How Microsoft Endpoint Manager helps equip frontline workers

How Microsoft Endpoint Manager helps equip frontline workers

This blog focuses on the unique endpoint needs of workers on the front line and recent Microsoft Endpoint Manager developments that help frontline workers share Android devices more securely and locate lost Android devices more easily using an audio alert. These plus other Microsoft innovations are helping frontline workers manage through the staff shortages, health…

What’s new in Microsoft Endpoint Manager – 2112 (December) Edition

What’s new in Microsoft Endpoint Manager – 2112 (December) Edition

This month, I want to highlight two exciting new features in the December release. First, we are pleased to announce that you can now use filters in enrollment restrictions for more granular control of device enrollment, such as personal devices, into endpoint management. This helps reduce efforts to manage devices you shouldn’t need to manage…

What’s new in Microsoft Endpoint Manager – 2111 (November) edition

What’s new in Microsoft Endpoint Manager – 2111 (November) edition

This month, after the great set of announcements from Microsoft Endpoint Manager at Microsoft Ignite, I thought I’d share “behind the scenes” stories about some of the new capabilities we announced at Ignite, from remote help to our Frontline worker investments. There are plenty of additional capabilities that we released this month; from Filters to…

Recap: Microsoft Ignite announcements for Microsoft Endpoint Manager

Recap: Microsoft Ignite announcements for Microsoft Endpoint Manager

Microsoft Ignite brings lots of exciting news about our innovations in Microsoft Endpoint Manager, via keynote addresses, digital breakout sessions, on-demand content, technical skilling sessions, and more. To help you stay on top of all of the announcements, this blog post provides a summary, so you have all the announcements related to Microsoft Endpoint Manager…

Microsoft Connected Cache for Configuration Manager generally available

Microsoft Connected Cache for Configuration Manager generally available

Consider an IT admin’s headaches as they think about the month ahead. How are they going to manage bandwidth at multiple sites, where thousands of endpoints will pull this month’s Microsoft content simultaneously? Some sites have limited bandwidth, maybe even a T1 connection, and managing these deployments can be difficult. Existing solution: Delivery Optimization Microsoft’s…

Announcing Microsoft Managed Desktop Plan 1: a new managed service to update Windows devices

Announcing Microsoft Managed Desktop Plan 1: a new managed service to update Windows devices

Microsoft is excited to announce a new managed service to help you manage Windows updates— introducing the Microsoft Managed Desktop Plan 1. With this new monthly subscription service, you can offload the routine tasks of managing your Windows 10 and Windows 11 environment to Microsoft engineers, allowing you and your IT teams to focus on…

Microsoft Endpoint Manager adds management and compliance checks for Linux desktop

Microsoft Endpoint Manager adds management and compliance checks for Linux desktop

Microsoft Endpoint Manager is adding Linux workstations to its unified endpoint management solution, with preview functionality to be released in early 2022. Customers can currently manage their Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android devices with Microsoft Endpoint Manager. However, they are either leaving Linux workstations unmanaged or are managing them with a different solution. Organizations need…

Remote help: a new remote assistance tool from Microsoft

Remote help: a new remote assistance tool from Microsoft

Today we are announcing the plan to roll out the public preview of a new remote help capability in Microsoft Endpoint Manager. March 2020 was the last time many people worked at their company’s physical office buildings. The global pandemic began and the world of work changed overnight as organizations scrambled to try and keep…

Endpoint security for unenrolled Defender for Endpoint devices

Endpoint security for unenrolled Defender for Endpoint devices

Today, Microsoft is introducing a unified way to manage security policies in Microsoft Endpoint Manager for unenrolled Windows devices onboarded to Microsoft Defender for Endpoint. With this new functionality, Windows devices that are not currently managed by Endpoint Manager can still be protected with the security policies traditionally applied to enrolled devices. Are you using…

What’s new in Microsoft Endpoint Manager – 2110 (October) edition

What’s new in Microsoft Endpoint Manager – 2110 (October) edition

New updates to the experience for Android and iOS users this month show our continued investment in your organization’s productivity across all device types. See the complete list in the What’s New in Endpoint Manager for 2110 (October) release for details. As usual, I appreciate your feedback. Comment on this post, connect with me on…