Walgreen Boots Alliance unifies identity management and governance with Azure AD and Saviynt

Hello! In today’s “Voice of the Partner” blog, Chris Gregory, VP Operations and Channel Development at Saviynt explains how Saviynt identity governance solutions complement Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) and Microsoft 365 to help organizations simplify identity management and comply with data privacy regulations. Our two companies are currently involved in a multi-year engagement with…

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Introducing the Microsoft Azure Modular Datacenter

We designed the Azure Modular Datacenter (MDC) for customers who need cloud computing capabilities in hybrid or challenging environments, including remote areas. This announcement is complemented by our Azure Space offerings and partnerships that can extend satellite connectivity anywhere in the world. Scenarios range from mobile command centers, humanitarian assistance, military mission needs, mineral exploration,…

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Azure AD provisioning, now with attribute mapping, improved performance and more!

Howdy folks,   We’ve made several changes to identity provisioning in Azure AD over the past several months, based on your input and feedback: Easily map attributes between your on-premises AD and Azure AD. Perform on-demand user provisioning to Azure AD as well as your SaaS apps. Significantly improved sync performance in Azure AD connect.…

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Continuous Access Evaluation in Azure AD is now in public preview!

Howdy folks,   A few months back, we introduced Continuous Access Evaluation (CAE) for tenants who had not configured any Conditional Access policies. CAE provides the next level of identity security by terminating active user sessions to a subset of Microsoft services (Exchange and Teams) in real-time on changes such as account disable, password reset,…

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Publisher verification and app consent policies are now generally available

Howdy folks,   With usage of cloud apps on the rise to enable remote work, attackers have been looking to leverage application-based attacks, such as consent phishing, to gain unwarranted access to valuable date in cloud services. To protect our customers from such attacks while continuing to foster a secure and trustworthy app ecosystem we’re announcing three…

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Three ways serverless APIs can accelerate enterprise innovation

With the wrong architecture, APIs can be a bottleneck to not only your applications but to your entire business. Bottlenecks such as downtime, low performance, or high application complexity, can result in exaggerated infrastructure and organizational costs and lost revenue. Serverless APIs mitigate these bottlenecks with autoscaling capabilities and consumption-based pricing models. Once you start…

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