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Microsoft tools manage 175M endpoints

Not long ago, in August 2018, I wrote a blog post Microsoft Platform: Workspace Transformation in which I mentioned that each of the products included in the Microsoft 365 platform have already “changed and will continue to change the landscape of the way we are to manage end-user compute space

I mentioned several products by name including:

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Windows 10
  • Microsoft Intune
  • Windows Analytics
  • Windows Autopilot
  • Office 365 ProPlus
  • Microsoft 365

What has surprise me the most about the last year, is the adoption speed and acceleration of the platform.

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Windows Autopilot White Glove Details Announced..

What is Windows Autopilot white glove?

The new Windows Autopilot white glove process, which lets IT technicians, partners, and even OEMs pre-provision devices before they are delivered to the user. Using this process, all device configuration tasks, including apps (machine-targeted or user-targeted), certificates, and policies, can be completed in advance, making it so that when the user gets the device, the device can be ready for productive use within a few minutes.

Is it available yet? 

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Microsoft Modern Desktop Deployment Guidance

Microsoft published a guidance document (and associated video series) to help customers migrate to the Modern Desktop.

The Modern Desktop refers to Microsoft’s bundled product suite called Microsoft 365 which includes:

Windows 10, Office 365 and Enterprise Mobility & Security

(See my Microsoft 365 Explained blog post )

Microsoft’s guidance includes 8 steps:Read More »Microsoft Modern Desktop Deployment Guidance

Microsoft Ignite 2018 EUC Related Announcements

From an end-user computing point of view, Microsoft Ignite 2018 did not disappoint this year.      Although Windows 10 was not the primary focus , deploying, managing and maintaining Windows devices using the entire Microsoft platform was definitely top of the billboard, and in particular  Microsoft 365.

Many announcements were made around the Modern Workspace.   Here is the list I compiled:

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Microsoft Ignite 2018 Windows 10 Sessions

Microsoft Ignite 2018 has come to a close.   5 days of total immersion for the 25,000 IT Pros who attended the Orlando conference. Attendees and speakers are heading home tired, energized, and every emotion in between.    By all I hear from friends – this year was a fantastic one!    Thank you Microsoft – Exciting times ahead.

For those of us who did not get the chance to attend, you can see most of the sessions online at Microsoft Ignite 2018 site.   PowerPoint decks and videos are in the process of being posted for all to see.  GREAT content and information.

Below is the list of some of the most popular ones relating to Windows 10, Modern Desktop, Modern EUC, Modern Provisioning sessions

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