active directory

  • Microsoft’s Advanced On-Premises Cybersecurity Product Has Landed

    With cyberattacks becoming more prevalent and sophisticated, Microsoft has officially launched its Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA) software designed to simplify IT security for enterprises on their own infrastructure. The product uses some of the fancy technology, like machine learning, that Microsoft uses to protect customers in its Azure cloud platform. Let’s see what other good…

  • Azure Now Supports Multiple Active Directory Instances

    Integration with Active Directory (AD) is a key selling point for Microsoft’s Windows Azure cloud service, but managing multiple AD instances hasn’t really been an option. The latest Azure updates introduce the ability to easily create new AD instances directly from the Azure console.

  • Azure Active Directory Adds Node.js Library

    Microsoft has released a Node.js library for the Azure version of Active Directory — handy if you want to build apps using Node.js on Azure that can authenticate against AD. Hit the blog post for more details. [Active Directory Team Blog]

  • Samba 4.0: What Happens Next?

    After almost seven years in development, Samba 4.0 was officially released in late 2012, adding Active Directory domain controller features to the popular interoperable file server solution. So what happens now?