-This week we have the pleasure of speaking with Jason Dettbarn, founder and CEO of Addigy Technology. Addigy Technology provides Cloud Based IT Management of Mac Computers.
-Jason left his job at Kaseya to start Addigy in 2014.
-He talks about the annual Addigy User Summit, held in Miami, FL. The dates for 2020 are March 25-27. Go to addigy.com/command to find out more.
-Jason talks about how MDM is the path forward, but you need additional tools that go beyond the configuration profiles of MDM.
-Some of the macOS Catalina changes to watch out for are:
—64-bit application requirements
—Z shell default
-A very interesting tidbit of information from Jason - Little Snitch is the genesis for Privacy Preferences Policy Control settings that began in Mojave
-Scripting is still a big component and Jason talks up its importance, as well as submissions from the community to assist others.
-The Addigy community is the future of the product and our peers is what makes it powerful: https://support.addigy.com/support/solutions/folders/8000086921
-With the big changes coming to macOS, blocking upgrades may be a necessity and Addigy is a tool that can assist
-The Addigy agent can also assist with peer to peer downloads of large packages, like the macOS installer
-Jerry asks the questions on pricing and how to get started: addigy.com/signup
-The fact that Addigy is a true multi-tenant platform allows consultants to have separate APNs certificates and Apple Business Manager tokens for each of their clients
-Okta integration is here and Azure as well as others are just around the corner. Keep up with Addigy updates to learn the latest and greatest.