Windows Intune explained in 4 minutes

Windows Intune is a Cloud Service that helps you manage and secure your PCs through a simple web-based console from anywhere.

Windows Intune (a SAM Tool) enables flexible work styles by empowering users to work from virtually anywhere, with the tools they need.  Windows Intune helps organizations manage and protect their devices—including devices running the Windows desktop operating system, Windows RT, Windows Phone, Mac OS, iOS, or Android—in one unified solution, either through the cloud or by extending their existing on-premise infrastructure.

Key Benefits

Help manage and secure devices anywhere.

  • Track hardware and software inventory. Track hardware and software assets used in your business to efficiently manage your assets, licenses, and compliance.

  • Manage updates. Centrally manage the deployment of the Microsoft updates and service packs that you select to all your devices from the Windows Intune console—freeing up your IT staff from routine management tasks.

  • Protect devices from malware.  Help safeguard your devices from the latest threats with centralized protection built on the award-winning Microsoft Malware Protection Engine and using the same trusted technologies as Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection and Microsoft Security Essentials.

  • Proactively monitor devices. Receive alerts on updates and threats so that you can proactively identify and resolve problems with your devices—before they impact users and your business.

  • Provide remote assistance. Resolve device issues, regardless of where you or your users are located, with remote assistance.

  • Set security policies. Centrally manage update, firewall, and malware protection settings across all of your devices, even on remote machines outside the corporate network.

Windows Intune  |  Watch the Windows Intune demo video  |  Windows Intune on TechNet  |  Windows Intune product guide

Pricing and Licensing

You can license Windows Intune for your organization through the Microsoft Online Subscription Program (MOSP) or through the Microsoft Volume Licensing Enterprise Agreement (EA), Enterprise Subscription Agreement (EAS), and Enrollment for Education Solutions (EES) programs.

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