So, the cloud, am I right? While it's always nice to get away from having to worry about failed hard drives, or backups, or patches, or a million other things, the real upside to using cloud services is that the good folks at Microsoft are able to put so much more into developing new features. Even for services like Exchange that seem mature, there are always new and unexpected ways for them to evolve as part of a huge infrastructure like Office 365 and Azure.
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Have you read Part 1 of this blog series yet? Enterprise Outlook mobile deployment is a hefty topic, which is why we had to break it up to two blogs. In Part 1, Dominik Hoefling goes over Outlook Mobile security basics, securing access to the service, securing the mobile client, and more!
Years ago, you moved successfully from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2010 and to be honest, you’re still very satisfied with it. Update rollups appear frequently and your Office 2010 still functions properly, so everybody is happy. But all good things come to an end.
Over the last several years Microsoft has made tremendous headway in showcasing the value proposition of the Office 365 platform and suite of collaboration tools. In fact, the argument can be made that the Office 365 suite of tools has helped fuel the team-based way of working.
The security perimeter has changed dramatically over the last 5 years. The landscape has gone from a tightly controlled on-premise environment to data, identities, and devices being spread across on-premise and several cloud systems. How can you protect your data and identities while using a spectrum of on-premise and cloud applications and devices? How do you monitor and identify threats? How can you quickly identify the pre and post-breach of systems across on-premise and the cloud?
Intune was born as Microsoft’s Cloud based Mobile Device Management platform. Since then, it has grown into a management platform for both mobile devices and P.C.s. Intune can now manage iPhone, Android, Windows Phone, and some versions of Windows. It’s clear that Microsoft intends to grow Intune into a complete cloud-based device management platform.