Windows Phone for IT Professionals

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Windows Phone for IT Professionals

  • Overview of New Business Capabilities for Windows Phone Mango announced at TechEd 2011

    What a great week in Atlanta at TechEd 2011. As you made have heard, we disclosed a number of new capabilities this week that will become available in next version of Windows Phone, codenamed Mango. Of the new capabilities and enhancements that were announced...
  • Windows Phone 7 for IT pros

    Welcome to the Windows Phone 7 for IT pros blog . This blog is designed to provide IT pros with tips and pointers to help get workers with Windows Phone 7 devices up and running as quickly as possible. Today’s workers can’t be shoehorned...
  • Windows Phone 7 and Microsoft Exchange Server

    The depth of integration between Windows Phone 7 and Microsoft Exchange Server provides some really cool capabilities. Much of this integration is achieved through the Exchange ActiveSync ® (EAS) protocol—version 14.0 is what ships with Windows...
  • Certificates and Windows Phone 7

    Organizations need an effective certificate infrastructure because certificates are essential to security. The article Windows Phone 7 and certificates discusses several ways of installing certificates on Windows Phone 7, and provides additional relevant...
  • Office Mobile on Windows Phone 7

    Windows Phone 7 offers numerous opportunities for making the most of work and life, while enabling best-in-class productivity through the all-new Microsoft Office Mobile. Office Mobile offers unique capabilities on Windows Phone 7 that are...
  • New Windows Phone 7.5 Enterprise Security and Policy Management paper

    Security and data protection in Windows Phone is a key design priority. Today I published a new paper titled “ Windows Phone Enterprise Security and Policy Management ” that discusses the Windows Phone team’s holistic approach to security...
  • Windows Phone info and answers

    This is a great day to give you an update on what is happening with Windows Phone – I am excited since I just updated the design of the blog to be aligned with the Windows Phone branding. I hpe you like it. Also, the rollout of Windows Phone...
  • Windows Phone announcements at CES

    The annual Consumer Electronics Show opened today in Las Vegas, with Steve Ballmer once again providing the keynote. Ballmer’s speech included demonstrations of the first LTE-based Windows Phones, announced by Microsoft partners Nokia and HTC and...
  • Windows Phone app news at Mobile World Congress

    Good for Enterprise , a solution that provides secure, encrypted email, will soon be released to the Windows Phone Marketplace. Good for Enterprise complements the secure Windows Phone architecture through the use of the Good enterprise encrypted container...
  • Windows Phone 7.5 is arriving!

    Windows Phone 7.5 (code-named “Mango”) is here and ready for delivery. Most Windows Phone users have received the Mango update and Mobile Operators are preparing to launch their new Windows Phone 7.5 devices soon. And if there’s any...
  • Windows Phone 7 Security and Management

    Security features on mobile devices are important, but as workers become more mobile there is also an increasing need to manage security. The Windows Phone 7 design provides solid security through an interesting security model—for more info...
  • Windows Phone 7 Update

    The way Windows Phone 7 handles updates is different from previous versions, and solves some of the common problems from the past. As mobile devices have evolved, some vendors have learned painful lessons about the challenges involved in making ROM updates...
  • New Windows Phone Mango details at TechEd!

    I am at Microsoft TechEd today in Atlanta. It’s an exiting time, and the Windows Phone team is disclosing some new business capabilities that will be available in the next release of Windows Phone code name Mango. If you want to know what the team...
  • Windows Phone Mango and Microsoft Office 365

    Even if you’re not a tech geek like me, you’ve certainly heard about cloud computing. Being able to access your documents from anywhere has been feasible for a while, but the phenomenal growth of smartphones and the availability of bandwidth...
  • Windows Phone 7 Security Model

    Microsoft developers of the Windows Phone 7 operating system created an interesting new security model, one that relies on isolating computer processes from each other and providing privileges based on need rather than hunger. The Windows Phone...
  • Windows Phone 7 and Internet Explorer Mobile

    The Internet Explorer Mobile browser that ships with Windows Phone 7 has some great user mobile functionality, but there are also some security-oriented design features that are very useful. Because most malware threats are introduced through web browsers...
  • Windows Phone 7 @ TechEd North America

    Microsoft TechEd North America will take place in Atlanta from May 16-19, 2011, and Windows Phone 7 will be the focus of numerous sessions. Windows Phone 7 is a different kind of phone, one that brings together what users care about most. It was...
  • Microsoft SharePoint Workspace Mobile on Windows Phone 7

    Windows Phone 7 is a great productivity tool because it includes Office Mobile. SharePoint Workspace Mobile is part of Office Mobile and allows users to download and synchronize Office documents with SharePoint servers, whether they reside on-premises...
  • Windows Phone 7 at TechEd North America 2011 – Lessons Learned

    This year’s TechEd North America conference (in Atlanta, GA from May 16-19) will include many sessions that focus on Windows Phone 7; click here for a listing. One focus of this year’s sessions will be to discuss lessons learned from...
  • Windows Phone 7.5 and IRM

    A significant enhancement in Windows Phone 7.5 (code-named “Mango”) is users’ ability to engage in confidential message threads and to read rights-managed Office documents that are sent as email attachments. Most organizations work...
  • Lync 2010 Mobile for Windows Phone available from Windows Phone Marketplace

    This is a great day to give you an update on what is happening with Windows Phone – we’re excited to let you know Microsoft released the Lync 2010 mobile client for Windows Phone to the Windows Phone Marketplace today. This app combines instant...
  • Windows Phone Root Certificate Information

    There’s a new online location for all the certification authorities (CAs) and corresponding root certificates that come pre-installed on Windows Phone devices. CAs vouch for the identity of users who hold certificates, which enable secure communications...