Brandon LeBlanc over at The Windows Blog has posted up details on Microsoft's Windows Intune; an advancement on their cloud strategy that makes for a more condensed and cost effective method for small to medium sized businesses in maintaining an on-premise desktop management infrastructure.
Windows InTune is a prayer answered for many businesses and gives new IT capabilities with lower upfront investment and resources required. This new online offering for PC management and security simplifies how businesses manage and secure their PCs using Windows cloud services and Windows 7, making it easier for IT staff to manage and secure PCs from virtually anywhere.
The full article via the source link below gives a complete overview of what the cloud service is capable of and there's also a streaming video available there to see it in action.
Microsoft is today making the public beta of Windows InTune available to 1,000 customers and IT partners in the US, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico. If you think you or your company will make good use of it, you can sign up for the beta here; sign-ups will cease on May 16th.