A couple of months ago I wrote a series of blogs about the Mobile Application Management Policies in Microsoft Intune. With the release of Configuration Manager 2012 R2 SP1 lot’s of new features arrived in Configuration Manager. Both Microsoft Intune and Configuration Manager 2012 have the same Mobile Device Management features now. More on the […]READ MORE
IT/Dev Connections in Las Vegas, a great success!
Last week I had the honor to present a session at the IT/Dev Connections conference in the Aria Hotel in Las Vegas. IT/Dev Connections is a conference with 227 sessions across 5 tracks that attracts top speakers from around the world. IT/Dev Connections is a community friendly conference where nobody gets lost and the quality […]READ MORE
Today the Cumulative Update 3 for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager has been released. This bundle of updates fixes lots of issues and has some new features. The bundle fixes issues in the following areas:READ MORE
Version 3.1 of Parallels Mac Management for SCCM released
Last week I had a nice meeting with Parallels in Las Vegas when I learned that a new version of Parallels Mac Management for SCCM was released. Version 3.1 has a lot of fixes but also some new cool features and improvements. Below the following improvements are announced and available from the release notes; Added […]READ MORE
New features added to Windows Intune standalone and ConfigMgr
Last week Microsoft released new features in Windows Intune stand alone. As from now you are able to provision iOS and Windows Phone 8/8.1 devices with Email profiles like we already could via Configuration Manager connected with Windows Intune. (hybrid solution) With this feature you are able to provision devices with email profiles and restrictions […]READ MORE
So now we have looked at the features and Client in the first blog, looked at the deploying software in the second blog, looked at the Mac OS X Configuration Profiles in the third blog and looked at the “other” configuration items in the fourth blog we are now going to look at deploying an Mac OS […]READ MORE
Migrating MDT task sequences in ConfigMgr without deleting MDT tasks
While being in the process of migrating a Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 hierarchy to a new single Configuration Manager 2012 R2 Primary Site I did not want to clean up those very well working Task Sequences created with the MDT Integration plugin in Configuration Manager 2012 R2. Normally migrating MDT based task sequences with the […]READ MORE
Earlier this week I discussed how Mac OS X packages can be deployed to Mac OS X devices. Today I want to have a look at the Parallels Configuration Items. With for instance the Mac OS X Configuration Profiles you are able to create a configuration item that allows you to deliver Mac OS X […]READ MORE
At TechEd North America I came across the booth from Parallels and they were advertising with a product called Parallels Mac Management for ConfigMgr. Parallels Mac Management for SCCM was awarded with the “The Best of TechEd award”. So for me worthwhile looking at and of course everything that integrates with ConfigMgr 2012 attracts my attention […]READ MORE
Building a complete MDM solution with Exchange 2013, ConfigMgr 2012 R2 and Windows Intune
Unfortunately my Windows IT Pro sessions about the Microsoft’s Mobile Device Management solutions were cancelled due the lack of booked “seats” in the virtual classroom. Sad that it won’t go through, I put a lot of effort in it. But the good thing about that it is cancelled is that I am able to share […]READ MORE
Cumulative Update 1 for ConfigMgr 2012 R2 available
Today the first Cumulative Update for Configuration Manager 2012 R2 has been released. Cumulative Update 1 will fix issues related to the following areas: Administrator Console Mobile Device Management Reporting Application Virtualization Internet-based clients Software Center Operating system deployment Endpoint Protection Application management Supported operating systems (Mac OS X 10.9) Site systems Windows PowerShell Wake-up proxy […]READ MORE
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About Peter Daalmans
Peter tries to speak every year on several events like TechDays Netherlands, ExpertsLive, IT/Dev Connections, BriForum, Midwest Management Summit, TechEd Australia, TechEd New Zealand and in 2017 Peter had the honor to speak at Microsoft Ignite. See more here.
Author of four books about Configurtion Manager and Microsoft Enterprise Mobility +Security