Cycle Computing, which develops software for orchestrating workloads in the Azure, Amazon, and Google clouds, for an undisclosed amount.


Bill Gates' stake in Microsoft is now just 1.3 percent
8/15/2017 | ZDNet All About Microsoft | 31
Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates is continuing to reduce his holdings in the Redmond software and services giant with his latest donation of 64 million shares.


How Azure Security Center aids in detecting good applications being used maliciously
8/15/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 4
We’ve written in the past about how Azure Security Center helps detect malicious activity on compromised VMs, including a post detailing a Bitcoin mining attack and one on an outbound DDoS attack. In many cases, attackers use a set of malicious tools to carry out these and other actions on a compromised


Managing your resources with Azure Cloud Shell
8/15/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 3
Back in May this year we announced the public preview of Azure Cloud Shell. If you haven’t tried it out yet, Azure Cloud Shell gives you a new way to manage your resources in the Cloud. It’s a browser-based shell experience, which means it’s accessible from virtually anywhere. It authenticates with your


Azure Time Series Insights API, Reference Data, Ingress, and Azure Portal Updates
8/15/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 4
Today we are announcing the release of several updates to Time Series Insights based on customer feedback. Time Series Insights is a fully-managed analytics, storage, and visualization service that makes it simple to explore and analyze billions of IoT events simultaneously.