Mar 31

Microsoft unveils the Enterprise Mobility Suite

Microsoft has disclosed some details on its Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS). The suite comprises these elements: Identity and access management delivered by Azure Active Directory Premium, mobile device management (MDM) and mobile application management (MAM) delivered by Windows Intune, and data protection delivered by Azure AD Rights Management Services.

http://blogs.technet.com/b/in_the_cloud/archive/2014/03/27/enterprise-mobility-for-every-business-and-every-device.aspx.

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Mar 31

April release for Azure Active Directory (AD) Premium

Microsoft has announced that the Azure Active Directory (AD) Premium service will reach general availability (GA) in April 2014. Azure AD Premium is an identity and access management service designed to meet the requirements of large enterprises.

http://blogs.technet.com/b/ad/archive/2014/03/25/identity-and-access-management-for-every-user-in-every-organization-using-any-service-on-any-device.aspx.

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Mar 25

Microsoft releases Point of Service (POS) for .NET v1.14

Microsoft has released POS for .NET v1.14. The release adds POS objects for retail peripherals such as smartcards, motion sensors and fiscal printers. Version 1.14 supports .NET 4.0 and the installer provides improved interoperability with IT tools including scripting in deployment scenarios.

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/windows-embedded/archive/2014/03/21/now-available-pos-for-net.aspx.

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Mar 25

An update on Nokia Devices and Services acquisition

Microsoft has published an update on the status of the regulatory process for approval of its acquisition of the Nokia Devices and Services business. The company has received approvals from regulatory authorities in 15 markets on five continents and is awaiting approval confirmation in the final markets. Microsoft expects to finalise the acquisition in April 2014.

http://blogs.technet.com/b/microsoft_blog/archive/2014/03/23/an-update-on-nokia-devices-and-services-acquisition.aspx.

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