Somesh Pathak

Somesh Pathak

I am a Microsoft MVP in Enterprise Mobility, passionate about delivering innovative technical solutions in the Modern Workplace. Certified Modern Workplace Architect with extensive experience in M365

iOS Alternative App Stores? Not on My Supervised Devices!

The world of iOS app distribution is experiencing a shakeup, particularly in the European Union (EU). With the recent changes in iOS 17.4, users in the EU now have the ability to download and install alternative app stores on their iPhones and iPads. These app stores operate independently of

Say "Bye Felicia" to Passwords: Secure Enclave Takes Mac SSO to the Next Level

The integration of Secure Enclave with Platform Single Sign-On (PSSO) advances security-usability balance. This fusion not only enhances the protection against unauthorised access but also elevates the user authentication experience to new heights. This blog post will explain Secure Enclave, its role in bolstering PSSO, and how to use it

From Newbie to Pro: Enrollment & Logs for Apple Devices

Feeling overwhelmed by the sheer number of iPhones, iPads, and Macs under your wing? Juggling configurations, security, and user needs can quickly turn into a tech juggling act. MDM can feel like a black box at times, offering hidden magic without revealing its secrets. This blog post is your decoder,

Set a Deadline For Office Updates on macOS using MAU

The inclusion of options to configure Microsoft AutoUpdate (MAU) in the settings catalog of the latest service promises to simplify this process.

Mac-on-Mac: Running a Virtual macOS using Parallels Desktop

In this step-by-step guide, I delve into the process of setting up a macOS virtual machine, integrating it seamlessly with Microsoft Intune, and optimizing it with the Enterprise SSO Plugin. šŸŒŸ By leveraging this powerful combination, you can enhance your organizationā€™s device management capabilities, simplify user authentication, and improve productivity

Prevent Supervised Devices From Installing Apple Beta Software Using Intune

Apple's introduction of highly anticipated device management features, including the long-awaited "Platform SSO," has ignited a wave of excitement among users of MDM solutions. Professionals and enthusiasts eagerly await the opportunity to explore and test these new features.

Integrating Adobe With OneDrive for Business on iOS/iPadOS Devices Enrolled in Intune

With the burgeoning growth of remote work and digital environments, many organizations are relying heavily on cloud storage solutions like Microsoft OneDrive for Business and mobile device management (MDM) systems like Microsoft Intune.

Simplifying MDM Support with Power Virtual Agents and Power Apps

Power Virtual Agents allows anyone, regardless of their technical expertise, to create intelligent chatbots capable of resolving common issues. It integrates seamlessly with Power Automate, Microsoft's tool for creating automated workflows between apps and services.

WWDC 2023: Apple's Leap into Next-Level Device Management - Part 1

This year's WWDC2023 was marked by numerous groundbreaking announcements. Yet, amid the buzz about the new Apple Vision Pro, iOS/iPadOS 17, macOS Sonoma, and app updates, Apple's leap into next-level device management is an understatement.