(22-Apr-10) Windows InTune is Microsoft Corp.'s latest overture to small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs), offering a hosted computer management tool and licences to Windows 7 Enterprise via subscription.
A free beta version, available to 1,000 customers and Microsoft partners, was released Monday. Businesses in Canada, the U.S., Mexico and Puerto Rico will be able to harmonize with Microsoft until May 16. A final release will be sold in one year's time.
InTune is a tool hosted by the Redmond-based software giant. It offers a simple, Explorer-style interface to manage corporate PCs. It is offered through the Microsoft Online Services platform, says Sandrine Skinner, group product marketing manager at Microsoft.