MS Press has a couple of free ebooks that cover Windows 10, the first is the updated version of Ed Bott’s Introducing Windows 10 for IT Professionals, Technical Overview, which includes new information covering build 1511. The second one to grab is Deploying Windows 10: Automating deployment by using System Center Configuration Manager, which isn’t targetting as broad an audience, but for those who need to do large scale Windows 10 deployments it will definitely be useful. A plug for
This update was released last week as I was part way through delivery a 2 day Enterprise Mobility Suite training course, which lead to an interesting situation in student labs – some downloaded V1, while others were presented with 1.1 during the labs. Not a showstopper by any means, instead it just reconfirmed one of the important pieces of the EMS conversation, which is that you really do need to pay attention to the changes that are always taking place.
A scenario that is being raised more often now that Microsoft is pushing it’s Enterprise Mobility Suite through the SMB channel is whether or not the version of the Office 365 desktop applications included with the Business and Business Premium plans can interoperate with Azure Rights Management Service. The answer is yes, but with an asterisk. What’s the asterisk? The Business and Business Premium desktop applications do allow you to open rights protected content, but they don’t allow you to
Again, a few more resources for an upcoming course. Windows 10, Azure Active Directory Join and Microsoft Intune Enrolment Part 1 Windows 10, Azure Active Directory Join and Microsoft Intune Enrolment Part 2 Coming soon: New features for managing Windows 10 and iOS devices Coming soon: New Intune features including Windows 10 EDP policies Coming soon: Support for new Windows 10 features, Apple VPP for Business, and more
There have been a few updates posted here recently, here are some links to the Intune related ones. Guide for Managing Mac OS X devices with Microsoft Intune MDM This document provides preview details on managing Mac OS X devices using Microsoft Intune MDM. This feature set is currently available only to select customers using an Intune standalone deployment. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to request this feature be enabled for you. This feature set will also be available to customers using Intune with
Many of the sessions from last week’s Ignite event on the Gold Coast in Australia have gone up on to Channel 9. I’ve included links to them below so you can check them out at your leisure. EMS Opening Keynote | Build the Intelligent Cloud A day in the life with Enterprise Mobility Suite Azure Active Directory Protect your business and empower your users, partners and consumers with cloud identity and access… Empower your users with Azure Active Directory Premium Intune Securing your mobile
Today I’ll be delivering two sessions at Infrastructure Saturday, the pre and post lunch slots. 11:20-12:20 Leveraging the Enterprise Mobility Suite for Windows 10, iOS and Android 13:00-14:00 Managing Windows 10 with Microsoft Online Service Offerings After all the announcements this week there will be no shortage of new things to discuss, so head along and join in the activities.
As announced in last week’s post from the Intune team’s blog post Coming soon: New Intune features including Windows 10 EDP policies, As you can see it’s not being delivered by custom configuration and OMA-URI settings, which means the interface is much easier to decipher. I won’t go into all the details of what’s included in this post, but the important things to see are the protected apps list, the network locations and the ability to allow Azure RMS, an important
Tomorrow I will be co-presenting with Arnav Sharma, who is also MVP for Windows IT Pro, as we do a whirlwind tour of what’s new and updated with Windows 10, as well as some of the coming udpates. Make sure to register here. The MVP Award and the Windows IT Pro teams are pleased to offer a series of *free* live webcasts worldwide to provide awareness and first hand guidance about Windows 10 Enterprise for IT Pros. The webcasts will be delivered
In the last post I covered what the end user AAD Join experience could look like, depending on how the underlying cloud services are configured, and in this post I’ll explain some of the configuration settings that are exposed in Azure Active Directory and Intune. Let’s start with the Azure Active Directory configuration settings. In the Azure Active Directory Configure screen, we have the following options… Users may join devices to Azure AD – Select the users and groups that