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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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Microsoft Azure Enables NIST CSF Compliance: Respond Function
8/8/2017 | Microsoft Azure Government | 75
Today, as part of our ongoing support of the Cybersecurity Executive Order, I am pleased to announce the second release in a series of documents on enabling compliance with the NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) through Microsoft Azure services. This release specifically outlines how to implement the


Announcing deploy to Azure app service Jenkins plugin and more
8/8/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 63
I am excited to announce the new Jenkins plugin that provides support to deploy to Azure app service. Customers can now deploy to Windows and Linux Web App on Azure with ease.


Operating Azure Stack
8/8/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 62
Ever since we announced that Azure Stack is ready to order, we’ve seen a variety of questions related to managing and operating Azure Stack. This blog kicks off a series of blogs addressing these…


Log Analytics:Updated Features
8/8/2017 | Azure Notes | 3
capabilities for container monitoring within OpenShift. Over the last few months, we've added support for rich container monitoring for OpenShift across any public or private cloud, as well as on-premises. As long as OMS Agent is enabled, you can gather valuable insights that complement the platform


Trust Center:New Features
8/8/2017 | Azure Notes | 3
Today, as part of our ongoing support of the Cybersecurity Executive Order, I am pleased to announce the second release in a series of documents on enabling compliance with the NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) through Microsoft Azure services. This release specifically outlines how to implement the


CosmosDB:New Features
8/8/2017 | Azure Notes | 3
Today, we introduce the Change Feed Processor Library, which helps customers address scalability challenges while remaining simple to use and manage. More


Analysis Services:Preview Features
8/8/2017 | Azure Notes | 2
Last month we released a preview of the Azure Analysis Services web designer. This new browser-based experience will allow developers to start creating and managing Azure Analysis Services (AAS) semantic models quickly and easily. While SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) and SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)


Time Series Insights:New Features
8/8/2017 | Azure Notes | 2
We’ve added a feature that proactively surfaces the most statistically significant patterns in a selected data region. This relieves users from having to look at thousands of events to understand what patterns most warrant their time and energy. Further, we have made it easy to then jump directly into


App Services:New Features
8/8/2017 | Azure Notes | 2
We are proud to announce the availability of the Azure App Service plugin for Jenkins, which provides Jenkins native capability to continuously deploy to Azure Web Apps. Depending on your environment, you can choose to use Team Service together with Jenkins, or leverage this plugin to deliver your cloud


SQL Data Warehouse:New Features
8/8/2017 | Azure Notes | 2
With the latest SQL server tools release we extended the Azure AD authentication support for SQL DB and DW tools for token-based authentication (Universal authentication) with MFA support. More


SQL Database:New Features
8/8/2017 | Azure Notes | 2
With the latest SQL server tools release we extended the Azure AD authentication support for SQL DB and DW tools for token-based authentication (Universal authentication) with MFA support. More


Azure Cloud Shell
8/7/2017 | Azure Fridays | 36
Justin Luk joins Scott Hanselman to discuss the Azure Cloud Shell, a browser-based shell experience hosted in the cloud. With Cloud Shell's built-in authentication and pre-installed tools, getting work done on Azure has never been easier.For more information, see:Azure Cloud Shell (docs)Azure Cloud Shell


The MSRC 2017 list of “Top 100” security researchers
8/7/2017 | Microsoft Security Response center | 44
Security researchers play an essential role in Microsoft’s security strategy and are key to community-based defense. To show our appreciation for their hard work and partnership, each year at BlackHat North America, the Microsoft Security Response Center highlights contributions of these researchers


ebook deal of the week: T-SQL Querying
8/7/2017 | Microsoft Press | 43
Save 50%! Buy here. This offer expires on Sunday, August 13 at 7:00 AM GMT. Squeeze maximum performance and efficiency from every T-SQL query you write or tune. Four leading experts take an in-depth look at T-SQL’s internal architecture and offer advanced practical techniques for optimizing response


Add a Touch Screen to Your 13″ MacBook Air with AirBar. 
8/7/2017 | Office 365 Advisors | 13
AirBar for the MacBook Air provides the ability to seamlessly activate touch and gesture functionalities.   Even though it’s a few years old, Apple’s 13? MacBook Air is still an impressive device. For $999 you get: 128 GB of flash-based storage on a solid-state drive, A 1.8 GHz dual-core Intel Core i5


What's next for Microsoft's Skype for Business unified communications products
8/7/2017 | ZDNet All About Microsoft | 31
Microsoft looks to be readying a new Skype for Business on-premises server and may soon clairfy how Teams fits into its unified communications business roadmap.


Automate Application Insights processes with the connector for Flow and Logic Apps
8/7/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 29
Azure Application Insights provides powerful search capabilities to query and get insights from your telemetry data. Often, you may find yourself running the same queries repeatedly to validate whether your service is functioning properly or to find trends and anomalies. Wouldn’t it be nice to turn those


July 2017 Leaderboard of Database Systems contributors on MSDN
8/7/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 16
Congratulations to our July top-10 contributors!? Alberto Morillo and Hilary Cotter maintain their top positions.This Leaderboard initiative was started in October 2016 to recognize the top Database…


Bring Interactive Analytics to Azure HDInsight: Kyligence Analytics Platform enables sub-second query
8/7/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 14
Kyligence Analytics Platform is a leading big data intelligence platform powered by Apache Kylin. It enables interactive analytics with sub-second query latency, even on massive data-set. We are happy to announce that the Kyligence team and Azure HDInsight team have worked closely with each other to


Root cause analysis and time exploration updates to Azure Time Series Insights
8/7/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 31
Azure Time Series Insights is currently in public preview, and we’ve been hard at work the last couple months to help our customers better manage and find value in their time series data.


New Electric Imp and Particle seamless integration with Azure IoT Hub
8/7/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 34
New Particle and Electric Imp integration with Azure IoT Hub brings the best of the “Internet” and the “Things” together.


SharePoint Saturday Vienna 2017 | 11.11.2017
8/6/2017 | Hans Brender's Blog | 53
Der “erste” SharePoint Saturday findet am 11.11.2017 im Microsoft Österreich Hauptquartier in Wien statt und ich freue mich, dass ich mit dabei darf.   I’m proud and really excited to speak at Vienna on 11/11/17 at the Microsoft Headquarter in Vienna on their first SharePoint Saturday. and yes, I’m speaking


Join the Conversation! Free Live Webinar - Wednesday, August 16th: Redesign for the cloud: building a cloud-first network at Microsoft
8/4/2017 | Channel 9 - Office 365 | 25
Join our FREE upcoming webinar!Wednesday, August 16, 201710am–11AM Pacific TimeRedesign for the cloud: building a cloud-first network at Microsoft Transitioning to the cloud? Adopting cloud technology requires that you support legacy applications as well as new application models for cloud computing—like


Microsoft Encryption of Data-at-Rest White Paper
8/4/2017 | Microsoft Azure Security and Compliance | 85
There are essentially 3 types of encryption you want to think about when working with a cloud service provider: Encryption at Rest Encryption in Flight (network encryption) Encryption in processing (application data encryption) Encryption at rest is about protecting data on disk. You need to make sure


Top 5 best practices to automate security operations
8/3/2017 | Microsoft secure | 27
This post is authored by Jonathan Trull, Worldwide Executive Cybersecurity Advisor, Enterprise Cybersecurity Group. And by Vidhi Agarwal, Senior Security Program Manager, Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC).  Within the information security community, one of the emerging areas of focus and investment