If you haven’t had a chance to watch the session recordings from Digital MMS, head on over and register or sign in with your Live ID. A World of Connected Devices Clouds and cloud-connected devices are changing the world of work and our daily interactions. Tech-savvy and always-connected, people want faster, more intuitive technology, uninterrupted services, and the freedom to work anywhere, anytime, on a variety of devices. Join Brad Anderson, Corporate Vice President of the Management and Security Division
Check out the Microsoft article here, but you can also see what I’ve posted previously on the topic on the links below… Just how effective is TMG as a caching solution for Windows Intune and Office 365? To Patch Or Not To Upgrade Base Application Installations More Updating, And A Few Mysteries Solved
I just put together a short video highlighting some of the new capabilities of the Windows Intune April 2012 Pre-Release, the precursor to video updates delving into more detailed videos explaining the new features in more detail.
For those of you attending TechEd North America in June, here are the current list of Windows Intune sessions on offer. I will be attending these, and if you want to get to together at the event to discuss what you are doing with Windows Intune, search for intunedin on the TechEd user portal WCL329 Windows Intune: Cloud Based PC Management (Technical Overview) Speaker(s): Elias Mereb, Erdal Ozkaya Tuesday, June 12 at 10:15 AM – 11:30 AM Windows Client | Breakout
[Edited April 25, 2012 to update the BrancheCache information] Microsoft has started to release details of Windows 8 Enterprise, which is important for Windows Intune subscribers who are wondering what they will eventually be able to take advantage of. Note that my commentary is based on the information that is available today, and that there could be further announcements that clarify some points. As would be expected, it builds on top of the functionalities of Windows 8 Professional, and adds
Sign Up Video You can now sign up for the Windows Intune April 2012 Pre-Release here. and I’ve recorded the steps to do so. You can read the official announcement from Microsoft on the Windows Team Blog.
Fresh from my inbox is the news that MDT 2012 is available from the Microsoft Download Center. With all of the other activity at MMS 2012 it would have been easy for this one to slip under the radar, but after having used the pre-release it bought in some welcome changes. Key Benefits: · Support for Configuration Manager 2012 · Customizable deployment questions · Ease Lite Touch installation · Secure deployments · Reliability and flexibility · Support for Windows 8 Support for Configuration Manager
More Windows Intune documentation has hit the Microsoft download center, this time it’s the What’s New in the Windows Intune April 2012 Pre-Release document. The document covers the following information, which gives a pretty good idea of where Windows Intune is heading. Greater Control with a New Sign-in Service Updated and New Administration Consoles Mobile Device Management The Windows Intune Company Portal: A New Self-Service Portal for Your End-Users Enhanced Group Management Integration with Microsoft Active Directory Domain Services Recommended
Mentioned in the pre-release document in the last post, the Windows Intune April 2012 Pre-Release Online Help is now available, here are the links to currently available topics. Enjoy! Learn and Prepare for Windows IntuneLearn About Windows Intune FeaturesStart Working with Windows Intune Deploying and Enrolling Clients Planning for Client Deployment and Enrollment, Deploying the Windows Intune Client SoftwareMonitoring, Alerting, and Reporting for Deployment Common Tasks for Windows IntuneAdd Multiple Users with Bulk ImportAdding and Managing AdministratorsEnabling Mobile Device ManagementManaging
Seeming to fulfill many of the predictions that there will be a new Intune beta available during the Microsoft Management Summit this week, the Windows Intune April 2012 Pre-Release Getting Started Guide is up on Microsoft’s download pages, ready for your consumption. Stay tuned in as we analyze it and eagerley await our beta invite to come through!