MECM is now merged with Intune for desktop OS management– which pairs nicely!

If your organization currently owns System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), then you also now own Intune for PC management! Please be aware that if you own Intune, then you also automatically get SCCM for desktops. This does not include mobile device management.

Read on to learn how best to optimize your usage of MECM and take advantage of this great pairing...

What is Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager (MECM)?  

Microsoft has brought together Configuration Manager and Intune for PC management with simplified licensing. This allows the deployment of a seamless, end-to-end management solution that combines the functionality, data, and new intelligent actions of Microsoft Intune and Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM). MECM provides modern management and security that meets customers where they are and helps them move to the cloud. Microsoft has also included different management solutions to be included in the Microsoft Endpoint Manager brand.

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This secure, integrated management solution includes:

How is Microsoft Endpoint Manager integrated?  

Microsoft Endpoint Manager integrates a variety of solutions for managing devices. The following Microsoft management solutions are now part of the Microsoft Endpoint Manager Brand:

The new 1910 version of SCCM is a part of MECM, through simplified licensing. This allows organizations to continue to make use of existing Configuration Manager investments, while also taking advantage of the power of the Microsoft Cloud. This update brings a handful of new features/improvements, including:

How Interlink Can Help 

If MECM is something you are interested in pursuing and utilizing, we would love to discuss how it would fit your organization’s needs and systems management strategy. Also, if your organization is using an out of date SCCM and would like to update, please contact Interlink today and we can start a discussion about what is best for your organization.

Interested in learning more? View our similar blog: Take Advantage of the New Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) Update.