Erik Eckel explains how to take advantage of the Apple Volume Purchase Program to distribute and manage iOS apps for your organization.
Redemption URLs are also provided within the VPP console, thereby providing a simple link that can be emailed directly to users to simplify application installation. Redemption codes can also be published directly to Intranets or via an internal application portal. Alternatively, organizations may choose to leverage a third-party Mobile Device Management (MDM) platform, such as Fiberlink’s MaaS 360 or Mobile Iron, to deploy and administer applications throughout the organization.
The Apple Configurator, a free Apple app download, is another tool organizations can tap to assist mass software deployments. Using the free utility, administrators can import redemption code spreadsheets generated by the VPP console, track installed applications, configure and deploy devices, and update apps as required across supervised devices.
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