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Mac Business Solutions

Mac & iOS Upgrade Accelerator

Get ready for Apple's latest operating systems

Let Apple Professional Services help prepare you for upgrading the operating systems of your organization’s Mac and iOS devices.

Users want to take advantage of amazing new OS features as soon as the OS is released. Create a great experience for your users from day one by ensuring your back-end systems are ready to support these upgrades.

Get Ready for Upgrades. Early.

Timing is critical, so we provide up to five days on site to help your team prepare your environment for the OS upgrades. We include the following services to get you ready:

  • Prepare and plan for on-site engagement
  • Test compatibility with back end systems such as Exchange, Active Directory, and Mobile Device Management
  • Identify back end system deficiencies

Architect new Mac and iOS deployment workflows to leverage the latest enterprise management features:

  • Device Enrollment Program
  • Volume Purchase Program
  • Mobile Device Management
  • Prepare an upgrade checklist for IT
  • Create a simple upgrade plan for users
  • Implement Caching service to optimize bandwidth consumption and speed up software downloads
  • Discuss best practices for rollout communication

OS Readiness Benefits

Apple Professional Services provides onsite services to help you:

  • Be ready for users to upgrade their devices
  • Have your questions answered by Apple technical experts
  • Accelerate your upgrade cycle
  • Ramp up your team’s Apple skills
  • Uncover infrastructure challenges
  • Escalate issues and feature requests
  • Prepare support teams

Areas Covered

  • Apple deployment workflows
  • Upgrade processes
  • Testing of core apps
  • App deployment and management
  • Security
  • Directory services
  • Email
  • Networking / Wi-Fi / VPN
  • Back end infrastructure
  • Self-servicing models
  • Support


  • Typically completed within one week

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