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Windows Defender ATP reporting cadence and battery performance

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What guidance do you have relating to reporting cadence from client to WDATP portal with respect to battery life/impact? We have found that with some solutions there is a significant impact on battery life as you increase the reporting cadence. It would be good to have some metrics to enable us to determine the optimum for our organisation.

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most endpoints send around 2MB per day - max is 5MB. Traffic is distributed to be sent as close a possible to time of recording, depending on state of the endpoint and the available bandwidth. E.g. If user is doing a CPU intensive operation or the device is running on low battery communications will slow. So take network band, power settings, user actions, etc under consideration for sending data