HEAT Software Supports for Apple's New Education Technology

By CIOReview | Tuesday, May 17, 2016

FREMONT, CA: Provider of Cloud Service Management and Unified Endpoint Management (UEM) software solutions–HEAT software announced its new LANrev 7.2 software that impeccably integrates with Apple’s latest education technology: Apple School Manager.

Client and enterprise mobility management software, HEAT LANrev provides fertile and comprehensive integration with Apple School Manager. The software’s smart automation lets non-technical users such as teachers to elevate and increase learning tools in the classroom without having an expertise in IT tasks.

With regard to public preview, Apple School Manager (ASM) is a web portal with resources for primary and secondary school district IT administrators to disseminate iPads and Macs in schools. Administrators help to create Managed Apple IDs for all students and staff, configure device enrollment settings, and effortlessly purchase and hand out apps, books, and learning resources.

"We’ve led the marketplace with innovative endpoint management for long,” said Tim Williams, Director of Product Marketing, HEAT Software. “Now, leveraging the supremacy of LANrev’s smart automation within Apple’s education ecosystem, we’re eager to allow a new generation of studying in the digital classroom.”

The software’s top-of-market incorporation with ASM supervises and provides entire learning content, licenses, and class roster data from Apple’s portal to the students, teachers and classrooms where it is required automatically, seamlessly and quickly. LANrev automatically incorporates teacher, student, and classroom information from ASM with Active Directory, Open Directory, and LANrev’s personal asset inventory data to organize class rosters and assign the appropriate educational content through dynamic Smart Policies.

With its native, policy-based management of mobile devices, LANrev also makes it convenient for IT administrators to figure out the challenge of configuring devices, users, apps, and settings of iPads used in certain classes in a school district.

Moreover, LANrev 7.2 aids school IT administrators manage and configure multi-user iPads so schools can protect hardware by holding on to it within the classroom. This way settings and apps can follow the students from class to class rather than devices following them. Multi-user configurations even let budget-constrained schools to lead the gains of Apple’s potent classroom technology to more students.