JAMF Software Powers Organizations’ iOS 8 Update

New Casper Suite version lets IT embrace latest technology from Apple, with easy-to-manage deployment, inventory and security 

MINNEAPOLIS – September 17, 2014 – JAMF Software, the leader in Apple device management, today announced a new release of its flagship solution the Casper Suite. This latest version provides immediate, same-day support for Apple iOS 8 and continues JAMF Software’s long-standing commitment of enabling businesses and schools to adopt new Apple technology effectively.

With continued innovation from Apple, IT teams know Apple operating system updates are always right around the corner. For more than 12 years, thousands of organizations worldwide have relied on the experts at JAMF Software to constantly monitor Apple’s newest capabilities and quickly enable them for easy use on an enterprise level.

Embrace and Scale the Latest Apple Technologies with Peace of Mind

Now the Casper Suite makes it easier for organizations to leverage the latest enterprise features from iOS 8, like deploying and managing eBooks, validating VPP accounts, and tracking which devices have or have not been backed up to iCloud. It also embraces iBeacon to manage devices based on where they are located while still respecting user privacy. The latest release from JAMF Software enables IT to manage rapid user adoption of Apple by providing the tools and confidence IT needs to ensure consistency, compatibility and compliance before, during and after Apple’s latest updates.

Consistency with Inventory
The Casper Suite provides a big picture of how many devices are on the network and which ones are eligible for updates so IT can be sure the right devices have the correct operating system and software.

Compatibility with Deployment
With the Casper Suite, IT can provide updates for applications and resources to ensure compatibility with new operating systems and deploy the operating system itself, without slowing down users.

Compliance with Security
The Casper Suite supports Apple’s native security tools so IT administrators can confidently maintain security throughout the update with little disruption to the user and the organization.

To learn more about the latest Casper Suite release, visit: http://www.jamfsoftware.com/products/casper-suite

Pricing and Availability
The latest version of the Casper Suite is available as a free upgrade for all customers. Those interested in the Casper Suite may contact JAMF Software to receive information about evaluating the product in their organization. For more information, please visit: http://www.jamfsoftware.com/products/casper-suite/pricing/

Comments on the News

“As an IT administrator you can’t control when Apple operating system updates happen, but you can make sure your management tools and users are ready for them when they hit. The Casper Suite and zero-day support make it straightforward to fully support any Apple device a user might bring in and let IT take advantage of always improving enterprise security and productivity,” said Jason Wudi, CTO of JAMF Software. “The end result is that IT can adapt and respond to rapid change in their environments, without losing control. Users can take advantage of new technologies from Apple as soon as possible – without the headache.” 

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About JAMF Software

Since 2002, JAMF Software—and our Casper Suite solution—has made it easy for businesses, schools and other enterprises to use and manage Apple devices in their organizations.

Find out why more than 4,200 businesses and schools rely on JAMF Software to manage 3,700,000+ Apple devices across the globe at jamfsoftware.com and join the conversation @JAMFSoftware.