What you need to know
- Jamf has picked up a new company to help its device management business.
- Mondada is a company out of Melbourne, Australia.
- Its Kinobi app is designed for managing patching of the Apple platform.
Apple Enterprise Management firm Jamf just announced that it has picked up a new buy, with Australian firm Mondada joining the company. Founded in 2009, the company's Kinobi app is one of the "leading solutions in patch management for the Apple platform".
Jamf isn't saying yet what the purchase will mean or how it will be bringing its apps and capabilities under the Jamf brand, but the synergy between the two companies is pretty obvious.
The buyout is still being approved by regulators and no information about the amount of money changing hands has been shared, either.
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