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  Ways To Stop Cyber Criminals Before They Attack
3/30/2017 | Office 365 Advisors | 0
It hardly ever gets reported on the news that every day hundreds of cyber attacks succeed against small and medium-sized businesses. Learn how to protect yours. Every week, citizens of the world learn of a large company or government agency suffering a successful cyber-attack. What hardly ever gets reported


  Microsoft touts Microsoft-customized edition of Samsung Galaxy S8
3/30/2017 | ZDNet All About Microsoft | 1
Microsoft-customized versions of Samsung's new Galaxy S8 and S8+ phones will be available for purchase in Microsoft retail stores in the U.S.


  When To Use What In Office 365 Groups: Tips, Advice, and Use Cases from Our Team
3/30/2017 | Channel 9 - Office 365 | 0
Hi y'all!Just posted: we're answering the "when to use what in Office 365 Groups" question in a 3-step infographic and full article with real world examples, tips, and strategies from our team to you!https://www.avepoint.com/blog/strategy-blog/how-to-use-office-365-groups/In this post, we tackle how


  I Want Highly Informative Excel Spreadsheets
3/29/2017 | Office 365 Advisors | 2
If you are giving a presentation and part of it involves a shared display or handouts of a spreadsheet what can you do to keep the group awake? Let’s face it, Microsoft Excel is an excellent tool for organizing and manipulating statistical data, but when sharing your spreadsheet with others, your spreadsheet


  Weekly Tech Tip: Protect all pages on your public-facing websites, not just the checkout and sign-up pages
3/29/2017 | Office 365 Advisors | 2
The post Weekly Tech Tip: Protect all pages on your public-facing websites, not just the checkout and sign-up pages appeared first on Office 365.


  Helping communities bridge the digital divide with Office 365
3/29/2017 | Office Blogs - Office 365 Technology | 2
Saeed Jabbar has spent the last two years building Inclusion—a non-profit organization that provides students with training in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint. The post Helping communities bridge the digital divide with Office 365 appeared first on Office Blogs.


  Helping communities bridge the digital divide with Office 365
3/29/2017 | Office Blogs - Office 365 | 1
Saeed Jabbar has spent the last two years building Inclusion—a non-profit organization that provides students with training in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint. The post Helping communities bridge the digital divide with Office 365 appeared first on Office Blogs.


  Future-proofing principles against technological change
3/29/2017 | Microsoft secure | 2
In recent years, governments’ concerns about cybersecurity, data protection, and other information and communications technology (ICT) related issues have led to new policies, legislation, and regulation. In response, the ICT industry has consistently called for laws and rules that focus on outcomes


  Microsoft Azure IaaS Architecture Best Practices for ARM
3/29/2017 | Microsoft Azure Government | 3
How to design and build an enterprise infrastructure in Azure using the Azure Resource Manager portal Getting started in Azure is easy to do, and you can have production workloads running in the cloud in very little time. However, there are some essential aspects of the Azure platform that require some


  Microsoft launches Ruuh, yet another AI chatbot
3/29/2017 | ZDNet All About Microsoft | 2
Microsoft is testing Ruuh, another new AI chatbot, which is aimed specifically at the Indian market.


  ShareGate Blog: Collaboration with Office 365 – Making Choices in the Real World
3/29/2017 | Jasper Oosterveld | 3
The March blog is here for the awesome ShareGate blog. Click here to read the blog.


  Petri article: Driving Adoption for Office 365, Part 3
3/29/2017 | Jasper Oosterveld | 4
The latest article, in my adoption series, for Petri.com is live. Click here to read the article.


  Office 365 Update: Recover deleted Office 365 Group via PowerShell
3/29/2017 | Jasper Oosterveld | 4
Recover deleted Office 365 Group via PowerShell is a new Office 365 feature. You’ll begin seeing this new feature today. This message is associated with Office 365 Roadmap ID 72284. How does this affect me? If you’ve deleted an Office 365 group, it’s now retained by default for a period of 30 days. Within


  Microsoft confirms Windows 10 Creators Update rollout to begin April 11
3/29/2017 | ZDNet All About Microsoft | 5
Microsoft will start rolling out the Windows 10 Creators Update release on April 11. More granular update controls may end up being business users' favorite feature.


