News about Microsoft’s Managed Desktop (MMD) Service

Computer Repair Technicians - Microsoft Managed Desktop
Computer Repair Technicians – MS Managed Desktop

Microsoft plans to help / replace traditional IT administrators with the launch of its Microsoft Managed Desktop (MMD) service. With MMD, customers get pre configured hardware running on top of Windows 10. Along with 365 Enterprise subscriptions and cloud based system management.

The new platform allows Microsoft to monitor subscribed systems, and install security patches, O/S & software updates to said devices. This new paid subscription service is already running right now for some clients in England and the United States.

While this service may help large IT departments manage their companies networks more effectively, one has to wonder what kind of target Microsoft has painted on their backs. As a successful penetration on the new service might leave millions of systems open to attack. Time will tell…

 

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