As you work to empower your employees to be more productive wherever they are, on the devices of their choice, one of your greatest challenge may be how you manage and secure those known and unknown endpoints – without investing additional IT resources. You need a depth of control offered by a robust PC management solution, and the ability to scale to the modern demands of a mobile workforce. How can you transform into an agile service provider that meet these high security requirements without ever compromising user experience?
Building on experience over the past 25 years across every industry vertical, we have worked to offer the most complete unified endpoint management (UEM) platform in the industry, connecting the advanced security and mobility management strengths in Microsoft Intune to the robust Configuration Manager client management capabilities. Today, it’s estimated these products manage over 150 million endpoints at a global scale.
Customers frequently tell us that they need the depth of control offered by a robust PC management solution, and we continue to invest in driving cloud value for our on-premises PC management platform. Many of you have widely adopted Configuration Manager current branch, a cloud-connected version that enables you to stay current with updates three times per year. Shortly we are releasing Configuration Manager current branch 1902, which will include new insights and capabilities such as:
Greater insights empower you to take action, and with the addition of new deployment options, you can accelerate the shift to modernize the way your users work:
Co-management is about leveraging your existing management infrastructure and connecting it to the cloud to gain management efficiency, greater security and global scale. In just four clicks, you can start delivering immediate cloud value to existing Windows users managed by Configuration Manager, such as:
The unified endpoint management platform combining Microsoft Intune and Configuration Manager creates one place for you to manage Windows and other endpoints running Microsoft 365 within your organization. It allows you to achieve your digital transformation goals at your own pace, scaling to the security and management demands of an increasingly mobile workforce. Microsoft Intune is leading the innovation march to extend security management across devices, including Windows, macOS, iOS, Android and ruggedized devices:
Microsoft Intune remains the best way for you to take full advantage of Windows 10 modern device management (MDM) capabilities. Several new features help you leverage skills and processes honed through on-premises management and use them in the cloud. For instance:
Microsoft unified endpoint management (UEM) maximizes the productivity of the devices and apps your employees choose to get work done. This article gives you a glimpse into the exciting magic our teams are busy creating for you, and we now have more ways for you to stay up-to-date with the latest releases and roadmap: the What’s New page covers an overview of everything released in the last six months; the In Development page gives you a sneak-peek at features estimated to release within the next quarter or sooner; and the Microsoft 365 public roadmap shares our longer term vision to help with your strategic planning.
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(This post is co-authored by Locky Ainley and Mayunk Jain, Product Managers, Microsoft 365 Security)
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