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iOS devices

What is the iOS & iPadOS component of the University Managed Device (UMD) service 

This is one component of the wider UMD service.

The aim of this service is to provide a suitable environment for managing iOS and iPadOS devices.

What are the benefits?

Using current best practices and technologies for managing Apple devices
Network agnostic device management
Configuration can applied to install printers, mount shares, set preferences and more
Users can use their own Apple ID 
Devices can be re-provisioned at any time from any location
Application and operating system updates can be automatically updated or delegated to user control
Devices that have been lost or stolen remain under management and can be locked/wiped remotely.
Site IT staff have oversight of their devices though the management tools.

  • Improved security of both hardware & software
  • Apps & configuration can be applied automatically
  • Uses current best practices and technologies for managing Apple devices to simplify deployment and configuration. 
  • Self Service portal allows users to install applications from a curated portal.
  • Device remains managed on virtually any network
  • System updates can be automatically updated or delegated to user control
  • Security improved as devices that have been lost or stolen remain under management and can be locked/wiped remotely.
  • Site IT staff have oversight of their devices though the management tools. 

Technologies

Uses Apple Enterprise functionality comprising

  • Mobile Device Management (MDM)
  • Device Enrolment (DEP)
  • Volume Purchasing (VPP)

In conjunction with Jamf Pro, the current leader in Apple device management.

How do I access it?

Chargeable service  of £3/month at institutional level

How do I get help?

 Coming soon

Contact point for enquiries

UIS Service Status

Phone padded  Service status line: (01223) 463085
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