Guide for Apple IT: App Deployment for macOS

In this Apple app deployment guide, we’ll cover everything Apple IT teams need to know about app purchasing and distribution for your organization. We’ll focus on four major topics: What are Apple VPP Apps (App Store Apps)? What are Third-Party Apps (Custom Apps)? How Do I Purchase Them? How Do I Deploy Them? With Volume Purchase Program (VPP) being replaced by Apple Business Manager, considerable changes are coming to how IT administrators purchase, manage, and deploy apps. We’ll start with …

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Introducing macOS Security and Compliance

Every company will at some point encounter the need to comply with a specific security or compliance framework, whether it’s to win a major customer, fulfill requirements to complete a round of funding or acquisition, or simply to prove that your company is secure, reliable, and worth doing business with. That’s why we were surprised to learn that, for Macs in the workplace, there was no straightforward solution to meeting any of the major security standards or compliance mandates. Many …

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Kandji Emerges from Two-Year Stealth with Funding from First Round Capital

This news was originally published on TechCrunch. This article is reposted from a PRWeb press release. The Kandji team is excited to publicly announce commercial availability of our Apple MDM solution and $3.4 million in seed funding after more than two (2) years in stealth mode, which consisted of heavy product development and investment in our growing customer base. Our seed round funding was led by First Round Capital with Josh Kopelman as lead partner. Maynard Webb’s investment firm, Webb …

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Guide for Apple IT: Managed Apple IDs for Business

For any organization that relies on Apple devices, understanding how to use a Managed Apple ID for business is essential. As of macOS Catalina 10.15 and iOS 13, Apple has broadened the usability of Managed Apple IDs and made enrollment practices more supportive of “bring your own device” (BYOD) policies. As we’ll cover throughout this guide, Managed Apple IDs aren’t just for Apple Business Manager admins anymore. Now, they can be assigned to any employee who uses an Apple device …

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The Future of Mac Device Management with macOS Catalina 10.15

Apple for business is growing. Modern businesses are choosing to run on Apple, and they are redefining how work gets done on iPhone, iPad, and Mac. For Mac specifically, there are many things we are excited about in this release of macOS Catalina 10.15. We’ve noticed a thoughtful commitment to macOS in the workplace by ongoing support of the MDM ecosystem, investment in growing the MDM protocol, and nods to BYOD. The common thread through many of the changes was …

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Guide for Apple IT: Apple Business Manager

Apple Business Manager is a critical tool that Apple IT managers can use to help effectively manage Apple devices. In this Apple Business Manager guide, we will explore the entire portal and share some guidance on how you can make the most of this powerful tool. We will also explore how Apple Business Manager complements your Apple MDM. We’ve noticed there is some confusion around how Apple Business Manager is different from the Device Enrollment Program (DEP) and the Volume …

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Introducing MDM+, the Apple MDM We Wish We Had

You’ve chosen Apple — or maybe Apple has chosen you. Maybe your business has acquired a company that is an Apple shop. Perhaps your design or product teams say they need Macs in order to do their jobs well. Maybe your new hire won’t take the job unless they can work on an Apple device. Or, maybe Apple has been your ride or die for as long as you can remember. Despite the growth of Apple in the workplace, people …

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