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What is group-based licensing in Azure Active Directory?

The azure AD team has announced a service offering to dynamically license users based off group membership, excerpts from the post:

Microsoft cloud services, such as Office 365, Enterprise Mobility + Security, Dynamics CRM, and other similar products, require licenses. These licenses are assigned to each user who needs access to these services. To manage licenses, administrators use one of the management portals (Office or Azure) and PowerShell cmdlets. Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) is the underlying infrastructure that supports identity management for all Microsoft cloud services. Azure AD stores information about license assignment states for users.+

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April 28, 2017 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Azure Reference Architectures | Microsoft Docs

The official channel for Architectural guidance, Patterns and proven practices for building solutions on Microsoft Azure Platform….

Azure Reference Architectures | Microsoft Docs

April 24, 2017 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Microsoft ALM VM | Microsoft Visual Studio ALM Virtual Machine

 

The Microsoft Visual Studio ALM Virtual Machine is a virtual machine pre-installed with Visual Studio & Team Foundation server along with other supporting software coming pre-configured with sample projects, users, data and a set of hands-on-labs/demo scripts to get started with all the ALM Capabilities that Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server/Visual Studio Team Services provides.

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March 14, 2017 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Use Azure ExpressRoute to get a dedicated, private connection to Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations

 

Use Azure ExpressRoute to get a dedicated, private connection to Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Operations – Microsoft Dynamics AX Community

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November 22, 2016 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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SharePoint welcomes PowerApps and Microsoft Flow

News from the office blogs .

Today marks general availability of Microsoft Flow and PowerApps, which enable people to automate workflows and quickly build custom apps that suit their specific needs. Earlier this year, we announced integration of SharePoint with Microsoft Flow, enabling you to create and launch flows directly from a SharePoint list. We also announced that native integration of PowerApps and SharePoint would drive rich new experiences to continue reinventing business processes with modern document libraries and modern lists in SharePoint.

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October 31, 2016 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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TechNet Microsoft Azure Compliance in the context of Australia

Regional issues concerning compliance can be complex. In an effort to provide insight into issues in Microsoft Azure Compliance in the context of Australia Security and Privacy Requirements….

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August 22, 2016 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Dynamics 365 and more: What you need to know

Satya Nadella Announces Microsoft Dynamics 365 at WPC 2016…..

Designed to help change the nature of digital work within organizations of all sizes, Microsoft Dynamics 365 empowers business users with built-in insights and intelligence within the business applications they’re working in – applications like field service, sales, finance, and operations. As a result, Microsoft Dynamics 365:

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August 17, 2016 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Azure Channel Pricing Calculator

The Azure Pricing Calculator now has a version that includes Enterprise Agreement (EA) and Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) pricing. This new version is called the Azure Channel Pricing Calculator, and it allows users to estimate their Azure pricing after applying the appropriate EA and CSP discounts.

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June 17, 2016 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Pricing Calculator | Microsoft Azure

Now generally available….

Pricing calculator

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June 17, 2016 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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#AzureAD a leader in the 2016 Gartner IDaaS MQ! | Enterprise Mobility and Security Blog

 

Gartner released their Magic Quadrant for Identity and Access Management as a Service (IDaaS) for 2016 and Azure Active Directory was placed in the “leaders” quadrant, and positioned very strongly for our completeness of vision. We have worked with Gartner to make complimentary copies available, which you can access here.

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June 8, 2016 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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