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Creating a Secure Space for IoT in Government
11/21/2017 | Microsoft Azure Government | 9
IoT is multi-dimensional and flexible in the way it can improve agency function and bring nuanced approaches to citizen services, all while existing on a secure platform. With IoT, you are connecting to a vast web of devices such as street cameras, monitoring tools, and a wide array of other “things.”


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Microsoft, Dropbox team up; new Office-centric features, apps on tap
11/4/2014 | ZDNet All About Microsoft | 63
Microsoft and Dropbox are partnering to improve integration between Dropbox and Microsoft Office.


Microsoft to make per-user Windows licensing available to enterprise customers
11/4/2014 | ZDNet All About Microsoft | 63
Microsoft is making a new per-user Windows licensing option available available to its enterprise customers which may help simplify bring-your-own-device scenarios involving Windows, iOS and Android.


Microsoft adds Cortana support to Dynamics CRM 2015
11/4/2014 | ZDNet All About Microsoft | 64
Microsoft's latest CRM release, Dynamics CRM 2015, will be available in December 2014 and will feature built-in support for Cortana, Microsoft's personal digital assistant.


A great week at TechEd with Docker
11/3/2014 | Microsoft Azure | 66
We are just getting back and what a great week in Barcelona at TechEd EMEA with Docker! After just two weeks from our announcement outlining a deep partnership, Docker became the highlight of many parts of the Microsoft event.


You’re Invited: NYC Media in the Cloud Summit
11/3/2014 | Microsoft Azure | 47
On the heels of an exciting and interactive Media Summit in LA, Microsoft Azure Media Services is very excited to announce our Media in the Cloud Summit NYC on Friday, November 14th.


#TEE14 Wrap-up
11/3/2014 | blog.at.work | 38
The TechEd Europe 2014 is over (see 4-3 - 2-1). About 5,000 participants, including 200 from Austria, have enjoyed the Conference and the venue of Barcelona. The ratio of IT pros and developer was about 80% to 20%, however, was the choice of Developer sessions from my


Using AIB Files with Azure Media Indexer and SQL Server
11/3/2014 | Microsoft Azure | 57
In the last post, we explored the basic usage of the processor, and a high-level description of the output files, focusing mainly on the XML-based files. The focus of this post is the usage of the powerful audio index blob (AIB) file created by indexing jobs.


OneDrive for Business: Advanced File encryption (Fort Knox)
11/3/2014 | Hans Brender's Blog | 58
First time you my have seen it at  SharePoint  Conference 2014 in Las Vegas (SPC 2014). There were two sessions about Advanced File Encryption in SharePoint Online. Newer days Microsoft has announced, that you will have these encryption, also called Fort Knox, on each document that you will store at


OneDrive for Business: Advanced File encryption (Fort Knox)
11/3/2014 | Hans Brender's Blog | 10
First time you my have seen it at  SharePoint  Conference 2014 in Las Vegas (SPC 2014). There were two sessions about Advanced File Encryption in SharePoint Online. Newer days Microsoft has announced, that you will have these encryption, also called Fort Knox, on each document that you will store at


Microsoft starts taking sign ups for its Skype Translator preview
11/3/2014 | ZDNet All About Microsoft | 63
Microsoft is seeking testers for its Skype Translator real-time video translation service, which will be available in limited preview form before year-end.


Microsoft makes Surface Pro 3 available to U.S. government users on GSA schedule
11/3/2014 | ZDNet All About Microsoft | 62
Microsoft is slowly continuing to expand availability of its Surface Pro 3 tablets by expanding its reseller ranks, as well as getting the devices on the U.S. GSA government schedule.


Microsoft's fitness band: What kinds of software and services are inside?
11/3/2014 | ZDNet All About Microsoft | 62
Microsoft's fitness band may be the first device to leverage the coming Windows 10 Internet of Things operating system, as well as a number of brand-new Azure cloud services.


