Enterprise management firm Jamf confirms it's ready for macOS Big Sur

Jamf Apple Enterprise Management
Jamf Apple Enterprise Management (Image credit: Jamf)

What you need to know

  • Jamf says it will support and "extend key functionality" to devices running macOS Big Sur.
  • Security systems will also continue to function without any disruption.

Apple released macOS Big Sur yesterday and device management outfit Jamf has already confirmed that it's good to go. In a statement to More, Jamf says that it's ready to support macOS Big Sur.

Jamf has been testing Apple's beta releases to make sure everything is good to go and, sure enough, day one support has been confirmed.

Jamf, the standard in Apple Enterprise Management, today announced it is prepared to support and extend key functionality in Apple's macOS Big Sur update, which became available today. Jamf customers can upgrade to macOS Big Sur the day it's available, and customers using Jamf for Apple security can be confident their endpoint security solution will work seamlessly with macOS Big Sur without disrupting end users or organizational security. Through extensive testing in Apple's beta releases, Jamf ensures compatibility for all of Apple's fall releases, including macOS Big Sur, across its solution portfolio.

It isn't just a case of supporting macOS Big Sur, either. Jamf says that the update adds features to user provisioning, enterprise workflows, and institutional security enhancement that will be of benefit to teams in all kinds of businesses.

You can learn what Jamf makes of the macOS Big Sur switch in its statement.

Oliver Haslam

Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.

Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.