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DEFINITION: Boot Camp is a program that allows users of Intel-based Macintosh computers to run the Microsoft Windows XP operating system. Once Boot Camp has been installed on the Mac's hard drive, the machine can be restarted (re-booted) using either Mac OS X or Windows XP. Boot Camp will be incorporated as a standard feature of the next release of Mac OS X, known as Leopard. Boot Camp is expected to make Macintosh  … 
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Macintosh Operating System White Papers (View All Report Types)
Simplifying the Management of Macs and Mobile Devices
sponsored by Centrify Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Consumerization gives employees a choice, and they're choosing personal products, such as Mac laptops and iOS and Android phones. However, this opens up a world of security risks. Download this white paper to learn about managing and securing Macs and other mobile devices.
Posted: 06 Nov 2015 | Published: 28 Jan 2015

Centrify Corporation

Buyer Pulse Buyer Case Study: Grand Island Public Schools Implements Identity Solution to Centralize Management and Increase Security
sponsored by Centrify Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this IDC Buyer's Case Study focused on how Grand Island Public Schools (GIPS) implemented the Centrify Identity Service for Mac and Mobile to integrate the school system's fleet of Mac computers with Active Directory and provide unified access management, authorization, password management, and authentication capabilities.
Posted: 29 Oct 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Centrify Corporation

Best Practices for Adding Macs to Microsoft Networks
sponsored by Centrify Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper will help answer those questions and explore how Centrify can quickly and easily provide the necessary tools to allow Macs to be managed in the same way PCs are managed today.
Posted: 04 Nov 2015 | Published: 16 Mar 2015

Centrify Corporation

Securing 35,000 Mobile Devices
sponsored by Skycure
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how New York Life, an insurance company with over 35,000 mobile devices in use by employees, closed vulnerability gaps.
Posted: 01 Dec 2015 | Published: 11 Nov 2015


The New Reality of Mac in Business
sponsored by JAMF Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the state of Mac adoption among enterprises today. Learn how Macs went from being routinely ignored by corporate IT to being widely considered as a suitable match for many organizations, because of software compatibility and other factors.
Posted: 06 Oct 2015 | Published: 06 Oct 2015

JAMF Software

Apple Native Security
sponsored by JAMF Software
WHITE PAPER: Learn how the native Apple security frameworks can keep your mobile information safe and your employees happy.
Posted: 09 Nov 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

JAMF Software

Client Management Best Practices for Managing Mac Systems
sponsored by CDW
WHITE PAPER: One of the greatest challenges facing any institution is the maintenance of a large number of computer systems. When properly performed, lifecycle management—from the loading dock to the recycler—maximizes your return on investment, keeps your users more productive, and protects the security of your computer systems and your enterprise data.
Posted: 15 Apr 2010 | Published: 15 Apr 2010


The Best of Both Worlds: Sharing Mac Files on Windows Servers
sponsored by GroupLogic
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper discusses the issues involved in sharing files between Macs and Windows servers and compares the options for successful integration. It is intended for systems administrators, technical evaluators and decision-makers who are considering upgrading or purchasing a Mac/Windows integration solution.
Posted: 27 Oct 2009 | Published: 27 Oct 2009


Integrating Macs with Microsoft DFS - Best Practices
sponsored by GroupLogic
WHITE PAPER: This document describes three options for integrating Macs with Microsoft DFS infrastructure.
Posted: 15 Feb 2012 | Published: 15 Feb 2012


Infrastructure, Interrupted: Apple in the Enterprise Redefined
sponsored by Acronis
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about the evolution of Apple in the enterprise and how you can make shifting standards and multiple platforms work together to benefit your organization.
Posted: 16 Feb 2012 | Published: 05 Oct 2012

MACINTOSH OPERATING SYSTEM DEFINITION (continued): …  computers more accessible to users of Windows XP Home Edition or Professional Edition. Boot Camp will also allow current Macintosh users to run more of the programs designed specifically for Windows-based computers. In order for a Mac user to install and run Boot Camp, the following components are necessary: An Intel-based Mac with a USB keyboard and mouse or built-in keyboard and TrackPad. 10 gigabytes or more of free hard drive space. One blank recordable CD or DVD. A single-disc version of Windows XP Home Edition or Windows XP Professional. Windows XP Service Pack 2 or later. Mac OS X … 
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