The OneDrive Blog

OneDrive for Business introduces new data loss prevention capabilities for sync

The ability to take OneDrive for Business files offline, apply changes and then sync those changes back is fundamental to helping people manage their files effectively across devices. For the user experience around sync we’re doing a lot of work with our new unified sync client that will bring new capabilities such as selective sync.Read more

Store your important email attachments on OneDrive for Business

Last year we introduced new simple ways to share files through email in the Outlook Web App (OWA). This makes it really easy to share a file from your OneDrive for Business with one or more others simply by composing an email in OWA and “attaching” a link to the file(s) you want to share. Read more

OneDrive burns brightly at Microsoft Ignite

We’ve had an incredible week here in Chicago! There have been so many cool innovation announcements from all over the company. OneDrive is benefiting from many of these broader Microsoft investments but we’ve also spent this week outlining more details of the features we’re delivering directly in OneDrive during the remainder of 2015. I wanted to give you a view of the exciting announcements we’ve made and the timelines that are relevant for OneDrive users.Read more

Introducing the Customer Success Blog

We are excited to announce the launch of our Customer Success Blog! We’ve been using the OneDrive Blog to keep users up-to-date on our latest product updates, and created the Customer Success Blog as another way to keep our customers in the loop. We'll be using it to post perennial content like best practices, tips and tricks, and customer stories. Please head over and provide any suggestions you might have in the comments section!Read more

Preview the OneDrive API for Work and Life

A few months ago I was excited to announce a new API that enabled developers to build apps that connect with OneDrive. Over the last few months we’ve heard lots of great feedback about our new API, but consistently heard one big thing was missing: using the OneDrive API with OneDrive for Business. Read more

New Data Loss Prevention capabilities coming to OneDrive for Business soon

Today we announced the upcoming availability of new DLP capabilities for OneDrive for Business. Initially we are focusing on “people-centric compliance”, i.e. recognizing that most people in your organization have no intent to maliciously use sensitive data but there’s always that “oops moment” when they inadvertently do the wrong thing. With the DLP capabilities coming you’ll be able to create proactive policies to remediate violations and empower your users with policy tips and notification emails so they can take the right decisions while working with sensitive data.Read more