The core mission of the Apple Device Management Service is to provide a framework that schools and departments can utilize to secure their Apple devices while reducing administrative burden and redundancy. HELPnet Endpoint Management Services is using the Jamf Pro (formerly the Casper Suite) by JAMF Software, LLC, as the foundation for this centralized management service.The Apple Device Management Service offers the following benefits:
- Hardware and software inventory.
- FileVault2 management.
- GSX integration for AppleCare warranty lookup.
- Remote control.
- Software distribution.
- Operating system deployment.
- Configuration profile management.
- Integration with Apple's Volume Purchasing Program and Device Enrollment Program.
- An existing repository of common software, such as Adobe CC and Microsoft Office.