Enterprise Mobility and Security Blog

Enabling a more strategic role for IT with Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security

Organizations are pushing forward in their digital transformations and we continue to see and hear more about what this shift means for IT. The scope of digital transformation goes beyond moving existing work to the cloud and enabling a more mobile workforce. It brings the opportunity to reimagine business from the ground up – from...

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The unbelievably diverse array of devices managed by our customers

Something I have come to really appreciate as we’ve built Intune and watched its usage scale to millions of devices is the unbelievably broad and diverse types of hardware our customers have to manage. To put this challenge in perspective, check out the chart below. In this chart, you can see the diversity of devices...

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Azure AD and third-party apps: It’s a bigger deal than you might think!

Howdy folks, Today I’ve got a new batch of data to share that I hope many of you will find interesting and useful. Those of you who follow the blog know that Azure AD works well with a ton of applications and that our app gallery features over 2,800 pre-integrated third-party apps. (Third-party meaning apps...

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Azure Information Protection: Ready, Set, Protect! – Part 4: regulations and compliance

Welcome to the 4th and final post in our Ready, Set Protect! Series. To recap our journey, in Part 1 of the series we showed you how to get going with classification and labeling, and FAST. In Part 2 we focused in on how you can take the learnings and benefits of classification and labeling...

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Azure Information Protection: Ready, Set, Protect! – Part 3

This post is the third in a 4-part series focusing on how to implement information protection in your organization. In Part 1 of the series we showed you how to get going with classification and labeling, and FAST. In Part 2 we focused in on how you can take the learnings and benefits of classification...

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Azure Information Protection: Ready, set, protect! – Part 2

Part 2 –  Adopt a data-centric protection strategy This post is the second in a 4-part series focusing on how to implement information protection in your organization. In Part 1 of the series we showed you how to get going with classification and labeling, and FAST. In this next post in the series we are...

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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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Azure Information Protection: Ready, set, protect!

Part 1 – Getting up and running is easier than you think This post is the first in a 4-part series focusing on how to implement information protection in your organization. With the adoption of mobility and cloud services, data is traveling to more locations than ever before. While it has helped users become more...

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Cleaning up the #AzureAD and Microsoft account overlap

Howdy folks, We receive pretty regular feedback about how the split between our cloud identity systems — work/school accounts in Azure Active Directory and personally owned Microsoft accounts (formerly known as “Live ID” accounts) – can make for some pretty confusing user experiences. In particular, we know many of you have pretty strong feelings about...

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The Fastest Customer Upgrade to ConfigMgr EVER!

Right now history is in the making! We are currently amidst the fastest customer upgrade cycle ever seen in the history of ConfigMgr’s enormous install base!  In just a little over 6 months, 15,000 organizations managing 27 million devices have upgraded to System Center ConfigMgr version 1511 or later.  In the 13 years I’ve led...

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