News and Articles

Save time with intelligence that works for you in Outlook on the web

April 12th, 2019
Save time with intelligence that works for you in Outlook on the web

Originally posted on Microsoft Community

You’ve heard Office has been adding intelligent technology across the suite to help you stay ahead of threats and keep you in the flow of work. We’ve also been working in Outlook to deliver intelligence that will help you stay organized and get things done.

Azure AD Password Protection is now generally available!

April 12th, 2019
Azure AD Password Protection is now generally available!

This article was originally posted by Alex Simons in the Azure Active Directory Identity Blog.

Howdy folks!

Many of you have already been using Azure AD Password Protection in public preview. Azure AD Password Protection allows you to eliminate easily guessed passwords and customize lockout settings for your environment.

The new Microsoft 365 admin center available today

April 12th, 2019
The new Microsoft 365 admin center available today

This article was originally posted in the Microsoft 365 blog.

Today’s announcement is a guest post from Tiffany Treacy, product management General Manager for Microsoft 365 administration.

Today, we’re pleased to announce that the new Microsoft 365 admin center will become the default experience for all Microsoft 365 and Office 365 admins.

Microsoft Teams

April 10th, 2019
Microsoft Teams

There has been a lot of buzz circling Microsoft Teams since its official launch on March 14th, 2017 after having been in beta since November 2nd, 2016.

So, what is Teams? Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella, described Teams as "a chat-based workspace…designed to facilitate real-time collaboration while building up the institutional knowledge of a team.

Microsoft Azure portal April 2019 update

April 8th, 2019
Microsoft Azure portal April 2019 update

This article was originally posted in the Microsoft Azure blog.

This month’s updates include improvements to IaaS, Azure Data Explorer, Security Center, Recovery Services, Role-Based Access Control, Support, and Intune.

Sign in to the Azure portal now and see for yourself everything that’s new.

New teamwork and security capabilities for Microsoft 365 Government

April 3rd, 2019
New teamwork and security capabilities for Microsoft 365 Government

This article was originally posted in the Microsoft 365 blog.

In February 2018, we launched Microsoft 365 Government to empower government agencies to collaborate and be productive while meeting their security and compliance requirements, including FedRamp, CJIS, IRS 1075, ITAR, DFAR, and NIST. As part of our continued investment to Microsoft 365 Government, today we’re pleased to announce the availability of Microsoft Teams in all Microsoft 365 Government cloud environments.

Announcing the public preview of Windows Virtual Desktop

March 28th, 2019
Announcing the public preview of Windows Virtual Desktop

This article was originally posted in the Microsoft 365 blog.

Last September, we announced Windows Virtual Desktop and began a private preview. Since then, we’ve been hard at work developing the ability to scale and deliver a true multi-session Windows 10 and Office 365 ProPlus virtual desktop and app experience on any device.