Why Jamf?

Automate and scale ongoing management tasks for Mac, iPad, iPhone and Apple TV – Jamf

CSU East Bay utilizes the Jamf mobile device management infrastructure for near zero-touch device deployments, app and mobility management. It allows us to remotely track device health, push software and system updates and enforce enterprise best security practices. Jamf offers a Self-Service application that should be Apple device users first stop for any of their wants and needs.

Jamf is currently used on campus for:

  • Software deployment
  • Inventory management
  • App maintenance
  • Enterprise Security
  • Printer configuration

What benefits does a client receive from Jamf?

  • Reliability: Your device will quickly receive software updates and patches with little to no interaction on your part.
  • Time Efficiency: You will stay more productive as deployment and updating processes run in the background, freeing up more time for teaching and research.
  • Flexibility: You can choose when and where to install new software or run maintenance on your device through Self-service portals.
  • Security: IT Technicians will manage the security of your machine so you don't have to. You can rest assured that software patches, antivirus protection, and firewalls are well maintained.
  • Confidentiality: Your data and files will remain confidential; no personal data is transmitted off your device. Jamf keeps audit logs of actions performed by technicians.
  • Compliance: Your device will always be in compliance with federal laws governing requirements for research or student data on university computers.