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Azure AD News: Azure MFA cloud based protection for on-premises VPNs is now in public preview!

Howdy folks, One of the top requests we hear from customers is to be able to secure their on-premises VPNs using Azure AD and our cloud-based MFA service. Today we’re announcing the public preview of NPS Extension support in Azure MFA. This cool enhancement gives you the ability to protect your VPN using Azure MFA...

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“Lunch Break” deleted scenes: How to Fix Flat-lining Productivity & Why Azure Stays Competitive

Today Season 3 starts to wrap up with the first in a pair of outtakes episodes – it’s all the best stuff we couldn’t fit into the other shows, but it’s just too good to leave on the cutting room floor. In this episode, I talk with Jim Fowler, (CIO, General Electric), Paul Fipps (CIO & EVP, Under...

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Partnership Update:  Microsoft & Citrix

Ever since Microsoft and Citrix announced a significant reinvigoration to our long-standing partnership at Citrix Synergy in May, things have been very busy. At today’s Citrix Summit event, Scott Guthrie (the EVP of Microsoft’s Cloud + Enterprise organization and my boss) and Kirill Tatarinov (Citrix CEO and President) shared an update on the status of...

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#AzureAD Domain Services is now GA! Lift and shift to the cloud just got WAY easier!

Howdy folks, The news today is just SOOOO cool. Azure AD Domain Services is now Generally Available! If you follow the blog, you already know about how this unique capability makes moving legacy applications into the cloud WAY easier. But you’ll probably be surprised to learn that more than 5700 customers have already turned on...

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Microsoft Support for iOS and Android

Three years ago I was asked the same question pretty frequently – by both customers and media.  At the time, it was a legitimate question, but today it comes up very rarely.  The question was:  “Is Microsoft committed to supporting the Apple and Google platforms?” The frequency of that question changed dramatically on March 27,...

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#AzureAD Enterprise State Roaming for Windows 10 in GA!

Howdy folks, More cool news to share – I am delighted to announce that the Enterprise State Roaming service for Windows 10 is GA! Gunjan Jain, a PM on our partner Windows Server and Services team, has led this effort, so I’ve asked her to fill you in on the specifics of this news below....

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February updates to Azure RemoteApp

Within the month of February 2016, we released the following new features and capabilities for Azure RemoteApp: Gallery images were updated with Windows Administrative tools natively installed. Windows client updated to address focus issues and general service delivery improvements. HTML5 web client (preview) has been enabled for everyone and now supports both non-domain joined cloud...

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September updates to Azure RemoteApp

Within the month of September 2015, we released the following new features and capabilities for Azure RemoteApp: Infopath added to the Microsoft Office 365 template and gallery image.  Windows client. was updated, includes end user feedback dialog (shown randomly to a subset of users) in order for user to provide connection specific feedback/response. iOS client...

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