Device Management

Device management is essential to protect data, streamline operations, comply with regulations, security and to ensure you are making the most of your technology investments. Without property device management, businesses may face increased security risks, reduced productivity, and higher operational costs.

Sand Communications

Sand enrols all devices onto Microsoft Azure Domain Controller.

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At Sand Communications, we understand the unique challenges faced by small and medium enterprises (SMEs) when it comes to managing their IT infrastructure. In today’s technological landscape staying ahead within your industry requires an efficient, seamless, and secure IT environment. That is why we offer Device Management as a comprehensive service, to enable you to focus on the core of your business whilst leaving the technical complexities to our highly skilled and certified IT professionals. When done correctly, device management can transform the way your business operates, helping boost productivity and save valuable resource.

Microsoft Azure Domain Controller

Is a cutting-edge cloud-based service that operates within the Azure Active Directory environment that provides centralised user and device management capabilities. It offers a wide range of features, allowing businesses to manage user identities, enforce security policies, and control access to resources across multiple devices including windows, MacOS and Linux.

Benefits of Microsoft Azure Domain Controller for Device Management:

Improved Security and compliance:

One standout feature of the Azure Domain Controller is its robust security measures. It allows our IT administrators to enforce strong authentication methods, such as multi-factor authentication, to ensure secure access to resources. Additionally, Azure Domain Controller facilitates compliance with data protection regulations and industry standards, helping businesses meet their compliance regulations.

Centralised Device Management:

Azure Domain Controller enables businesses to manage user accounts, groups, and security policies from a central location. This centralisation simplifies device management tasks, allowing our IT administrators to efficiently provision new user account, grant appropriate access permissions and enforce consistent security policies across your business.

Device Enrolment and Configuration:

Our IT Administrators can easily onboard new devices to the Azure Active Directory, ensuring that they adhere to company policies and security standards. The Azure Domain Controller simplifies the device enrolment and configuration process. The streamlined enrolment process minimises the time spent to set up new devices, meaning your team can be up and running in no time.

Device Enrolment and Configuration:

Our IT Administrators can easily onboard new devices to the Azure Active Directory, ensuring that they adhere to company policies and security standards. The Azure Domain Controller simplifies the device enrolment and configuration process. The streamlined enrolment process minimises the time spent to set up new devices, meaning your team can be up and running in no time.

Seamless Single Sign-On (SSO).

Azure Domain Controller facilitates Single Sign On (SSO) integration with Azure AD and other cloud-based applications. This allows users to access various applications with a single set of credentials, enhancing productivity and improving the user experience by reducing the need to remember multiple passwords.

Secure Remote Device Management:

Azure Domain Controller provides secure device management capabilities which allows our IT administrators to manage devices from anywhere, at any time. This remote management feature is particularly valuable in today’s mobile and remote working environments where out IT teams can support devices regardless of their physical location.

Scalability and Flexibility:

As businesses grown and adapt, their device management requirement might also need adapting. The adaptability of Azure Domain Controller allows for scalability and flexibility. Allowing our IT engineers to easily add and remove devices, adjust security policies, and accommodate changes within the workforce. Ensuring your business remains agile and responsive to evolving business requirements.

Integration with Microsoft 365:

The software seamlessly integrates with Microsoft 365 which allows for a unified ecosystem for user and device management. The integration allows businesses to enhance productivity and security within the Microsoft environment by extending the management capabilities of the Azure Domain controller to Microsoft 365 applications.

Conditional Access Policies:

Azure Domain Controller allows businesses to set up conditional access policies, that control access to corporate resources based on various criteria such as the user location, device health and user risk level. This enhances security by ensuring that only authorised and compliant devices have access to sensitive data and applications.

At Sand Communications, our outsourced IT support for device management offers your business a strategic advantage by providing expertise, enhanced security, compliance, proactive maintenance, streamlined workflows and cost-effectiveness. By entrusting Sand communications with your device management needs, you can focus on what matters most – growing your business. Let our dedicated team of IT professionals take care of your IT infrastructure while you enjoy increased productivity and seamless operations.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is device management?

Device management works as part of a larger strategy to move away from the traditional “Break/Fix” support model and move towards a more proactive approach that essentially minimises business downtime and improve operational efficiency.

How will device management benefit me?

Safer computing – stay protected from malware, ransomware, and data theft.

Quicker issue resolution – with a proactive approach, we can identify and fix issues with your device without them directly impacting your device.

Automated Patch Management – keep your computer safe and up to date with automated software updates.

Is it something we can handle in house?

Whilst some businesses attempt to manage their devices internally, it often proves challenging due to advancing technology, cyber security risk, limited time and resources, and the requirement of specialised expertise. We provide access to a dedicated team of professionals, who stay up to date with knowledge, training, and experience in device management, leading to more secure and efficient operations.

Will it impact our employees’ daily operations?

Our device management process is designed to minimise disruption to your employees’ daily operations. We schedule maintenance tasks during off-peak hours and work proactively to prevent any downtime during critical business hours.

How do I know if my computer is enrolled in Device Management?

We will install software on your device which you will be able to see. Also, you should see an icon at the bottom right of your taskbar near your clock which shows that this software is installed.

How do you handle data backup and recovery in the case of data loss?

We implement regular data back ups and work with you to develop data recovery plans to minimise data loss and quickly restore operations in the case of any unforeseen incidents. Data backups and recovery and integral components of our device management service.

What devices are supported?

We cover a wide range of devices, including desktop computers, laptops, servers, tablets and other devices connected to the network that are essential for your business operations.

How will it effect my device?

The resources required for our applications are very minimum unless we’re transferring large files or installing software.

What if the device manager asks me to restart my computer? Can I stop it?

All reboot requests can be declined and postponed to a time that suits you.