  Use BigDL on HDInsight Spark for Distributed Deep Learning
3/29/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 1
Deep learning is impacting everything from healthcare to transportation to manufacturing, and more. Companies are turning to deep learning to solve hard problems, like image classification, speech recognition, object recognition, and machine translation. This blogpost describes how to enable Intel’s


  Azure Analysis Services now available in Japan East and UK South
3/29/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 1
Last October we released the preview of Azure Analysis Services, which is built on the proven analytics engine in Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services. With Azure Analysis Services you can host…


  Learn how to stay ahead of the curve in the future of work
3/28/2017 | Office Blogs - Office 365 Technology | 5
Join us for the next episode of Modern Workplace, “The Future of Work: Build, attract, connect.” The post Learn how to stay ahead of the curve in the future of work appeared first on Office Blogs.


  Learn how to stay ahead of the curve in the future of work
3/28/2017 | Office Blogs - Office 365 | 5
Join us for the next episode of Modern Workplace, “The Future of Work: Build, attract, connect.” The post Learn how to stay ahead of the curve in the future of work appeared first on Office Blogs.


  Up your SaaS application game with help from Microsoft App Accelerate
3/28/2017 | Microsoft Server and Cloud Platform Blog | 5
Frustrated with ever-changing customer expectations? Yesterdays investments losing steam as the market turns to the next shiny thing? How do you scale across cloud and mobile, stay on top of data and security, and ultimately sell successfully in a rapidly transforming landscape? Microsoft App Accelerate


  Germany steps up leadership in cybersecurity
3/28/2017 | Microsoft secure | 7
Cyberattacks are on the rise worldwide, but many countries are making strides in promoting and developing cybersecurity by developing policy frameworks, encouraging investment in research and development, and by driving awareness of cybersecurity best practices. Germany is one of the countries that has


  New to Office 365 in March—co-authoring in Excel and more
3/28/2017 | Office Blogs - Office 365 Technology | 5
Office 365 provides the broadest and deepest toolkit for collaboration between individuals, teams and entire organizations. Updates this month make the experience even better with co-authoring in Excel, the general availability of Microsoft Teams and more. The post New to Office 365 in March—co-authoring


  New to Office 365 in March—co-authoring in Excel and more
3/28/2017 | Office Blogs - Office 365 | 5
Office 365 provides the broadest and deepest toolkit for collaboration between individuals, teams and entire organizations. Updates this month make the experience even better with co-authoring in Excel, the general availability of Microsoft Teams and more. The post New to Office 365 in March—co-authoring


  Get the Low Down on Windows Server 2016 Essentials
3/28/2017 | Channel 9 - Office 365 | 6
This video will get you up to speed all things Windows Server 2016 Essentials. It covers who should use Essentials edition, scenarios it is good for, organizational sizing considerations, licensing and pricing considerations. Also learn about the easy dashboard experience and how Essentials edition gives


  The CJIS Security Policy – Analyzing the 13 Policy Areas: Part I
3/28/2017 | Microsoft Azure Government | 24
Better than a sleeping pill or a riveting read? Recently Alan Ferretti and I were talking about compliance for agencies and lamented on the fact that most people malign  the CJIS Security Policy as a good cure for insomnia. It seems you can’t attend a conference where a speaker doesn’t make a joke about


  TIBCO DataSynapse launches its Cloud Adapter for autoscaling in Azure
3/28/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 4
TIBCO DataSynapse released the High Performance Cloud Computing (HPCC) Adapter to extend the functionality of GridServer 6.2.0 and enable customers to temporarily increase their compute capacity in Azure.


