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  • Blog Post: Welcome to the new Intune blog!

    Hello, Intune Fans! My name is Pat Fetty, and I manage the newly formed Customer Advisory Team (CAT) which is part of the Enterprise Client and Mobility division at Microsoft. The CAT team provides a variety of functions in the mobility space, from helping customers with Proofs of Concepts...
  • Blog Post: Power, Beauty and Soul – How Aston Martin is Using Cloud Technologies to Enable Quicker Decisions

    Aston Martin sports cars are synonymous with luxury, heritage, and authentic craftsmanship. Alongside these core values comes passion about the cars the company produces: all models are hand crafted using advanced production techniques and technology within a modern environment. Head of IT Simon Callow...
  • 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: Exciting Updates to People-centric IT

    As a growing majority of organizations face the need to let their employees choose the devices they want to use for their jobs, IT organizations are looking for ways to enable consumerization without compromising compliance. Helping IT serve users and the devices they bring to the workplace lies at the...
  • Blog Post: TechEd North America 2013 Editor’s Choice: Windows Intune

    Welcome Windows Intune fans to the start of TechEd North America, 2013! By now we hope that you have had a chance to hear from Microsoft Server and Tools President Satya Nadella on “The Enterprise Era” in this post and video on the new Microsoft Cloud OS YouTube channel. In addition, TechEd...
  • Blog Post: Baltimore Certificate Update

    On September 5, 2012, Microsoft updated its publicly trusted SSL infrastructure with a new 2,048-bit root (the Baltimore CyberTrust Root) in order to comply with the latest industry standards for minimal key strength certificates. To benefit from this update, Windows Intune, which currently uses the...
  • Blog Post: About Service Notifications

    This is the third and final post in this series on topics surrounding Windows Intune client updates. The first post covered the overall client update process, and the second post detailed the policy settings and end-user notifications. This post is about notifications when Microsoft schedules maintenance...
  • Blog Post: New TechNet Radio Edition: Cloud-Based Management with Windows Intune

    A brief note to alert you to a new edition of TechNet Radio , this one with a specific focus on Windows Intune. In this edition, I explain to Technical Evangelist Keith Mayer how Windows Intune can be used to manage mobile devices, both through the "standalone" Windows Intune service and also as an add...
  • 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: 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: Policy Settings for Mandatory Updates

    This is the second post in a three-part series on topics surrounding Windows Intune client update behavior. The first post covered the overall client update process; this post will detail the available Updates policy settings and what effect these policy settings have on the client behavior. First...
  • Blog Post: Client Update Process

    I’m Aaron Czechowski, a senior program manager on the Windows Intune engineering team. This is the first in a three-part series on topics surrounding Windows Intune client behavior when the Windows Intune team publishes a client update. We’ve recently heard a lot of feedback from customers...
  • Blog Post: TechNet Radio: Managing Mobile Devices with System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 and Windows Intune

    The next release of Windows Intune brings integration with System Center Configuration Manager (SP1). A new TechNet Radio episode featuring Wally Mead covers mobile device management from SCCM SP1, including the important role played by Windows Intune.
  • Blog Post: Expanding optional software features: New devices, new apps and BYOD

    Software Installation in Windows Intune - a Potted History The first release of Windows Intune - announced at MMS 2011 - was primarily an IT Pro-centric release. We focused on delivering an essential range of features allowing administrators to manage and secure corporate PCs. This included update...
  • 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: 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: Using Windows Intune to Mitigate Malware

    As we outlined on the Microsoft Security Response Center blog , the update released with Security Advisory 2718704 invalidated unauthorized digital certificates that were used in targeted attacks. In addition to the security advisory, we have also developed a critical update available through Windows...
  • 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: New Release of Windows Intune Will be Available Soon!

      Today, we are excited to announce that the new features and capabilities that you have seen in the Windows Intune beta will be commercially available on October 17th, 2011 .  If you have a paid subscription in the Windows Intune service, your account information and your data will be upgraded...
  • Blog Post: Multi-Account Dashboard Enhancements

    If you have access to multiple Windows Intune accounts, then you will have seen the multi-account dashboard.  To have access to multiple accounts, the Live ID you use to log into Windows Intune must have been added as an administrator to more than one account.  The multi-account dashboard displays...
  • Blog Post: Manage your PCs Anywhere, From Anywhere

    One of the most important benefits of using an online PC management solution like Windows Intune, is that you are not tethered to any geographic location. If you and the PCs you are managing are connected to the internet, you can access the Windows Intune administrator console, and you can manage your...
  • Blog Post: The Windows Intune team will be performing scheduled maintenance starting 9/3/2014 through 9/16/2014

    The Windows Intune team will be performing scheduled maintenance starting 9/3/2014 through 9/16/2014. During this maintenance window you may be unable to login and use the service for up to 4 hours. If you cannot login to your account for more than 4 hours, please open a support case here: https:...
  • Blog Post: Welcome to the Windows Intune team blog

    Windows Intune is new desktop infrastructure solution that uses cloud services, Windows 7 Enterprise upgrade rights, and advanced tools included in the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) to help midmarket businesses keep their PCs managed, secure, and up-to-date. Expected availability for this...
  • 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...