Mobile Device Management (MDM) for Apple iOS and macOS

Expand enterprise mobility anywhere with speed and security

Same-day MDM support for iOS

Supporting iOS 12 and earlier, IBM® MaaS360® Mobile Device Management enables you to manage Apple devices and take instant advantage of the latest version updates on iPhones and iPads.

All-year protection for macOS

With Apple device management, MaaS360 offers support for macOS versions 10.5 through 10.14 Mojave. MaaS360 provides simple, over-the-air (OTA) enrollment and a unified, consistent workflow independent of device form factor to give you the visibility and control you need to manage all macOS devices.

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Device and network management

iOS and macOS

  • Visibility and control of hardware and network. Security compliance and location information.
  • Remotely configure Wi-Fi, VPN, email profiles.
  • Apple DEP support for bulk enroll and configuring out-of-the box.

iOS security

  • Remotely protect devices with locate, lock, buzz and full or selective wipe.
  • Apple DEP device customization and supervision.

macOS security

  • See all hardware details plus antivirus, encryption, firewall, passcode and missing OS patches.
  • Remotely protect with BIOS level lock and full or selective wipe.

Security policies

iOS and macOS

  • Set up core data protection policies to enforce passcode and device restrictions.

iOS policy management

  • Securely manage documents, app data and device backup to iCloud. Also, restrict email movement between accounts.
  • Remotely turn on/off shared Photo Stream, Guided Access, iMessage and more. Over-the-air customizing of lock screen control center, notifications, and Today view. Also, remotely set device name, erase all content and settings, and prevent users from changing device restrictions.

macOS policy management

  • Set up core data protection policies to configure encrypted backups and Gatekeeper for apps. Also easily manage certificate credentials.
  • Enforce advanced controls to manage users and groups such as restricting guest users. Disable settings changes for mail, sharing and Bluetooth.
  • Restrict media usage of external storage or AirPlay.

Enterprise app catalog

iOS and macOS

  • App catalogs with native user experience to distribute public and private apps.
  • Promote apps to users, and make app discovery easier than ever.

iOS application protection

  • Set policies for blacklist, whitelist, and required apps, and Managed Open In to prevent data leaks and encrypt third-party data.
  • Perform automatic silent app installs.
  • Integrate with Apple Volume Purchase Program (VPP) to retain full control over app licenses including purchasing new apps and assigning apps directly to devices.

Content and data protection

iOS and macOS

  • Protect email and attachments by restricting movement of emails between accounts (iOS and macOS), and set data leak prevention (DLP) controls such as restricting Cut, Copy and Paste (iOS).

iOS data protection

  • Set permissions for document access from apps using content repositories and group containers.
  • View, create, edit and save content in a secure container as well as allow for annotations and mark ups on image files and PDFs.
  • Manage content sharing to iBooks and iCloud.

macOS data protection

  • Provide secure access to content repositories.
  • Control media usage of external storage or AirPlay.
  • Enable Apple File Storage with encryption core.

Next Steps

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