IBM has unveiled new cloud based IT services to help clients quickly, easily and securely integrate Macs with their enterprise systems and applications.
The new offering will help enterprises to incorporate Macs within their IT infrastructures as more clients allow the use of Macs by their employees.
The company said new mobility services for Mac are based on internal [email protected] program while IBM deploy Macs to employees at speed and scale in a secure enterprise environment.
Additionally, IBM can also commercialize its offering by using its own experience in enterprise deployment and the ability to scale to clients’ specific needs with partnership with Apple.
IBM provides the services on a custom basis for a variety of clients and now offers clients standard services offering.
Company officials said integration services for Mac are delivered via the cloud as a software-as-a-service solution and also are available as an on-premise solution in the client’s data center.
The clients require no additional set-up, imaging or configuration but also saves time, reduce costs and create employee experience as new services allow clients to order Macs and deliver them directly to employees.
In addition, employees can quickly, easily and securely gain network access, connect to email and download business applications.
The new service feature the Casper Suite from JAMF Software, to help clients to set up and deploy Macs, including MacBook, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, Mac Mini, iMac, and Mac Pro.
The new offering enhances IBM’s MobileFirst services portfolio to support Mac while enterprises can manage ongoing support for Macs, provide OS and image management, software application and update management, an enterprise app catalog, automatic compliance and configuration updates for security, and inventory and reporting for hardware and software.