IT Management: Microsoft Windows InTune Keeps PCs Updated, Secure

By Cameron Sturdevant  |  Posted 2011-04-11 Print this article Print


Windows InTune provides a overview of PCs including updates and alerts that apply to each system.
Microsoft Windows InTune subscription service for managing PC systems keeps end user systems (not servers) updated and secure without the need for the on premise infrastructure usually associated with this type of task. Administrators use a web console accessed from the Internet to keep tabs on client desktop and laptop installed software, updates and endpoint security. Here I show you what the daily operations look like while running this first generation offering from Microsoft.
Cameron Sturdevant Cameron Sturdevant is the executive editor of Enterprise Networking Planet. Prior to ENP, Cameron was technical analyst at PCWeek Labs, starting in 1997. Cameron finished up as the eWEEK Labs Technical Director in 2012. Before his extensive labs tenure Cameron paid his IT dues working in technical support and sales engineering at a software publishing firm . Cameron also spent two years with a database development firm, integrating applications with mainframe legacy programs. Cameron's areas of expertise include virtual and physical IT infrastructure, cloud computing, enterprise networking and mobility. In addition to reviews, Cameron has covered monolithic enterprise management systems throughout their lifecycles, providing the eWEEK reader with all-important history and context. Cameron takes special care in cultivating his IT manager contacts, to ensure that his analysis is grounded in real-world concern. Follow Cameron on Twitter at csturdevant, or reach him by email at

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