Jamf works with AWS to manage and provide an added layer of security to Amazon EC2 Mac instances at scale
MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Jamf (NASDAQ: JAMF) announced that it is working with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to create a streamlined and powerful workflow to manage and provide an added layer of security to Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) Mac instances at scale. This workflow allows organizations to provide managed, trusted access to their macOS workloads on AWS. Software engineering, security, and creative teams can all use ephemeral macOS environments on AWS, managed and secured by Jamf. This can provide unprecedented ease for organizations to scale macOS resources far and wide.
“The relationship between AWS and Jamf brings the power of AWS to the leading Apple Enterprise Management framework, providing real value at scale to organizations across many internal workgroups,” said Dean Hager, CEO, Jamf. “We’re excited to continue to push the envelope on what’s possible with cloud-first technologies centered around the Apple platform.”
Amazon EC2 provides scalable computing capacity
"As a service provider managing tens of thousands of Macs across our enterprise customers, we understand the value that Jamf provides. It enables us to ensure the security, management, and seamless onboarding of Apple devices into our platform of services,” said James Ridsdale, founder of dataJAR. “Our employees love using Mac and we are seeing a significant increase in Apple device adoption across our customer base. Jamf allows us to manage this scale efficiently. We are excited to see Jamf’s work with AWS to continue to provide more options for organizations who are looking to adopt a range of computing options for their employees, contractors, and engineering workflows through the management of Amazon EC2 Mac virtualized instances. We think this will be a compelling solution for many types of customers.”
Jamf helps IT and security teams manage and secure these new machines
“We are proud to work with Jamf to help organizations succeed with Apple,” said David Brown, vice president of Amazon EC2 at AWS. “Now AWS, in conjunction with Jamf, is able to power a holistic, cloud-first Apple Enterprise Management experience, ensuring a high level of product availability, quick and convenient software distribution to all endpoints, and the perfect environment to spin up and manage dynamic native Amazon EC2 resources on Apple for a multitude of organizational needs.”