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When to use Intune for Education versus full Intune console for schools

For many schools, regardless of size, device deployment poses significant challenges, as it is during deployment that group policies are set, data is secured, devices are readied, and essential applications are enabled. Historically, this task has taken a disproportionate amount of time. As a result, schools interested in using educational technology to improve student learning...

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Update 1712 for Configuration Manager Technical Preview Branch – Available Now!

Hello everyone! We are happy to let you know that update 1712 for the Technical Preview Branch of System Center Configuration Manager has been released. Technical Preview Branch releases give you an opportunity to try out new Configuration Manager features in a test environment before they are made generally available. We had the opportunity to...

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Microsoft named a leader in IDC’s MarketScape for Unified Endpoint Management (UEM)

Many organizations are seeing an increasing number of devices, apps and cloud services that are being used by their employees. This creates a need for IT to enable and support new and often more complex scenarios. To be able to solve these challenges, many organizations are looking for a solution that allows them to manage...

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New Remote Desktop app for macOS available in the App Store

This post is authored by Eva Seydl, Program Manager, Remote Desktop Services.  It is time to hit refresh on the Remote Desktop (RD) experience for macOS. Download the next generation application in the App Store today to enjoy the new UI design, improvements in the look and feel of managing your connections, and new functionalities...

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Update for the Configuration Manager Client Messaging SDK

The Configuration Manager team is pleased to announce that an updated version of the Configuration Manager Client Messaging SDK version 5.1710.1059.1000 is now available on NuGet.org. Notable changes in this version: Support for Cryptography Next Generation (CNG) certificates on Configuration Manager 1710 and newer  Bug fixes and improvements For more information about CNG support in...

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The new Azure AD sign-in and “Keep me signed in” experiences rolling out now!

Howdy folks, I’m excited to announce that the general availability rollout of the new Azure AD sign-in and “Keep me signed in” experiences has started! These experiences should reach all users globally by the end of the week. Users who go to our sign-in page will start to see the new experiences by default, but...

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Conditional access in Azure AD: macOS support plus two more features now generally available!

Howdy folks! Device-based conditional access is one of the hottest features in Azure AD and is growing at a rapid pace. Today, I’m excited to announce the general availability of a set of capabilities for device- and app-based conditional access that many of you have been eagerly waiting for. Support for macOS device-based conditional access...

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How organizations are connecting their on-premises identities to Azure AD

Howdy folks, If you follow the blog, you know that we support a wide array of options for connecting an on-premises directory or IAM solution to Azure AD. In fact no one in the industry gives customers as many options as we do. So it’s not surprising that one of the questions customers ask me...

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