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No password, phone sign in for Microsoft accounts!

Howdy, folks! Here in the identity division at Microsoft, we don’t like passwords any more than you do! So we’ve been hard at work creating a modern way to sign in that doesn’t require upper and lowercase letters, numbers, a special character, and your favorite emoji. And after a soft launch last month, we’re excited...

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Conditional Access “limited access” policies for SharePoint are in public preview!

Howdy folks, Enabling productivity while securing data is the fine line IT pros walk today, and having the right tools to do it makes it that much easier. In the past, employees working from their personal devices was a recipe for leaked data. But not anymore! Working with the SharePoint team, we’ve created a great...

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Update 1609 for Configuration Manager Technical Preview – Available Now!

Hello everyone! Update 1609 for System Center Configuration Manager Technical Preview has been released. Technical Preview 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 include: Windows 10 Upgrade Analytics – Assess and analyze device readiness and...

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Microsoft Intune provides support for iOS 10

Earlier today, Apple announced the availability of iOS 10 (with public release scheduled for 9/13/2016). Since the initial beta bits were first released, we have been busy working to ensure that all existing MDM and MAM scenarios are compatible with the latest version of iOS and we are pleased to announce that Microsoft Intune will...

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Microsoft Authenticator: Updates on our unexpected hit app!

Howdy folks! As many of you know, on Monday we released the updated Microsoft Authenticator apps in iTunes and Google Play Store. These new apps provide a single great MFA experience for both Azure AD and Microsoft consumer accounts. Now that we are through the initial launch, I thought it would be good to give...

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The new design for #AzureAD MyApps is now in preview!

Howdy folks, Today I’m excited to let you know about the new design for Azure AD MyApps (aka Azure AD access panel). We’ve heard your feedback that you’d like a more modern design that will work well on mobile and desktop alike and we’ve been working hard to bring that to you. There is something...

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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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The Endpoint Zone, Episode 15: How Avanade uses Intune MAM

This might be one of the most interesting episodes of The Endpoint Zone in a really long time. In episode 15, we spend 15 minutes talking with Joseph Paradi, from the consulting firm Avanade, about the expansive work his organization has done to deploy Intune MAM across the company for employees’ BYO iOS and Android devices — and...

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Video: What’s new in Intune MAM without device enrollment

We hope that you had a relaxing weekend! We have some good stuff for you. Check out this demo-rich video from our team members Dilip Radhakrishnan and Simon May who will give you an overview of the latest Mobile Application Management (MAM) capabilities in Microsoft Intune. They will show you how to define policies to...

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Microsoft Identity at //build/ 2016

Hi everyone, happy //build/ week! First a quick introduction. Here in the Identity Division we’re focusing more than ever on making developers successful on our identity platform. From enterprises to startups to hobbyists, whether the software you’re writing is for sale or for use by your team. To further that focus, I’ve recently joined the...

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