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Attribute Ratings

  • Jamf Pro is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

9.5

Absolute Visibility

95%
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9.8

Jamf Pro

98%
167 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

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9.1

Jamf Pro

91%
8 Ratings

Usability

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6.4

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64%
14 Ratings

Availability

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9.1

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91%
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Performance

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9.1

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91%
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8.8

Jamf Pro

88%
75 Ratings

In-Person Training

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9.1

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91%
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Online Training

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7.4

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74%
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Configurability

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9.1

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91%
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Ease of integration

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9.1

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91%
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Product Scalability

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91%
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Vendor post-sale

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9.1

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91%
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Likelihood to Recommend

Absolute

I do think it is well worth the cost and consideration, especially if you are using it on devices containing electronic medical records, personal health information or personal privacy information or devices that contain proprietary information, critical business information or other information that needs to be securely protected. It can also be used to track a device (individual) as well if that is your goal. We use it as an extra precaution to track our mental health clinicians that do home visits. It allows us to keep track of their whereabouts, in case an issue arises at a client's home. We are able to send someone out to check or assist, alert emergency services or send law enforcement if a situation should arise.
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Jamf Software, LLC

Jamf Pro is the premium swiss army knife of Mac platform management tools. In our case, we have found no need for additional tools and can generally solve all our management and support needs with the built-in functions. We have to support a fairly large global workforce and be prepared for small and large acquisitions and divestitures at any time. With that in mind, a full-featured best in class product like Jamf Pro sets us up for continued success no matter what our existing business or future businesses demand of us.
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Pros

Absolute

  • I tracked a stolen computer all the way to Africa from USA and disabled it.
  • I set up geofences with alerts. As soon as a computer got a wifi connection outside of our fences it would email me its current location.
  • Absolute's persistent technology was helpful. -Even when a pawn shop would attempt to "wipe" a device before getting it online, as soon as it got online it notified me of the OS re-installation and current location. We could call authorities and they could recover the device for us. And they were happy it made their job easier and deterred the pawn shop from reselling stolen devices.
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Jamf Software, LLC

  • Manages Apps - gives details so that knowing what is available is easy, as well as what has fallen out of the app store.
  • Managing iPads - naming them, adding users, as well as what teachers have which iPads.
  • Sending web clips - allowing shortcuts to be added by management at [the] request of teachers so that students quickly have access to websites.
  • Finding Lost iPads - this feature is invaluable to us as we have students who travel with their iPads and are often forgetful and leave their iPads in their previous rooms or even at school over the weekend. The detail given is extremely helpful in recovering iPads.
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Cons

Absolute

  • I do not know where I would consider this product to be deficient in functionality, difficult to use or any major changes that needed to be addressed.
  • I wish the pricing of this product was a little lower, but I do think it is well worth the cost and consideration, especially if you are using it on devices containing electronic medical records, personal health information or personal privacy information.
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Jamf Software, LLC

  • As a new user it is hard to remember where certain features are in the over all system set up page. A search feature would be really helpful.
  • Don't just give an enable Remote Desktop command. build in a Remote Desktop session to allow Helpdesk techs to use instead of needing to launch a 3rd party app.
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Pricing Details

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    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    Optional

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    Starting Price

    Editions & Modules

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      Offerings

      Free Trial
      Free/Freemium Version
      Premium Consulting/Integration Services

      Entry-level set up fee?

      No setup fee

      Additional Details

      $3.33 per month per iOS device $6.25 per month per Mac Education and volume discounts available. Onboarding 3-Day for Mac + iOS: $7,500 2-Day for Mac only: $6,000 4hr Remote for iOS only: $750 Billed Annually

      Likelihood to Renew

      Absolute

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      Jamf Software, LLC

      We stepped away and are looking at different products that integrate with our entire fleet MDM solution rather than focusing specifically on Apple products. An all in one solution fits our needs better and is more cost-effective in the long run. Jamf Pro needs to improve some features and support but overall its a good product.
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      Usability

      Absolute

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      Jamf Software, LLC

      Jamf Pro has done pretty much anything we've needed with little setup headache. If we hit a wall, the Jamf user community and tech support departments both are more than willing to help solve problems. Tech support is excellent, but the surprising thing is the user base is by far the biggest resource. Jamf users love to help each other, by directly chatting about issues, posting best practices, or just posting info on the forums.
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      Support Rating

      Absolute

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      Jamf Software, LLC

      Jamf Support is very responsive and usually assists in any challenge we are tackling. They are also very transparent when they are allowed to be. I personally love our Jamf Pro support rep and don't fear messaging their support team.
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      In-Person Training

      Absolute

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      Jamf Software, LLC

      They made me more comfortable using the product.
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      Online Training

      Absolute

      No answers on this topic

      Jamf Software, LLC

      The training session was beneficial because it expanded my knowledge about Jamf products and really learn what I am capable of doing with Jamf Pro in terms of managing Apple computers and devices. Immediately after the training course, I was able to implement what I learn to our cloud instance.
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      Implementation Rating

      Absolute

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      Jamf Software, LLC

      the on-site training and implementation was a huge boon
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      Alternatives Considered

      Absolute

      I have only used Absolute Data and Device Security (DDS). It was recommended by my Dell sales rep. After reviewing the product info, and loading a demo, it became clear that this is what was needed to add to our existing security to protect us from information loss due to a data breach on our portable devices. I presented this solution to the appropriate departments, and they agreed that this was something well worth the investment.
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      Jamf Software, LLC

      Jamf Pro is the best option for Apple devices we have come across. We are 90% Apple devices and 10% Windows devices. We have also started using signage with Jamf Pro to manage those devices.
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      Return on Investment

      Absolute

      • Recovery of stolen assets.
      • After recovering a few devices and students becoming aware of Absolute being deployed, it had a prevention effect deterring additional theft.
      • It deterred pawn shops from accepting our stolen machines.
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      Jamf Software, LLC

      • Jamf has allowed us to create unique deployment strategies for our fleet and better position ourselves internally for the latest and greatest tech. We have full 0 Day support as well as resources which give us heads up when it comes to future features or issues other companies are experiencing. This insider knowledge alone makes it all worthwhile since at times you might be the only Mac admin at an Org.
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