January 19, 2011 in Networks and FTP (E)
[prMac.com] San Francisco, USA / Munich, Germany - With TARMAC you are already prepared for Apple's new iOS 4.3 update. Today equinux introduces TARMAC 1.4, an expanded update to our server solution to ease and automate the rollout and Mobile Device Management of iPhones and iPads in large installations. TARMAC 1.4 has not only been expanded to include Mobile Device Management (MDM) functionality but also is ready for the future release of iOS 4.3. With TARMAC, Apple devices can be configured over-the-air (OTA) using automatically generated personalized user profiles. With the addition of Mobile Device Management, these devices can now be maintained and managed from the same central location.
"TARMAC shows once more the advantage of focusing such a solution on the iOS platform,"says equinux CEO Till Schadde. "TARMAC is able to dish out the possibilities of Mobile Device Management to iPhones as well as iPads."
TARMAC 1.4 allows the professional rollout and management of iPhones and iPads in business through MDM. Using the intuitive TARMAC interface, users can use their company network to register their iPhone or iPad with the MDM server to benefit from numerous advantages: install iOS and profile updates in the background, centrally update security settings, reset passwords or completely wipe the device from afar. TARMAC MDM commands can be executed to large groups and even specific devices.
TARMAC is the perfect solution for iPhone and iPad in enterprise:
The advantages of TARMAC Mobile Device Management are obvious: Unlike other solutions, TARMAC is solely focused and designed to be used with iOS mobile devices. Therefore companies with TARMAC are best prepared for the future: TARMAC is already compatible with the pending iOS 4.3 update.
IT-landscape at a glance: Inventory Management
TARMAC offers IT administrators additional advantages: With the MDM command set, TARMAC delivers integrated Inventory Management with actual information about all devices in the field - which user profiles, iOS-Versions, installed apps in addition to how the security preferences are configured. In any case, security is TARMACs first priority: change company security policies and update the settings of all authorized devices remotely without the user needing to do or noticing a thing. If an iPhone or iPad is lost, the IT manager can centrally lock the device, reset the pass code or completely erase all data from the device.
Apps including iTunes or YouTube as well as specific sites can be locked and blocked by the administrator.
Successfully integrate iPhones, iPads and iPod touches into enterprise. TARMAC offers on the fly profile generation based on existing directory servers that are delivered over-the-air (OTA). Any user can access TARMAC to easily setup their iPhone or iPad with out the need to sync their device with a computer. TARMAC is available through Authorized Partners.
Pricing and Availability:
TARMAC 1.4 with Mobile Device Management is available now. TARMAC is ready today for the next iOS 4.3 update. TARMAC Business Server is available at a suggested retail price of 495 EUR / 695 USD from our Authorized Partners. Licenses for iPhones and iPads start at 60 EUR / 78 USD per user per year (Bulk pricing available upon request).
equinux, located in South San Francisco, CA (USA) and headquartered in Munich, Germany, develops and distributes successful Mac solutions for professionals and consumers alike. Today users from all over the world rely on equinux's award-winning and trusted applications. The business solution VPN Tracker is the market-leading VPN client for the Mac OS X Platform. iSale, equinux's successful eBay auctioning solution has won several Apple Design Awards, including the most competitive category of "Best Mac OS X User Experience". Copyright (C) 2011 equinux USA, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod, iPad and Mac OS X are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.