What is Microsoft Intune?

What is Microsoft Intune?

Understanding the powerhouse of Mobile Device Management

Juggling laptops, tablets, and smartphones can feel like a daily circus act for any business. Keeping these devices secure and up to date adds another layer of complexity. Thankfully, there are tools out there to help with this.

The likes of Microsoft InTune, NinjaOne, ManageEngine, Blackberry etc all help manage devices in some capacity. Here at D8A we specialise in Microsoft Intune. The natural choice when it comes to using a unified solution for managing this ever-growing device menagerie.


What exactly is Microsoft Intune?

Imagine a central command centre for all your devices, from company-issued laptops to employee-owned phones (BYOD). That's essentially what Microsoft Intune is. This cloud-based service simplifies device management by letting you:

  • Enrol devices: Effortlessly add devices to your network, granting users secure access to work essentials.
  • Enforce security: Set strong policies like password complexity and encryption to safeguard your data across all devices.
  • Distribute applications: Deploy and manage corporate apps on various platforms, ensuring everyone has the right tools at their fingertips.
  • Remote wipe or lock devices: Misplaced a device? Intune lets you remotely wipe it to protect sensitive data. Worried about unauthorised access? A quick lock through Intune keeps your data safe.


Why consider Microsoft Intune?

There are plenty of reasons to consider Intune for your device management woes. Here's a taste of the benefits it offers:

  • Fort Knox level security: Intune enforces robust security policies and access controls, acting as a guardian against data breaches.
  • Increased productivity: Employees can access what they need, when they need it, on any device, keeping productivity soaring.
  • Cost-cutting hero: Intune streamlines device management, freeing up IT admins' valuable time and resources.
  • BYOD friendly: Intune lets you securely integrate employee-owned devices into your work environment, fostering a flexible work culture.


Getting started with Microsoft Intune

The good news? Intune might already be at your fingertips! It's often included in Microsoft 365 and other Microsoft security solutions. There's also a free 30-day trial, allowing you to experience the magic first-hand.

Microsoft Intune is a powerful tool that simplifies device management and strengthens security for businesses of all sizes. Its user-friendly interface and comprehensive features empower you to take control of your device ecosystem, letting your workforce be productive on any device they choose.

So, if you are ready to ditch the device management circus act, Microsoft Intune might be your key to a more streamlined and secure future. Contact us for further information or to arrange a free assessment of your current setup.