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Enabling MAC address collection using Hardware Inventory

Author: Patrick Ngatchou, Senior Software Developer, Enterprise Client and Mobility A new hardware inventory class was introduced for Windows Phone 8.1 for WLAN MAC address. But, collection for this class using System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager has to explicitly be enabled. Note: In System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager, only default client settings are used...

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Success with Enterprise Mobility: “Managed Everything” for Large Enterprises

When I introduced the “Managed Everything” model in this series’ previous post, I emphasized that niche management products (AirWatch or MobileIron, for example) are counterproductive compared to the huge benefits of a single, cohesive management system that can manage everything from mobile devices, to PC’s, to servers. This kind of end-to-end enterprise management is in...

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Collecting IMEI from devices enrolled in Windows Intune with System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

Author: Cory Ferro, Program Manager, Enterprise Client and Mobility Windows Phone 8.1 has added a CSP to allow a GET request for the device’s International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI), a unique identifier for a mobile device. Inventory collection of mobile device IMEIs is not enabled by default, however it is possible to retrieve the value...

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AAD Sync Beta 2: Selective sync, improved password reset & exchange hybrid support.

Howdy folks, Continuing our investments in identity synchronization we have released a second beta of the new AAD Sync Service. We hope you’ll download the latest version, and give us feedback by signing up to the Azure Active Directory Sync Services connect program. While customers were evaluating the first preview we were busy finishing this...

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Acquisition of InMage Systems

Last Friday we announced the acquisition of a company named InMage. I have written a number of times about how successful and impactful the StorSimple acquisition has been – and I believe InMage is going to have a very similar impact. Backup and DR are two of the most commonly used workloads that organizations move...

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Success with Enterprise Mobility: The “Managed Everything” Model

Check out the follow ups to this post:  Managed Everything for Large Enterprises  and  Managed Everything for Small Enterprises There are hundreds of different management solutions available today – at least 2 or 3 for every possible management scenario. Whether your business is large or small, running on-prem or in the cloud, using PC’s and/or...

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Azure Active Directory SDK’s for iOS, Android and OSX

Howdy folks, Today I’m happy to let you know that our Azure Active Directory SDKs for iOS and Android have reached General Availability. We are also adding support for OS X for Mountain Lion and above. Best of all, it’s FOSS (Free and Open Source Software) so that you can participate in the development process as we...

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Azure Active Directory SDK’s for iOS, Android and OSX

Howdy folks, Today I’m happy to let you know that our Azure Active Directory SDKs for iOS and Android have reached General Availability. We are also adding support for OS X for Mountain Lion and above. Best of all, it’s FOSS (Free and Open Source Software) so that you can participate in the development process as we...

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How to link Azure RemoteApp to an existing VNET

My name is Daniel Campos, and I am a program manager intern on the RemoteApp team. On May 12th, we announced the availability of the preview for the Microsoft Azure RemoteApp Service. Some of our customers asked for more information on how to connect Azure RemoteApp to their existing Azure VNET. This tutorial walks you...

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RMS SDK 4.0 is in GA now!

Hello Folks, The RMS team is excited to share with you the General Availability (GA) versions of our Android, iOS and OS X SDK 4.0!  The new and powerful SDK 4.0 adds new features and capabilities that provide you all the control and flexibility that you need to build the most amazing apps using Microsoft Rights Management services.  So, What’s...

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