  How Azure Security Center helps reveal a Cyberattack
3/28/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 5
The Azure Security Center (ASC) analysts team reviews and investigates ASC alerts to gain insight into security incidents affecting Microsoft Azure customers, helping improve Azure Security alerts…


  Up your SaaS application game
3/28/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 3
Frustrated with ever-changing customer expectations? Yesterday’s investments losing steam as the market turns to the next shiny thing? How do you scale across cloud and mobile, stay on top of data…


  One-click disaster recovery of applications using Azure Site Recovery
3/28/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 3
Are you sure you have protected every critical VM in your environment? How will you make sure that after a disaster recovery of your virtual machines to Azure, all the applications will be working perfectly? What if your Remote Desktop services deployment does not work in Azure because you missed protecting


  Data Factory:General Availability
3/28/2017 | Azure Notes | 2
Data Movement, a feature of Azure Data Factory, is now available in the UK Region. More


  Driving Skype for Business adoption through service improvements
3/27/2017 | Channel 9 - Office 365 | 7
Dwight Jones, Senior IT Service Manager, discusses how Microsoft IT is making the transition to Skype for Business—unified communications in the cloud. He shares how we reconciled Microsoft Lync and other technologies to become Skype for Business, and how we're listening to our users to drive service


  Giving CISOs assurance in the cloud
3/27/2017 | Microsoft secure | 10
This post is authored by Mark McIntyre, Chief Security Advisor, Enterprise Cybersecurity Group. Recently, I hosted a Chief Information Security Officer roundtable in Washington, DC. Executives from several US government agencies and systems integrators attended to share cloud security concerns and challenges,


  New book: Exam Ref 70‑742 Identity with Windows Server 2016
3/27/2017 | Microsoft Press | 8
We’re pleased to announce the availability of Exam Ref 70-742 Identity with Windows Server 2016 (ISBN 9780735698819), by Andrew Warren. Purchase from these online retailers: Microsoft Press Store Amazon Barnes & Noble Independent booksellers – Shop local Below you will find an overview of this book,


  What you need to know about CASBs
3/27/2017 | Microsoft secure | 9
Per Frost & Sullivan, more than 80 percent of employees admit to using non-approved SaaS apps in their jobs. The number of cloud services used by corporate employees is also quickly outpacing internal IT estimates. While IT groups typically estimate that employees are using 51 different services, the


  ebook deal of the week: Troubleshooting with the Windows Sysinternals Tools, 2nd Edition
3/27/2017 | Microsoft Press | 7
Save 50%! Buy here. This offer expires on Sunday, April 2 at 7:00 AM GMT. IT pros and power users consider the free Windows Sysinternals tools indispensable for diagnosing, troubleshooting, and deeply understanding the Windows platform. In this extensively updated guide, Sysinternals creator Mark Russinovich


  Microsoft adds new calling features to Skype for Business
3/27/2017 | ZDNet All About Microsoft | 9
Microsoft is adding new features to its high-end Skype for Business service, just as Amazon and Google are trying to get into the enterprise cloud-conferencing game.


  New EMS + Skycure integration helps ensure devices are risk free before accessing corporate resources
3/27/2017 | Windows Intune Team | 15
Today were thrilled to announce the general availability of our integration with Skycure, a leader in the mobile threat defense space.


  Adding offerings and UK Region: Azure rolls deep with PCI DSS v3.2
3/27/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 4
Go here to download Azure’s Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) v3.2 Attestation of Compliance (AoC)!


  Microsoft's Spring fling: Is another new Surface device category coming?
3/27/2017 | ZDNet All About Microsoft | 7
Microsoft's anticipated Spring hardware launch is unlikely to feature the Surface Book 2. So what else might be on the docket?


  Azure Data Factory’s Data Movement is now available in the UK
3/27/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 4
Data Movement is a feature of Azure Data Factory that enables cloud-based data integration, which orchestrates and automates the movement and transformation of data. You can now create data…


  Skype for Business drives digital transformation
3/27/2017 | Office Blogs - Office 365 | 6
As communication and collaboration become increasingly vital to the way work gets done, customers are turning to Skype for Business in Office 365 for all of their conferencing and calling needs. The post Skype for Business drives digital transformation appeared first on Office Blogs.


  Azure Relay Hybrid Connections is generally available
3/27/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 4
Azure Relay Hybrid Connections is generally available.


