Microsoft Renames Azure AD to Microsoft Entra ID: What to Know
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Jul 11, 2023 5:39 PM

Microsoft Renames Azure AD to Microsoft Entra ID: What to Know

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Microsoft Azure AD rebranded as Microsoft Entra ID to simplify secure access, with no disruption to user experience.

Today, a significant milestone has been announced for identity and network access as Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) is becoming Microsoft Entra ID. Inspired by the commitment to simplify secure access experiences, the Azure AD is rebranded as Microsoft Entra ID to enhance navigation in the unified and expanded Microsoft Entra portfolio. Rest assured, the user's ongoing work, and all configurations and integrations will continue as usual without any intervention needed.
The rebranding will not disturb the user's work and will start appearing in Microsoft product experiences from August 2023. There is no action required as users can continue to rely on Azure AD capabilities accessed through the Azure portal, Microsoft 365 admin center, and the Microsoft Entra admin center. The only change that will occur is in the name.

  • Azure AD is becoming Microsoft Entra ID.
  • Rebranding designed to simplify access experiences.
  • Work and configurations will continue uninterrupted.
  • The new name will start appearing from August 2023.
  • Users can continue to access Azure AD capabilities as usual.
  • No action is required from the users.
 

About Microsoft Entra ID

The unified and expanded Microsoft Entra ID is an evolved version of Azure AD designed for ease of use and seamless navigation. The platform intends to simplify secure access experiences and requires no user action during the transition. It ensures uninterrupted services, configurations, and integration, focusing on protecting the user's organization, customers, and partners. Albeit the change in branding, the familiar Azure AD capabilities remain accessible through various Microsoft platforms.

 

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Learn about Azure AD is Becoming Microsoft Entra ID

Microsoft Entra ID is the new name for Azure AD, which simplifies secure access experiences for everyone. The rebranding of Azure AD to Microsoft Entra ID is designed to make it easier for users to use and navigate the unified and expanded Microsoft Entra portfolio. All configurations and integrations will continue to work as they do today, without any action needed from you, and the new name will start appearing in Microsoft product experiences in August 2023. Users can continue to rely on the familiar Azure AD capabilities accessed through the Azure portal, Microsoft 365 admin center, and the Microsoft Entra admin center. No action is needed from users. Microsoft Entra ID makes it easier for users to securely access their data and services, ensuring their information remains safe and secure.

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Microsoft Entra, Azure AD, Microsoft identity, Microsoft network access, Microsoft secure access