Changes to Azure AD Authentication Flows – Simplicity & Consistency

I thought I would post this up here for the regular readers, a colleague of mine whom is a Program Manager over in the Cloud Authentication Services Team recently wrote an article, rather than duplicating effort! have a read below this is especially important to you developers out there whom maybe wondering about some of…


Preview – Microsoft Azure Active Directory Sync (AADSync)

Microsoft Azure Active Directory Sync is something that I am sure many of you are going to be pleased to hear about! this is going to help those of you who maybe have more complex deployments I know this is seen quite a bit in the education sector from the early days (traditional) where by…


Windows Azure Active Directory & Application Integration Single Sign-On

Windows Azure is growing rapidly on a daily basis, and as more organizations look into reducing business running costs, expanding IT infrastructure and looking at new ways to enhance the IT experience for there users it is important that you keep up to date with the ever changing world. Cloud Application Integration with Windows Azure…


Manage Hyper-V Server 2012 from Windows 8 and 8.1 in Workgroup

I came across an annoying issue somewhat a few weeks ago when I thought to remotely manager my Server 2012 Hyper-V Server from my Windows 8 Desktop as oppose to using Remote Desktop. I don’t have my Hyper-V Host on a Domain and so it was somewhat troublesome if I am honest with you. I…


New enhancements for Windows Azure Infrastructure Services and Web Sites, and added new BizTalk Services

This is an update for new and existing customers of Windows Azure, Today Microsoft released new enhancements for Windows Azure Infrastructure Services and Web Sites, and added new BizTalk Services. Infrastructure Services: new options and new features True cloud economics with per-minute billing Starting June 3, 2013, Windows Azure Virtual Machines, web roles, and worker roles…


Windows Azure – Setup AD Federation Services & DirSync for Office 365

As per my previous blog post which explained how to setup Windows Azure Networks, Storage and Virtual Machines, This post will now walk you through how to setup Active Directory Federation Services & Directory Sync for Office 365 using Windows Azure. For the purpose of this blog post I am not extending my existing on…


Microsoft Software Assurance Planning Services – Did you know?

With the next wave of Microsoft Products and Services streaming through to General Availability I am sure you will agree that 2013 is going to be a very important (busy) year for those of you looking at upgrading your current infrastructure to the latest release or even implementing some of the new products available to you….


Microsoft release SkyDrive application for Windows, Windows Phone, Mac OS X and iOS

I think every person that uses Microsoft SkyDrive has been waiting for this release for a long time now, Microsoft have finally released a SkyDrive Application for Windows, Windows Phone, MAC OSX and iOS enabling users to view/upload/download files from SkyDrive instantly from either device. I have not had chance to check out the application…