Macs are increasingly becoming a bigger part of enterprise IT infrastructure, yet an alarming 69 percent of Apple devices are unmanaged, despite the fact that 65 percent of Macs access sensitive business apps and customer data*.
Efficient Mac management solutions are essential, and Parallels has announced an update to its industry-leading Parallels Mac Management for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM).
The new v4.5 update includes several of the most-requested features from customers, further empowering IT administrators and system architects to quickly and cost-effectively extend their current Microsoft SCCM infrastructure to control Mac and PC computers through one interface.
New features include:
· OS X patch management
· Active Directory System Discovery support
o Report LDAP (organizational unit membership) of Active Directory joined Mac devices
o Report logged on users
· OS X image deployment: Implemented Capture OS X Image task sequence step
· Automatic upgrade of Parallels Mac Client
· Reporting of deployment statuses of SCCM Applications
For more information and details of the new features, kindly refer to the Parallels blog post here.
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