To ensure that controls, processes, and procedures were in place to support the ongoing management of the Mac devices. This included ensuring there was an automated standard build, application deployments, security patching and device management.
The current IT setup for the customer utilised Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager (MECM) to manage the Microsoft estate as well as IOS and Android devices. It was not felt that MECM would cater for the level of holistic management that would be required for the Mac users that were integrating into the organisation. Therefore, the decision was made to setup a cloud-based instance of JAMF Pro to provide the Mac Management for the enterprise, which addressed the following requirements: -
To address these challenges, APPtechnology worked with our customer to implement JAMF Pro, a comprehensive Apple device management solution. The implementation process followed these key steps:
The implementation of JAMF Pro yielded several significant results:
With close collaboration, JAMF Pro successfully addressed the challenges posed by the introduction of Mac devices in a traditionally Microsoft-focused environment. If you are looking at how to add Mac management to your estate APPtechnology can help you select and implement the best approach based on your requirements.