Microsoft Announces April Intune Updates

Microsoft Announces April Intune Updates

We have all seen the pace of updates for various Microsoft products and services on both the consumer and IT Pro sides of their business.

Microsoft's Intune is no exception to that monthly cycle of updates and improvements. The big benefit is that rolling out these updates is very easy because Microsoft Intune is a cloud based services and updates are immediately available to all users once they are live.

Today, over at the Microsoft Intune blog, the team has announced three key updates for the service that are being rolled out to users in its April updates.

  • Block contact sync from Outlook app to device (for iOS): New Mobile Application Management (MAM) controls allow you to prevent a user from syncing Outlook contacts to the native address book on iOS devices, and ┬áprovide you with the ability to remove contacts that have already been saved to the native address book when you perform a selective wipe of the device.
  • Conditional Access support for Skype for Business Online: New conditional access policies allow you to restrict access to Skype for Business Online to only managed and compliant iOS and Android devices.
  • Manage Windows Defender on Windows 10 PCs: The Windows 10 general configuration policy now includes settings to manage Windows Defender on enrolled Windows 10 PCs.

According to the team these are not the only updates this month and other enhancements are also being sent out to users.

More details will be available on the What's New in Microsoft Intune webpage in the very near term.

But, wait...there's probably more so be sure to follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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