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  Resource Manager:New Features
4/26/2017 | Azure Notes | 0
Today, we are pleased to announce the addition of a new in-built role, Billing Reader role. The new Billing Reader role allows you to delegate access to just billing information with no access to services such as VMs and storage accounts. Users in this role can perform Azure billing management operations


  Microsoft adds another option to its complex Windows 10 patching story
4/25/2017 | ZDNet All About Microsoft | 3
IT pros, take notice: Microsoft is adding yet another set of Windows 10 Cumulative Updates -- ones that don't include security fixes -- to its patching mix.


  How future policy and regulations will challenge AI
4/25/2017 | Microsoft secure | 3
I recently wrote about how radical the incorporation of artificial intelligence (AI) to cybersecurity will be. Technological revolutions are however frequently not as rapid as we think. We tend to see specific moments, from Sputnik in 1957 to the iPhone in 2007, and call them “game changing” – without


  Azure Billing Reader role and preview of Invoice API
4/25/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 1
Today, we are pleased to announce the addition of a new in-built role, Billing Reader role. The new Billing Reader role allows you to delegate access to just billing information with no access to services such as VMs and storage accounts. Users in this role can perform Azure billing management operations


  Data Visualization Tools: How BI Can Power Your Business
4/25/2017 | Office 365 Advisors | 4
Microsoft released new custom data visualization tools for Power BI. Learn how your business can gain actionable insight with Power BI. Microsoft has done it again. In March they introduced a new product to their office store called Power BI custom visuals. If you haven’t seen it yet, these are a set


  Azure management libraries for Java generally available now
4/25/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 1
Today, we are announcing the general availability of the new, simplified Azure management libraries for Java for Compute, Storage, SQL Database, Networking, Resource Manager, Key Vault, Redis, CDN and Batch services.


  Office 365 Update: Modern List and Document Library Web Parts
4/25/2017 | Jasper Oosterveld | 3
The Modern List and Document Library Web Parts are new Office 365 features. You’ll begin seeing these new features over the coming weeks. This message is associated with Office 365 Roadmap ID 83895. How does this affect me? The web parts can be added to any modern SharePoint page, allowing users to view


  Office 365 Update: Distribution list owners can upgrade the DLs they own to Office 365 Groups
4/25/2017 | Jasper Oosterveld | 3
The ability of distribution list owners to upgrade the DLs they own to Office 365 Groups is a new Office 365 feature. You’ll begin seeing this new feature today. This message is associated with Office 365 Roadmap ID 72274. How does this affect me? In Outlook on the web, distribution list owners will


  Office 365 Update: Monthly feature updates for Office 2016 for Office 365
4/25/2017 | Jasper Oosterveld | 2
The latest feature updates for Office 2016 for Office 365 are now available. One of the benefits of Office 365 ProPlus is that Microsoft can provide new features for Office apps on a regular basis, through monthly updates. How does this affect me? This month’s update includes new feature updates, as


  Petri article: Driving Adoption for Office 365, Part 6
4/25/2017 | Jasper Oosterveld | 3
I wrote the last part in my adoption series for Petri.com. Click here to read it.


  Petri article: Driving Adoption for Office 365, Part 5
4/25/2017 | Jasper Oosterveld | 3
I wrote another part in my adoption series for Petri.com. Click here to read it.


  Petri article: Driving Adoption for Office 365, Part 4
4/25/2017 | Jasper Oosterveld | 3
I wrote a new article for Petri.com about adoption. Part 4. Click here to read.


  Now announcing: Azure Media Player v2.0
4/25/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 2
Announcing AMP 2.0: Releasing Ads, a new skin, and a more accessible player


  Monetizing your content with Azure Media Player
4/25/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 1
As the playback of online video content increases in popularity, video publishers are looking to monetize their content via instream video advertisements.


  Microsoft Azure at NAB Show 2017
4/25/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 1
Cloud computing is changing the world and is powering the digital transformation in the media industry.


