Apple @ Work Overview Updated June 12, 2021

Apple @ Work

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

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111 'Apple @ Work' stories

June 2019 - June 2021

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 June 12

The discussion around macOS vs. iOS comes up every time Apple releases a new iPad Pro with hardware that the software seemingly cannot push. In my post WWDC reflections, an interesting idea came to mind on making the iPad more useful: What if Apple allowed Parallels and VMware to offer virtualization on iPadOS?

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Apple @ Work Stories June 5

One of the most exciting weeks of the year for us in the Apple ecosystem is almost here. Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference kicks off next week. Although it’s virtual once again, we’re all looking forward to an exciting week of announcements as we get a look at what’s coming in iOS 15, iPadOS 15, macOS 13, and hopefully some announcements for tvOS. On the enterprise side, I am looking forward to the “What’s new with Apple device management” session that usually happens in the middle of the week. We’re coming up on a year since Apple’s acquisition of Fleetsmith, so it’s going to be interesting to see if we hear any news about it. Even that withstanding, here are some things I’d love to see from Apple in regards to enterprise and K–12 device management for this round of software upgrades.

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Apple @ Work Stories June 1

Mosyle adds Okta and Ping Identity to streamline macOS logins in the enterprise

Mosyle is one of the top Apple mobile device management vendors on the market. Over 20,000 businesses and schools currently use them. Today, the company has unveiled a new integration to streamline the macOS. Using Mosyle Auth 2, Mosyle’s single sign-on solution for macOS, organizations can now use Okta and Ping Identity for Login management for enterprise Macs.

Apple @ Work Stories May 26

Kandji has taken the wraps off its latest addition to its Apple mobile device management platform. Kandji Liftoff was designed to create the perfect first-day experience when setting up a Mac at work. Using Kandji Liftoff, IT departments can automatically take an unboxed Mac and set it up with all the right apps, settings, and security controls in place before the user logs in for the first time.

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Apple @ Work Stories May 25

In this episode of the Apple @ Work podcast, Bradley is joined by Alcyr Araujo, the CEO of Mosyle, to discuss their recent product announcements.

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Apple @ Work Stories May 15

Apple @ Work is brought to you by Kandji, the MDM solution built exclusively for organizations that run on Apple. Kandji is a modern, cloud-based platform for centrally managing and securing your Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV devices, saving IT teams countless hours of manual work with features like one-click compliance templates and 150+ pre-built automations, apps, and workflows. Request access.

Device security is at the forefront for any IT department. While many professionals are familiar with how to secure Windows in an enterprise environment, they might not be as up-to-date on how to secure macOS. In this guide, I’ll give some steps to consider, but this isn’t meant to be an exhaustive guide as every industry and company will have different requirements, so consider this information a “starting point.”

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