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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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Intune Service Upgrades Begin September 23rd
9/10/2013 | Windows Intune Team | 12
Just a few short weeks ago, Microsoft announced that the latest update to the Windows Intune service will be available on October 18th. Existing customers will be upgraded ahead of that date! This post provides our upgrade schedule, along with highlighting some of the new features that will be available


Windows Intune Maintenance on September 9th
9/6/2013 | Windows Intune Team | 10
The Windows Intune service is performing scheduled maintenance beginning on Monday, September 9th 2013, at 3:00 PM UTC. The duration of this maintenance is scheduled for eight hours. During this maintenance period, we will be moving a portion of our back-end service over to new hardware and as a result,


New Identity Federation Debug Tools for Office 365
9/6/2013 | Paul Andrew | 10
The Microsoft Connectivity Analyzer tool was updated today. It now includes tooling for testing an Office 365 federated identity provider. This can be used with an Office 365 tenant which is configured for federation with either ADFS or another WS-* based Security Token Service. It can help you to debug


New Identity Federation Debug Tools for Office 365
9/5/2013 | Paul Andrew | 9
The Microsoft Connectivity Analyzer tool was updated today. It now includes tooling for testing an Office 365 federated identity provider. This can be used with an Office 365 tenant which is configured for federation with either ADFS or another WS-* based Security Token Service. It can help you to debug


Windows Azure: New Distributed, Dedicated, High Performance Cache Service + More Cool Improvements
9/3/2013 | ScottGu's Blog | 8
This morning we released some great updates to Windows Azure.  These new capabilities include: Dedicated Cache Service: Announcing the preview of our new distributed, dedicated, high performance cache service AutoScale: Schedule-based auto-scaling for Web Sites and Virtual Machines and richer AutoScale


SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Availability Group and Listener in Azure VMs: Notes, Details and Recommendations
9/2/2013 | Rumors about Azure, SQL Server & Data in the Cloud.... | 10
If you are running, or going to run in the future, SQL Server inside Azure Virtual Machines, your favorite high availability solution (HA) is AlwaysOn Availability Groups (AG). Focusing on SQL Server 2012, why AG is or should be your favorite solution? Well, at least for these reasons: AG provides the


The Garage Series: Understanding the new world of Apps for Office and SharePoint
8/28/2013 | Office Blogs - Garage Series | 12
Video 18:07. A lost episode of the Garage Series filmed in New Orleans, host Jeremy Chapman is joined by MTC Architect, Richard diZerega, to discuss the new app model for Office and SharePoint. Richard also takes on the challenge to help navigate the culinary options of New Orleans by integrating Web


The Garage Series: Understanding the new world of Apps for Office and SharePoint
8/28/2013 | Office Blogs - Garage Series | 9
Video 18:07. A lost episode of the Garage Series filmed in New Orleans, host Jeremy Chapman is joined by MTC Architect, Richard diZerega, to discuss the new app model for Office and SharePoint. Richard also takes on the challenge to help navigate the culinary options of New Orleans by integrating Web


Windows 8.1 Is Making Its Way to Your Business
8/27/2013 | Office 365 Advisors | 7
Windows 8.1 Released The post Windows 8.1 Is Making Its Way to Your Business appeared first on Office 365.


Manually adding a VPN Gateway to Azure Virtual Network
8/27/2013 | Rumors about Azure, SQL Server & Data in the Cloud.... | 8
In this blog post, I’m going to show you how is possible to add a VPN Gateway, to an existing Azure Virtual Network, that is already used by some Virtual Machines. The entire procedure is not so complex, but due to the limitations of the Azure Portal GUI and Power Shell cmdlet, a specific procedure is


The Garage Series: Tech analyst and writer Paul Thurrott’s 5 favorite things about Office 365
8/14/2013 | Office Blogs - Garage Series | 8
The last in a 6-part series filmed in New Orleans, host Jeremy Chapman is joined by technical analyst and writer, Paul Thurrott, to discuss his favorite things about Office 365. Paul brings his rich background and insight to discuss how he uses Office 365 Home Premium and Office 365 Small Business Premium


The Garage Series: Tech analyst and writer Paul Thurrott’s 5 favorite things about Office 365
8/14/2013 | Office Blogs - Garage Series | 8
The last in a 6-part series filmed in New Orleans, host Jeremy Chapman is joined by technical analyst and writer, Paul Thurrott, to discuss his favorite things about Office 365. Paul brings his rich background and insight to discuss how he uses Office 365 Home Premium and Office 365 Small Business Premium


