Introduction to Parallels Mac Management
for Microsoft SCCM

Parallels Mac Management for Microsoft SCCM

Extend your existing SCCM infrastructure to discover, enroll, and manage Mac computers the same way you do PCs, all through a single pane of glass. From deploying Mac OS X images to managing virtual machines running in Parallels Desktop for Mac Enterprise Edition, we have everything you need to be a Mac management expert.

Comparison Chart

Compare Parallels Mac Management with the stand-alone SCCM 2012 R2.

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

Asset Inventory

  • Scan your corporate network automatically to identify Mac computers, then auto-enroll them in SCCM
  • Gather hardware and software inventory for your Mac computers
  • Collect Mac warranty status (i.e., AppleCare)
  • Leverage native Microsoft SCCM reports to view information about your Mac machines

Software and Patch Deployment

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

Application Self-Service Portal for Mac Users

  • Users can install approved applications themselves
  • IT oversight of on-demand applications maintains corporate compliance

OS X Image Deployment via SCCM

  • Seamless integration of Mac OS X image deployment into your SCCM workflow
  • Deploy preconfigured company-standard OS X installations on new Mac computers

Management of Parallels Desktop

Parallels Mac Management enables you to go beyond managing your Mac OS. You can manage your Parallels Desktop virtual machines (VMs), too—even enforce VM settings as an SCCM policy item. Want to manage Windows on a VM? No problem: Just enroll it in SCCM, then manage it with Windows in the same way as a regular PC.

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Schedule a demo or learn more about managing Mac computers with Parallels Mac Management for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager: