New MAM capabilities in december update of MS Intune

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Microsoft will be rolling out some new features to Intune this week….they arrive somewhere between December 9th and December 12th 2014.

New features that will be released to Intune standalone (cloud only) as part of this service update include:

  • Ability to restrict access to Exchange Online email based upon device enrollment and compliance policies
    • Management of Office mobile apps (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) for iOS devices, including ability to restrict actions such as copy, cut, and paste outside of the managed app ecosystem
      • Ability to extend application protection to existing line-of-business apps using the Intune App Wrapping Tool for iOS
        • Managed Browser app for Android devices that controls actions that users can perform, including allow/deny access to specific websites. Managed Browser app for iOS devices currently pending store approval
          • PDF Viewer, AV Player, and Image Viewer apps for Android devices that help users securely view corporate content
            • Bulk enrollment of iOS devices using Apple Configurator
              • Ability to create configuration files using Apple Configurator and import these files into Intune to set custom iOS policies
                • Lockdown of Windows Phone 8.1 devices with Assigned Access mode using OMA-URI settings

                  • Ability to set additional policies on Windows Phone 8.1 devices using OMA-URI settings
                  In partnership with the Office team, you can also expect new Intune-managed Office mobile apps (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) for Android devices coming soon.

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