Get Ready for SCCM ConfigMgr Intune New Features

Get Ready for SCCM ConfigMgr Intune New Features. Microsoft has announced the latest versions of ConfigMgr 2012 and Intune during TechEd North America 2013. ConfigMgr 2012 R2 is the latest version of System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1.

Official blog post here. To know more about new features available with ConfigMgr 2012 R2 and Windows Intune vNext, spend some time to view the following video @ channel9 here.

Get Ready for SCCM ConfigMgr Intune New Features

More details on SCCM 2012 R2 New Features via TechNet. Watch out for the TechEd North America 2013 Videos to know more about ConfigMgr 2012 R2, Intune next version, and MDT updates @channel9 – more videos here. My version of ConfigMgr 2012 R2 updates about new features or enhancements are here : 

  • Reduced Infra Requirements

Obsolete Reason for having a Primary Site – Untrusted Forests (new in R2)

Patch My PC

Ability to reassign clients between ConfigMgr Sites with a hierarchy

Support of restoring SQL Database to a different server during recovery

  • Content Management and RBA   

New Report Show how much a particular DP is used

Content replication made less chatty over the WAN


Pull DP enhanced for scale and monitoring

RBA support for reporting

  • OSD (OS Deployment)       

Enable Pre-stage Content File 

Bulk USB media Creation from ISO

App install Status in Task Sequence

Integrate key MDT ZTI tasks to native ConfigMgr OS deployment

  • Mobile Device Management

Native IOS app for Self-service portal for ConfigMgr + Intune

Android Agent and Self Service Portal  ConfigMgr + Intune

If you don’t have much time to go through the entire video (mentioned above) and you’re looking for a quick overview, then here are some links that would help !!

–  Configuration Manager 2012 R2 announced – recording available! – Jörgen Nilsson

– ConfigMgr 2012 R2 and next version of Windows Intune announced, yesterday – Peter Daalmans 


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Anoop is Microsoft MVP! He is a Solution Architect in enterprise client management with more than 20 years of experience (calculation done in 2021) in IT. He is a blogger, Speaker, and Local User Group HTMD Community leader. His main focus is on Device Management technologies like SCCM 2012, Current Branch, and Intune. E writes about ConfigMgr, Windows 11, Windows 10, Azure AD, Microsoft Intune, Windows 365, AVD, etc…

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