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  • Blog Post: UK IT Camps – Enterprise Mobility – Sign up now.

    Life during my first year at Microsoft has been almost exactly as I imagined it might be, but as I always do at Christmas I reflected on the year past and particularly this year on my first 9 months as a Microsoft Employee. Whilst doing so I remembered exactly what prompted me to sign up to this fun...
  • Blog Post: Future Decoded – 12th November – Enterprise Mobility

    If you are at all interested in Enterprise Mobility then Wednesday 12th November at Excel in London is the place to be. This FREE event has lots going for it. Enterprise mobility is not all that is on offer. The morning is dedicated to some big-hitting keynote speakers. Including Professor Brian Cox...
  • Blog Post: Hybrid Cloud Pizzas and Work Folders. Can you do better for a free trip to TechEd Europe in Barcelona?

    The UK IT Pro team are giving away four trips to this year's TechEd Europe - Andrew and Ed show us just how easy it is to win! Two of our favourite Technical Evangelists, Andrew Fryer and Ed Baker, have both whipped up a super-quick video showing us how they take a simple scenario and turn this...
  • Blog Post: How to keep company data secure, in a ‘mobile first, cloud first’ environment

    It’s a Brave new world, a mobile first, cloud first world of technology. In that world there are many new ways of consuming data, on many new devices. Data security is of paramount importance to any user, IT Pro, Small Business or Enterprise, it is a universal requirement of making that data available...
  • Blog Post: The IT Pro's guide to Enterprise Mobility

    This article discusses the steps required when embarking on an Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) Project and is joint-contributed by Susan Smith , IT Pro Technical Evangelist at Microsoft and Andy Turner, Technical EMM Lead at Mitchells & Butlers. Image Source: ‘Customers eating and drinking’...
  • Blog Post: System Center Configuration Manager, Windows Intune and Managing iOS: What’s New?

    In this episode of the Edge show I’m joined by Martin Booth from the Server and Tools Marketing group to take a look at the new features that just shipped to Windows Intune stand alone and unified management experience with Config Manager. We look at...( read more )
  • Blog Post: New Enhancements to Windows Intune!

    ‘It is critical that organizations think holistically about their approach to consumerization and BYOD. The new world of work is more than ever about people – enabling people to get access to their applications and their data on the devices they choose. This increases satisfaction and productivity...
  • Blog Post: Take a free trial of the new version of Windows Intune

    The newest version of Windows Intune is now available. Sign up here for a FREE 30-day trial and test it out on up to 25 PCs! Windows Intune brings together Windows cloud services for PC management, endpoint protection, and a Windows 7 upgrade subscription. With its simple web-based console, it can...
  • Blog Post: The Deployment Sessions–006: Sideloading on Windows RT with Windows Intune

    So far in this series we’ve looked at Sideloading and deeplinking apps using System Center Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 and Windows Intune linked together. In this and the next few videos we’ll take a look at using Windows Intune only, in isolation from Configuration Manager. This will be the preferred...
  • Blog Post: The Deployment Sessions-003: How to Connect Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 to Windows Intune to Enable Mobile Device Management Including Windows RT devices

    System Center Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 can be connected to Windows Intune to enable mobile device management of Windows RT, Windows Phone, iOS and Android devices. This is a great solution because these types of devices expect an “always on” connection to the Internet and Windows Intune provides...
  • Blog Post: The Deployment Sessions–007: How To Sideload on Windows 8 Enterprise from Windows Intune

    In this Deployment Sessions video I take a look at how to use Windows Intune to Sideload a Windows 8 app or Appx package (formerly metro app) onto a Windows 8 Enterprise device. Sideloading is the process of taking the appx package form the developer and loading the app onto the device without submitting...
  • Blog Post: Reminder: The Best of MMS UK 2013

    Just in case you missed it, The best of MMS UK event is coming up very soon, the infrastructure track is now full but there are still spaces available devices track. We recently announced the availability of new solutions to help enterprise and SMB customers manage hybrid cloud services and connected...
  • Blog Post: Managing from the cloud with Windows Intune

    Simon May IT Pro Evangelist Microsoft UK Managing from the cloud with Windows Intune Securing and managing the devices that users take for granted when accessing the cloud is top of mind for IT Professionals everywhere and there are lots of solutions to make things more secure. What about desktops PCs...
  • Blog Post: The Deployment Sessions-008: Deeplinking a Windows Store & Installing on Windows 8 Using Windows Intune

    In this deployment sessions video I take a look at the Deeplinkin g process using Windows Intune to install an app on Windows 8 . The deeplinking process essentially lets you place apps from the Windows Store in your own company store, or Company Portal – essentially letting you curate the best Windows...
  • Blog Post: The week that was on the UK TechNet blog 14-18 February

    Love was all around on the UK TechNet blog this Valentine’s week… Thanks to those of you who entered the caption competition. You’re a cheeky bunch - I must say I hesitated before hitting ‘Publish’ on a few of your comments – it’s been a bit like Carry On TechNet ! Thanks for the laughs, we’ll be in...
  • Blog Post: What was talked about at TechEd Europe today?

    Hyper-V Cloud Hyper-V Cloud is IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) for your own private use, you own and manage the hardware and the software.  Furthermore we’ve announced partners who’ve produced hardware reference architectures (Fast Track) which you can buy direct from them to accelerate the process...
  • Blog Post: The Deployment Sessions-009: Deeplinking a Windows Store app on Windows RT from Windows Intune

    In this deployment sessions video I take a look at the Deeplinking process using Windows Intune to install an app on Windows RT . The deeplinking process essentially lets you place apps from the Windows Store in your own company store, or Company Portal – essentially letting you curate the best Windows...
  • Blog Post: Install Windows Intune in under 4 minutes

    Turns out it’s a doddle to install Windows Intune. Don’t take my word for it, though – have a look at Simon May’s new blog post . I defy you not to find his enthusiasm infectious! Technorati Tags: Windows Intune