The service is known as Windows Intune and will allow administrators to manage computers through the browser. Currently as beta the service will eventually be a paid subscription based offering. Some of the features of Windows Intune are:
Managing Windows Updates
Malware and threat protection
Configuring system policies
The service has been announced as a beta for 4 countries – US, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico. To sign up for the beta and more information head over to – Windows Intune.
The end users will have a Windows Intune Tools desktop client that can be used to launch:
- Windows Update
- Microsoft Easy Assist (Remote Assistance)
PS: Head over the Windows Team blog post linked in the first line for a quick demo of Windows Intune.