  Now Available: Mastering the SharePoint Framework - Starter Bundle
3/27/2017 | Andrew Connell | 5
Read this post in its entirety on my site: Now Available: Mastering the SharePoint Framework - Starter BundleIf 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


  Large-Scale Analysis of DNS Query Logs Reveals Botnets in the Cloud
3/27/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 3
The arms race between data security professionals and cybercriminals continues at a rapid pace. More than ever, attackers exploit compute resources for malicious purposes by deploying malware, known…


  DevTest Labs:General Availability
3/27/2017 | Azure Notes | 3
Azure DevTest Labs is now available in Korea South and Korea Central, in addition to the other regions it has supported. The support includes the full Azure DevTest Labs capabilities, as well as the auto-shutdown option for all Azure Resource Manager–based VMs in these regions. More


  Service Bus:General Availability
3/27/2017 | Azure Notes | 3
Azure Relay Hybrid Connections is generally available More


  Azure Active Directory Join step-by-step in Windows 10
3/26/2017 | blog.at.work | 7
Your computer is still bound to your company’s local domain? How old school. Well, here’s a step-by-step guide how to join Azure Active Directory (AAD Join) with Windows 10. You must be administrator on your local computer, Your existing use profile (C:\Users\) will continue to exist, but


  SharePoint Saturday Helsinki 2017 – My slides
3/25/2017 | Jasper Oosterveld | 8
Hereby my slides for SharePoint Saturday Helsinki 2017 SPSHelsinki2017 – The business and end-user guide into the new and modern SharePoint—Jasper Ooosterveld


  Next Generation Sync Client | Registry key vs Admin-Center
3/25/2017 | Hans Brender's Blog | 9
some people ask me: Do I have to set the registry Key TeamSiteSyncPreview in each Client, to sync document libraries from team sites or groups from SharePoint Online to my local device? With the Next Generation Sync Client, not the old Groove client! My answer: Yes / No, it depends.   You know, that


  Episode 225: Deep Learning with Microsoft CognitiveToolkit (CNTK)
3/24/2017 | Microsoft Azure Cloud Cover Show - Channel 9 | 8
This show starts a series of short talks introducing Deep Learning with Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit (CNTK). Topics covered in this series will range from elementary to advanced techniques. The intended audience includes:Data scientists who are new to deep learningMachine learning scientists looking for


  Episode 171 - Secure Productive Enterprise
3/24/2017 | The Azure Podcast | 7
We talk to Edward Walton, a Cloud Solution Architect @ Microsoft, about a topic that he is very passionate about - making the Enterprise Cloud Secure & Productive. Media file: http://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode171.mp3   Other updates: Announcing Support for Multi-member Consortium


  A Cyber Security Assessment is a Crucial Step in Any Acquisition Process
3/24/2017 | Office 365 Advisors | 9
As Verizon recently learned as they continue their plans to acquire Yahoo, failing to conduct a cyber security assessment as part of M&A due diligence can be costly; any business considering an acquisition should learn from Verizon’s misstep.   While companies generally understand the importance of conducting


  Followup to my "Building Client-Side Web Parts with the SharePoint Framework" Rencore Webinar
3/24/2017 | Andrew Connell | 9
Read this post in its entirety on my site: Followup to my "Building Client-Side Web Parts with the SharePoint Framework" Rencore WebinarIf 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,


  Next Generation Sync Client | Registrierungsschlüssel vs Admin-Center
3/24/2017 | Hans Brender's Blog | 10
I was already quite often asked: should I install the registry key TeamSiteSyncPreview in the client to synchronize SharePoint team sites or groups in Office 365 with my local Windows client on document libraries? Mind you with the next generation sync client, not


  Backup:New Features
3/24/2017 | Azure Notes | 7
Backup Pre-Checks, as the name suggests, check your VMs’ configuration for issues that can adversely affect backups, aggregate this information so you can view it directly from the Recovery Services Vault dashboard and provide recommendations for corrective measures to ensure successful file-consistent


  BlockChain as a Service (BaaS):New Features
3/24/2017 | Azure Notes | 8
We are excited to announce expansion of our blockchain support on Azure to be the first public cloud that enables multi-member consortium blockchain networks addressing enterprise scenarios that require a deployment of a private network across Azure regions, subscriptions, and Azure Active Directory


  API Management:New Features
3/24/2017 | Azure Notes | 5
With the latest feature rollout you will be able to manage Groups and Named Values (previously known as Properties) from the Publisher Portal. More


  DocumentDB Stored Procedures Best Practices
3/23/2017 | Azure Friday | 0
Andrew Liu joins Scott Hanselman to talk about Azure DocumentDB's language integrated, transactional execution of JavaScript, which enables developers write stored procedures, triggers and user defined functions (UDFs) natively in JavaScript. Andrew also shares best practices for writing these stored


