The Windows Intune cloud service provides cloud based PC management including anti-virus, patch updating and more. It helps you centrally manage and secure PCs through a simple Web-based console; whether your IT staff or end users are in the main office, in a branch office, or on the road.
We have already seen the features of Windows Intune. Windows Intune Product Guide provides an introduction to Windows Intune, outlines the benefits of using the cloud-based service, and describes the wide range of Windows Intune functionality from software distribution and update deployment to malware protection and remote user assistance.
This PDF guide is a 67 MB download and make for rather exhaustive reading!
Go here if you are looking for some good Windows Intune Tutorials and a Getting Started Guide and here for Windows Intune Tips and Tricks.