Casper Suite

Provider Info
Phone: 
+1 612 605 6625
Supports iOS 7: 
Supports iOS 8: 

Marketing Info

The Casper Suite integrates full iOS Mobile Device Management capabilities into the Casper Suite’s comprehensive OS X client management solution. Additionally, the Casper Suite supports iOS and Android BYOD and includes feature integration with Microsoft SCCM and Altiris, running on a variety of server systems including Linux and Windows.

Platform

The Casper Suite's MDM capabilities are part of the Casper Suite, a best-of-breed framework for enterprise Apple management. It is packaged as a Tomcat web application that runs on OS X, Windows, or Linux. Unlike many other vendors, the Casper Suite manages only Apple devices such as iPad and iPhone, not RIM or Windows Mobile. This makes the interface much more streamlined and efficient, but perhaps inappropriate for multi-platform installations.

They have mimicked the iPhone Configuration Utility in the web app, allowing access to every configurable setting.

One of the best features is a web clip that can automatically be added to the configuration profile. The web clip points to the Casper Suite's Self Service portal, which hosts an attractive "recommended apps" page. This page can include in-house apps to be downloaded directly, or links to the iTunes app store. Apps can be set to be downloaded automatically to the phone. eBooks and content can also be delivered via Self Service for distribution of content to end users. The result is effectively a self-service, personalized one-click app store for users.

Packaging
Is the service hardware, software, or cloud?
SaaS: 
Appliance: 
Windows Software: 
Mac Software: 
Unix Software: 
Virtual Machine: 
Reseller Theming: 
Licensing
How do you pay for the service?
Recurring License: 
Perpetual License: 
Maintenance
In addition to purchase, is there recurring maintenance? What does it include?
Purchase: 
Mandatory
Includes Minor Updates: 
Includes Major Updates: 
Includes Support: 
Support
How and when is support provided?
12 x 5: 
12 x 7: 
24 x 7: 
Scalability
Are there features such as segmented administration and fault tolerance that help the product successfully manage tens of thousands of devices?
Locations: 
Location-Specific Admins: 
Role-Based Admins: 
Standalone Server: 
Fail-Over Capability: 
Load Balancing: 
Device Enrollment
What methods are available for enrolling devices?
Web Portal: 
iOS App: 
Configuration Profile: 
Device Enrollment Program (iOS 7): 
User Authentication
What method exist to authenticate users?
Active Directory: 
Open Directory: 
Other LDAP: 
User/Pass Upload: 
Basic MDM Features
Basic legacy features common to almost every MDM platform.
Require Passcode: 
Device Restrictions: 
Exchange Account Seeding: 
WiFi Configuration: 
VPN Info: 
Remote Wipe: 
Remove Passcode: 
Remote Lock: 
Push Text Message: 
Advanced MDM Features
Less common mobile management features.
Start On Date: 
End On Date: 
Versioning: 
Rollback: 
Triggered by Inventory: 
Geofencing: 
Allow custom XML: 
Supervised Device Features
These restrictions are applicable only on [[Supervision|supervised devices]]
Prevent Game Center: 
Prevent iMessage: 
App Lock (iOS 6): 
Global HTTP Proxy (iOS 6): 
Website White/Black-listing (iOS 7): 
iOS 8 Features
Always-On VPN (iOS 8): 
Prevent Erase (iOS 8): 
Prevent Handoff (iOS 8): 
Managed Domains (iOS 8): 
Enterprise Book Distribution (iOS 8): 
App Management
Features focused on managing apps
Recommended App Catalog: 
Push Web Apps: 
Push Enterprise Apps: 
"Push" Retail Apps: 
Separate Managed and Unmanaged Data (iOS 7): 
Per-App VPN (iOS 7): 
Push App Configuration (iOS 7): 
Pull App Feedback (iOS 7): 
App Wrapping Available: 
App Developer SDK Available: 
App Store VPP Features
Features related to the iTunes App Volume Purchase Program.
VPP Spreadsheet Upload: 
VPP Licensing Integration (iOS 7) : 
Reassign App License (iOS 7): 
Vendor-provided iOS App(s)
Links to the iTunes app store
Administration Console
How can the system be administered?
Web-Based Administration: 
Desktop-Based Administration: 
iOS-Based Administration: 
API or SDK for Administration: 
Admin Notifications
How can admins be notified of issues?
Alert When Roaming: 
Alert When No Response: 
Alert on Forbidden App: 
Data Export
Data available for export, to CSV, etc.
Device Status: 
App Inventory: 
Device History: 
3rd Party Integration
The MDM Provider connects to which other services?
Apple GSX: 
Microsoft BPOS: 
Other Devices
What other devices can be managed by the platform?
Apple TV: 
Android (Samsung): 
Android (Nexus): 
Android (HTC): 
Android (Other): 
Blackberry: 
Symbian: 
Windows Mobile: 
Windows Desktops: 
Mac Desktops: 
Linux Desktops: 

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