  Networking to and within the Azure Cloud, part 3
4/25/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 1
This is the last post of this series, you might want to read the first ones before reading further… Hybrid networking is a nice thing but then how do we define hybrid networking? For me, in the…


  See what’s next for Azure at Microsoft Ignite
4/25/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 1
Get all your Azure questions answered by the experts who build it. This year’s schedule is still in progress, but here are some highlights from last year’s conference: Deliver more features faster…


  Integrate Microsoft Flow with an onprem SQL Server
4/25/2017 | blog.at.work | 2
Microsoft Flow offers various connectors, also for integration with onprem systems. To be able to connect with an onprem SQL server, SharePoint server or file server, a gateway service must be installed at a machine in the LAN where the server is available. To setup the gateway navigate to the Microsoft


  Media Services:Updated Features
4/25/2017 | Azure Notes | 1
Mead Services Streaming Services now supports new features with Autoscale Origins, CMAF support and more. More


  Media Analytics:Updated Features
4/25/2017 | Azure Notes | 2
New Media Analytics Features have launched today include a private preview of Media Video Annotator and public preview of Medea Face Redactor. More


  Media Services Encoding:Updated Features
4/25/2017 | Azure Notes | 2
Azure Media Services announced new reduced pricing and per minutue billing, autoscaling capacity updates and DTS/HD support. More


  Media Player:New Features
4/25/2017 | Azure Notes | 0
As the playback of online video content increases in popularity, video publishers are looking to monetize their content via instream video content. The growth of online video has been accompanied by a steep rise in the amount of money advertisers are interested in spending on video ads As of version


  Media Player:Updated Features
4/25/2017 | Azure Notes | 0
Since its release at NAB two years ago, Azure media Player has grown significantly in robustness and in richness of features. We have been working hard addressing feedback from our fantastic customers (that’s you!) to enhance and improve a player that everyone can benefit from. For AMP’s 2nd birthday


  SDKs:General Availability
4/25/2017 | Azure Notes | 0
The Azure Management Libraries for Java are now GA. More


  Virtual Azure Gov Discovery Day
4/24/2017 | Mike Hacker | 3
Put the cloud to work for you. Join us as we explore how your agency can achieve more while helping stay compliant and secure with Microsoft Azure Government. You’ll hear from industry leaders, analysts, and experts over the course of eight sessions designed to help you modernize your agency and kick


  Outlook Customer Manager now rolling out worldwide with enhanced capabilities
4/24/2017 | Office Blogs - Office 365 Technology | 4
Outlook Customer Manager provides an easy way for small businesses to track and grow customer relationships from right within Outlook. The post Outlook Customer Manager now rolling out worldwide with enhanced capabilities appeared first on Office Blogs.


  Outlook Customer Manager now rolling out worldwide with enhanced capabilities
4/24/2017 | Office Blogs - Office 365 | 3
Outlook Customer Manager provides an easy way for small businesses to track and grow customer relationships from right within Outlook. The post Outlook Customer Manager now rolling out worldwide with enhanced capabilities appeared first on Office Blogs.


  4 steps to managing shadow IT
4/24/2017 | Microsoft secure | 3
Shadow IT is on the rise. More than 80 percent of employees report using apps that weren’t sanctioned by IT. Shadow IT includes any unapproved hardware or software, but SaaS is the primary cause in its rapid rise. Today, attempting to block it is an outdated, ineffective approach. Employees find ways


  New to Office 365 in April
4/24/2017 | Office Blogs - Office 365 | 3
Several Office 365 updates this month can help companies of all sizes accelerate the digital transformation within their organization. We released Outlook Customer Manager, introduced Microsoft To-Do in Preview, extended Designer to PowerPoint on iPad, added support for Office 365 Groups in additional


  New to Office 365 in April
4/24/2017 | Office Blogs - Office 365 Technology | 3
Several Office 365 updates this month can help companies of all sizes accelerate the digital transformation within their organization. We released Outlook Customer Manager, introduced Microsoft To-Do in Preview, extended Designer to PowerPoint on iPad, added support for Office 365 Groups in additional


  ebook deal of the week: Exam Ref 70-347 Enabling Office 365 Services
4/24/2017 | Microsoft Press | 4
Save 50%! Buy here. This offer expires on Sunday, April 30 at 7:00 AM GMT. Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-347—and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of the skills needed to help securely and efficiently provide Microsoft Office 365 services in any environment. Designed for experienced IT pros ready


