Windows Azure Active Directory (WAAD)

Over the past month, Microsoft has been more forthcoming about some of the massive investment they’ve been making in the form of their cloud-based Active Directory. I heard a bit about this a month ago at The Experts Conference from the Microsoft Identity GM Uday Hegde, most notably with a focus on the market trends that Microsoft is reacting to and anticipating with this. Here are a plethora of links to read more about what Microsoft is up to:


John Shewchuk’s blog post on Reimagining Active Directory for the Social Enterprise (part 1):


Kim Cameron’s blog post on IDMaaS (Identity Management as a service):


Mary Jo Foley and John Fontana’s Take:

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