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Last Updated on 16 Dec. 2014, Total: 973 Blog Posts

  1. Azure AD Connect: One simple, fast, lightweight tool to connect Active Directory and Azure Active Directory

    Back in August I posted a blog announcing the beta release of Azure AD Connect. Since then we have received a lot of feedback and made improvements in AAD Connect and AAD Sync, including multi forest support and password write back. The biggest thing we've learned from you, our customers and partners, is that rather than a bunch of different... Read More

  2. Active Directory from on-premises to the cloud – Azure AD whitepapers

    Identity management, provisioning, role management, and authentication are key services both on-premises and through the (hybrid) cloud. Unsurprisingly, identity becomes a service where identity “bridges” in the cloud talk to on-premises directories or the directories themselves move and/or are located in the cloud... Read More

  3. Outlook 2010 now supports MAPI over HTTPS

    Hurray for backward compatibility :)... Read More

  4. Wrapping up the year with a boat load of Azure AD news!

    It's been quite a year here for us on the Azure AD team. We now have over 4 million organizations using Azure AD and as of yesterday, we've just completed our 1 TRILLIONTH authentication. And with the general availability (GA) of Azure AD Premium and its inclusion in the Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) in May, we have seen amazing customer... Read More

  5. Announcing General Availability for Application Proxy and more!

    Today we are announcing General Availability (GA) of Azure Active Directory Application Proxy! This is a big step for the service and we have done many fixes and improvements under the hood to take it to a level of reliability, performance, security, and scale that is suitable for your business use. General Availability also means that we back this up... Read More

  6. Exchange releases: December 2014

    The Exchange team is announcing today a number of releases. Today’s releases include updates for Exchange Server 2013, 2010, and 2007... Read More

  7. Microsoft Identity Manager Public Preview is now available!

    Back in April, we blogged about the vNext release of Microsoft Identity Manager (a.k.a. "MIM", the product formerly known as Forefront Identity Manager)... Read More

  8. Introducing Cloud Witness

    Cloud Witness is a new type of Failover Cluster quorum witness being introduced in Windows Server Technical Preview. In this blog, I intend to give a quick overview of Cloud Witness and the steps required to configure it... Read More

  9. Exclaimer Launches New Version of its Award-Winning Managed Email Signature Software

    Exclaimer Signature Manager Office 365 Edition gives businesses of all sizes the freedom to create high-quality email signatures to use in Microsoft Office 365®... Read More

  10. Office 2013 updated authentication enabling Multi-Factor Authentication and SAML identity providers

    Later this month we will release an update to the Office 2013 Windows client applications that enables new authentication flows, including support for Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA). These new authentication flows are enabled by the Active Directory Authentication Library (ADAL)... Read More

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