12th Gen Intel Core vPro processors meant for business laptops that prioritise productivity, security and ease of maintenance. These processors are based on the same Alder Lake microarchitecture and thus, feature a combination of Efficient-cores (E-cores) and Performance-cores (P-cores). One of the key features of the new Intel vPro processors is Intel Threat Detection Technology (TDT) which is a hardware-based ransomeware detection mechanism that improves the efficacy and speed at which attacks are detected.
“The next gen of the Intel vPro platform was designed to deliver even greater security, performance and manageability for all businesses. And, with the introduction of 12th Gen Intel Core processors, we are reimagining the way people work with our performance hybrid architecture for business, productivity and multitasking.” --Stephanie Hallford, Intel vice president and general manager of Business Client Platforms
The Intel vPro platform will feature SKUs that are specialised for different operating systems and use cases. Intel vPro Enterprise for Windows is designed to meet Microsoft Secured-core PC requirements and supports dynamic root fo trust, OS reporting and additional system management mode operations. The following are the processor SKUs falling under the Intel vPro Enterprise for Windows lineup.
Intel vPro Essentials extends the security and device management capabilities to small and medium businesses. The SKUs in this lineup include:
Lastly, there's the growing Chromebook segment for which Intel has created a new lineup. The protection technologies remain the same with these SKUs as well. It's just that Chromebooks are designed with very low-power consuming processors. The SKUs in this lineup are: