Ready to simplify device management across your organization?
Then you've come to the right place with Microsoft Intune!

Intune is an all-in-one mobile device and PC management solution that helps you ensure corporate data is secure and compliant. In this guide, you'll learn about the basics of Intune.

This post is the first part of the "Intune Starter Series"

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👋 What is Intune?

Intune is a cloud-based service that lets you manage mobile devices and PCs from a single console. You can use it to configure device settings, deploy software and updates, protect corporate data, and ensure compliance with security policies.

🌟 Benefits of Intune

Intune offers many benefits for device management, including:

  • Remote management capabilities for employees working remotely.
  • Support for a variety of device types, including iOS, Android, Windows and macOS.
  • The ability to push new software updates, patches, and policies to devices.
  • Management of security settings

👨‍💻 How does Intune work?

Intune integrates with Azure Active Directory to manage devices and applications. You can configure policies, deploy apps and updates, and erase corporate data from devices that are lost or stolen. This provides a powerful solution for managing and protecting devices.

🕵️‍♀️ Features of Intune

Intune offers a variety of capabilities for you as an IT pro, including:

Mobile Device Management (MDM) for configuring device settings and security policies. Mobile Application Management (MAM) for managing app restrictions and policies. Windows Autopilot for enrolling new devices and deploying custom settings. Endpoint protection for protecting PCs from threats and malware.

📌 Get started with Intune

To get started with Intune, you need an active Microsoft 365 subscription and an Azure Active Directory account. From there you can follow these steps:

Sign in to the Intune admin center. Create a device group and define policies for these devices. Configure settings for your devices, applications, and users. Distribute software and updates to your devices. Monitor device activity and troubleshoot as needed.

I hope this introduction has given you a sense of what Intune is, what it can do, and how it can be used to simplify device management. With the power of Intune, you can be confident that your company data is secure and compliant, and your devices are up to date and protected.

In the next articles I will go into much more detail about the individual functions and introduce you to the administration with step-by-step instructions.