Apple @ Work Overview Updated October 13, 2020

Apple @ Work

A new regular series from Bradley Chambers covering Apple in the enterprise

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70 'Apple @ Work' stories

June 2019 - October 2020


About Apple @ Work: Bradley Chambers has been managing an enterprise IT network since 2009. Through his experience deploying and managing firewalls, switches, a mobile device management system, enterprise grade Wi-Fi, and hundreds of Macs and iPads, Bradley will highlight ways in which Apple IT managers deploy Apple devices, build networks to support them, train users, stories from the trenches of IT management, and ways Apple could improve its products for IT departments.

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Apple @ Work Stories October 13

In this episode of the Apple @ Work podcast, Bradley is joined by Reilly Chase from HostiFi to talk about the new Ubiquiti Access product, UniFi Protect, and more.

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Apple @ Work Stories October 10

Microsoft’s Active Directory was the centerpiece of every enterprise’s IT strategy for many years. From Exchange to the shared drive, to a centralized login system, AD was everything. We’ve all of a sudden realized in 2020 that AD is not everything. It’s still a crucial part of IT strategy for many organizations, but it’s no longer the only strategy. For cloud-first companies, many of them aren’t even deploying an active directory infrastructure. Apple is, indirectly, the cause of active directory moving from a requirement to a choice.

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Apple @ Work Stories September 29

In this episode of the Apple @ Work podcast, Bradley is joined by DataJAR to talk about trends in the enterprise relating to macOS and iOS updates.

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Apple @ Work Stories September 26

Device supervision is a crucial aspect of managing Apple in the enterprise, but it’s essential to understand what it’s good for, what its limits are, and how to ensure you get a deployment started on the right foot.

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Apple @ Work Stories September 19

Now that the dust has settled on Apple’s acquisition of Fleetsmith, I want to discuss their removal of the Fleetsmith app store and why I think Apple should bring it back in a different way (as a Mac App Library), even as a possible API for third party device management systems to tie into as well.

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Apple @ Work Stories September 15

In this episode of the Apple @ Work podcast, Bradley is joined by Sam Johnson from Jamf to discuss the 2020 virtual Jamf Nation User Conference.

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