Microsoft's Windows Intune Beta July 2011 was recently launched re, and now the company is also offering a free guidance for customers that want to take the Cloud-based PC management and security suite out for a spin.
Learn how you can get the most out of Windows Intune with the Getting Started Guide series, a set of tutorials designed to help you set up your new Windows Intune environment and explore the main features of Windows Intune.
"In the first of three tutorials, we will help you set up your Windows Intune environment so that you can manage and secure enrolled PCs through the web-based administration console," Microsoft promises.
"The second tutorial will help you install the client software on PCs you will manage and configure groups to help organize the computers you have added to the service. In the final tutorial, you will learn how to assess the health of your computers and take action on a day-to-day basis."
The guide offers insight on how to work with the Administrator Console, how to add admins, manage updates, set up alert notifications and default policies, creating reports as well as working with remote assistance and multiple accounts.
"Throughout this paper you will see example screenshots taken from this environment to help illustrate how you can similarly configure your Windows Intune environment. Subsequently, you can take the steps we have documented to create and customize them to meet your own business needs."
Download Windows Intune Getting Started Guide here.