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  • Blog Post: What’s Coming Next with Windows Intune

    As a cloud service, Windows Intune is updated on a regular basis, roughly every quarter. We’re currently rolling out an update to the Windows Intune service which provides support for Windows Phone 8.1 and Samsung KNOX Standard (formerly Samsung SAFE) support. In Q3, we will add support for...
  • Blog Post: Windows Intune Endpoint Protection (WIEP) Agent Update Coming April 23rd

    Introduction: The Windows Intune service will be releasing an update to our Windows Intune Endpoint Protection (WIEP) agent beginning on 4/23/2013. Microsoft regularly releases anti-malware platform updates to guarantee consistency in protection, performance, robustness, and usability in a malware...
  • Blog Post: Tuning Windows Intune: Computers and Groups

    Mark, a Program Manager with the User Experience team of Windows Intune, explains how to organize and manage your PCs using the 'Computers and Groups' feature in Windows Intune.
  • Blog Post: Beta Account Housekeeping

    Greetings Windows Intune beta testers! Thanks to all of you that are using the Windows Intune service and sending your feedback. Please be advised that on February 23rd we will be performing maintenance on the service and will be removing any inactive beta accounts. An inactive account is any account...
  • Blog Post: A Quick Windows Intune Beta Update

    The windows Intune beta has been available for a few days now, and so far we’ve had a great response! The forum discussions are happening, and we are seeing valuable feedback coming in. Keep it coming! We’ve seen a number of forum threads about Windows Intune Client installation issues...
  • Blog Post: Upgrading to the latest Windows Intune Release

    Existing Windows Intune customers, Today we announced the latest release of the Windows Intune service . We know you’ll love the new features like Windows 8 support, System Center Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 integration and Modern Device Management features that enable IT Professionals to...
  • Blog Post: Intune Service Upgrades Begin September 23rd

    Just a few short weeks ago, Microsoft announced that the latest update to the Windows Intune service will be available on October 18 th . Existing customers will be upgraded ahead of that date! This post provides our upgrade schedule, along with highlighting some of the new features that will be available...
  • Blog Post: Remote Assistance Reporting in Windows Intune

    We have a lot of MSPs (managed service providers) in the Windows Intune beta.  MSPs are 'IT departments for hire', and help small to medium sized business manage their IT more effectively.  One of the requests I've heard from this group is how to produce a list of the remote assistance sessions...
  • Blog Post: Software Inventory in Windows Intune

    Here's a short video that drills down into more detail on how the software inventory in windows Intune works. Enjoy! Paul Bourgeau
  • Blog Post: Windows Intune Commercial Availability

    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...
  • Blog Post: Deploying Windows 8 apps using Windows Intune (new DevRadio Episode)

    With the release last week of Windows 8 and Windows RT, developers are excited to take advantage of these new platforms, creating rich and immersive applications. For many, the Windows Store (and/or the Windows Phone Store) is a great way to publish apps to the widest possible audience. For Line of Business...
  • Blog Post: Moving to the new Windows Intune release

    As most of you know, Microsoft released an updated version of Windows Intune in June 2012. In today’s blog post we’ll walk through the process to activate your new features in Windows Intune, how the process will work and everything you need to know to jump into the June 2012 release. ...
  • Blog Post: Leveraging On Premise Web Proxies to Reduce Internet Bandwidth Usage

    Some of you have asked about the possibility of leveraging existing on-premise infrastructure to reduce internet network bandwidth usage from PCs managed by Windows Intune. We are posting some information on this based on some internal testing that we have done in our labs. If your network configuration...
  • Blog Post: Windows Intune General Availability Announced

    We are excited to announce that the Windows Intune service will be commercially available on March 23rd, 2011. As of this date, you will be able to sign up for a trial or a paid subscription of Windows Intune in the following countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Czech Republic...
  • Blog Post: Delivering Unified Device Management with Windows Intune and System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1

    Back in September, we announced our strategy around unified device management , and how the next releases of Windows Intune and System Center 2012 Configuration Manager will deliver on that vision. As part of today’s update to our Cloud OS vision, we’re pleased to announce that System Center...
  • Blog Post: Alerts and Notifications

    Hope everyone is finding the Windows Intune Beta service useful and a productivity booster. I wanted to share with you a few helpful tips and tricks when using the Alerting feature set to monitor your desktop computers and help you keep track of any issues that require your attention. Here are the steps...
  • Blog Post: I Think They Like Us...

    Wow- In this initial limited-availability beta of Windows Intune, we anticipated that all the available accounts would get used up within the first month. Amazingly, all the available accounts were snapped up within the first 30 hours!! We opened the online services enrollment portal yesterday morning...
  • Blog Post: What a week…

    Windows Intune has received an incredible response from everyone. From the announcement on Monday morning (4/19), through the discussion at Brad Anderson’s keynote at MMS in Las Vegas (4/21), and now at Convergence in Atlanta GA (- 4/27), it has been pedal to the metal. Things are moving really fast...
  • Blog Post: Intune Maintenance: Downtime Notification

    Hello - The Windows Intune service will undergoing a brief maintenance window that will require 30 minutes of downtime. During this downtime window, you will be unable to access the Windows Intune Administration Console. Maintenance window is scheduled for: (UTC) 6 /11/2013 9:00:00 PM - 6/11/2013...
  • Blog Post: Performance in Windows Intune

    Running a cloud service means focusing on reliability, stability and performance for our customers. The Windows Intune performance team is dedicated to testing our service as thoroughly as possible so our users can have a great experience. One key metric is how fast the User Interface responds to...
  • Blog Post: Windows Intune beta Now Available

    You spoke and we listened! Thanks to all the great feedback we received during the Windows Intune beta last year and its subsequent commercial release, we have been hard at work and new features and enhancements to the Windows Intune service. We received input on how well the service worked for you,...
  • Blog Post: Scheduled beta Service Maintenance Notice

    Attention All Beta Testers: Please be advised that due to scheduled service maintenance, the service will be down on Saturday, March 12 th from 10 AM PST – 6 pm PST. For real-time service status, please visit the Service Status Page. Sincerely, Your Windows Intune team
  • Blog Post: Technet Magazine Article on Windows Intune

    Just a quick note to let you all know that there is an article on Windows Intune here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/ff742836.aspx Have a read, it goes into some detail on the inner workings of Windows Intune and describes each workspace in depth. Let us know what you think...
  • Blog Post: The Next Release of Windows Intune is Now Available

    We are excited to announce that effective today the latest release of Windows Intune is commercially available. Visit www.windowsintune.com to check it out today. Since its initial general availability just last March, we have added many new enhancements and features to make Windows Intune an even more...
  • Blog Post: Windows Intune Maintenance on September 9th

    The Windows Intune service is performing scheduled maintenance beginning on Monday, September 9 th 2013, at 3:00 PM UTC. The duration of this maintenance is scheduled for eight hours . During this maintenance period, we will be moving a portion of our back-end service over to new hardware and as a...