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Azure AD provisioning, now with more apps and better insights

Azure AD provisioning, now with more apps and better insights

Howdy folks, Building on our recent Azure AD provisioning blog, I’m excited to share that we now have provisioning support for more apps, including apps that use OpenID Connect (OIDC). In addition, we made it easier to operationalize your deployment ... continue reading
A graphic showing how SIMBA is used in blockchain app development.

Rapidly develop blockchain solutions, but avoid the complexities

After first emerging as the basis for the Bitcoin protocol, blockchain has since gained momentum as a way to digitize business processes that extend beyond the boundaries of a single organization. While digital currencies use the shared ledger to track ... continue reading

Testing in production with Azure App Service

Byron Tardif joins Scott Hanselman to show how to leverage Azure App Service features to empower your DevOps to achieve sophisticated scenarios like testing in production using deployment slots with just a few clicks.Azure App Service overviewSet up staging environments ... continue reading
IT Governance: Everyone needs it even when they think they don’t

IT Governance: Everyone needs it even when they think they don’t

Accelerate. Speed. Velocity. Businesses need to be agile. They need to quickly adopt to new business trends or else they are behind the game. What does everyone do? They start running… Accelerating your business to achieve success is a must ... continue reading
Evolution of Timekeeping in Windows

Evolution of Timekeeping in Windows

(Thanks to Sarath Madakasira for writing this post) Do you ever wonder how Windows computers keep the current time and how it is maintained on a day to day basis? Did you know that your computer needs to keep the ... continue reading
AAD Dynamic Groups, Controlled MFA Registration, Intune + Admin Templates and AIP Log Analytics

AAD Dynamic Groups, Controlled MFA Registration, Intune + Admin Templates and AIP Log Analytics

Hi folks – this morning, I’m taking a little side-trip away from my series about the modern Microsoft productivity platform for a brief review of a handful of new or lesser-known gems. I’m going to touch on four capabilities, all ... continue reading

New Azure Blueprint simplifies compliance with NIST SP 800-53

To help our customers manage their compliance obligations when hosting their environments in Microsoft Azure, we are publishing a series of blueprint samples built in to Azure. Our most recent release is the NIST SP 800-53 R4 blueprint that maps ... continue reading

Cloud providers unite on frictionless health data exchange

This post was co-authored by Heather Jordan Cartwright, General Manager, Microsoft Healthcare Cloud computing is rapidly becoming a bigger and more central part of the infrastructure of healthcare. We see this as a historic shift that motivates us to think ... continue reading
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Choosing between Azure VNet Peering and VNet Gateways

As customers adopt Azure and the cloud, they need fast, private, and secure connectivity across regions and Azure Virtual Networks (VNets). Based on the type of workload, customer needs vary. For example, if you want to ensure data replication across ... continue reading
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Announcing general availability for the Azure Security Center for IoT

As organizations pursue digital transformation by connecting vital equipment or creating new connected products, IoT deployments will get bigger and more common. In fact, IDC forecasts that IoT will continue to grow at double digit rates until IoT spending surpasses ... continue reading