  Create Cllckable Social Media Call to Action
4/24/2017 | Office 365 Advisors | 5
Grab new customers with a smartly designed call to action button. Optimize your CTA buttons today with a few simple tweaks. Having an engaging social media post isn’t always enough to create conversions. Many businesses are dumping loads of cash into the creative aspects of their ads, but fail to see


  Check us out at Virtual Azure Gov Discovery Day!
4/24/2017 | Microsoft Azure Government | 6
Strengthen security and compliance, uncover critical insights, and modernize infrastructure with Microsoft Azure Government Checkout the presentations tomorrow for Virtual Azure Gov Discovery Day event! You’ll hear from industry leaders, analysts, and experts featuring Tom Keane, general manager, Microsoft


  Microsoft starts integrating Dynamics 365 with LinkedIn
4/24/2017 | ZDNet All About Microsoft | 3
Microsoft is rolling out a new talent-management application, staking out a space in human-capital management, in addition to starting to integrate Dynamics 365 with LinkedIn.


  A watch running Windows 10 is coming from Microsoft partner Trekstor
4/24/2017 | ZDNet All About Microsoft | 2
Microsoft may not have managed to get Windows 10 IoT Core into one of its fitness bands, but OEM partner Trekstor has done so, for a coming business-focused wearable.


  “How to make a movie the secure way” at NAB Show 2017
4/24/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 1
At the NAB Show 2017 Conference this week, we’ll be reprising our session “Securing the Making of the Next Hollywood Blockbuster” (Las Vegas | April 25, 2017 | 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM in the Cybersecurity &…


  How Azure Security Center detects a Bitcoin mining attack
4/24/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 1
Azure Security Center helps customers deal with myriads of threats using advanced analytics backed by global threat intelligence. In addition, a team of security researchers often work directly with…


  DevTest Labs:New Features
4/24/2017 | Azure Notes | 1
The latest version of Azure CLI 2.0 includes commands for Azure DevTest Labs users to create and manage lab VMs. More


  Portal:General Availability
4/24/2017 | Azure Notes | 1
Several new services have gone GA in UK. See link for more. More


  Announcing new Azure Services in the UK
4/23/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 1
We’re pleased to announce the following services which are now available in the UK!


  Global Azure Bootcamp 2017 Austria
4/23/2017 | blog.at.work | 6
Yesterday, on the 22nd April 2017, the fifth Microsoft Global Azure Bootcamp happened worldwide where user groups and communities organized events to learn about Azure and Cloud Computing. In Austria, the #GAB happened in Linz. We had a great day with Azure and the community! See details at the website


  Join me on April 27th for "The Future of SharePoint and Office 365"
4/23/2017 | Andrew Connell | 5
Read this post in its entirety on my site: Join me on April 27th for "The Future of SharePoint and Office 365"If you are interested in signing up to my newsletter to get the most recent posts via email, either visit my site and signup using the widget in the bottom-right corner, or just head to this


  Episode 175 - Encryption at Rest
4/22/2017 | The Azure Podcast | 7
Cale and Sujit talk to Azure PMs Amit Bapat and Dave McPherson about how data can be encrypted when it is stored in Azure.   @amitbapat   Media file: http://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode175.mp3   Other updates:  https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/mt797651.aspx Some interesting


  New book: Adaptive Code: Agile coding with design patterns and SOLID principles, Second Edition
4/21/2017 | Microsoft Press | 8
We’re happy to announce the availability of Adaptive Code: Agile coding with design patterns and SOLID principles, Second Edition (ISBN 9781509302581), by Gary McLean Hall. Purchase from these online retailers: Microsoft Press Store Amazon Barnes & Noble Independent booksellers – Shop local Below you


  Taking your feedback on the Security Update Guide
4/21/2017 | Microsoft Security Response center | 5
The Security Update Guide has been in public preview since November 2016. This month marked our first release when security update information was published entirely in the new format. Over the last few months, customers and partners have provided a lot of feedback on the direction and implementation


  Episode 228: Building Games with Service Fabric
4/21/2017 | Microsoft Azure Cloud Cover Show - Channel 9 | 7
In this episode Thiago Almeida and Etienne Margraff are joined by Mark Fussell, Principal Program Manager Lead working on Azure Service Fabric, and Haishi Bai, Senior Software Engineer on Azure. Mark and Haishi join us to go over demos and real world examples and architectures for running new and legacy


  Windows 10 CloudBooks: Here's how they may stack up against Chromebooks
4/21/2017 | ZDNet All About Microsoft | 7
Minimum specs for devices running Windows 10 Cloud that are meant to compete with Chromebooks in the education market have leaked.


