Now that remote work is the new normal, it is more important than ever to be able to set up and manage devices remotely for employees, partners and other administrators in your law firm. That’s why Apple recently acquired Fleetsmith, it’s a complete mobile device management (MDM) system.

Fleetsmith is the answer for administrators or offices that need to manage multiple Apple devices. It’s a powerful and secure tool that works for organizations of all sizes. With Fleetsmith you are able to automate device setup, intelligence, patching, and security for all your firm’s devices.

Here’s what you need to know before signing up for Fleetsmith.

First, make sure your devices meet the OS requirements.

Your Apple devices must have:

  • macOS 10.14 or later
  • iOS 11 or later
  • iPadOS 13.1 or later

Fleetsmith’s identity providers (IdPs)

An IdP is a service that manages, stores and verifies digital identities, which allows your team to connect with the resources they need. Fleetsmith works with G Suite and Office 365 as their IdPs. Follow this guide to learn how to enroll.

How much does it cost?

If you have 10 devices or less, Fleetsmith offers an unlimited free trial with no device minimum and no credit card required to sign up. For more devices there are monthly or yearly pricing options:

  • Pay Monthly Plan ($10 USD/device/month paid monthly)
  • Pay Annually Plan ($8.25 USD/device/month paid yearly)

Fleetsmith support

Because Fleetsmith is now owned by Apple, you can expect the same level of support and customer-centered solutions as with other Apple products and software. You can submit a ticket for support here.

As MDM goes, Fleetsmith is about as dependable and seamless as it comes for Apple devices. If you are needing to manage your remote workers, Fleetsmith is the way to go and we can help you get it set up quickly and easily.

Luke Kumanchik

Entrepreneur, programmer, backyard farmer & Dungeon Master Extraordinaire.