MacTech In-Depth: Mobile Device Management

As many of you are aware, I will be speaking at the MacTech Conference in November. is also a sponsor of MacTech and I personally very much find everything they’re doing over there with these events to be great stuff. And now there’s more coming out of their incubator. MacTech has announced a great new series called MacTech In-Depth. This takes the existing format for the MacTech Conference and MacTech BootCamps that have gone on the road and brings a much more in-depth (as the name implies) approach, looking at a single topic for a full day. The first topic that is getting tackled is Mobile Device Management, in San Francisco. Register by October 31st to take advantage of the Early Registration and pay only $295 to register for MacTech In-Depth: Mobile Device Management (a $200 savings). As with the other MacTech events, it’s a great deal. For more information, see the official site at or here’s the official press release:
September 19, 2011 — WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA — On the heels of the incredible success of MacTech Conference for IT Pros and Developers, and MacTech Boot Camps held all around the United States, MacTech has announced today a new (third) type of event: MacTech In-Depth — a series of one day seminars each focusing on a single topic. MacTech In-Depth is a single-track, hotel-based seminar that is specifically geared to serve the needs of IT Pros, consultants and techs looking for a deep dive on a single topic. The first MacTech In-Depth will focus on Mobile Device Management, and will be in the City of San Francisco on Wednesday, December 7th, 2011. “MacTech Conference 2010 was an enormous success delivering amazing content and a quality conference to IT Pros and developers in the large organization, Enterprise, and ISV markets. MacTech Boot Camp events have been a terrific success in helping consultants grow their company and support small business. What’s been really clear from the feedback is that attendees want even more from MacTech. Our new MacTech In-Depth series of seminars will squarely address that request,” said Neil Ticktin, Editor-in-Chief/Publisher, MacTech Magazine. “The In-Depth format gives us the flexibility of not only having different seminars on different topics, but to make them available in regions all over the country.” Using MacTech’s proven “running order” approach, we pack in the maximum amount of sessions possible into the time available combined with the opportunity to talk to sponsors, network with peers and meet new contacts. Event topics expected include: MacTech In-Depth: Mobile Device Management (first one scheduled) MacTech In-Depth: Network and WiFi Design and Troubleshooting MacTech In-Depth: Lion Server Administration and others… The first event, MacTech In-Depth: Mobile Device Management (MDM) will spend the entire day focused on MDM. Topics will include: • Security and Mobility • Solutions Requirements • Asset risks and security threats • Mobility Business Drivers • Monitoring and Control • Protecting the Enterprise, business, and the organization • Enabling Employees • Protecting data and devices • Mobility creating new business intersections • How to develop a mobility strategy for your organization • Securely supporting social media, commerce and sales • Defining Technology Initiatives Additional information on topics and sessions at “Now that Apple is pouring it on with the onset of OS X Lion, iOS, and mobile devices, there is no better time than right now to fully integrate, deploy and maintain mobile operations along with securing valuable mobile assets and company proprietary information. This is exactly what we do when working with organizations of all sizes, helping our clients create seamless solutions through every stage of mobile operations,” said Russell Poucher, MacTech In-Depth: Mobile Device Management Sessions Chair, and Principal of Creative Resources Technology Group. “MacTech does an amazing job of putting live events together. As sessions chair for the event, we’ve been working with MacTech to create their MDM curriculum and secure some of the best speakers in the industry.” “We are extremely pleased to be involved in this event to share best practices on how to fully embrace Mac and iOS devices in the Enterprise,” said Jonathan Dale, Fiberlink Communications. “With the rapid pace of change in mobility, cloud-based mobile device and application management platforms, such as MaaS360, are critical to enable the full adoption of the comsumerization of IT.” MacTech In-Depth events are economically priced, include the full day of sessions, and lunch. Those who register by October 31st can take advantage of the Early Registration and save $200.00 and pay only $295 to register for MacTech In-Depth: Mobile Device Management. More information on the MacTech In-Depth series at More information on MacTech In-Depth: Mobile Device Management at Registration is open now at About MacTech Magazine Established in 1984, MacTech Magazine is the only monthly magazine focused on Macintosh at the technical level. Each month, MacTech and is read by 150,000 technical Macintosh users in over 175 countries … from network administrators to programmers, from solution providers to Enterprise, and in general anyone that’s interested in the Macintosh beyond the user level. For more information about MacTech Conference, see and for more information on MacTech Boot Camp, see If you’re interested in getting under the hood of your Mac, if you want to know how to make things happen inside the box, you should be reading MacTech Magazine. Contact the magazine. Toll free: 877-MACTECH, International: 805-494-9797,, For more information, contact: Neil Ticktin 805-494-9797 publisher at