Archive for category: Conferences

JAMF Nation User Conference 2013 (Day 1)

JAMF Nation User Conference 2013 (Day 1)

If you’ve been following the #JNUC twitter hashtag you’ll know that the first morning of the 2013 JNUC has been a busy one! Chip Pearson, CEO and Managing Director of JAMF Software, started off the morning with a captivating keynote. This is my 3rd year attending the JNUC and in […]

Read more

MacTech Special Events

MacTech Special Events

The Tesla Experience MacTech Conference has always been all about the experience. And, this year is no different. We want you to experience new things, admire the awesomeness of other people’s work, and be able to discuss that with your fellow tech. An amazing example is Tesla — not just […]

Read more

MacSysAdmin 2013 Session Slides and Videos Available

MacSysAdmin 2013 Session Slides and Videos Available

The session slides and videos from MacSysAdmin 2013 are now available here. Thanks to the MacSysAdmin team for getting them out so quickly!

Read more

MacSysAdmin 2013 (Day 2)

MacSysAdmin 2013 (Day 2)

Another day in Göteborg brought many more fascinating talks, including the first public talk on autopkg. For those using JAMF Casper, Marko Jung from the University of Oxford showed how by adding many modules to Self Service, users have been empowered to do many tasks with the click of a button […]

Read more

MacSysAdmin 2013 (Day 1)

MacSysAdmin 2013 (Day 1)

Hello from Göteborg! The first day of MacSysAdmin 2013 is over, and there have been great presentations from many members of the Apple community. Ed Marczak kicked things off with a look at the future from the past and present, showing how predictions of the future are bound to deviate […]

Read more

Don’t Miss MacTech 2013

Don’t Miss MacTech 2013

MacTech 2013 is one of the premier Mac Admin conferences of the year and as such you should definitely not miss it. MacTech is packed full of great activities like pre-conference workshops, sessions and most importantly, time to network with your fellow Mac Admins. Networking is quite possibly the best part of the […]

Read more

MacTech Pre-Conference Workshops

MacTech Pre-Conference Workshops

If you are going to the MacTech Conference this year, you should check out the Workshops that are being offered on November 5th, the day before the Conference starts. These Workshops are designed to prepare you for and then complete a certification/accreditation or give you an in-depth look at a […]

Read more

MacTech Conference 2013 Sessions Announced!

MacTech Conference 2013 Sessions Announced!

MacTech Conference 2013 has been announced, and will be taking place from November 6-8 in Los Angeles, California.  Last year’s conference was packed day and night with great content and activities, and this year looks to be even better. So far, quite a few sessions have been announced, including some […]

Read more

SMB2 & You: Saying Goodbye to AFP in OS X Mavericks

SMB2 & You: Saying Goodbye to AFP in OS X Mavericks

One of the biggest announcements from Apple with OS X Mavericks was not part of the WWDC 2013 keynote.  Instead, it is buried deep in a technical document on Apple’s site.  This is the announcement that the Apple Filing Protocol (AFP) is being deprecated in favor of Server Message Block […]

Read more

OS X Mavericks Core Technologies Overview

OS X Mavericks Core Technologies Overview

Apple has posted a document highlighting the core technologies of OS X Mavericks, which includes some changes from Mountain Lion. Among the new features is a change to the default file sharing protocol from AFP to SMB2.  OS X has long supported SMB, but AFP has remained the default.  AFP […]

Read more