IS&T supports Mac device management through Jamf Pro. Jamf Pro is a management platform for Macintosh endpoints providing inventory, software distribution, operating system imaging, settings, and security management.

Available To 
Faculty, Staff

Benefits and key features

  • Proactively manage device life cycles from purchase to retirement
  • Deploy software and printers to devices in an automated manner utilizing a common software library
  • Deploy operating system upgrades and patches
  • Ensure devices are encrypted, patched, and secured in compliance with accepted security best practices
  • Provide MDM functionality including the ability to remote reboot and lock devices
  • Provide “self-service” to end users so they can update machines when convenient
  • New in 2023: Macs at MIT managed via Jamf include Nudge software, which detects when an OS upgrade is needed and prompts the user with a reminder. Learn more about this feature.

Getting started