Office 365 – Office 365 Groups become more connected

Microsoft has updated the Office 365 Groups functionality to include connectors with social networks like Twitter or web applications like Dynamics CRM. By default this feature is turned on. If you want to disable it, you must use PowerShell $cred = Get-Credential $Session = New-PSSession -ConfigurationName Microsoft.Exchange -ConnectionUri https://outlook.office365.com/powershell-liveid/ -Credential $cred -Authentication Basic -AllowRedirection Import-PSSession $Session Set-OrganizationConfig -Identity contoso.com -ConnectorsEnabled:$false When enabled (as it is by default), the connectors are…

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Azure – Azure AD Identity Protection is available in preview

Identity Protection is a new feature of Azure AD that gives organizations around the world a previously unavailable level of security for their cloud identities. Azure AD Identity Protection helps prevent the use of compromised accounts using industry leading machine learning (ML) based real time detection and automated mitigation, helping protect all of the cloud and on-premises applications customers use with Azure AD. This kind of ML based system only…

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Yammer – Domains management across Office 365

Finally this is it; you can now manage your Yammer domains from the Office 365. This means if you already have additional domains associated with Office 365, they will be automatically added into your Yammer network. If you are adding or removing domains from Office 365, this will be automatically added/removed from Yammer. No more administration tasks to associate additional domains with your Yammer network. If you want to check…

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Office 365 – Administration App for Windows 10

The long waited “modern/universal” Office 365 Administration application for Windows 10 is now available. You can install it on Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile devices from https://www.microsoft.com/store/apps/office-365-admin-universal-beta/9nblggh5lc8f or directly from the Store, search for Office 365 Admin Universal If you are already using the Office 365 Admin app on a mobile device, you will not be lost as this universal app provides the same UI and same functionalities

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Office 365 – Mobile client apps will now appears in the My Apps page

Microsoft is deploying an update which will display all mobile application accessing your Office 365 tenant in the My Apps page. End-users will then be able to grant/revoke access for mobile apps from their My Apps page (https://portal.office.com/account/#apps) Administrators will also be able to view which applications are used to access Office 365 tenant as well as grant application on behalf of the end-users.  

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Office 365 – New Administration portal is going live soon

As you may know, Microsoft has been redesigning the Office 365 Administration portal for some time now; you may even start using it while in preview. Now, the new Office 365 administration portal is going live soon and will replace the current one. To know more about the new portal, go to https://blogs.office.com/2016/03/04/announcing-the-new-office-365-admin-center/

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Azure – Security Center

Microsoft has introduced a new feature in Microsoft Azure called Security Center. This feature is currently in preview. Security Center will help to prevent, detect, and respond to threats with increased visibility into, and control over, the security of your Azure resources. To access it, connect to your Azure portal – use the new portal (https://portal.azure.com). If you don’t get it in your “quick access”, click Browse a locate Security…

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