Enterprise Mobility and Security Blog

We’ve added 21 new 3rd party apps to the Azure AD App Gallery!

Howdy folks, Many of you probably associate Azure AD with Office 365 & Microsoft Azure. That makes a lot of sense. Those are the cloud services our customers use the most with Azure AD. But you might be surprised to learn that customers use Azure AD with a TON of applications built by 3rd party...

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Now Available: Update 1702 for System Center Configuration Manager

We are delighted to announce that we have released version 1702 for the Current Branch (CB) of System Center Configuration Manager that includes new features and product enhancements! Many of these enhancements are designed for organizations that are going through the digital transformation and want to modernize their IT infrastructure, policies and processes. As one...

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PingAccess for Azure AD: The public preview is being deployed!

Howdy folks, Back in September, I blogged about our exciting partnership with Ping Identity. Since then, Microsoft and Ping Identity have worked closely together to extend the capabilities of Azure AD Application Proxy to support new kinds of on-premises applications using Ping Access. I’m happy to announce today that PingAccess for Azure AD is now...

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Microsoft Teams is now generally available — and MAM enabled on iOS and Android!

Great news – today Microsoft announced the general availability of Microsoft Teams! We’re excited to share this huge milestone and announce that the updated Microsoft Teams apps are now enabled with Intune MAM capabilities, so you can empower your teams to work freely across devices, while ensuring that conversations and corporate data is protected at...

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Microsoft Mechanics Video: New Conditional Access capabilities in Azure AD and Enterprise Mobility + Security!

Howdy folks, I’ve talked and written a lot about vision of “Identity as the New Control Plane”. This is based on the idea that as more and more of a company’s digital resources live outside the corporate network, in the cloud and on devices, that a great cloud based identity system is the best way...

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The final push to GA Azure AD in new Azure Portal: We need your help!

Howdy folks, Last September we shared the first preview of the new administration experience for Azure Active Directory in the new Azure portal. Since then, we’ve added lots of new functionality, including reporting, app management, conditional access, B2B, and licensing. Many of you are using the new experience regularly – in fact, over half a...

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First ever Azure AD Ask Me Anything (AMA)! March 9th, 10am – 1pm Pacific

Howdy folks, I’m excited to announce that we’re going to host our first ever Azure AD Ask Me Anything session! When: March 9, 2017 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm Pacific Time. You’ll be able to access the AAD AMA when it goes live on March 8. What’s an AMA session? We’ll have folks from...

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Update 1702 for Configuration Manager Technical Preview Branch – Available Now!

Hello everyone! We are happy to let you know that update 1702 for the Technical Preview Branch of System Center Configuration Manager has been released. Technical Preview Branch releases give you an opportunity to try out new Configuration Manager features in a test environment before they are made generally available. This month’s new preview features...

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#AzureAD Connect Health: Monitoring for Windows Server AD DS and Sync Error Reports are GA + simplified licensing

Howdy folks, It’s a big day for Azure AD! I’m happy to let you know that: Azure AD Connect Health for Windows Server AD DS is now GA! Azure AD Connect Health Sync Error Reports is now GA! Based on your feedback, we’ve simplified the Azure AD Connect Health licensing model. I’ve invited two program managers from...

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