The main integrated solutions that make up Endpoint Manager are
Intune is a fully cloud based mobile device management (MDM) and mobile application management (MAM) provider for your applications and devices. It allows you to control functionality and settings on Android, Android Enterprise, iOS / iPadOS, macOS and Windows 10 devices. As part of Endpoint Manager, Intune is used to create and verify compliance, and deploy applications, features and settings to your devices using cloud.
Configuration Manager (SCCM) is an on-premises management solution for managing desktops, servers and laptops on your network or on the Internet. You can enable it in cloud to integrate with Intune, Azure AD, Microsoft Defender ATP and other services cloud . Use Configuration Manager to deploy applications, software updates and operating systems. You can also monitor compliance, query and act on customers in real time, and much more.
Desktop Analytics is a cloud based service that integrates with Configuration Manager. It provides information and insights to help you make more informed decisions about the availability of updates for your clients Windows. It provides information about security updates, applications and devices in your organization and identifies compatibility issues with applications and drivers.
Windows Autopilot configures and pre-configures new devices, making them ready for use. It is designed to simplify the lifecycle of Windows devices for both IT and end users, from initial deployment to end of life. As part of Endpoint Manager, use Autopilot to pre-configure devices and automatically enroll them in Intune.
As modern working practices evolve, business and IT departments not only have to manage a wide devices, but also an increasingly mobile workforce. End-users are increasingly accessing corporate corporate data from multiple devices. multiple devices. Somesome being personalwhich which can increase the risks and introduce threats to the company.
Having a centralised device managementplatform is essential fororganisations tomanage their devices .Without it, IT departments not only have to manage a large number ofdevices, but will also need a number of products to ensure security,deploy patches, install and update software and set policies.
Microsoft Endpoint Manager offers a numberof advantages to customers:
- Simplified licenses offer customers a simple way to purchase Endpoint Manager without having to worry about on-premises or cloud baseddevices . Microsoft Intune licenses include ConfigMgr client licenses.
- Customers have the advantage of using ConfigMgr for on-premises devices that are not ready for cloud or can use co-management to share the workload of ready devices. Having both a cloud and on-premises device management solution provides maximum flexibility.
- Finally, the integration of anumber of Microsoft technologies provides more choice and options for business needs as well as a simpler administration console.
Those who have purchased a license Microsoft 365 can take advantage of a large majority of the technologies integrated in Microsoft Endpoint Manager.
The solutions available to you.
- A cloud solution using only Microsoft Intune
- An on-site solution using ConfigMgr (SCCM)
- A co-managed solution using both Intune and ConfigMgr (SCCM)
Our published projects around MEM
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Initial situation Our client had an aging IT asset management system running MDT (Microsoft Deployment Toolkit), and wanted to modernize the management and deployment of approximately 200 PCs and Macs. With Microsoft 365 E3 licenses and wanting to move into the Cloud world, our client turned to the "Modern [...]
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