Jamf is a popular product for managing iPads, iPhones, Macs, and Apple TV for schools and businesses. Apple has built out its management APIs, and MDM vendors access them to allows businesses to deploy and manage their devices remotely.

It works alongside products like Apple School Manager, Apple Business Manager, and the Volume Purchasing Program to allows organizations to easily deploy configuration profiles, new policies, and even apps from The iOS and Mac App Stores. Companies like IBM and SAP are prominent customers in the enterprise.

Jamf Stories August 10

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Configuration profiles are a huge part of the mobile device management experience when working with the iPad and the Mac. They are the “building blocks” of how the iPad and Mac know what restrictions or settings to have in place. If you can get the hang of this aspect of using an MDM, you’ll become a master in no time. If you are looking for how to restore a deleted Jamf profile in order to remove it, I’ll cover that at the bottom. expand full story

Jamf Stories August 3

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Over the past few weeks, I’ve been looking at various tips and tricks for mobile device management systems. If you are new to the MDM world, it’s how you manage devices in bulk. Whether you are managing a few or thousands of devices, an MDM solution can be helpful. It allows you to push out deploying devices without even touching them, install configuration policies, and install and manage applications remotely. expand full story

Jamf Stories July 31

Jamf has announced they are acquiring Digita Security to boost macOS security protection. While macOS is a very secure platform, malware still exists. Any IT manager will know that even the best security methods can be circumvented by a user who installs a fake version of Flash from a pop-up window. expand full story

Jamf Stories July 27

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iPad and Mac deployments come in all shapes and sizes. Apple has built up its deployment tools to help small deployments be able to use management tools without breaking the bank, but also to where they scale up to tens of thousands of devices and IT managers don’t lose control. In this article, I want to discuss smart groups.

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Jamf Stories July 25

Apple devices preferred by 76% of retail IT managers over Android or Windows

The use of technology in retail has certainly expanded in the last decade. Mobile point of sale systems, in-store Wi-Fi, and Beacon technology have changed the job of retail IT managers. A new independent survey that was commissioned by Jamf shows that retail IT managers strongly prefer Apple technologies over those from Windows or Android.

Jamf Stories July 11

Jamf, the popular mobile device management solution for Apple, is announcing some new features ahead of the 2019-2020 school year. Earlier this year, Jamf launched Jamf School along with new apps for parents and teachers with the aim to simplify the entire Apple experience from home to school.

Today, they have announced some new teacher and parent tools for Jamf School aimed at furthering that mission.

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