Management & Securité des ordinateurs depuis le “Cloud”

Microsoft a publié lundi dernier les premières informations concernant un nouveau service en ligne à l’intention des PME/ETI qui permettra de gérer des ordinateurs équipées de Windows depuis un browser Web. Ce service, baptisé "Intune" va être mis à la disposition d’un millier de clients et de partenaires Microsoft durant le courant de cette semaine.

L’article en anglais sur le site web Microsoft :

Windows Intune Beta

Windows Intune simplifies how businesses manage and secure PCs using Windows cloud services and Windows 7—so your computers and users can operate at peak performance, from virtually anywhere.

Microsoft Windows Intune PC Management & Security

Windows Intune is a comprehensive solution that includes PC management, malware protection, Windows upgrades, and more.

Use the Windows Intune cloud service beta to:

  • Manage updates
  • Protect PCs from malware
  • Proactively monitor PCs
  • Provide remote assistance
  • Track hardware & software inventory
  • Set security policies

More Information

Technical Requirements

The Windows Intune client software is supported on both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of:

  • Windows 7 Enterprise, Ultimate and Professional
  • Windows Vista Enterprise, Ultimate, and Business
  • Windows XP Professional Service Pack (SP) 2 or SP 3 (recommended)

The Windows Intune client software has no additional hardware requirements for Windows 7 or Windows Vista-based computers. However, to install the client software on Windows XP-based computers you will need a CPU clock speed of 500 MHz or greater and at least 256 MB of RAM.

You will also require Administrator rights on the computer to complete the Windows Intune client software installation.

To access the Windows Intune Web console, administrators will need access to a Web browser that supports Silverlight 3.0, such as Internet Explorer 7.0 or higher.

Note: To install the Windows Intune client software on Windows XP Professional SP 2-based computers you will need to install the following software (these updates are not required for Windows XP SP 3 or later):

This information relates to pre-release software product, which may be substantially modified before its first commercial release. Accordingly, the information may not accurately describe or reflect the software product when first commercially released. This document is provided for informational purposes only, and Microsoft makes no warranties, express or implied, with respect to this information.

Egalement en français, un article très intéressant sur le sujet d’Arnaud Alcabez sur le blog d’Orientis