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Mac OS X Deployment & Management Strategies for Higher Education

April 10, 2013 - 9:00am to 11:30am

IT Directors, technology coordinators, and IT professionals in academic and administrative departments at UMass Amherst and the Five Colleges are invited to a seminar on the latest strategies for deploying and managing Mac OS X Mountain Lion. During this session, Apple engineers will guide you through key planning decisions, then dive into the supporting deployment technologies.

Discover the best strategies for user workflows, App and Software Update distribution, package creation, network imaging, Thunderbolt imaging, device management, and automation. You'll leave with a solid understanding of the best practices for deploying and managing Macs at your institution.

Topics include:

  • Deployment Models
  • Package Creation
  • Thunderbolt and Network Based Imaging
  • Software Distribution
  • Configuration Profiles
  • Apple IDs and the Mac App Store
  • Q&A

Seats are limited. Please register early.

IT Administrators
Event Location: 
University of Massachusetts Amherst, Computer Science Building, Room 151
Last Updated: Mar. 29, 2013