  Top Hyperfish Blogs and Podcasts on Office 365
3/23/2017 | Jeremy Thanke's musings | 6
Since joining Hyperfish, I’ve started blogging and podcasting over at https://blog.hyperfish.com/.Just so readers from my personal blog don’t miss out, here is a summary of my most popular viewed posts and listened to shows:Top Blog postsGroups in Outlook vs Microsoft Teams vs SharePoint Online vs YammerThe


  On-Demand Webinar: 5 days to make IT Ops more efficient
3/23/2017 | Microsoft Server and Cloud Platform Blog | 4
When you are managing multiple resources across heterogenous environments, you need to make operations work for you. A few of the most critical areas you can improve efficiency in are service management, application management, and security. Join us for this on-demand webinar to learn how to remediate


  Create tables and lists in Microsoft Word 2016
3/23/2017 | Microsoft Press | 6
In this chapter from MOS 2016 Study Guide for Microsoft Word, learn more about exam objectives related to creating and modifying tables and lists in Microsoft Word 2016. The skills tested in this section of the Microsoft Office Specialist exam for Microsoft Word 2016 relate to creating and modifying


  Episode 123 on the Excel Bot with Jakob Nielsen—Office 365 Developer Podcast
3/23/2017 | Office Blogs - Office 365 Technology | 6
In episode 123 of the Office 365 Developer Podcast, Richard diZerega and Andrew Coates talk to Jakob Nielsen about the Excel Bot. The post Episode 123 on the Excel Bot with Jakob Nielsen—Office 365 Developer Podcast appeared first on Office Blogs.


  Episode 123 on the Excel Bot with Jakob Nielsen—Office 365 Developer Podcast
3/23/2017 | Office Blogs - Office 365 | 6
In episode 123 of the Office 365 Developer Podcast, Richard diZerega and Andrew Coates talk to Jakob Nielsen about the Excel Bot. The post Episode 123 on the Excel Bot with Jakob Nielsen—Office 365 Developer Podcast appeared first on Office Blogs.


  Episode 123 on the Excel Bot with Jakob Nielsen—Office 365 Developer Podcast
3/23/2017 | Apps for Office and SharePoint | 5
In episode 123 of the Office 365 Developer Podcast, Richard diZerega and Andrew Coates talk to Jakob Nielsen about the Excel Bot. The post Episode 123 on the Excel Bot with Jakob Nielsen—Office 365 Developer Podcast appeared first on Office Blogs.


  Five reasons to run SQL Server 2016 on Windows Server 2016 – #1 Security
3/23/2017 | Microsoft Server and Cloud Platform Blog | 5
This is the first blog in a five-part series. Keep an eye out for upcoming posts, which will cover cutting cost and improving performance of storage, BI, and analytics; improving uptime and reliability; reaching data insights faster by running analytics at the point of creation; and maintaining a consistent


  Setting up VNET integration in App Services using Powershell
3/23/2017 | Microsoft Azure Government | 8
One of the capabilities in the Web Apps Service is placing your Azure resources in a non-internet routable network that you can control access to. These networks can be connected to your on-premise networks using VPN technologies. For example, with VNET integration you can enable access from your web


  Announcing Support for Multi-member Consortium Blockchain Networks on Azure
3/23/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 4
We are excited to announce expansion of our blockchain infrastructure services on Azure to support multi-member consortium networks addressing enterprise scenarios that require a deployment of a private network across Azure regions, subscriptions, and AAD tenants.


  Introducing Backup Pre-Checks for Backup of Azure VMs
3/23/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 3
Use Azure Backup's Backup Pre-Checks to identify and resolve Azure VM config issues to ensure successful backups


  Azure AD B2C Access Tokens now in public preview
3/23/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 2
Announcing public preview of access token for Azure AD B2C. Acquire an access token and use it to call a web api.


