What you need to know
- Fleetsmith is joining Apple.
- Fleetsmith is a mobile device management company.
- It could mean Apple's first foray into its own support for managing corporate devices.
Mobile device management company Fleetsmith has today announced its acquisition by Apple.
In a blog post the company stated:
Fleetsmith is a mobile device management company that helps businesses manage devices and tech solutions for their employees.
Apple currently relies on third-party platforms to provide solutions for mobile device management when it comes to businesses, so the Fleetsmith acquisition could signal Apple's first foray into its own device management solution.
Fleetsmith features include a smart inventory, real-time visibility, security compliance, and more.
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