What you need to know
- Apple Enterprise Management service Jamf is rolling out big changes to its online community.
- It is adding new discussion forums, group hubs, and more.
- The company says this will help its community to provide resources amongst customers.
Apple Enterprise Management platform Jamf has today announced big new changes to its online community.
The company says that exciting new enhancements include a new dynamic platform, discussion forums, group hubs, and expanded language support. The goal? "Enriching the top-notch community experience for the world's largest online community of Apple administrators."
The new features include:
- New discussion forums for each Jamf product: It's easier than ever to find information and connect with other community members with similar deployments or tools.
- New group hubs: These additional robust spaces facilitate knowledge sharing within specific industries, as well as around exciting events like the Jamf Nation User Conference (JNUC).
- Enhanced language capabilities: Community members can now select their preferred language within their user profile for a more personalized experience as they navigate the community.
- Improved Feature Request process: With a fresh new look, it's now easier than ever for customers to submit product ideas and see how they're moving through Jamf.
- Robust profile features: Community members can share their personal website, LinkedIn information and Github page. New member tags easily identify individuals as a Jamf customer, employee or community administrator.
Jamf's community engagement manager Jeni Asaba said "We're always looking to improve our community offerings at Jamf, and the launch of this enhanced Jamf Nation is a huge step forward. We listened really closely to hear what Jamf Nation members wanted, and we believe this improved environment will allow them to help their organizations succeed with Apple long into the future."
In January Jamf announced that it was helping manage 20 million Apple devices worldwide, the company recently bought Wandera, a cloud security company, for $400 million.
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