As detailed on the Microsoft Intune blog, following Google’s announcement of the General Availability of Android Marshmallow (aka Android M or Android 6.0), Microsoft detail how they are going to support this with Intune:
“Google has announced the general availability of the Android Marshmallow (also known as Android M or Android 6.0) update. Android is a first class citizen in the Microsoft Intune ecosystem, so we keep close tabs on any new capabilities to see where we can add value and enable scenarios for our customers.
We’ve taken a look at what’s available in Android M, and wanted to outline some of the most useful enterprise features that IT Pros should be aware of. Note that some of the capabilities coming in Android M discussed below are already supported by Intune today, but some aren’t yet available. It’ll be made clear below which items below are things to look forward to in coming planned releases.
Day 0 Support for Android M
Since the day that the developer preview bits first became available back in May 2015, we on the Intune team have been routinely testing our MDM and MAM scenarios with the available Android M preview builds. We always make day 0 support for new versions of operating systems a priority, and we are happy to announce that Intune has day 0 support for Android M. When your users upgrade their devices from prior versions or get one of the new devices with Android M pre-loaded, you can be confident that Intune’s device and app management features will continue to work seamlessly. This applies if you’re using MDM for Office 365, Intune as a standalone cloud service, or Intune integrated with System Center Configuration Manager (also known as hybrid)…”
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