Microsoft Online Services Subprocessor List

This notice is to inform you of an update regarding the Microsoft Online Services Subprocessors List.

Microsoft may use non-Microsoft organizations to help provide Online Services. As a function of their role for Microsoft, a small set of these organizations may process your customer data or personal data, only to deliver the services Microsoft has retained them to provide; they are prohibited from using your data for any other purpose. In accordance with GDPR, we disclose these subprocessors to you in advance of their first engagement and provide notification of any changes over time.

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Manage Enhanced Teams Apps for Outlook from the Microsoft 365 Admin Center

In April 2022, Microsoft announced the Preview of Enhanced Teams Apps for developers to extend personal apps and message extensions to other parts of Microsoft ecosystem, like Microsoft 365 and Outlook.

Previously, admins in the targeted release program were managing their Enhanced Teams Apps for Outlook via the Teams Admin Center. We’re moving this experience to Integrated Apps on the Microsoft 365 Admin Center. Teams Admin Center will continue to remain the surface for managing apps on Teams clients.

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Account Linking Experience with new Microsoft Bing and Edge AI Features

Microsoft just announced new generative AI experiences coming to Microsoft Bing and Edge. These will become available as a preview to individuals accessing Bing.com or using the new Discover feature in the Microsoft Edge Sidebar with their personal Microsoft Account (MSA).

Some users who sign up for access to the new Bing experience with their MSA may also have linked that MSA account to their Azure Active Directory (AAD) work account. Even under these conditions, access to these new Bing experiences is only associated with their MSA.

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Microsoft 365 admin center: New Active Users Graph API Set Releasing for User Detail, User Counts, and Services User Counts for Usage Reports in GCC High/DoD

We are adding a new Graph API set in Microsoft 365 admin center usage reports for active users to get user detail, user counts, and services user counts..

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Microsoft Purview compliance portal: Adaptive Protection

Adaptive Protection is a capability of Microsoft Purview that dynamically assigns appropriate Data Loss Prevention policies to users based on the risk levels analyzed by the machine learning models in Insider Risk Management. Microsoft Purview Insider Risk Management correlates various signals to identify potential malicious or inadvertent insider risks, such as IP theft, data leakage, and security violations. Insider Risk Management enables customers to create policies to manage security and compliance. Built with privacy by design, users are pseudonymized by default, and role-based access controls and audit logs are in place to help ensure user-level privacy.

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Windows 365: Custom Name template for Cloud PCs in Provisioning Policy

An Administrator will have the ability to associate a custom naming template as part of the provisioning policy.

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Windows 365: Utilization insight reports

Cloud PC performance low utilization report will surface all Cloud PCs that never had any user login.

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Updates to Viva Insights Teams and Web App

We’re consolidating the Viva Insights app in Teams and on Microsoft365.com into four tabs: Home, Wellbeing, Productivity, and Teamwork. We’re also updating the design, modifying the navigation, adding new insights and recommendations for qualifying managers, changing how we define teams, and bringing over some functionality from the now-retired MyAnalytics dashboard. 

Note: Senior leaders with three or more reporting layers will continue to see the previous Viva Insights app, including the Organization trends tab. In the coming months, we’ll share an updated roadmap of improvements tailored to this audience. 

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SharePoint Platform: Theme updates

In an update to the Classic change the look experience, updates the images of the Office (blue) theme will be made to match the colors used. The Office theme images will transition from blue to teal to create consistency in the experience of what you select and the impact to the site.

This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 101150

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Microsoft Teams Rooms Licensing Support in Teams admin center

Microsoft has recently introduced new Microsoft Teams Rooms Pro and Microsoft Teams Rooms Basic licenses for Teams Rooms on Windows, Teams Rooms on Android, and Surface Hub devices.

To support these new licenses, Teams admin center now offers:

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