In an official announcement made by Microsoft, the Surface tools have been updated for IT admins to assist them with core security, management, and diagnostic tasks on devices like the newly launched Surface Book 3 and Surface Go 2.
Surface tools are a bunch of programs that help IT professionals to install, manage, and secure a Surface device in an organization.
Updated tools include:
- Surface Data Eraser. Allows you to perform a secure wipe of all data from compatible Surface devices.
- Surface Diagnostic Tool for Business. Provides a range of diagnostic tests and software repairs to quickly investigate, troubleshoot, and resolve hardware, software, and firmware issues with Surface devices.
- Surface Enterprise Management Mode. Allows you to secure and manage firmware settings within your organization.