  The future of work on Modern Workplace
4/21/2017 | Office Blogs - Office 365 | 7
Learn about five factors affecting the future of work. The post The future of work on Modern Workplace appeared first on Office Blogs.


  The future of work on Modern Workplace
4/21/2017 | Office Blogs - Office 365 Technology | 6
Learn about five factors affecting the future of work. The post The future of work on Modern Workplace appeared first on Office Blogs.


  Azure Marketplace
4/21/2017 | Azure Friday | 7
Vybava Ramadoss joins Scott Hanselman to share the new interactive experience for the Azure Marketplace, which makes it easier to navigate the product catalog and find the right solution for your cloud application. Marketplace provides a rich catalog of thousands of products and solutions that range


  Bountycraft at Nullcon 2017
4/20/2017 | Microsoft Security Response center | 5
Security is a critical component of our products at Microsoft. A strong emphasis on security is a persistent factor throughout our entire development process. Microsoft is committed to designing and developing secure software. Testing is performed both internally and by working closely with the broader


  Automating ARM Policies
4/20/2017 | Mike Hacker | 8
In a previous post I discussed using Azure Resource Manager Policies for enhancing governance.  I mentioned that I had put together a simple Azure Automation demonstration that automatically applies policies to resource groups within a subscription.  I have made this sample PowerShell script available


  Episode 127 on the new Script Lab Office add-in with Michael Zlatkovsky and Bhargav Krishna—Office 365 Developer Podcast
4/20/2017 | Office Blogs - Office 365 Technology | 7
In Episode 127 of the Office 365 Developer Podcast, Richard diZerega and Andrew Coates talk with Michael Zlatkovsky and Bhargav Krishna about the new Script Lab Office add-in. The post Episode 127 on the new Script Lab Office add-in with Michael Zlatkovsky and Bhargav Krishna—Office 365 Developer Podcast


  Episode 127 on the new Script Lab Office add-in with Michael Zlatkovsky and Bhargav Krishna—Office 365 Developer Podcast
4/20/2017 | Office Blogs - Office 365 | 6
In Episode 127 of the Office 365 Developer Podcast, Richard diZerega and Andrew Coates talk with Michael Zlatkovsky and Bhargav Krishna about the new Script Lab Office add-in. The post Episode 127 on the new Script Lab Office add-in with Michael Zlatkovsky and Bhargav Krishna—Office 365 Developer Podcast


  Episode 127 on the new Script Lab Office add-in with Michael Zlatkovsky and Bhargav Krishna—Office 365 Developer Podcast
4/20/2017 | Apps for Office and SharePoint | 5
In Episode 127 of the Office 365 Developer Podcast, Richard diZerega and Andrew Coates talk with Michael Zlatkovsky and Bhargav Krishna about the new Script Lab Office add-in. The post Episode 127 on the new Script Lab Office add-in with Michael Zlatkovsky and Bhargav Krishna—Office 365 Developer Podcast


  Earth Day: 8 Quick Energy Saving Tips For Your Office Equipment
4/20/2017 | Office 365 Advisors | 7
In honor of Earth Day 2017, we’ve put together some easy guidelines to help you tackle what has proven to be an ongoing challenge for many businesses – energy consumption. As the use of technology in the workplace continues to rise, so does the average business’ hydro use. Not only is a high utility


  Microsoft to roll out new Windows 10, Office feature releases twice annually
4/20/2017 | ZDNet All About Microsoft | 5
IT pros, mark your calendars. Starting in September 2017 with Windows 10 "Redstone 3," Microsoft will begin rolling out new feature updates to Windows and Office 365 ProPlus together, twice a year.


