Wednesday, February 22, 2012


Advantages of Windows Intune

The Windows Intune cloud service enables you to centrally manage and secure PCs through a single web-based console so you can keep your computers, IT staff, and users operating at peak performance from virtually anywhere without compromising the essentials—cost, control, security, and compliance. Here in this article, let us see the top 5 Reasons Why IT pros Should Consider Windows Intune.

The Windows Intune is cloud service helps you centrally manage and secure your PCs through a simple web-based console. No matter if your IT staff or end users are in the main office, at a branch office, or on the road, domain or non-domained joined, Windows Intune will provide the functionality you need.

Windows Intune is a subscription based service with a easy-to-use web-based console; you get immediate insight into your PC environment and can view updates, Forefront status, alerts, security policies, and more.

Advantages of Windows Intune

You just need to sign up to the Windows Intune service, have an Internet connection and the Windows Intune client installed on each PC you wish to manage. It’s easy as 1-2-3

Benefits Of The Cloud:

It has the benefits of “The Cloud”. With Windows Intune you don’t need to build and maintain a server infrastructure. This means you are not going to need to worry about needing to purchase server hardware, have the right OS licenses, install and configure each server, and on top of all that, design a secure infrastructure. All you need, is a browser.

Windows Intune has EndPoint protection.

Endpoint Protection helps enhance the security of managed computers in your organization by providing real-time protection against potential threats. This ensures keeping malicious software, or malware, definitions up-to-date; and automatically running scans. For ease and centralization of computer management, Windows Intune includes a policy template with Endpoint Protection Agent settings so that you can create a policy and deploy it to multiple computers. This can be done across multiple PC’s in any location, worldwide, in seconds.

Take advantage of having the upgrade rights to go to Windows 7 Enterprise with Volume Licensing and Software Assurance. If you are still using Windows XP in your environments (Professional) or Vista (Professional, Business and Ultimate) this is a perfect, cost effective, opportunity to move to Windows 7 Enterprise.

Support your users easily with Microsoft Easy Assist.

Windows Intune comes up with free Remote Assistance software, which will enable you to resolve PC issues, regardless of where you or your users are located. You don’t have to spend money to any 3th party remote assistance software or worry about a secure VPN connection anymore.

You get all of this plus much more tools features like software and hardware inventory tracking, the ability to set up security policies, get enhanced reports based on updates, malware status, licensing  and much much more.

To learn more or to get a free 30 day 25 machine trial, visit the Windows Intune Zone on Springboard.

Windows Intune Download the Windows Intune 30-Day Trial. Start a free 30-day trial for up to 25 PCs, and see for yourself how easy it is to remotely perform PC management and security tasks from a web-based console.


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