Windows Intune Update Available October 18th
8/14/2013 | Windows Intune Team | 13
In news today, Microsoft announced that on October 18th, eligible customers will able to download Windows Server 2012 R2, System Center 2012 R2, and use the latest update to Windows Intune. On the same day, Windows 8.1 will be available to consumers and businesses worldwide.  You can get the details


Windows Azure: General Availability of SQL Server Always On Support and Notification Hubs, AutoScale Improvements + More
8/12/2013 | ScottGu's Blog | 9
This morning we released some major updates to Windows Azure.  These new capabilities include: SQL Server AlwaysOn Support: General Availability support with Windows Azure Virtual Machines (enables both high availability and disaster recovery) Notification Hubs: General Availability Release of Windows


Deploying Modern Business Applications for Windows 8 Using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager and Windows Intune
8/12/2013 | Windows Intune Team | 9
Hello everyone, In this blog post I will walk you through the process of deploying modern applications for Windows 8 using System Center 2012 Configuration Manager and Windows Intune, including step by step documentation with screenshots. Enabling Windows Remote Management (WinRM) To begin you will need


Presenting at SharePoint Connections and European Office 365 connect
8/12/2013 | Rene Modery | 11
As an Office 365 MVP, I’m an active member of the SharePoint and Office 365 Read more


Presenting at SharePoint Connections and European Office 365 connect
8/12/2013 | Rene Modery | 12
As an Office 365 MVP, I’m an active member of the SharePoint and Office 365 Read more


Windows Intune Walkthrough: Windows Phone 8 Management
8/9/2013 | Windows Intune Team | 17
Jon Lynn, Windows Intune Service Engineer, recently put together a step-by-step guide on how to set up Windows Phone 8 management for Windows Intune.  In this detailed walkthrough, you will get information on: The requirements to set up Windows Phone 8 management Purchasing and importing a Symantec


Office 365 Directory Sync Quota Automated Increase to 300,000 Users
8/5/2013 | Paul Andrew | 8
From http://community.office365.com/en-us/wikis/office_365_service_updates/974.aspx#jul2013 New Office 365 tenants are limited to synchronizing 50,000 users from an on-premises Active Directory to the cloud. If a customer has more than 50,000 users and uses the DirSync tool to synchronize those to Office


Office 365 Directory Sync Quota Automated Increase to 300,000 Users
8/4/2013 | Paul Andrew | 9
From http://community.office365.com/en-us/wikis/office_365_service_updates/974.aspx#jul2013 New Office 365 tenants are limited to synchronizing 50,000 users from an on-premises Active Directory to the cloud. If a customer has more than 50,000 users and uses the DirSync tool to synchronize those to Office


The Garage Series: Office 365 versus the wild – enabling collaboration across the stack
7/31/2013 | Office Blogs - Garage Series | 9
Episode 5 of a 6-part special filmed in New Orleans, host Jeremy Chapman is joined by collaboration expert Mark Kashman as they take a look at the expansion of collaboration scenarios with the new Office from Site Mailboxes in SharePoint Online, advances in SharePoint Online for collaboration outside


The Garage Series: Office 365 versus the wild – enabling collaboration across the stack
7/31/2013 | Office Blogs - Garage Series | 23
Episode 5 of a 6-part special filmed in New Orleans, host Jeremy Chapman is joined by collaboration expert Mark Kashman as they take a look at the expansion of collaboration scenarios with the new Office from Site Mailboxes in SharePoint Online, advances in SharePoint Online for collaboration outside


SQL Server Database Backup in Azure IaaS: performance tests….
7/30/2013 | Rumors about Azure, SQL Server & Data in the Cloud.... | 10
In this blog post, I want to show you some performance test results obtained tweaking many different configuration options and playing with typical SQL Server native backup parameters and then checking the impact on the backup completion time and throughput. One key scenario tested is the usage of a


Office 365 - IdFix DirSync Error Remediation Tool
7/20/2013 | Benoit's corner | 34
Body: Microsoft is providing a tool to assist Office 365 administrators and support team to troubleshoot and solve directory synchronization issue.As reminder, you can find the list of attributes that are synchronized with Office 365 here http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2256198 This tool, called IdFix


The new Office Garage Series: Get your Office tenant on, FastTrack deployment of the new service
7/16/2013 | Office Blogs - Garage Series | 9
Episode 4 of a 6 part special filmed in New Orleans, host Jeremy Chapman is joined by Office 365 Principal Service Engineer, Keith Laborde, to explain the latest FastTrack onboarding approach and demonstrate the new IDFix tool to help prepare for Single Sign On with Active Directory Federation Services