Sydney, Australia – June 14, 2018 – Parallels today unveiled Parallels® Mac Management 7 for Microsoft® SCCM which features new off-premise management improvements and efficiency tools that streamline daily tasks for IT managers.
“Microsoft SCCM is the standard that most enterprises use to manage their PCs,” said Parallels president Jack Zubarev. “However, the increasing number of Mac® devices provides both management and security challenges. Parallels Mac Management 7 extends Microsoft SCCM and makes it the best solution for managing Mac devices, whether or not they are physically on-premise.”
“We have recommended Parallels Mac Management for Microsoft SCCM to many other colleges and universities because it makes it easy for our IT department to manage our Mac and PC devices through one pane of glass,” said Kyle Tousignant, senior desktop systems engineer at Wesleyan University. “Parallels Mac Management for Microsoft SCCM is a powerful and cost-effective plugin that doesn’t add any third-party infrastructure to my network. Parallels Mac Management 7 and its new Internet-based computer management will allow us to quickly enrol Mac devices for traveling or remote users and empower our IT team to easily monitor them to enforce compliance, wherever they are physically located.”
In addition, businesses with complex network configurations now have a simpler alternative with offline macOS® imaging via an external USB drive. Significantly streamlining macOS imaging, the bootloader and Parallels Task Sequence Wizard can be placed on a USB, while files remain on the Distribution Points with no need to configure IP helpers or have PXE and Netboot servers.
Parallels Mac Management 7 for Microsoft SCCM now includes a number of new features such as additional task sequence and installer support, which improves efficiencies including:
Parallels Mac Management 7 for Microsoft SCCM empowers IT admins and system architects (as well as CIOs) to quickly and cost-effectively extend their current Microsoft SCCM infrastructure to control Mac and PC computers from anywhere through one familiar interface. IT departments now have more tools at their disposal to increase security, efficiency and even help drive business decisions without the cost of an additional infrastructure.
Availability and Pricing
Parallels Mac Management 7 is available today, with pricing starting at US$45 annually per Mac. Its features and details are available online at Parallels Mac Management. Additionally, Parallels Desktop® for Mac Business Edition, the simplest and most secure way to provide Windows applications to employees with Mac computers, can be added to Parallels Mac Management.
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