How to configure SCCM Device Categories

Benoit LecoursSCCM2 Comments

Beginning with SCCM 1606, you can create device categories to automatically add devices into device collections when you are using SCCM and Intune in a hybrid scenario. (In a standalone scenario, this feature is named Device group mapping). At enrollment time, the mobile users are required to choose a device category. Once a device category is selected, the device is added to the corresponding collection based on a new collection membership : Device Category Rule. Device categories can also be set manually on a single device using the SCCM Console. Here’s everything you need to know in order to manage this new features : Create SCCM Device Categories Open the … Read More

Mobile Device Management with Intune and SCCM 2012

Benoit LecoursIntune, SCCM9 Comments

Managing Mobile devices is a challenge that all SCCM admins will face in the near future. With the rise of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device), businesses need to have control over every asset used by their employees. With the various mobile operating systems (iOS, Windows Phone, Windows RT, Android), this task can be overwhelming but it’s not as complicated than it looks. You just need to understand the main concepts and apply the right method to each operating systems. Mobile Device Management has been introduced with SCCM 2012 SP1 and many enhancements have been made with the R2 release. Microsoft has … Read More