Updates on our unexpected hit app! – Enterprise Mobility and Security Blog

Howdy folks! As many of you know, on Monday we released the updated Microsoft Authenticator apps in iTunes and Google Play Store. These new apps provide a single great MFA experience for both AAD and Microsoft consumer accounts.https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/enterprisemobility/2016/08/17/microsoft-authenticator-updates-on-our-unexpected-hit-app/

Google Fosters Another OpenStack Kubernetes Mashup

Because Google is such a wildly successful company and a true innovator when it comes to IT platforms, and because we know more about its infrastructure at a theoretical level than what has been built by other hyperscalers and cloud providers, it is natural enough to think that the future of compuhttp://www.nextplatform.com/2016/07/26/google-fosters-another-openstack-kubernetes-mashup/

Windows Containers – Making Windows Server Relevant Again

One of the most interesting presentations at DockerCon was on the implementation of containers (and Docker specifically) on the Microsoft Windows Server platform.  The Microsoft presentation was given by John Starks and Taylor Brown, although John did the majority of the presenting.https://blog.architecting.it/2016/07/19/windows-containers-making-windows-server-relevant-again/

APIs abound, but challenges remain

Businesses are now widely using application programming interfaces (APIs), but despite widespread use, a recent study has found most companies are struggling with challenges ranging from getting infrastructure in place to finding suppliers to simply setting strategy and objectives.http://www.networkworld.com/article/3058329/application-development/apis-abound-but-challenges-remain.html#tk.rss_all

Mesosphere shunts DC/OS into the realm of open-source

Container-orientated startup Mesosphere Inc. has gone and open-sourced its popular Data Center Operating System, known as DC/OS, in a move that’s been backed by tech giants like Cisco Systems Ltd., Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE), Microsoft and roughly 60 other partners.http://siliconangle.com/blog/2016/04/20/mesosphere-shunts-dcos-into-the-realm-of-open-source/