Mobility Management: Preparing An Intune Environment

Intune, Microsoft’s full-featured Mobile Device Management offering that supports Android, iOS, and Windows, can integrate with System Center Configuration Manager enabling larger environments. This combination can utilize a centralized management console to manage mobile devices, PCs, servers, and virtual machines, both in cloud and on-premise.  A Microsoft Intune subscription is required before preparing the Intune…


Step-By-Step: App Deployment via Microsoft Intune

Microsoft Intune, part of Microsoft’s EMS offering, enables cloud based mobile device management, mobile application management, and PC management. Organizations can utilize Intune to provide supported users access to corporate applications, data, and resources from virtually anywhere on almost any device securely.  Intune also provides the ability to push required applications to devices managed by…

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BYOD Basics: Windows Phone 8 Receives FIPS 140-2 Certification

One of the challenges that IT Professionals face when planning for an acceptable “Bring Your Own Device” (BYOD) strategy is understanding or measuring the level of security that can be utilized by said devices provided by an organizations employees.  Certain devices provide certain levels of security which should be adhered to when planning which device…

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BYOD Basics: VPN and Other Enterprise Features Coming to Windows Phone 8

In an earlier post titled: Windows Phone: Built for Business we showcased how Microsoft’s mobile offering was enabling businesses with a host of enterprise-level features that companies have stated slot in seamlessly with most business IT infrastructures. Recently further announcements have been made recently detailing additional functionality and features coming to Windows Phone to be utilized in business. Microsoft…

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TechEd North America 2013: Expand Your Network & Earn Certification

TechEd is Microsoft’s leading IT Professionals and Enterprise Developers technical conference being hosted on June 3rd -6th in New Orleans, LA. Those who have attended TechEd in the past have always found it rewarding in the aspect of professional development and industry networking.  Those who have yet to attend or are on the fence in deciding to attend, here’s…


Windows Phone: Built for Business

During a recent Edmonton Microsoft User Group meeting covering how Microsoft's System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 addresses the "Bring Your Own Device" (BYOD) trend, an interesting question was asked in regards to Windows Phone's ability to address business needs.  When asked of the audience what devices were deemed "Built for Business" their presumed obvious answer…

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My Return to Microsoft as An IT Pro Evangelist

Why hello esteemed audience of the Canadian IT Professional blog.   My name is Anthony Bartolo and I am the newest Technical Evangelist focusing on IT Professionals to be added to the Developer and Platform Evangelism group here at Microsoft. I can’t tell you how excited I am to return to such an innovative organization. …

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Windows 8 & Windows 8 Devices

This post was taken from a TechNet Flash Editorial written by Pierre Roman. I picked up my Microsoft Surface last week and it is awesome! My only problem is that now I can’t use it anymore. My daughters have adopted it. Which means I need to order another one. As a Microsoft employee I could…

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Rogers Windows Phone 7 (Samsung Focus) Update is live

Whoo-Hoo! I saw a tweet, plugged in my Samsung Focus on the Rogers network and look what popped up? (12:35)   I hit the update Now button and then it started (12:37) some more checks and then this… (12:39) quickly followed by a backup procedure and cute image Update in progress (12:51) restart of phone…