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Apple Visit To Duke

By: Stephen Toback

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

Apple Deployment Programs Help

iOS Deployment

OS X Deployment Reference

Prepare your institution for iOS 10 and macOS Sierra

About Mobile Device Management

iOS Security Guide

Product security certifications, validations, and guidance for iOS

Product security, validations, and guidance for OS X


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

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


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

Apple File System – Developer Resource

Software Tools

Final Cut Pro X – 10.3

Final Cut Pro X – In Action

Final Cut Pro X – Resources – FCP X articles and workflows

Apple Announces $200 Pro Apps Bundle for Education (Now Available Outside USA)

Exchange “Pro Apps Bundle for Education” redemption codes for managed licenses

Demystifying Final Cut Pro XMLs by Philip Hodgetts and Gregory Clarke

Lumberjack System

LumaForge Shared Storage

Use shared storage with Final Cut Pro X 10.3

Turn off packet signing for SMB 2 and SMB 3 connections

FCP X 10.3 Media Management

Virtual Reality

Dashwood – 360VR ToolKit

Jaunt VR

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

About wireless roaming for enterprise

Wi-Fi network roaming with 802.11k, 802.11r, and 802.11v on iOS

Cisco Networking Guides for Apple Products


World Wide Developer Conference

World Wide Developer Conference 2016 videos


Assessment with iPad

Everyone Can Code

Swift Playgrounds (iPad)



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