Lync 2010 Mobile for Windows Phone available from Windows Phone Marketplace

This is a great day to give you an update on what is happening with Windows Phone – we’re excited to let you know Microsoft released the Lync 2010 mobile client for Windows Phone to the Windows Phone Marketplace today.This app combines instant messaging, conferencing, and calling features in a single application that’s familiar to…

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Windows Phone 7.5 and IRM

A significant enhancement in Windows Phone 7.5 (code-named “Mango”) is users’ ability to engage in confidential message threads and to read rights-managed Office documents that are sent as email attachments. Most organizations work with sensitive information as part of doing business, whether dealing with confidential client information or with Intellectual Property. Information Rights Management (IRM)…

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New Windows Phone 7.5 Enterprise Security and Policy Management paper

Security and data protection in Windows Phone is a key design priority. Today I published a new paper titled “Windows Phone Enterprise Security and Policy Management” that discusses the Windows Phone team’s holistic approach to security, including new features in Windows Phone 7.5, the latest update to the Windows Phone OS.  The article provides an…

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Windows Phone 7.5 is arriving!

Windows Phone 7.5 (code-named “Mango”) is here and ready for delivery. Most Windows Phone users have received the Mango update and Mobile Operators are preparing to launch their new Windows Phone 7.5 devices soon. And if there’s any question about whether a cool people-centric design can also be a smart business choice, we think the…

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Windows Phone Root Certificate Information

There’s a new online location for all the certification authorities (CAs) and corresponding root certificates that come pre-installed on Windows Phone devices. CAs vouch for the identity of users who hold certificates, which enable secure communications with websites and services. This information is available on MSDN at: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg521150(v=VS.92).aspx MSDN will continue to host this information…

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Overview of New Business Capabilities for Windows Phone Mango announced at TechEd 2011

What a great week in Atlanta at TechEd 2011. As you made have heard, we disclosed a number of new capabilities this week that will become available in next version of Windows Phone, codenamed Mango. Of the new capabilities and enhancements that were announced, I think the integration with Microsoft cloud platforms and services, specifically…

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Windows Phone Mango and Microsoft Office 365

Even if you’re not a tech geek like me, you’ve certainly heard about cloud computing. Being able to access your documents from anywhere has been feasible for a while, but the phenomenal growth of smartphones and the availability of bandwidth is really making things interesting. Imagine what you could do if you had access to…

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New Windows Phone Mango details at TechEd!

I am at Microsoft TechEd today in Atlanta. It’s an exiting time, and the Windows Phone team is disclosing some new business capabilities that will be available in the next release of Windows  Phone  code name Mango.  If you want to know what the team has in store for you, have a look at the…

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Windows Phone 7 at TechEd North America 2011 – Lessons Learned

This year’s TechEd North America conference (in Atlanta, GA from May 16-19) will include many sessions that focus on Windows Phone 7; click here for a listing. One focus of this year’s sessions will be to discuss lessons learned from real life deployment and development projects since we introduced Windows Phone 7 last year.  …

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Microsoft SharePoint Workspace Mobile on Windows Phone 7

Windows Phone 7 is a great productivity tool because it includes Office Mobile. SharePoint Workspace Mobile is part of Office Mobile and allows users to download and synchronize Office documents with SharePoint servers, whether they reside on-premises or in the cloud.   For more information about SharePoint Workspace Mobile, see the article “Use Microsoft SharePoint…

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