Microsoft Announces Azure Rights Management Support For Office On iOS

Microsoft has announced that they are adding Azure Rights Management’s policy-driven protection in Office for iPad and on iPhone devices.

With this functionality, you are now able to view the rights protected Office documents natively on your iPad and iPhone devices.

Azure Rights Management Timeline:

  • Outlook app on iOS and Android will start supporting Azure Rights Management in the fourth quarter of 2015.
  • Office Mobile will support Azure Rights Management with the Windows 10 Enterprise release in the fourth quarter of 2015.
  • Office 2016 will come pre-instrumented with Azure Rights Management controls later this calendar year.
  • The rights management experience is going to get richer on Office for iPad and iPhone, with support for creating, editing and publishing rights protected documents coming in a later release.
  • Office for Android will also support Azure Rights Management in the fourth quarter of 2015.

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