Here’s one that I’m sure will burn through the thought wires pretty quickly given enough time. Windows 10 is changing how companies think about managing and servicing business PCs and devices – or at least it should be. There’s long been discussions about which tool, System Center Configuration Manager or Microsoft Intune, makes the most sense in various situations. And, it’s true that depending on the level and style of IT in the organization, either one can be structured to fit the environment. Obviously Configuration Manager is the beast product, providing the full range of manageability features, but there’s also something to be said about the lighter-weight Microsoft Intune which has steadily improved in feature and function. A new post by the Microsoft Intune team attempts to solve t...
Microsoft’s steady progress on its Cloud-based management product, Intune, has enabled the company to rattle-off new features in a lightning fashion. Intune is quickly becoming one of the industry’s true standards for device management and corporate data and privacy protection. Using identity management in its EMS product, users login to corporate resources and policies are used to managed data available to various applications. With the Intune App SDK, Microsoft today is announcing new data and app protection partnerships including: Acronis Adobe Box Citrix Foxit SAP Xamarin Full announcement: Expanding the Intune Application Ecosystem The full list of Intune partners is here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/server-cloud/products/microsoft-intune/partners.aspx
New Microsoft Intune features and enhancements will be released over the next week. Building on the Intune management capabilities for Windows 10 that were announced in May, this service update adds support for creating and deploying Windows 10 configuration policies and VPN profiles using new Windows 10-specific templates. Additionally, as detailed on the Active Directory team blog, you can now automatically enroll Windows 10 devices into Intune device management using Azure AD join.
By combining login, Azure AD Join and Intune MDM enrollment in one easy step, we’ve made it drop dead simple to bring devices into well managed state that complies with your corporate policies.
UserVoice.com is a popular feedback and suggestion service and it appears that it has worked so well for the Windows Insiders program and the many others (like Cortana and Xbox) that Microsoft is starting to push additional products to the feedback forums. The company has now created UserVoice forums specifically for System Center Configuration Manager and Intune… ConfigMgr Feedback Portal: http://configurationmanager.uservoice.com Intune Feedback Portal: https://microsoftintune.uservoice.com Prior to providing these options, Microsoft would require customers to submit feature suggestions and feedback using its Microsoft Connect web site. Microsoft will still be utilizing that resource, but only for submissions of bugs.