Posts tagged "MDM"

Taking PS Touch to the Masses with JAMF Casper Suite

Last month PS Touch for the iPad hit the streets to much acclaim. The iPad is truly becoming an essential tool in the creative process. Sure, it was already a super important device in the realm of distraction and general stalling. Speaking of, have you played Angry Birds Space HD? Amazing! Seriously, those annoying pigs are in S-P-A-C-E. How can I be expected to complete my work when their smug little green pig faces are laughing at me on a moon or hiding in the middle of an asteroid field?

So how are you going to get PS Touch or the other upcoming iPad apps from Adobe (Collage & Debut) out to folks in your design and marketing departments? To your classrooms? Queue the dramatic music and shine the spotlight on those large cutout letters of MDM sitting on the stage. That is right, Mobile Device Management (MDM) will make you, the tireless/tired IT admin the hero of this new decade the way desktop deployment solutions made you the heros of the last decade. Hyperbole? Okay, maybe a little. But the workplace of 2012 is changing fast and MDM is becoming essential.

With that long intro, I am happy to announce that one of our deployment and MDM partners, JAMF Software, has published documentation Administering Adobe Photoshop Touch with the Casper Suite ¬†which details how purchase via Apple’s Volume Purchase Program also known by its street name, VPP. Then the document details how to deploy through two methods: personal and institutional ownership models. The institutional method uses the newly released Apple Configurator tool. BTW, a shout out to Apple for birthing that tool! And last but not least, the document covers reporting; viewing redeemed VPP codes and tracking the devices that have PS Touch installed.

I want to thank the many folks at JAMF who put this document together and helped us create a clear path for our combined customers. It is so great to have a clear path outlined like this. Speaking of clear paths, I see a direct clear path to smashing down the barricades of some pigs…gotta go!

Jody Rodgers | Senior Product Manager | Enterprise + Volume | Creative Suite | Adobe Systems

CS5 and Absolute Webinar -March 1

Our deployment partners and friends at Absolute who make the cross-platform and now multi-device management solution Manage (formerly LANRev) will be co-hosting a webinar next week with us called “Simplify Adobe Creative Suite 5 Deployment using the Adobe Application Manager Enterprise Edition and Absolute Manage” or SACS5DUTAAMEEAAM for short. If you have Googled SACS5DUTAAMEEAAM and have accidentally found your way to this blog post, please take off your mittens while you type or if you are my cat and are walking across my laptop keyboard again please stop it and get off the table.

Please join us on Tuesday!

Simplify Adobe Creative Suite 5 Deployment using the Adobe Application Manager Enterprise Edition and Absolute Manage
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. PT
http://www.adobevents.com/eSeminars/Absolute/invite.html

There are also interesting webinars coming up of interest to the IT community including “Adobe Acrobat X Deployment” on March 15. You can see all the upcoming webinars and sign up at:

http://www.adobevents.com/eSeminars/2011/invite.html

Jody Rodgers | Senior Product Manager | Enterprise & Volume | Creative Suite