  Lighting up network innovation
3/23/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 2
Driving up network speed, reducing cost, saving power, expanding capacity, and automating management become crucial when you run one of the world’s largest cloud infrastructures. Microsoft has…


  I am speaking at Office 365 Engage 2017
3/23/2017 | Jasper Oosterveld | 5
I am excited to be speaking at Office 365 Engage in beautiful Haarlem. My sessions are as following: The Intranet Is Dead! Long Live the Modern Workplace SharePoint & Intranet Portals have been tied together since the release of SharePoint 2007. We have been building extensive, heavy branded and overly


  Analyze your data with Application Insights Analytics
3/23/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 1
Analytics is a powerful search tool that lets you analyze large volumes of any JSON or CSV data. You can run a wide range of queries, including statistical and machine learning algorithms. You might…


  Troubleshooting and Fixing the "Out of the Blue, My SharePoint Framework Projects Won't Build!"
3/23/2017 | Andrew Connell | 5
Read this post in its entirety on my site: Troubleshooting and Fixing the "Out of the Blue, My SharePoint Framework Projects Won't Build!"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,


  Azure SQL hybrid data movement
3/23/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 2
Moving data around efficiently in a hybrid cloud environment is critical and challenging. In this blog, we are going to introduce options in different data movement scenarios built on top of on-premises SQL Server, Azure SQL VMs and Azure SQL Databases.


  Announcing Azure Service Fabric 5.5 and SDK 2.5
3/23/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 4
Customers around the world are delivering their mission critical business applications as always-on, scalable, and distributed services built using Azure Service Fabric. Last week we rolled out Azure…


  Portal:New Features
3/23/2017 | Azure Notes | 5
We have published new documentation for creating Azure Resource Manager templates. The documentation includes reference content that presents the JSON syntax and property values you need when adding resources to your templates. More


  Traffic Manager:General Availability
3/23/2017 | Azure Notes | 9
Announcing the General Availability of Geographic Routing capability in Azure Traffic Manager. With Geographic Routing you can now enable a variety of use cases that are tied to geography – such as: Customizing and localizing content for specific regions, enabling better user experience and engagement.


  Virtual Machines:General Availability
3/23/2017 | Azure Notes | 6
Multiple IPs per NIC is now GA. More


  Azure Munich Meetup | OneDrive Deep Dive am 18.04.2017
3/23/2017 | Hans Brender's Blog | 4
Christian Waha, MVP Windows development and organizer of the popular azure Meetup series in Munich, asked me whether I would like to speak because once titled OneDrive in Munich. Admittedly, what OneDrive or OneDrive for business with Azure has to do? There is quite a lot, but the resolution


  Service Fabric:Updated Features
3/23/2017 | Azure Notes | 0
Last week we rolled out Azure Service Fabric 5.5 to Azure clusters in 26 regions across the world. Today, we’re excited to announce the release of version 2.5 of the Azure Service Fabric SDK and the corresponding 5.5 release of the Azure Service Fabric runtime and standalone Windows Server installer.


  Application Insights:New Features
3/23/2017 | Azure Notes | 0
Application Insights Analytics now supports additional data sources. You no longer are bound to look only at the data sources within your application's context. You can bring in any external data source and analyze it with MSFT's powerful analytics platform. More


  Azure Active Directory B2C:Preview Features
3/23/2017 | Azure Notes | 0
We are excited to announce that now you can have greater control over your web API’s when you secure them using Azure AD B2C. Today, we are enabling the public preview for using access tokens with your web API’s. More


  DocumentDB:New Features
3/23/2017 | Azure Notes | 0
We have expanded the SQL grammar in Azure DocumentDB to support aggregate functions. More


  Office Store brings you Power BI custom visuals
3/22/2017 | Office Blogs - Office 365 Technology | 4
The Office Store is introducing Power BI custom visuals to download and use in Power BI service reports and Power BI Desktop. The post Office Store brings you Power BI custom visuals appeared first on Office Blogs.


  Office Store brings you Power BI custom visuals
3/22/2017 | Office Blogs - Office 365 | 2
The Office Store is introducing Power BI custom visuals to download and use in Power BI service reports and Power BI Desktop. The post Office Store brings you Power BI custom visuals appeared first on Office Blogs.


  Office Store brings you Power BI custom visuals
3/22/2017 | Apps for Office and SharePoint | 4
The Office Store is introducing Power BI custom visuals to download and use in Power BI service reports and Power BI Desktop. The post Office Store brings you Power BI custom visuals appeared first on Office Blogs.


