The new RMS is now RELEASED (#TheNewRMS)

Microsoft has just announced general availability of their massively updated Microsoft Rights Management offering

Perfect timing given recent Edward Snowden press. Saying that a lot has changed is an understatement: RMS can now protect any file type and it lets you access content on iOS, Android, Windows Phone 8 in addition to Windows 7/8. There is even have a free offer for individuals that lets you share protected content with others who don’t have RMS (for free). Finally, they have a simple way to deploy the server by using a lightweight ‘RMS Connector’ that has your on-premises Exchange and SharePoint workloads using Azure RMS offering (complete with its hardware security modules — Thales HSMs — for unprecedented cloud-based RMS key protection).

 

Here is the information they have put together. I’d recommend looking at the whitepaper for some good insight on data security all up.  

There is already quite some interesting stuff posted on the RMS website.

RMS for Business Decision Makers: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/dn308547

And plenty of stuff on RMS for IT Professionals at: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/dn175751, to start with understanding and evaluating RMS:

What are you waiting for?

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