Microsoft Identity Manager

As you can see over on the Server-Cloud blog, we have released some additional information about Forefront Identity Manager (FIM) vNext. We’ll be bringing this under the Microsoft brand as part of the removal of the Forefront brand, adding support for the latest platforms and investing in some exciting new areas. You can read the…


Channel 9 Edge Show – Hybrid Identity

A short chat I had with @simonster on Hybrid Identity earlier this week. This blog is not formatted well for embedded video, so follow the link A.


Workplace Join for Windows 7

Just a quick note about the just released Workplace Join for Windows 7.  You can read all the details here and download from here. Workplace Join for Windows 7 is for domain joined machines, which means that we support the Professional SKU and above. There is also no UI for Workplace Join on Windows 7,…


Understanding identity Sync versus Federation when adopting cloud services

Hi all I have a lot of conversations, on a daily basis, about identity … on-premises, in the cloud and hybrid models.  These mostly revolve around the gory details of on-premises identity realms, or customers adopting cloud services such as Office 365 and Windows Intune. One of the first questions I ask is:  “Where are…