How-to get started with Microsoft Intune

15. September 2016 Technical 0
In previous posts, I have described MDM for Office 365, as well as some key differences between that product and Microsoft’s full-blown MDM solution, Intune. Today we’re going to begin the Intune set up and configuration process.  If you haven’t yet, go obtain a free trial of Intune (or EMS).  It should be relatively easy ...

2016 Essentials Integration: Microsoft Intune

29. August 2016 Opinion, Technical 1
Today we’re going to enable the Microsoft Intune integration service from the Essentials Dashboard and discuss what it means a little bit. Intune is another cloud offering by Microsoft. It’s purpose is to enable more robust Mobile Device Management. You can obtain an Intune subscription separately, which is what this process is basically leading us to do (note: this incurs ...

Microsoft Intune vs. MDM for Office 365

11. February 2016 Opinion, Technical 0
I have previously written about configuring Mobile Device Management for Office 365.  The Office 365 Admin Center has a great subset of features lifted from Microsoft’s cloud-based Intune service, which is admittedly a much more “full-blown” MDM solution. Whether you are using MDM for Office 365 or Microsoft Intune, the enrollment process works basically the same way from the ...

Office 365 MDM Enrollment Process

01. February 2016 Technical 0
I added an account named “clouduser1” for the purposes of this demo.  Before enabling MDM for this user, I added the email account to my iPhone. The reason I did this is so that we can see the enrollment process for a user who may have previously configured their device for company Email. You can also just ...

How-to Configure MDM for Office 365

28. January 2016 Technical 0
Hello world! Today we’re going to take a deep dive with the Mobile Device Management (MDM) features available through Office 365, powered by Microsoft’s Intune cloud service. Note: This is not the same as enabling a full Microsoft Intune subscription. Think of an Office 365 MDM solution as a “lite” offering of the Intune service. For many SMB ...