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In early October 2019, Apple will release Catalina 10.15, the newest version of macOS. Information Technology Services (ITS) and the Mac Advisory Committee are evaluating the new macOS’ compatibility with enterprise applications and network configurations. Support will not be available for macOS Catalina 10.15 until the evaluation has been completed. Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection [Read More]

Apple iCloud is used to store files and backup settings for macOS and iOS devices. It is configured during setup or via System Preferences. However, iCloud is not approved for storing UNCG data. To ensure compliance with University data storage policies, all Mac users should disable the Desktop & Documents Folders selection of iCloud Storage. [Read More]

Update: 11/9/18 The evaluation of macOS Mojave, that was announced October 5, 2018, is complete and macOS Mojave is approved for UNCG Mac users. There are no major problems anticipated with this upgrade. Some upgrades have taken over 90 minutes to complete.  Please plan accordingly. For details and updates about the macOS Mojave upgrade, please [Read More]

Information Technology Services (ITS), in collaboration with the MAC Advisory Committee, announced on September 13, 2017 that we were evaluating macOS High Sierra for on-campus use. This includes testing its compatibility with enterprise applications and UNCG standard hardware and network configurations. The evaluation process has been completed, and ITS has concluded that there are no [Read More]

Information Technology Services (ITS), in collaboration with the MAC Advisory Committee, announced on October 4, 2016 that the evaluation of macOS Sierra for on-campus use had been completed and that upgrading to macOS Sierra was approved. We are now advising that all clients proceed with the upgrade to the latest version of macOS Sierra, currently [Read More]