  Venue management firm reduces costs, improves collaboration with move to the cloud
4/20/2017 | Office Blogs - Office 365 Technology | 8
"FastTrack provided useful scenarios, best practices and other resources that helped us create an internal process designed to ensure seamless Office 365 migration, onboarding and adoption." —Read the post from John Hornby, chief operating officer of The NEC Group. The post Venue management firm reduces


  Venue management firm reduces costs, improves collaboration with move to the cloud
4/20/2017 | Office Blogs - Office 365 | 6
"FastTrack provided useful scenarios, best practices and other resources that helped us create an internal process designed to ensure seamless Office 365 migration, onboarding and adoption." —Read the post from John Hornby, chief operating officer of The NEC Group. The post Venue management firm reduces


  Navigating cybersecurity in the New Age
4/20/2017 | Microsoft secure | 5
In today’s rapidly evolving tech landscape, tools, gadgets, and platforms aren’t the only things advancing. Cyberattacks are becoming more powerful, wide-ranging, and harmful to organizations around the globe. For any enterprise, cybersecurity is one of the most essential factors to business success.


  Office 365 ProPlus updates
4/20/2017 | Office Blogs - Office 365 Technology | 4
Office 365 ProPlus delivers cloud-connected and always up-to-date versions of our most valuable enterprise apps. Today, we’re making three important announcements related to ProPlus: changes to the Office 365 system requirements; improvements to the ProPlus update model, including alignment with Windows


  Office 365 ProPlus updates
4/20/2017 | Office Blogs - Office 365 | 3
Office 365 ProPlus delivers cloud-connected and always up-to-date versions of our most valuable enterprise apps. Today, we’re making three important announcements related to ProPlus: changes to the Office 365 system requirements; improvements to the ProPlus update model, including alignment with Windows


  How Microsoft builds massively scalable services using Azure DocumentDB
4/20/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 2
This week, at Microsoft Data Amp, we cover how you can harness the incredible power of data using Microsoft’s latest innovations in its Data Platform. One of the key pieces in the Data Platform is…


  Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin) nearing end-of-life
4/20/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 1
Ubuntu 12.04 "Precise Pangolin" has been with us from the beginning, since we first embarked on the journey to support Linux virtual machines in Microsoft Azure. But as its five-year support cycle is nearing an end in April 2017 we must now move on and say "goodbye" to Precise.


  Microsoft OneDrive Expert or MODE
4/20/2017 | Hans Brender's Blog | 4
The Integration of OneDrive and OneDrive for Business is going on. So you see more products with Integration with this Cloud storage. So OneDrive (Personal) has now over 100 Million active Users,  1 Exabyte (== 1 Billion Gigabyte) of data in Azure files. OneDrive for Business  growth 100% year over year,


  Announcing Cloud Partner Portal: Public preview for single-virtual machine offers
4/20/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 1
Today, we are excited to announce the public preview of the Cloud Partner Portal for publishing single virtual machine offers. The cloud partner portal enables our publisher partners to create, define, publish and get insights for their single virtual machine offerings on the Azure Marketplace.


  Cloudera now supports Azure Data Lake Store
4/20/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 1
With the release of Cloudera Enterprise Data Hub 5.11, you can now run Spark, Hive, and MapReduce workload in a Cloudera cluster on Azure Data Lake Store (ADLS).


  Microsoft Azure Platform for India GST Suvidha Providers (GSPs)
4/20/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 1
Goods and Services Tax (GST) is essentially one new indirect tax system for the whole nation, which will make India one unified common market, right from the manufacturer to the consumer. It is a broad-based, comprehensive, single indirect tax which will be levied concurrently on goods and services across


  Azure IoT supports new security hardware to strengthen IoT security
4/20/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 2
Learn more about Microsoft IoT Microsoft is simplifying IoT so every business can digitally transform through IoT solutions that are more accessible and easier to implement. Microsoft has the most comprehensive IoT portfolio with a wide range of IoT offerings to meet organizations where they are on


  Announcing Azure Time Series Insights
4/20/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 3
Today we are excited to announce a new service, Azure Time Series Insights. This is a fully managed analytics, storage, and visualization service that makes it incredibly simple to interactively and…


  Announcing new functionality to automatically provision devices to Azure IoT Hub
4/20/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 2
We’re announcing a great new service to Azure IoT Hub that allows customers to provision millions of devices in a secure and scalable manner. Azure IoT Hub Device Provisioning enables zero-touch…


  Announcing Azure Stream Analytics on edge devices (preview)
4/20/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 0
Today, we are announcing Azure Stream Analytics (ASA) on edge devices, a new feature of Azure Stream Analytics that enables customers to deploy analytical intelligence closer to the IoT devices and unlock the full value of the device-generated data.


