Introducing Jamf Pro 10.18

Our newest version of Jamf Pro will integrate Jamf Pro and Jamf Connect, offer native Office 365 management and includes Cloud Connector: simplifying Azure integration.

January 9 2020 by

Garrett Denney

New year, new Jamf Pro!

With new product lines and major enhancements to Jamf Pro, 2019 was a banner year for Jamf and our customers. Just a few days into 2020, we’re excited to already be introducing a new version of Jamf Pro that will improve the enrollment experience for your end users — and add powerful new functionality for administrators.

Top Three Features in Jamf Pro 10.18

Integrate Jamf Pro & Jamf Connect

With a full technical integration, the market’s leading solutions for device and access management has never been smoother! We’re thrilled to unveil integration of Jamf Pro and Jamf Connect.

This integration is significant for anyone wanting to streamline management of Pro and Connect while supercharging the experience for end users.

You can configure Jamf Connect settings within Jamf Pro from the redesigned Application & Custom Settings menu. This change allows you to easily integrate and control Jamf Connect in Jamf Pro; no need to change applications in the middle of your workflow.

If you’re not yet a Jamf Connect customer but want to learn more about how to best manage authentication and identity on Mac, head to our website for more information.

Native Office 365 management

To reduce the burden of managing Office 365 at scale, we’re launching a new payload that will let you configure Office 365 within Jamf Pro. Find it in the newly redesigned “Application & Custom Settings” menu.

Before Jamf Pro 10.18, managing Office 365 involved manually building a .plist file — a time-consuming workflow that demanded a fairly strong technical background. Jamf Pro 10.18 eliminates those barriers by streamlining the configuration process. What used to require a manually-created .plist file is now available in Jamf Pro’s user interface.

For more on Microsoft and Jamf Pro, please register for our Tuesday, January 28 webinar: Ultimate Guide for Deploying Microsoft Office for Mac.

Cloud Connector

Three years ago Jamf and Microsoft announced an industry-leading partnership that integrated Jamf Pro and Microsoft Endpoint Manager (formerly Microsoft Intune). Since then, we have continued to expand on that integration while also looking for new ways to bring our products closer together.

One way we can help empower administrators that oversee Jamf Pro and Azure is with the new Cloud Connector. This tool will greatly simplify the configuration process of integrating the two tools. It also opens the door for multiple Jamf Pro instances to connect to a single Azure tenant.

Database enhancement

We know your best work depends on using the most efficient management platform available. That’s why we are continuing to invest in Jamf Pro’s architecture. We’ve optimized the application table in the database; you’ll see a significant reduction in the total size and number of writes to the table.

To learn more about this release, read the release notes.

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