top 5 reasons to use microsoft intune
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Top 5 reasons to use Microsoft Intune

The goal for this article is to help inform about some of the infrastructure that Intune offers IT managers and teams. This article is for you if you are looking to improve your security and IT operations using automation, particularly around endpoint management.

As technology continues to evolve rapidly, managing and securing endpoints in organisations has become increasingly complex. Microsoft Intune offers a comprehensive solution for endpoint management, providing IT teams with the tools they need to streamline operations and enhance security.

In this article, we will explore the top five reasons why IT teams should consider adopting Microsoft Intune.


64% reduction in IT support hours reported by organisations surveyed using Intune


1. Simplified Endpoint Management:

Microsoft Intune simplifies endpoint management by providing a centralised platform that allows IT teams to manage a diverse range of devices and operating systems. Whether it's Windows, macOS, iOS, or Android, Intune offers a unified management experience, reducing administrative overhead and increasing efficiency.

From device enrollment to policy enforcement and application deployment, IT teams can perform all management tasks from a web console, saving time and resources. Additionally as devices only need to connect to the internet, it removes the burden of having to deploy or update the devices when they are on the corporate network.

We've found when reviewing quite a few of our clients environments as part of our initial engagement, that this can be a bottle neck for keeping patching and security up to date.


2. Enhanced Security and Compliance:

In today's threat landscape, maintaining robust security and compliance is crucial. Microsoft Intune equips IT teams with powerful security features to protect endpoints and data.

It enables device and application-level security policies, ensuring that devices adhere to the organisation's security standards. IT teams can enforce encryption, require strong passwords, enable remote lock and wipe capabilities, and protect against malware and phishing attempts.

Intune also helps organisations meet compliance requirements by offering features such as conditional access and data loss prevention.


3. Seamless Integration with Microsoft Ecosystem:

One of the significant advantages of using Microsoft Intune is its seamless integration with the broader Microsoft ecosystem. Intune integrates effortlessly with Azure Active Directory (AAD), allowing IT teams to leverage AAD's capabilities for user authentication and access control.

This integration enables conditional access policies based on factors such as device compliance and user identity, enhancing overall security. Additionally, Intune integrates with other Microsoft products like Microsoft Defender ATP, Microsoft 365, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft OneDrive etc., providing a unified management experience and maximising the value of existing Microsoft investments.


4. Mobile Device Management (MDM) and Mobile Application Management(MAM):

With the proliferation of mobile devices in the workplace, effective management of these devices is essential. Microsoft Intune offers robust Mobile Device Management(MDM) and Mobile Application Management (MAM) capabilities.

IT teams can enroll devices, configure settings, and push policies over-the-air, ensuring that mobile devices are secure and compliant. Intune also enables selective wiping of corporate data, without affecting personal data, maintaining a balance between employee privacy and corporate security.

Furthermore, IT teams can manage and distribute applications to devices, simplifying the app deployment process. Reducing a large possible risk for threat actors to exploit.

Note: some of the above mentioned controls are Android specific at the time of writing this article.


5. Scalability and Flexibility:

Microsoft Intune provides scalability and flexibility to meet the needs of organisations of all sizes. Whether managing a small team or a large enterprise, Intune can scale accordingly, accommodating thousands of devices and users.

It offers flexible licensing options, including standalone Intune licenses or bundled licensing with Microsoft 365 or Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) suites. The pay-as-you-go subscription model allows organisations to align costs with their actual requirements, ensuring optimal resource allocation.

Conclusion on Intune

In an era where endpoint management and security are critical, Microsoft Intune emerges as a powerful solution for IT teams. Its simplified endpoint management capabilities, enhanced security features, seamless integration with the Microsoft ecosystem, mobile device management and application management functionalities, and scalability make it a compelling choice for organisations.

By adopting Microsoft Intune, IT teams can streamline operations, enhance security, and improve overall productivity, ultimately driving business success.


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