Today on the Windows For Your Business blog, They announced the beta of the next release of Windows Intune.
Some key new features include:
- Simplify the task of distributing software and updates- In addition to Microsoft patches and updates, you can now use Windows Intune to deploy third-party applications and updates to your managed PCs.
- Manage all your software licenses. If you need a better way to manage all your software licenses, look no further. Now you can upload and track Microsoft Retail and OEM licenses and third-party license agreements in addition to Microsoft Volume License agreements.
- Get better hardware reporting . We’ve made it simple for you to view or create reports on hardware data—including manufacturer, chassis type, available disk space, installed memory, and CPU speed.
For a full list of features, check out the following content:
- What’s New in the Windows Intune 2011 Beta
- Windows Intune July 2011 Beta Overview Video
- Windows Intune July 2011 Beta FAQ
- Best Practices for Deploying Software with Windows Intune
Each new update builds upon the prior version, so regardless of when you purchase the subscription, you’ll automatically get the latest and greatest features available in our commercial release.
Want to try out these cool new features? Then sign up for the Windows Intune Beta for a preview of the updates we’ve made to the service. Please note that the beta can be used on up to 10 PCs until 30 days after the update is commercially available and cannot be migrated to the commercial release.
If you are in the market for a management and security solution today, we encourage you to sign up for a free 30-day trial of our commercial release for 25 PCs to see how Windows Intune can help your business today.
Ready to buy after your 30 days? It’s easy to smoothly migrate your trial to a paid subscription. The commercial release is our fully supported offer and guarantees a financially-backed 99.9% uptime service level agreement.