SOURCE: JAMF Software

December 06, 2006 15:00 ET

JAMF Software Announces Casper Suite 4.1

This Exceptional Client-Management Software Is Now a Universal Application

MINNEAPOLIS, MN -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 6, 2006 -- JAMF Software continues its fast-paced evolution of the Casper Client Management Suite with the release of the Suite as a Universal application. Now customers can run this exceptional client management software natively on both Power PC and Intel-based Macs.

"Our server software runs effortlessly on Mac OS X Server and was written in Java utilizing Apple's Xcode IDE," said Zach Halmstad, Partner and Product Manager at JAMF Software. "Because of the powerful tools that are built into Xcode, creating a Universal version of our Client Management Suite was simple and we're thrilled that our customers can now take advantage of the power of the new Intel-based Macs."

"Xcode and other innovative Apple tools give developers the power to quickly and easily create Universal versions of their applications," said Ron Okamoto, Apple's Vice President of Worldwide Developer Relations. "We're delighted to have JAMF's powerful client-management solution join the rapidly growing number of Universal applications."

The Casper Suite operates through a centralized server and a single console interface that simplifies the lives of Mac system administrators. The Suite offers complete client management for Mac OS X, as well as complete life cycle management including imaging, inventory, updating, and robust remote management for Mac environments.

The Casper Suite is finding great success in both the commercial and education sectors and is especially useful for creative agencies who frequently work with compliance and policy issues, customized workstations, numerous mobile users, and the need for frequent upgrades.

Version 4.1 of the Casper Suite includes:

--  Decreased liability & security risks by blacklisting unwanted
    applications
--  Email notifications to alert administrators of changes or problems on
    their client computers
--  Automated Software Update delivery from one or more internal Software
    Update Servers
--  Smart Computer Groups based on hardware, software, and purchasing
    information
    
To learn more about the Casper Suite, go to: www.jamfsoftware.com.

About JAMF Software: JAMF Software, creators of the Casper Client Management Suite, was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota. JAMF Software simplifies the lives of Macintosh system administrators throughout the United States and Europe by increasing efficiency, lowering support costs, and reducing liability for IT Managers and CIOs.

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