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December 05, 2012
Microsoft News - JAMF Software Announces Plug-ins for Microsoft SCCM 2012
By Raju Shanbhag, TMCnet Contributor
As consumerization becomes a reality, companies face the problem of providing a rich experience to users across various devices without giving up the control required to safeguard corporate assets. Configuration Manager from Microsoft (News - Alert) assists users to enable their clients to use the devices and applications they need to be productive. It also maintains corporate compliance and control.
Allowing companies to manage and safeguard devices, The Casper Suite is an ideal tool for the entire Apple (News - Alert) platform. Companies can now manage the Apple platform by using the Casper Suite alongside existing infrastructure, with the release of plug-ins that combine with the advanced versions of the major Windows management systems, the company has stated.
“We are increasingly hearing from enterprise organizations that want the best solution to manage growing quantities of Apple devices,” said Doug Rhoten, Development Manager, Plug-Ins at JAMF Software, developers of the Casper Suite. “With these plug-ins, they are able to choose the best-of-breed Casper Suite to manage their Apple devices, without having to change their existing management infrastructure. The plug-in architecture and compatibility with leading Windows client management solutions means that organizations can have full management capabilities for both platforms.”
Recently, the company announced immediate management features and support for iOS 6. As numerous users are anticipated to download iOS 6 within days, IT administrators will need a complete and proven solution to ensure that devices are properly managed and configured for safe use. Ensuring that enterprise customers can immediately support devices running the newest version of Apple's iOS operating system, the Casper Suite supports iOS 6 from the day it is released.
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Edited by Rich Steeves