  Weekly Tech Tip: Create a mobile device action plan
3/22/2017 | Office 365 Advisors | 3
Mobile devices can create significant security and management challenges, especially if they hold confidential information or can access the corporate network. Require users to password protect their devices, encrypt their data, and install security apps to prevent criminals from stealing information


  Bridge gap between app and infra with Azure management and security updates
3/22/2017 | Microsoft Server and Cloud Platform Blog | 3
Silos within organizations arent new, and they arent a new source of issues. As IT groups today work to eliminate bottlenecks and increase speed, one important area to consider is simplifying the connections between teams. The tools you use to manage your environment can be an important part of your


  Microsoft Signs CJIS Information Agreements with Indiana and Iowa
3/22/2017 | Microsoft Azure Government | 3
Microsoft has signed agreements with 28 states – now over 50% of the states are covered representing 70% of U.S. sworn officers. Microsoft contractually committed to the applicable controls of the CJIS Security Policy by signing a CJIS Information Agreements with Indiana and Iowa. This commitment allows


  A new best practice to protect technology supply chain integrity
3/22/2017 | Microsoft secure | 4
This post is authored by Mark Estberg, Senior Director, Trustworthy Computing.  The success of digital transformation ultimately relies on trust in the security and integrity of information and communications technology (ICT). As ICT systems become more critical to economic prosperity, governments and


  Announcing the General Availability of Geographic Routing capability in Azure Traffic Manager
3/22/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 2
Do you have a global user base and would like to customize content based on regions where your users are located? Have you felt the need to comply with policy mandates that require the restriction of…


  Azure Resource Manager template reference now available
3/22/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 1
We have published new documentation for creating Azure Resource Manager templates. The documentation includes reference content that presents the JSON syntax and property values you need when adding…


  Microsoft Teams collaboration service starts rolling out to education users
3/22/2017 | ZDNet All About Microsoft | 5
Microsoft has started rolling out its Microsoft Teams Slack competitor to users of its Office 365 Education plans.


  Virtual Machines:Preview Features
3/22/2017 | Azure Notes | 5
Azure Disk Encryption is now available in preview in the German sovereign cloud. More


  Data Factory:New Features
3/22/2017 | Azure Notes | 4
Today, we are excited to announce that Azure Data Factory newly enables loading data from SAP HANA and SAP Business Warehouse (BW) into various Azure data stores for advanced analytics and reporting, including Azure Blob, Azure Data Lake, Azure SQL DW, etc. More


  Site Recovery:General Availability
3/22/2017 | Azure Notes | 4
To increase our service global footprint, we recently announced the expansion of Azure Site Recovery to Canada and UK regions. Apart from these two new countries, we have also deployed our service in West US2, making it available to all non-government Azure regions in the United States. More


  Backup:New Features
3/22/2017 | Azure Notes | 6
Azure Backup provides consistent file system backup of Linux Virtual Machines running in Azure. Today, we are extending this to take application consistent backups for enterprise critical applications such as MySQL, InterSystems Caché® DB, and SAP HANA running on popular Linux distros (e.g. Ubuntu, Red


  SQL Data Warehouse:General Availability
3/22/2017 | Azure Notes | 6
SQL Data Warehouse is now GA in Germany Central, Germany Northeast, Korea Central, and Korea South. More


  Microsoft finalizes its Chinese-customized Windows 10 edition
3/21/2017 | ZDNet All About Microsoft | 6
Microsoft's Chinese-government-approved version of Windows 10 is ready to go to market.


  Managing and optimizing resources for cloud computing at Microsoft
3/21/2017 | Channel 9 - Office 365 | 6
Host Lyle Dodge chats with Pete Apple, Principal Service Engineer, and Rick Ochs, Senior Service Engineer, to learn how Microsoft IT understands our cloud investment and how we implemented cloud resource management and cost optimization strategies. Listen in as they discuss the tools and processes that


  Microsoft Outlook, Skype, OneDrive hit by another authentication issue
3/21/2017 | ZDNet All About Microsoft | 3
Two weeks ago, a widespread authentication issue prevented a number of Microsoft users from accessing their cloud services. It looks like it's happening again today, March 21.