Microsoft Intunes New Guided Upgrade Feature
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Jun 6, 2024 10:09 AM

Microsoft Intunes New Guided Upgrade Feature

by HubSite 365 about Daniel Bradley [MVP] (Our Cloud Network)

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Key insights


  • Microsoft Intune will introduce guided application upgrades within its Enterprise Application Management (EAM) features in August 2024.
  • Although the EAM was available since February 2024, initial features were limited to the guided deployment of around 200 applications with no app-only permission control through Microsoft Graph.
  • As of May 2024, the number of applications has expanded to over 250, some of which are self-updating, but still limited to guided deployments.
  • The update will support organizations by simplifying the process of deploying updates using data from Microsoft's internal app database to ensure seamless installations.
  • Organizations currently using third-party patching solutions should evaluate the costs and benefits of switching to EAM for a more integrated solution with Microsoft Intune.

Overview of Enterprise Application Management in Microsoft Intune

Enterprise Application Management (EAM) within Microsoft Intune has evolved since its initial rollout in early 2024. Targeted towards improving application deployment and management efficiency, EAM now prepares to offer guided application upgrades from August 2024. This feature leverages Microsoft's extensive internal app database through Microsoft Graph to facilitate accurate and seamless application updates, providing a more streamlined experience for administrators. 




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