By Richard Mallion Apple released SecUpd 2011-005 for both Lion and Snow Leopard back on 9/9/2011 to deal with the DigiNotar CA compromise. It would be a good idea to roll that one out to your computers as soon as you can! Security Update 2011-005 info can be found here.
By Richard Mallion Quark has announced the availability of QuarkXPress® 9.1, a free update to QuarkXPress 9 that features App Studio™. App Studio allows designers to create branded apps for the iPad, distribute apps through the Apple App Store, and design and publish content that can be purchased and downloaded from within the apps. Quark have now finally caught up with Adobe in the Digital media space.
By Adam Davies Last week Adobe announced that it will be introducing a new product into its prolific lineup in the way of Flash Media Server 4.5. Flash Media Server 4.5 will now stream to a range of platforms including, you guessed it, Apple iOS devices. Hmmmm. An interesting turnaround from the flash / no-flash argument going back and forth between Adobe and Apple since the release of the original iPhone. So, what is the lowdown? Well, this would apparently seem like an admittance on Adobe’s behalf that Apple have won the argument. This time. Or does it? Flash Media… read more →
By Sarah Garrett – Amsys Recruitment Consultant With the departure of Steve Jobs, the question on everybody’s lips is how will the Apple world stay afloat without him? Will big businesses shy away from them and thus reduce the amount of Mac guys in the workplace? I mean, we all know what happened last time he left… However, I don’t think any Apple enthusiasts need to worry particularly. With the demand for the iOS devices ever increasing as well as high profile companies integrating into or moving straight over to the Apple platform, there is no better time to become… read more →
Profile Manager makes it easy to configure your user’s Mac OS X Lion computers and iOS devices so they’re set up to use your company or school resources and so they have the settings your organization requires. In combination with Apple Push Notification service it sends out updated configurations over the air automatically. Profile Manager consists of three parts: that work together to let you setup and deploy profiles, manage and control devices and deliver and update profiles. – Web-based Administration Tool is where you configure settings for devices, manage enrolled devices and device groups, and execute or monitor… read more →
On Sunday 4th September, Amsys is officially 25 years old! Here’s a little of what happened in 1986 (see bottom for a reader’s special offer!): January: 19th – the first PC virus “Brain” started to spread, 24th – Voyager 2 makes its first encounter with Uranus February: 3rd – Pixar Animation studios are opened, 19th The Soviet Union launches Mir March: 4th – Today newspaper is launched, pioneering computer photosetting and full-clour offset printing April: 26th – Chernobyl disaster May: 31st – FIFA World Cup begins. June 29th – Argentina win the world cup. July: 23rd – Prince Andrew marries… read more →
We are delighted to announce the launch of ARM – Amsys Remote Monitoring – a server monitoring tool for Mac OS X server. The tool monitors and reports on 11 different processes and warns of impending issues. Monitored by the Amsys helpdesk team we can immediately identify when you are heading for trouble, take remedial action and keep you working. Contact the support team for more info on email@example.com
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Amsys’ expertise with iOS is helping many clients shape up to deploy iPads to their business. Amsys consultants examine the current system and identify what action is necessary to match the deployment and tools to enterprise requirements. Call us if you are considering the deployment of iPads in bulk and you need some help.