Announcing Azure ExpressRoute connectivity to Office 365

We’re pleased to announce that starting later this year, Office 365 customers will be able to use Azure ExpressRoute to establish a private, managed connection to Office 365. This is something our customers have been asking for since ExpressRoute launched last year. Currently, ExpressRoute provides customers with dedicated network connectivity through a private connection from… Read More »

Office 2013 modern authentication public preview announced

Today we are pleased to announce that Office 2013 client modern authentication features have moved from private preview to public preview. This means the program is easier to join and production support is included for participants. Modern authentication brings Active Directory Authentication Library (ADAL)-based sign in to Office 2013 Windows clients. Previously, this was only… Read More »

Announcing new activity logging and reporting capabilities for Office 365

As companies move their data to the cloud and employees use a growing number of devices to get their work done, many organizations are facing new challenges across security, privacy and compliance. That’s why we are continually investing to provide our customers with greater visibility into actions taken on their content and greater control over… Read More »

Get started on PowerShell for Office 365

Starting today, PowerShell for Office 365, a new website designed to help Office 365 IT administrators get started on Windows PowerShell for Office 365 is now live. Announced at Microsoft Ignite, this website is targeted at IT administrators with little to no experience with Windows PowerShell. The website is focused on simple scenarios that are… Read More »

Automatically create process diagrams in Visio from Excel data

Automatically create process diagrams from Excel data Diagrams don’t always start in Visio. They often begin as hand-drawn sketches or—in today’s data-driven age—in Excel. Using Data Visualizer, business analysts can represent process steps and associated metadata in a structured Excel table and quickly convert that information into a visualized Visio diagram. You can do this… Read More »

Deployment scripts for Office 2016

Reorganized scripts For starters, we’ve added a folder structure to help IT pros to find useful scripts quickly and easily. We’ve divided all scripts into different categories including: Preparation Information Deployment Management Updates By grouping similar scripts together, it’s easier than ever for you to find the one you need. More documentation We’ve also added a… Read More »