Apple Visit To Duke

Francis Shepherd (System Engineer) and Duke’s relatively new Account Executive Paul Petrogeorge visited Duke to update us on some cool new technology and programs that are in the works. If you missed the event (or if you were there and want more info), below are links to the topics that were discussed.

Deploying MacOS and iOS in the Enterprise

Apple Education IT and Deployment
http://www.apple.com/education/it/

Apple Deployment Programs Help
http://help.apple.com/deployment/education/

iOS Deployment
https://help.apple.com/deployment/ios/

OS X Deployment Reference
http://help.apple.com/deployment/osx/

Prepare your institution for iOS 10 and macOS Sierra
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT206871

About Mobile Device Management
https://developer.apple.com/library/prerelease/content/documentation/Miscellaneous/Reference/MobileDeviceManagementProtocolRef/1-Introduction/Introduction.html

iOS Security Guide
https://www.apple.com/business/docs/iOS_Security_Guide.pdf
http://developer.apple.com/security

Product security certifications, validations, and guidance for iOS
https://support.apple.com/HT202739

Product security, validations, and guidance for OS X
https://support.apple.com/HT201159

 

Getting Help

There was discussions about Duke’s Enterprise support agreement. A few departments did purchase an enterprise support agreement with a limited number of incidents per year (although support for pro apps such as Final Cut Pro is unlimited)

AppleCare Support
http://apple.com/support/professional/it-departments/

AppleCare Education Support 1-800-800-2775

VPP/DEP/iTunesU Enrollment/Program Support – (800) 919-2775 x83752
Apple Configurator Support – (866) 752-7753 (option 2, then 3)

Apple Accessibility
http://www.apple.com/accessibility/

 

Apple’s New File System

After almost 30 years, Apple has completely redesigned their file system which should bring large speed gains for SSD based storage (and even gains for spinning disk storage.

Everything you need to know about the new Apple File System
http://www.cultofmac.com/435718/apfs-new-apple-file-system/

Apple File System – Developer Resource
https://developer.apple.com/library/prerelease/content/documentation/FileManagement/Conceptual/APFS_Guide/Introduction/Introduction.html

Software Tools

Final Cut Pro X – 10.3
http://www.apple.com/final-cut-pro/whats-new/
http://www.apple.com/final-cut-pro/what-is/

Final Cut Pro X – In Action
http://www.apple.com/final-cut-pro/in-action/

Final Cut Pro X – Resources
http://www.apple.com/final-cut-pro/resources/
http://www.apple.com/final-cut-pro/resources/ecosystem.html

FCP.co – FCP X articles and workflows
http://www.fcp.co
http://www.fcp.co/final-cut-pro/articles/1930-getting-a-16-episode-gameshow-to-rough-assembly-in-30-minutes-with-final-cut-pro-x

Apple Announces $200 Pro Apps Bundle for Education (Now Available Outside USA)
http://www.apple.com/us-hed/shop/product/BMGE2Z/A/pro-apps-bundle-for-education

Exchange “Pro Apps Bundle for Education” redemption codes for managed licenses
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT207500

Demystifying Final Cut Pro XMLs by Philip Hodgetts and Gregory Clarke
http://www.fcp.co/final-cut-pro/tutorials/1912-demystifying-final-cut-pro-xmls-by-philip-hodgetts-and-gregory-clarke

Lumberjack System
http://lumberjacksystem.com

LumaForge Shared Storage
https://lumaforge.com
http://www.fcp.co/final-cut-pro/articles/1926-on-the-road-with-final-cut-pro-x-and-a-lumaforge-jellyfish-again

Use shared storage with Final Cut Pro X 10.3
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT207128

Turn off packet signing for SMB 2 and SMB 3 connections
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT205926

FCP X 10.3 Media Management
http://www.apple.com/final-cut-pro/docs/Media_Management.pdf

Virtual Reality

Dashwood – 360VR ToolKit
http://www.dashwood3d.com/products.php

Jaunt VR
https://www.jauntvr.com/jaunt-one/

Insta360 Nano
http://www.insta360.com/product/insta360-nano

Apple & Cisco & Duke (Oh my!)

Apple is working with DHTS and Duke OIT on some interesting network projects that will help save iOS battery life and enhance performance once implemented. 

Apple | Cisco Partnership
http://www.apple.com/ipad/business/work-with-apple/cisco/
http://www.cisco.com/c/m/en_us/solutions/strategic-partners/apple.html

About wireless roaming for enterprise
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT203068

Wi-Fi network roaming with 802.11k, 802.11r, and 802.11v on iOS
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT202628

Cisco Networking Guides for Apple Products
http://www.cisco.com/c/dam/en/us/td/docs/wireless/controller/technotes/8-3/Enterprise_Best_Practices_for_Apple_Devices_on_Cisco_Wireless_LAN.pdf
http://www.cisco.com/c/dam/en/us/td/docs/wireless/controller/technotes/8-3/Optimizing_WiFi_Connectivity_and_Prioritizing_Business_Apps.pdf

 

World Wide Developer Conference

World Wide Developer Conference 2016 videos
https://developer.apple.com/videos/wwdc2016/

Learning

Assessment with iPad
http://images.apple.com/education/docs/Assessment_with_iPad.pdf

Everyone Can Code
https://www.apple.com/education/everyone-can-code/

Swift Playgrounds (iPad)
https://developer.apple.com/education/
http://www.apple.com/pr/library/2016/09/13Swift-Playgrounds-Now-Available-on-the-App-Store.html

Download: http://appstore.com/swiftplaygrounds

 


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