Sunday, November 22, 2015

Top 5 Announcements for Office 365 !!!

Last week was quite a great week for Office 365, Microsoft team made various new significant announcements for Office 365 and also few more on other related platforms like Azure, Enterprise Mobility, SharePoint and Skype for Business.



This post is written to list out the Top 5 announcements made last week for Office 365

Office 2013 modern authentication public preview program got renamed to the Office 365 modern authentication public preview. Also now Modern authentication for Office 2013/2016 Windows client are now GA.

Archiving of Third Party data like facebook, twitter etc. in Office 365 was announced earlier this year and now available in Preview

Microsoft Team announced new Security and Compliance capabilities to Office 365, including Advanced Threat Protection, Customer Lockbox and Advanced eDiscovery, which integrates Equivio. Customer Lockbox and Advanced eDiscovery will be available for customers to purchase starting December 1, 2015.

Microsoft Graph (formerly “Office 365 Unified API”) reached GA as announced during last week Microsoft Connect() Developer event.

Finally,Enforcing Office 365 identity in Yammer is now available and Administrators can configure federated identity in Office 365 to achieve single sign-on (SSO) capabilities for all services in Office 365, which includes Yammer. Also Microsot team is removing the Yammer SSO and directory synchronization (DSync) tools, starting December 1, 2016.

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