It is now possible to manage and secure Windows 10 terminals from the G Suite administration console. This makes life easier for system administrators.
Companies and system administrators working on G Suite are delighted to learn that Google has integrated the management console of the collaborative and productivity suite with the ability to manage Windows 10 devices. Android, iOS or Jamboard (interactive whiteboard) devices.
Through the console, administrators will be able to enable SSO (single sign on) so that users can more easily access G Suite and other compatible applications from their Windows 10 devices. This feature, called Credential Provider for Windows, was in use. development for 2 years and was available in beta version. In addition to SSO, this service is used to protect user accounts using Google’s suspicious connection detection and anti-piracy technologies.
The G Suite admin console to manage Windows 10 devices (Photo Credit: Google)
The Mountain View firm specifies that customers of G Suite Enterprise, for Education and Cloud Identity Premium can also take several actions:
-ensure that all Windows 10 devices that access G Suite are up-to-date, secure, and compliant with company policies.
-Perform administrative actions, such as wiping Windows 10 devices or pushing device configuration updates from the cloud without connecting to the corporate network.
To benefit from these advancements, system administrators must download and install Credential Provider for Windows.