At a time when organizations are being asked to do more with less, these deployment
changes couldn’t come at a better time. By centralizing Mac provisioning activities in the
cloud and decentralizing the hardware deployment, you can efficiently set up, manage
and re-provision Macs without ever physically touching them.
Ready to step into the brave new world of provisioning? With Jamf Pro, you will be.
Published By: IBM APAC
Published Date: Aug 22, 2017
Today’s enterprises support an assortment of end-user devices,
including laptops and desktops (both PCs and Macs), tablets and hybrid devices, and, of course, smartphones. Not only do employees use a variety of form factors, but they run a variety of platforms on those devices, including:
• Apple iOS and Apple macOS
• Google Android
• Microsoft Windows
Published By: IBM APAC
Published Date: Aug 22, 2017
While it might be desirable to standardize end users on one or two types of devices that all run the same operating system, most organizations don’t have that luxury. Today’s users demand an extraordinary level of flexibility and convenience—which means most organizations support a vast assortment of endpoints, including laptops and desktops (both PCs and Macs), tablets and hybrid devices, smartphones, and even wearables and IoT devices.
Working closely with Absolute Software Chicago Public Schools is managing over 100,000 PCs, Macs, and iOS 4 devices and have recovered over 350 stolen computers allowing them to invest in the future (versus replacement computers).
The Center for Internet Security (CIS) benchmark for macOS is widely regarded as a comprehensive checklist for organizations to follow to secure their Macs. This white paper from Jamf—the Apple Management Experts—will show you how to best implement the independent organizations’ recommendations
"When contemplating offering Macs to your workforce, the question of cost inevitably comes up. “Macs are great, but I can buy two PCs for the same price as one Mac,” is a common mentality within IT departments.
However, when comparing the total cost of ownership associated with providing basic services, software, management and support, the outcome (surprising to some) favors Mac over PC. But how can this b
Published By: MobileIron
Published Date: Apr 11, 2018
The enterprise landscape has changed dramatically with the influx of millennials — and their preferred devices — into the workforce. As a result, Macs that were once limited to mostly niche usage are now rapidly expanding their enterprise footprint. These devices require the same level of security and oversight that organizations apply to all of their other devices. Otherwise, the risk of leaving Macs either unmanaged or secured by point products creates security gaps that can leave the enterprise open to cyberattacks and compliance violations.
The good news is, MobileIron makes it easy to secure Macs the same way all other devices in the enterprise are managed. No integrations, additional training, or learning curves are involved. The time has come for a modern approach to Mac management that is seamless for end users, improves operational efficiency, and simplifies IT operations across the entire device lifecycle. MobileIron makes it all possible.
While it might be desirable to standardize end users on one or two types
of devices that all run the same operating system, most organizations
don’t have that luxury. Today’s users demand an extraordinary level of
flexibility and convenience—which means most organizations support a
vast assortment of endpoints, including laptops and desktops (both PCs
and Macs), tablets and hybrid devices, smartphones, and even wearables
and IoT devices.
A majority of environments today are cross-platform, combining both PCs and Macs. The result has become a common IT challenge: How can you maintain Macs in a network environment with a PC-centric infrastructure and with Windows-based network services?
Dramatic changes are underway in offices around the world, with Macs rapidly gaining market share in modern enterprises. Read this white paper to discover the industry-wide transitions to Macs, and tips to smooth your integration of Apple devices.
Three decades after the height of the cold war between Apple and IBM, these former nemeses have formed a partnership emblematic of the shifting tide in enterprise IT. Macs are no longer just a niche choice for the creative class. In this report, see how Macs have proven themselves in the enterprise. They’re easier to support than PCs, increase worker productivity, enhance information security and save money.
A small business owner named Pete needs a complete security solution that protects everyone on his staff when they email, browse, and share using their Macs, PCs, or mobile devices. Watch this video and see Pete discover Trend Micro™ Worry-Free™ Business Security is an easy-to-use solution that provides complete user protection for all his employees.
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Today's enterprises support an assortment of end-user devices, including laptops and desktops (both PCs and Macs), tablets and hybrid devices, and, of course, smartphones. Not only do employees use a variety of form factors, but they run a variety of platforms on those devices, including:
Apple iOS and Apple macOS
To complicate the situation further, they run different versions of those platforms for example, Microsoft Windows XP SP3, Microsoft Windows 10 or anything in between. In addition, IT is being tasked more and more with managing and securing wearables, ruggedized devices and the Internet of Things (IoT).
Read this whitepaper to learn more.
Today’s threat landscape has forced us, once again, to evolve how we think about and deliver effective security to protect endpoints (PCs, Macs, Linux, mobile devices, etc). Malware today is either on an endpoint or it’s headed there. Advanced malware is dynamic, can compromise environments from an array of attack vectors, take endless form factors, launch attacks over time, and can quickly exfiltrate data from endpoints. Such malware, including polymorphic and environmentally aware malware, is very good at masking itself and evading traditional security tools, which can lead to a breach. As a result, it’s no longer a question of “if” malware can penetrate defenses and get onto endpoints, it’s a question of “when”.
Published By: Centrify
Published Date: Sep 08, 2015
Adding Macs to a Microsoft-based corporate network can be a challenge. This paper will explore how Centrify can quickly and easily provide the necessary tools to allow Macs to be managed in the same way PCs are managed today.
Apple began aligning management profiles in Mac and iOS software years ago so that Macs could be managed alongside iOS devices with mobile device management (MDM). Each macOS update has delivered additional MDM controls, enabling IT to manage more endpoints together. Unified endpoint management brings together traditional client management with a modern enterprise mobility management framework to simplify the management process for IT. This whitepaper summarizes the key challenges of Mac management and outlines considerations and product features to help ensure a successful deployment.
Published By: Symantec
Published Date: Oct 07, 2014
Last year, Mac malware increased by 66% with a single, high-profile attack infecting over 600,000 machines. Malware authors are targeting unsuspecting Mac users and gaining access to organization's data. Still wondering whether Macs need protection? See what advice a senior strategic analyst at ESG has to share.
Published By: MobileIron
Published Date: Feb 26, 2018
Enterprises are increasingly expected to support Macs as corporateapproved devices. In order to be in compliance, it is imperative that all devices accessing sensitive corporate and customer data be fully secured and managed. MobileIron delivers a new model for authentication and identity to Macs and enables enterprises to unify Apple mobile and desktop operations using a common security and management platform. MobileIron’s layered security can be extended to not only corporate-owned Macs, but to employee-owned devices as well. And, IT organizations can bring Macs under management across the organization with unparalleled speed and at scale thanks to seamless integration with Apple’s Device Enrollment Program (DEP) and Volume Purchase Program (VPP).
Historically in the enterprise, Macs have been managed separately from iOS devices in separate consoles, sometimes by different groups within IT. Traditional domain-joined management posed several problems for today’s modern enterprise. Nowadays, managing Macs like mobile devices means they can be configured over the air, without ever having to be domain-joined. That’s a major plus for global organizations, remote workers and companies who use contractors or freelancers. Unifying parallel device environments enables streamlined oversight, management and distribution of content across Macs and iOS devices.
With AirWatch® Enterprise Mobility Management, IT can implement a BYOD program and policy for all device types, ensuring personal information remains private. IT has a consistent management experience for all device types and operating systems, enabling a single-pane-of-glass view of all endpoints in an enterprise.