WWDC 2019: A Home Run for the Enterprise
Jun10

WWDC 2019: A Home Run for the Enterprise

This year at Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) keynote CEO Tim Cook presented numerous consumer updates for hardware and software in the Apple ecosystem. We saw Dark Mode come to iOS 13 and the newly announced iPadOS. macOS 10.15 aka Catalina will bring us the end of iTunes in favor of a trio of Music, Podcast, and TV apps in its place. It also brings a new Sidecar capability to allow users iPads to be used as an extended...

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Upcoming changes to on-boarding iOS devices to MDM
Feb11

Upcoming changes to on-boarding iOS devices to MDM

Later this year, Apple will be introducing a new workflow to manual profile installations. This change requires users to complete the installation of configuration profiles in the Settings app when enrollment is initiated via a website or email message, to improve the overall security of the platform. Why is Apple making this change? From our discussions with Apple, the primary driver for this change is to protect all iOS devices from...

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Troubleshoot iOS Devices with Advanced Remote View
Oct05

Troubleshoot iOS Devices with Advanced Remote View

VMware Workspace ONE Unified Endpoint Management (UEM), powered by AirWatch technology, enables IT to manage any endpoint and any use case from a single location. UEM supports devices throughout their entire lifecycles, bringing a modern management approach to any device from onboarding to deprovisioning. As more employees break outside the enterprise perimeter, it’s important to have the capability to support devices. UEM allows just...

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WWDC 2018: Keynote Highlights for iOS, macOS, and tvOS
Jun15

WWDC 2018: Keynote Highlights for iOS, macOS, and tvOS

WWDC 2018 Keynote Platform Highlights As is tradition, Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, kicked off another Apple Worldwide Developers Conference commonly called WWDC (or “dub dub” to some attendees) with a keynote full of announcements. This year saw more focus on expanding the unique capabilities of Apple’s core platforms and giving developers more power to innovate by growing their development frameworks. I attended WWDC 2018 and here are my...

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Ready for iOS 11.3: Defer iOS Updates
Apr04

Ready for iOS 11.3: Defer iOS Updates

Christmas has come early this year for admins of the iOS platform. With the announcement of the iOS 11.3 release, admins can get excited for the long-awaited functionality to allow the deferral of OS updates. And with general availability of the 9.3.0 version of VMware AirWatch technology on March 14th, organizations can support this now that iOS 11.3 is released. Silencing OS updates for end users has truly been one of the most...

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