  Azure IoT Suite connected factory now available
4/20/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 2
Many customers tell us that they want to start with the digital transformation of their assets, for example production lines, as well as their business processes. However, many times they just don’t know where to start or what exactly Industrie 4.0 is all about.


  Honored to be Highlighed by Mary Jo Foley As Community Champ
4/20/2017 | Andrew Connell | 3
Read this post in its entirety on my site: Honored to be Highlighed by Mary Jo Foley As Community ChampIf you are interested in signing up to my newsletter to get the most recent posts via email, either visit my site and signup using the widget in the bottom-right corner, or just head to this form and


  Microsoft OneDrive Expert | MODE
4/20/2017 | Hans Brender's Blog | 1
OneDrive and OneDrive for business integration is progressing. Cloud storage is integrated into more and more products. While the free version OneDrive (staff) is one of more than 100 million active users and a storage capacity of 1 Exabyte (== a billion gigabytes)


  Service Fabric:Updated Features
4/20/2017 | Azure Notes | 0
The Azure Service Fabric SDK preview and runtime preview for Linux have received minor updates: version 0.8.0.0 and version 5.5.0.2, respectively. These updates contain several bug fixes and improvements. More


  Mobile Apps:Retiring Features
4/20/2017 | Azure Notes | 0
Ancillary App (Azure Mobile Services): In May 2016, we informed customers that we’re transitioning from Mobile Services to App Service. This is a reminder that anyone remaining on Mobile Services will be migrated to App Service automatically during the week of May 20, 2017. More


  Data Lake Store:New Features
4/20/2017 | Azure Notes | 0
With the release of Cloudera Enterprise Data Hub 5.11, you can now run Spark, Hive, and MapReduce workloads in a Cloudera cluster on Azure Data Lake Store (ADLS). More


  Portal:General Availability
4/20/2017 | Azure Notes | 0
I am excited to announce the general availability of Service Map, which enables you to automatically discover and build a common reference map of dependencies across servers, processes, and third-party services in real-time. Using Service Map, you can isolate problems and accelerate root-cause analysis


  Automation:New Features
4/20/2017 | Azure Notes | 0
We are announcing expanded support for Linux has been added to monitoring tools and capabilities in Azure Automation & Control, including Linux patching and Linux file change tracking. You can also now ingest custom logs into Azure Application Insights for more powerful data correlations and analytics.


  DNS:Preview Features
4/20/2017 | Azure Notes | 0
You can use DNS Analytics, a solution now in public preview in Azure Insight & Analytics, to get visibility into your entire DNS infrastructure. This solution helps you visualize real-time security, performance, and operations-related information of your DNS servers through real-time dashboard views.


  Analysis Services:Preview Features
4/20/2017 | Azure Notes | 0
Today, we are announcing Azure Stream Analytics (ASA) on edge devices, a new feature of Azure Stream Analytics that enables customers to deploy analytical intelligence closer to the IoT devices and unlock the full value of the device-generated data. More


  Azure Munich Meetup | Recap
4/20/2017 | Hans Brender's Blog | 1
On Thursday the 18.4.2017 the large space, Microsoft has provided us was filled, with scarce a hundred people who first 3 hours have listened to me and then Markus Klein. It was fun, the people were rested, was indeed Easter and curious. Thank you for the feedback,


  Application Insights:New Features
4/20/2017 | Azure Notes | 0
You can now diagnose sudden changes in your web app’s performance or usage with a single click, powered by Machine Learning algorithms in Azure Application Insights Analytics. The Smart Diagnostics feature is available whenever you create or render a time chart. More


  Analysis Services:General Availability
4/20/2017 | Azure Notes | 0
We are announcing the general availability of Microsoft Azure Analysis Services, the latest addition to our data platform in the cloud. Based on the proven analytics engine in SQL Server Analysis Services, Azure Analysis Services is an enterprise grade OLAP engine and BI modeling platform, offered as


  Cognitive Services:General Availability
4/20/2017 | Azure Notes | 0
We’re excited to announce the general availability of Face API, Computer Vision API and Content Moderator API from Microsoft Cognitive Services. More


