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Friday, June 15, 2018 — 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM EDT

There are many tools used to manage Mac computers on campus; this talk will focus on one solution: Parallels Mac Management (PMM) for Systems Center Configuration Manager (SCCM).

SCCM has been used by various IT support groups across campus to manage Windows computers since 2013. After initial testing by AHS and Environment in 2016, PMM was incorporated into SCCM to extend management capabilities to Macs. This session will provide some insights into how PMM is being used in AHS and Environment.

Speakers Bio:

Lowell Williamson joined Applied Health Sciences (AHS) Computing in 1999 as a co-op student consultant while he was a student in History at the University of Waterloo. After graduation, Lowell started full-time as an IT specialist. He has been a full-time member of the AHS Computing team since 2000.

Trevor Bain started working at the University of Waterloo in 1997 in the Faculty of Environment as the Geographic Information Systems Manager. In 2002, Trevor moved to Information Systems & Technology where he held various positions supporting Windows-based services. He joined Applied Health Sciences as IT Director in July 2015.

Don Duff-McCracken is the Technical Services Manager for Environment’s Mapping, Analysis & Design (MAD) team. Don became part of the MAD team in 1998 and has been managing MAD’s Mac lab computers for the last 20 years.

John Mayall is the SCCM lead for IST. He has been working at the University of Waterloo since 2013. Prior to that he was a Senior Consultant for Microsoft and Itergy Consulting Services.

This session will not be webcasted/recorded.

Location 
EC5 - East Campus 5
1111
305 Phillip St.
Waterloo, ON N2L 5Z5
Canada

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