Endpoint Management

IT professionals use Active Directory (AD) class rosters to control student access to electronic resources based on a student’s enrollment in courses and major for every term, course, section, and division. 
 

Workspace One, formerly known as AirWatch, is a Mobile Device Management system that allows campus units to purchase IOS and MacOS applications from the App Store and install them on unit-owned and personally-owned phones and tablets without violating state policies. This service also allows the configuration of security and other policies on devices to asssit a user in configuration.

IT professionals can centrally manage and protect physical or virtual mobile devices, laptops, desktops, and servers through configuration, patch, power and inventory management, security evaluation, and planned software rollouts.

Campus Service Monitoring provides device, service, and metric monitoring, alerting, and reporting.  

Use the Computer Registration tool to register any of your network/wifi capable devices such as your Computer, Xbox, Playstation, iPad etc. In the event that your device is lost/stolen, we have the necessary information at hand to aid in recovering it.

The Endpoint Services Group working with Technology Services Security group is providing a pilot of Dell Data Protection Encryption for High Risk Data on Windows and Mac's. Dell Data Protection can quickly and easily protect critical business data on desktops, laptops, USB thumb drives, external storage devices and optical media.

Offering a backup solution for departmental desktop and laptop machines, including Windows, Mac, and Linux operating systems. This solution provides backup of files via a cloud provider with users able to register up to 5 devices and receive unlimited cloud storage.

Malware protection is a centralized service that protects faculty, and staff endpoints against viruses and other malicious software.

Munki is a macOS endpoint management service based on the open-source Munki project. Multi-tenant Munki is a centrally-hosted instance of Munki developed by the iSchool and Technology Services at the University of Illinois. It allows IT Pros, from across the campus system, to automate the installation and removal of centrally-created content (applications) while also providing private, restricted-access repositories for colleges and units.

MunkiReport works in tandem with Munki, providing a quick overview of your Munki-managed Mac fleet through various dashboards and reports.

Munki and MunkiReport are intended only for macOS endpoints. No other operating systems are supported.

Several applications and configurations are provided by the Endpoint Management Services team in the global or campus Munki repositories, including:

  • Apple software updates
  • Adobe products
  • Microsoft Office
  • WebStore applications
  • Many common free applications

System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) is an endpoint management suite that allows IT professionals to maximize the productivity of themselves and the users they support. SCCM aggregates typical duties of IT staff into a clear and concise single-pane interface making overall IT more responsive and agile while at the same time empowers a diverse IT community to do more through optimization such as reduction in duplication of effort.

The Endpoint Services Group working with Technology Services Security group is providing a pilot of Sophos for MacOS. Sophos Endpoint software blocks malware and infections by identifying and preventing the handful of techniques and behaviors used in almost every exploit.

Windows System Update Service (WSUS) is Microsoft's solution for automatically applying system and application patches to Windows systems.  Technology Services hosts a central WSUS service and has partnered with a number of colleges to support secondary WSUS servers as well.

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