  HDInsight:New Features
4/20/2017 | Azure Notes | 0
We are excited to announce that H2O’s AI platform is now available on Azure HDInsight Application Platform. Users can now use H2O.ai’s open source solutions on Azure HDInsight, which allows reliable open source analytics with an industry-leading SLA. More


  IoT Suite:New Features
4/20/2017 | Azure Notes | 0
The connected factory preconfigured solution leverages Azure services including Azure IoT Hub and the new Azure Time Series Insights. Furthermore, it leverages the OPC Foundation’s cross-platform OPC UA Net Standard Library reference stack for OPC UA connectivity as well as OPC DA and other OPC Classic


  Microsoft's latest Windows 10 'Redstone 3' test build adds 'Revert VM' feature
4/19/2017 | ZDNet All About Microsoft | 3
Microsoft has released two new Windows 10 test builds -- 16179 for PCs and 15205 for phones. Both are still more about fixes than brand-new features.


  Integrated management and security across your hybrid cloud
4/19/2017 | Microsoft Server and Cloud Platform Blog | 4
Do you have a truly end-to-end view of your hybrid cloud environment? Most environments today are complex, with multi-tier applications that may span multiple datacenters and cloud hosting environments.


  OneNote Class Notebook updates include read-only parent or guardian access and Collaboration Space permissions
4/19/2017 | Office Blogs - Office 365 Technology | 4
Over the last year, our team has been working with and listening to educators to learn how they are using OneNote Class Notebooks. To address the top requests we heard from teachers, administrators and parents/guardians, we’re pleased to announce the release of four new features in OneNote Class Notebook. The


  OneNote Class Notebook updates include read-only parent or guardian access and Collaboration Space permissions
4/19/2017 | Office Blogs - Office 365 | 4
Over the last year, our team has been working with and listening to educators to learn how they are using OneNote Class Notebooks. To address the top requests we heard from teachers, administrators and parents/guardians, we’re pleased to announce the release of four new features in OneNote Class Notebook. The


  Updates to Microsoft Intune on Microsoft Azure
4/19/2017 | Windows Intune Team | 5
Empowering not only your employees, but also you to be more productive is one of the main goals for us.


  Is social engineering the biggest threat to your organization?
4/19/2017 | Microsoft secure | 6
“Always remember: Amateurs hack systems. Professionals hack people.” –Bruce Schneier, CTO, Counterpane Internet Security, Inc. All over the globe, social engineering is a dominant and growing threat to organizational security. Since January 2015, the number of social engineering victims identified by


  Microsoft's Wunderlist successor, To-Do, hits public preview
4/19/2017 | ZDNet All About Microsoft | 6
Microsoft's 'Project Cheshire,' the successor to its Wunderlist to-do app, is now in public preview for many Office 365 users on a variety of devices.


  Microsoft makes three more cognitive services generally available
4/19/2017 | ZDNet All About Microsoft | 5
Microsoft is rolling out more of its Cognitive Services programming interfaces, which provide developers with a way to add face recognition, computer vision and more to their apps and services.


  Introducing Microsoft To-Do—now available in Preview
4/19/2017 | Office Blogs - Office 365 Technology | 4
We are excited to introduce To-Do—a new, intelligent task management app that makes it easy to plan and manage your day. The post Introducing Microsoft To-Do—now available in Preview appeared first on Office Blogs.


  Introducing Microsoft To-Do—now available in Preview
4/19/2017 | Office Blogs - Office 365 | 5
We are excited to introduce To-Do—a new, intelligent task management app that makes it easy to plan and manage your day. The post Introducing Microsoft To-Do—now available in Preview appeared first on Office Blogs.


  DockerCon 2017: Simplifying Containerization for Enterprises
4/19/2017 | Microsoft Server and Cloud Platform Blog | 4
Since the launch of Windows Server 2016 six months ago, adoption has been nothing short of amazing. Customers like Tyco started adopting Windows containers even before general availability and in day two of DockerCon 2017, Northern Trust highlighted their own success with containers on Microsoft Azure


  The Azure Podcast: featuring Azure Government
4/19/2017 | Microsoft Azure Government | 5
In the latest episode of The Azure Podcast, Steve Michelotti of the Azure Government engineering sits down with The Azure Podcast team to discuss the latest and greatest of Azure Government. Steve also provides an update on what is going on in Azure Government including: The two new DoD specific datacenters