My first 48 hours with the Microsoft Band
11/2/2014 | The Cloud Mouth - Loryan Strant | 39
I’ve now been wearing the Microsoft Band and am quite comfortable with it. I find that throughout the day I may make some minute adjustments to the band based on how it feels on my wrist. This is much easier than it was on the Fitbit Flex. It’s gotten to the point where I don’t really notice that I’m


Say hello to new collaborative Groups of Office 365!
11/2/2014 | Office 365 MVPs | 9
Collaborative groups of Office 365, 365 Office Workgroups or just Groups of Office 365. Call it what you will! Just not to be confused with security groups and distribution groups in Active Directory and Exchange. Check the ...Read more ›


OneNote Class Notebook Creator – Adding More Teachers
11/1/2014 | webster | 20
The OneNote Class Notebook Creator makes creating a digital classroom environment easy for teachers. The pages are free form, adding text, images, links to content, recording video and audio. The Class Notebook Creator provides a role for the teacher, giving them full access to each and every section


Office 365′s Top 10 Compliance Standards
10/31/2014 | Office 365 Advisors | 13
Since the launch of Office 365 in 2011, Microsoft drastically updated their compliance standards. Office 365 always had an impressive track record for compliancies.   Early cloud adopters were a bit skeptical towards security. As time progressed Microsoft built a foundation of trust. Companies such as Dropbox


Office 365’s Top 10 Compliance Standards
10/31/2014 | Office 365 Advisors | 10
Office 365's Top 10 Compliance Standards The post Office 365’s Top 10 Compliance Standards appeared first on Office 365.


My first 24 hours with the Microsoft Band
10/31/2014 | The Cloud Mouth - Loryan Strant | 15
Timing is everything. I just happen to be in Seattle with my family when Microsoft’s first wearable debuts. I first saw notification of the Microsoft Health apps, then news of the Band itself. Straight away we booked a rental care to take us to University Village so I could pick one up (for myself, and


Episode 160: Event Hubs with Elio Damaggio
10/31/2014 | Microsoft Azure Cloud Cover Show - Channel 9 | 15
In this episode Chris Risner and Haishi Bai are joined by Elio Damaggio, Program Manager on the HyperScale Computing Team.  Today Elio talks about Event Hubs which just went GA, is a new feature of Service Bus which enables you to ingest events into the cloud at massive scale.  This is a critical service


Episode 160: Event Hubs with Elio Damaggio
10/31/2014 | Microsoft Azure Cloud Cover Show - Channel 9 | 10
In this episode Chris Risner and Haishi Bai are joined by Elio Damaggio, Program Manager on the HyperScale Computing Team.  Today Elio talks about Event Hubs which just went GA, is a new feature of Service Bus which enables you to ingest events into the cloud at massive scale.  This is a critical service


New Outlook for Mac available to Office 365 customers
10/31/2014 | Office Blogs - Office 365 | 14
Today we are announcing the new Outlook for the Mac, which delivers improved performance and reliability and a fresh look and feel that is unmistakably Microsoft Office. This release offers a more familiar and consistent experience between Outlook on the PC, Outlook on the web and Outlook Web App (OWA)


Azure: Announcing New Real-time Data Streaming and Data Factory Services
10/31/2014 | ScottGu's Blog | 14
The last three weeks have been busy ones for Azure.  Two weeks ago we announced a partnership with Docker to enable great container-based development experiences on Linux, Windows Server and Microsoft Azure. Last week we held our Cloud Day event and announced our new G-Series of Virtual Machines as


Azure: Announcing New Real-time Data Streaming and Data Factory Services
10/31/2014 | ScottGu's Blog | 8
The last three weeks have been busy ones for Azure.  Two weeks ago we announced a partnership with Docker to enable great container-based development experiences on Linux, Windows Server and Microsoft Azure. Last week we held our Cloud Day event and announced our new G-Series of Virtual Machines as


What's next for Microsoft's private cloud?
10/31/2014 | ZDNet All About Microsoft | 13
Microsoft's Azure team is moving toward remaking the private cloud part of Azure so that it is more 'microservice oriented,' says Mark Russinovich, the Azure Chief Technology Officer.


What's next for Microsoft's platform as a service?
10/31/2014 | ZDNet All About Microsoft | 13
Microsoft's Azure team is moving toward remaking the platform as a service part of Azure so that it is more 'microservice oriented,' says Mark Russinovich, the Azure Chief Technology Officer.