Azure CDN caching for SharePoint and OneDrive Video

New SharePoint Feature

From Microsoft Corporation

MC218786, Plan For Change, Published date: Jul 17, 2020

Major update: AnnouncementApplies To: null

We are pleased to introduce Azure Content Delivery Network (CDN) support for videos to improve streaming performance and the overall user experience in SharePoint and OneDrive. 

Key points

  • Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 66065
  • Timing: Targeted release mid-August; complete worldwide by the end of August
  • Roll-out: tenant level
  • Action: review and assess   

How this will affect your organization 

Popular videos stored in SharePoint and OneDrive will be streamed from the Azure CDN closest to the user to optimize the playback experience. At all times data will remain within the Microsoft 365 compliance boundary.What you need to do to prepare 

This message is to advise of changes with the handling of streamed video content. Learn more about CDNs.