Parallels Mac Management
for Microsoft SCCM

Erweitern Sie Ihre SCCM-Infrastruktur sodass Sie auch die Mac Rechner in Ihrem Unternehmen kontrollieren können

Parallels Mac Management für Microsoft SCCM

Parallels, der Branchenführer bei der Virtualisierung von Windows auf dem Mac, hat die nächste Innovation veröffentlicht: Parallels Mac Management für Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM). Das Plug-in erweitert Ihre SCCM-Infrastruktur, Prozesse und Ressourcen, sodass Sie auch die Mac Rechner in Ihrem Unternehmen kontrollieren können.

Asset Inventory

  • Automatically scan your corporate network to discover Macs. Auto-enroll those Macs into System Center Configuration Manager.
  • Gather hardware and software inventory of your Macs
  • Collect Mac warranty status information (i.e., AppleCare)
  • Leverage native Microsoft SCCM reports to view information about your Macs

Configuration Management

  • Enforce compliance via our extended SCCM configuration items: Mac OS X Configuration profiles and Shell Scripts
  • Secure your corporate data by enforcing FileVault 2 full-disk encryption

Software and Patch Deployment

  • Centrally manage and install software packages and patches
  • Application Self-Service Portal for Mac users
  • Support for deployment of a wide range of software packages: .dmg, .pkg, .iso, .app, scripts, and stand-alone files
  • Support for both silent deployment and deployment with user interaction

Mac OS X Image Deployment via SCCM

  • Seamless integration of Mac OS X OS image deployment into your SCCM workflow
  • Deploy preconfigured company standard OS X installations to new Macs

Management of Parallels Desktop for Mac Enterprise Edition


Parallels Mac Management allows you to go beyond of managing your Mac’s operating system – it can manage your Parallels Desktop Virtual Machines as well. It allows you to enforce VM settings as an SCCM policy item. Want to manage Windows running inside a virtual machine? No problem, just enroll it into SCCM and manage a VM with Windows same way as you manage regular Windows PCs.

Features Parallels Mac Management SCCM 2012 R2
Network discovery and automatic enrollment
Manual enrollment
Hardware and software inventory
Show warranty status
Self-Service Application Portal for Macs
Deploy software packages
Deploy Mac OS X Configuration Profiles
Easy to use OS X Configuration Profile editor
Push scripts as SCCM Configuration Items
Deploy Mac OS X pre-built images
Enable FileVault 2 encryption
Works without PKI infrastructure
Remote Assistance

To schedule a demo and learn more about how to manage Macs with Parallels Mac Management for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager, please contact us:

usentsales@parallels.com
+1 (425) 282-6448

Kundenstimmen & Videos

Enhance Management of Macs in Enterprise Environments

"Microsoft is committed to enabling IT organizations to manage heterogeneous environments, including those that have both PCs and Macs,” said Andrew Conway, Senior Director, Product Marketing, Microsoft. “System Center Configuration Manager is designed for extensibility, and the Parallels Mac Management plug-in was built to help expand and enhance System Center’s management of Macs in enterprise environments. A single team with one set of tools can use the Parallels plug-in and help decrease redundancies and reduce OPEX costs."

Andrew Conway
. Senior Director
 Product Marketing
, Microsoft

Transparent End-User Experience

"With Parallels Mac Management for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager we’re able to manage our Macs centrally, enforce security policies, inventory installed software, and even do remote push installations of software. The end-user experience is completely transparent."
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Eldar Muratov, System Administrator, CROC Inc.

Leverage Existing Infrastructure Management Software

"Parallels’ nachgewiesene plattformübergreifende Fähigkeiten machen die neue Parallels Mac Management für Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager zu einer vielversprechenden Lösung für CIOs und IT-Manager, die ihre Macs kontrollieren müssen und dabei auf ihre bestehende Infrastrukturmanagement-Software zurückgreifen wollen."

