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Cloud PC Management Service Windows Intune Available March 23rd

Microsoft will be launching its cloud-based PC management service Windows InTune on March 23rd, the company has revealed.

According to a post on the Windows Team Blog, the InTune service will be available for purchase or a 30-day trial starting March 23rd in 35 countries across the globe.

InTune, which went into second beta last July, is a cloud based PC management system that lets organisations of every size manage their systems effectively. The tool allows IT administrators to keep PCs updated with the newest Windows updates and protect the system using the latest anti-virus. The software will also help administrators in regulating IT policies.

The company plans to officially unveil the service at the Microsoft Management Summit in Las Vegas on March 23rd.

Microsoft's Gavriella Schuster wrote on the blog post, “Windows Intune builds on our history of delivering cloud services at scale, including Hotmail and Windows Update, and leverages Microsoft’s cloud experience with Azure, Dynamics CRM Online and Office 365 to give our customers the best Windows experience possible,”

The company also stated that companies purchasing InTune will additionally get upgrade rights to Windows 7 Enterprise to obtain a standardised OS environment.

In order to receive information about the upcoming free 30 day trial, interested parties should sign up for Windows Intune Notifications.