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Advanced guide to managing iOS devices

Last updated:June 2013

Editor's note

When it comes to managing iOS devices in the enterprise, IT departments have a lot more options than you may think.

Through tools such as Apple Configurator, Data Protection and Apple's Volume Purchasing Program, you can configure devices, encrypt data on iPhones and iPads and deliver applications to those iOS devices without a ton of leg work. Some administration features that are built into iOS devices even make them easier to manage.

Whether you're just starting to look at ways to deal with the iOS devices that are on your network or you have a full-scale corporate iPad deployment, learn which tools are available to you and how you can use them to take back some control.

1Managing iOS, iPhones and iPads

There are tools available to you that make managing and configuring devices and applications a little easier, such as Apple Configurator, the Volume Purchasing Program, and even some of the features that are built into iOS devices.