Microsoft Windows Intune versus System Center Configuration Manager

 

Microsoft Windows Intune offers its users cloud based services that help to manage and secure devices, regardless of whether they are in the office, or at a remote location. Also Microsoft Windows Intune helps safeguard the business data. The best thing about it is that it does not limit the employees’ access to any business application. That they might need, where they need it, and when they need it.

Features of Microsoft Windows Intune Compared

There are a multiple different ways of managing mobile devices. The device and application management capabilities often differ depending on the device platform under use for managing functionality related needs. For your better understanding, a basic comparison of the capabilities of Intune and Configuration Manager On-premises is under: 

Capabilities Microsoft Windows Intune System Center Configuration Manager
Platform
Microsoft Windows Yes Yes
Microsoft Windows Server No Yes
Windows Phone Yes Windows 10 only
iOS Yes No
Windows RT Yes No
Compliance Settings
Deploy and customize Windows PC device configuration settings (e.g., WMI, registry) No Yes
Deploy configuration settings to mobile devices. Yes Yes
Deployment
Deploy apps to devices and Windows PCs Yes Yes
Deploy Windows operating systems No Yes
Security and Privacy
Manage Windows software updates Yes Yes
Administration and Reporting
Monitor and report on how often software is being used with software metering No Yes
Hardware and software inventory Yes Yes
Use role-based administration and reporting to control who has access to product capabilities No Yes
Data Protection for mobile devices
Deploy security settings to mobile devices Yes Yes
Remote lock Yes Yes
Company resource access
Email profiles Yes Yes
Mobile application management Yes Yes
Manage access to Exchange email and SharePoint with conditional access Yes Yes
Managed Internet browser policy Yes Yes

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