The Casper Suite is all about making the life of system administrators easier by improving management and deployment of Apple Mac and iOS devices. And JAMF’s own accredited courses are designed to make it easier to learn and develop the skills necessary to get the most out of Casper Suite.
Whether you’re just about to get started with Casper Suite or want a refresh in best practice, these courses are essential if you want to manage OS X and iOS devices. Below, we’ve given you a breakdown of the three courses that JAMF are running in the new year in the UK. Take a look and give us a call on 03332 409 306 or drop us an email at services@Jigsaw24.com if you have any questions about pricing or availability.
Certified Suite Essentials (CSE) – To learn the basics of Casper
London on 15th-16th May
What is it? It’s a two-day course that’s perfect for anyone who is completely new to the Casper Suite or looking for a bit of a refresh. It’s focused around hands-on exercises that cover common management tasks for OS X and iOS devices, with the aim of building a solid foundation and providing core information for day-to-day management.
What’s covered? JAMF Software Server (JSS) administration basics, enrolment methods, inventory and reporting, building and managing packages, managing policies and profiles, imaging, Self Service, mobile device management, and app and eBook distribution.
Who’s it for? Anyone new to Casper or looking for a refresh, but has basic OS X and iOS familiarity.
Certified Casper Administrator (CCA) – To become a Casper expert
London on 15th-17th April
What is it? This is the original Casper Suite certification. It’s a three-day course that consists of hands-on exercises (not the strenuous kind) that challenge system administrators to demonstrate just how good they are at OS X management with the Casper Suite.
What’s covered? Inventory (including acquiring computers, generating inventory reports, tracking licensed software, application usage and extension attributes), Packaging (including fundamentals, creating OS and application packages and best practices), Management (including deploying software and updates, running scripts, Self Service, Managed Preferences and restricted software), and Imaging (configurations, autorun data, pre-stage images).
Who’s it for? System administrators with 3 months’ experience with Casper Suite, and who have received JumpStart or attended the Casper Suite (CSE) course.
Certified Mobile Administrator (CMA) – To become a mobile expert
London on 18th-19th April
What is it? This is a two-day, hands-on course designed for Casper Suite administrators managing iOS devices. It covers many aspects of provisioning, deployment and management required for iOS deployments. The course is focused on building complete iOS workflows that account for the entire lifecycle of the devices in your organisation. Both Casper Suite and Apple tools for managing iOS devices (such as iTunes, Xcode and iPhone Configuration Utility) are covered in depth.
What’s covered? iOS settings management, mobile device management framework configuration, app distribution, remote management functions, iOS device inventory collection, Sync Station (OS X) provisioning and management, common iOS distribution and management workflows.
Who’s it for? Casper Suite administrators with basic iOS and OS X familiarity.