Casper Suite Rollout for Apple Devices


Over the coming weeks, IT Division staff will begin enrolling college-owned Mac computers in the Casper Suite, a product of JAMF Software. The tool enables improved maintenance of Apple computers and mobile devices by facilitating inventory management and keeping computers up-to-date so students, faculty and staff can advance their work. The tool has been in use in Lehman’s Mac labs, classroom podiums and on laptop carts for the past two years. The Casper Suite is widely used in higher education and will enable a Lehman self-service “app store.” The process takes about 20 minutes, in part to review how updates will be accessible in the app store. Casper will enable system administrators to ensure Macs are current with security patches and allow users to access new software, such as the new release of Microsoft Office for Mac, in a timely manner. Mike Shur, Apple Systems Administrator for Lehman College, is coordinating the project and can be reached at 718-960-8708 or Michael.Shur@lehman.cuny.edu.