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  • The Next Release of Windows Intune Now Available

    Posted by sumeethevans on October 17 2011, 10:05 PM. Posted in Windows Intune.

    Today on the Windows For Your Business blog, we announced the next release of Windows Intune is available.

    If you are already running Windows Intune, the best part is, in order to get the new features, you don’t need to do anything. The new features will automatically show up in your console. What are the some of the key new features we have added?

    • Software Distribution: Deploy most Microsoft and third-party updates or applications to PCs nearly anywhere over the Internet to Windows Intune managed PCs.
    • Remote Tasks: You can now easily and remotely perform the following tasks on Windows Intune managed PCs from the administration console: Full scan, Quick scan, Update Malware Definition, and Restart.
    • Read-Only Access: You can now can give select administrators read-only access to the administration console so they can view PC information as needed, but not perform any configuration tasks if you choose to.
    • Enhanced Reporting: You can easily create hardware reports based on new hardware filters for common hardware characteristics. Additionally, you can now create and save report parameters to make it easy and efficient to run a report again in the future.
    • Alerts & Monitoring: You can now configure alert types to be reported according to a specified threshold, frequency, or percent of computers affected.

    Want to learn more about these new features and all the other updates to Windows Intune? Check out the following content:

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  • Next Release of Windows Intune Coming Soon

    Posted by sumeethevans on September 7 2011, 1:47 AM. Posted in Windows Intune.

    Windows Intune brings together Windows cloud services and a Windows 7 Enterprise subscription to help businesses simplify PC management and security, all while getting the benefits of a modern operating system. At Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference in July, we announced the beta for the next release of Windows Intune. Today we are excited to share with you that our next release of Windows Intune, which includes the new features and updates of the July 2011 beta, will be available on October 17 of this year!

    Here is a quick reminder of some of the features included in the next version – and these are just a few of them. For a full list of features visit Windows Intune on Springboard.

    • Software Distribution: With this release, administrators can deploy most Microsoft and third-party updates or applications to PCs nearly anywhere over the Internet.
    • Remote Tasks: IT can remotely perform the following tasks on Windows Intune managed PCs from the administration console: Full scan, Quick scan, Update Malware Definition, and Restart.
    • Read-Only Access: IT pros and partners can give select administrators read-only access to the administration console so they can view PC information as needed, but not perform any configuration tasks.
    • Enhanced Reporting: Create hardware reports based on new hardware filters for common hardware characteristics. Additionally, you can now create and save report parameters to make it easy and efficient to run a report again in the future.

    How do you get this next release?

    • Current Subscribing Windows Intune Customers: Your service will be automatically upgraded in the few weeks following October 17; no action is required of you. Two weeks prior to your upgrade date, you’ll see an alert displayed in the Windows Intune administration console indicating the exact date and time when your subscription will be upgraded.
    • New Windows Intune Customers: Sign up on October 17 to receive the latest version immediately.
    • Beta Customers: The beta service will conclude on November 17. After this date, you will not be able to access your beta account and all account data will be deleted. We highly recommend that you remove the client software and restore computers to their pre-beta state.

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  • Windows Intune Beta Update

    Posted by sumeethevans on August 11 2010, 8:56 PM. Posted in Windows Intune.

    he Windows Intune Team would like to thank you for your participation in the April release of the Windows Intune beta! As many of you may know, we announced the second public Windows Intune Beta on July 12th and we hope you have had a chance to sign up for an account and are evaluating this most recent release. If you haven’t signed up yet, you can get the second beta here.

    Please be advised that the first Windows Intune beta which launched in April 2010 will be decommissioned on August 9th, 2010. After this date, you will no longer be able to manage computers with the April release. To use the second public beta, please sign up for a new account and install the new client software on each of the PCs that you wish to manage with Windows Intune. Please visit our TechNet forums for more information.

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