Microsoft has released a major update to Windows Intune that will add a host of much-awaited features, including the ability to import your Active Directory User and Security Groups; mobile device management; the introduction of information worker portals, and more. If you are not familiar with Windows Intune, we recommend that you read the Windows Intune Product Guide for a detailed overview of all the features of Windows Intune. This guide is intended to provide you with information about the new features and updates that are specific to this latest Windows Intune release.
To take advantage of this new release, please visit www.windowsintune.com.
With this release, Windows Intune extends the reach of its management solution and enhances existing features with the following improvements:
The Windows Intune Team
Are there any more details as to what specifically the Mobile Device Management portion adds? For example, can we rapidly deploy a set of "standard" yet publicly-available apps (i.e. Adobe Acrobat Reader, SkyDrive, etc.) to customers' Windows Phones?
Hi LowellP -
Yes, the Product Guide (linked above) has a full breakdown of everything you can do with Mobile Device Management in this release. A few highlights are:
+ Gain visibility into which devices are connected to the corporate environment and control which devices can connect to your Exchange servers.
+ Deploy security policies and device access rules to Exchange connected devices such as Windows Phone, iOS and Android devices and manage device compliance
+ Retire and wipe lost or stolen mobile devices
+ Provision and consumption line of business (LOB) mobile applications to supported mobile devices
+ Enable information workers to engage with IT through Windows Intune company portals.
Specific to app distribution, this release of Windows Intune supports app distribution to iOS and Android devices.