Rob Young, IDC Research Manager, Client Device and IT Service Management Software


Videos

Introduction to Parallels Management-Mac for Microsoft SCCM

Support & Dokumentation

Mit der Parallels Mac Management für SCCM erweitern Sie Ihr bestehendes SCCM-System, sowie zugehörige Prozesse und Ressourcen, um so auch Macs mitsamt virtuellen Maschinen vollständig zu verwalten und abzusichern. Nachfolgend finden Sie häufig gestellte Fragen und hilfreiche technische Dokumentationen.

Frequently Asked Questions

Simply file a ticket with our Support Team for assistance by clicking here. You can also visit our Knowledge Base for answers to you questions here.

The Parallels Mac Management for SCCM (2007/2012) extends your existing SCCM infrastructure, tools and skills to also manage Macs. The first offering in the suite, Parallels Management-Mac gives you the same management capabilities you have for PCs, simply extending them to Macs.  It also takes advantage of Apple technologies like FileVault 2 to encrypt the Mac hard drive, and can deploy and manage Parallels Desktop for Mac and it's virtual machines.

  • Do I need to run Parallels Desktop for Mac to use this? No. The Parallels Management Suite can manage Mac OS X profiles with or without Parallels Desktop for Mac.
  • Does Parallels Mac Management for SCCM manage iOS devices like iPads? No, not currently, but a plug-in to manage iOS devices is planned.
  • What versions of Mac OS X is this compatible with?  It is compatible with Mac OS X versions 10.6x, 10.7x and 10.8x.
  • Can I use Parallels Mac Management for SCCM 2012 SP1 or JAMF, or will they conflict? All three products can work simultaneously, there is no conflict between them.
  • Is there a trial version of Parallels Mac Management for SCCM that I can evaluate before purchasing?  Please contact us for more information on setting up a Proof of Concept to evaluate the suite.
  • Can Parallels Mac Management for SCCM also manage VMware Fusion virtual machines?  Not yet, but we do plan to add this capability in the future.

You can create different device collections in SCCM based upon employee or company owned Macs, then create and deliver different configuration baselines to each of the collections.

The plug-in installs directly from a Windows installer (.exe) file on the SCCM server. Then an agent is installed on each Mac that you want to manage. Similar to the way that SCCM manages PCs, the agent allows each Mac to communicate with the SCCM server.

Technische Dokumentation (EN)

Name des DokumentsFormat
Parallels Mac Management für SCCM - Überblick PDF
Administratorhandbuch für Parallels Mac Management für SCCM 2007 PDF
Administratorhandbuch für Parallels Mac Management für SCCM 2012PDF

Parallels Mac Management

For additional Parallels Mac Management support options including additional KB articles, video tutorials and product documentation, please visit our product support page.

Systemvoraussetzungen

Parallels Mac Mananagement für Microsoft SCCM - Systemvoraussetzungen

SCCM 2007
  • Microsoft Windows:  Alle Versionen von Windows, die vom System Center Configuration Manager 2007 unterstützt werden. Achten Sie darauf, dass das neueste Service Pack und kritische Updates für SCCM 2007 installiert sind.
  • OS X:  10.6x, 10.7x, 10.8x, 10.9. Auf jedem Mac, der verwaltet werden soll, muss der Parallels Management - Mac Agent installiert sein.
  • OS X Server 10.7 oder neuer ist erforderlich für die Erstellung und Bearbeitung der Mac OS X Configuration Payloads, die nicht vom integrierten Editor unterstützt werden.
SCCM 2012 SP1/R2
  • Microsoft Windows:  Alle Versionen von Microsoft Windows, die vom System Center Configuration Manager 2012 unterstützt werden. Achten Sie darauf, dass die neuesten kritische Updates für SCCM 2012 installiert sind.
  • OS X: 10.6x, 10.7x, 10.8x, 10.9. Auf jedem Mac, der verwaltet werden soll, muss der Parallels Management - Mac Agent installiert sein.
  • OS X Server 10.7 oder neuer ist erforderlich für die Erstellung und Bearbeitung der Mac OS X Configuration Payloads, die nicht vom integrierten Editor unterstützt werden.