Compare Cisco Meraki Systems Manager (MDM+EMM) vs. Jamf Pro

Cisco Meraki Systems Manager (MDM+EMM) is ranked 8th in Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) with 3 reviews while Jamf Pro is ranked 1st in Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) with 26 reviews. Cisco Meraki Systems Manager (MDM+EMM) is rated 9.0, while Jamf Pro is rated 9.8. The top reviewer of Cisco Meraki Systems Manager (MDM+EMM) writes "No downtime, no breakdowns, all the user readings are exact, and it gives us quick analysis so we can apply security measures". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Jamf Pro writes "Enhances our cybersecurity and allows us to better support our users". Cisco Meraki Systems Manager (MDM+EMM) is most compared with Microsoft Intune, VMware AirWatch and Jamf Pro, whereas Jamf Pro is most compared with Microsoft Intune, VMware AirWatch and BlackBerry Enterprise Mobility Suite. See our Cisco Meraki Systems Manager (MDM+EMM) vs. Jamf Pro report.
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Pros
We experience no downtime, no breakdowns, all the user readings are exact, and it gives us quick analysis so we can apply security measures.We use this solution for MDM.It's a very easy solution for the most part, it's very easy to implement and very easy to administer.It's extremely competitive and very good for a product in this sphere.We can reconfigure a client’s setup remotely with minimal effort.The web portal provides status reporting and ease of configuration.

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It's a great way to keep track of all of our licenses and the software we use daily.We were able to dramatically enhance our cybersecurity, and better support our users.Users love that instead of having to wait for tickets to be resolved, they can open an app and run a specific policy.As an administrator, I really love the integration with Apple Business Manager.The most valuable features are the Jamf agent and the API.The most valuable feature is the ability to manage all devices through Apple's DEP and forcing them into Jamf pre-stage enrollment.Jamf Pro allowed us to patch and manage endpoints while collecting log data to help improve operational efficiency.

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Because Cisco has improved a lot and is competing with other technologies that are innovative and brand new to the market, the only improvements they have to make are to keep up with the current competition and remain competitive with other solutions.It doesn't seem to be able to establish some VPN tunnels with other devices in a particular way that such as an ASA can do for us.Integration with other tools, such as, ConnectWise Automate.

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There is still no feature for properly patching T2 Security Chip-enabled Macs.This solution would benefit from more focus on Self Service, such as Office 365 and GSuite integration.If it could do ticketing and non-Apple devices then that would be huge.I would like to have the ability to push scripts using MDM commands.There are known issues with the mobile configs that need to be fixed.I wish there was a profile that could be created for configuring Apple software updates on a global basis for our devices, via a configuration profile.The list of applications for patch management isn't sufficient.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
It's extremely competitive and very good for a product in this sphere.The price is high for the market.

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With respect to pricing, Jamf Pro is the better bet.If you have the in-house capability to support Jamf, then paying for onboarding / JumpStart training is a no brainer.The cost of this solution is expensive but worth it.JumpStart looks a little bit pricey; however, it is worth every penny.The setup cost is in the training, which is the most important step of your journey.

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Also Known As
Meraki MDMJAMF Software Casper Suite
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Overview

Every user is unique. Every device, a bit different. Systems Manager keeps the network in the loop about constantly changing devices, automatically tracking device posture and adjusting security policies to match.

A complete Apple management solution for IT pros to empower users and simplify the deployment, inventory, and security of Macs, iPads, and iPhones. Designed to automate device management for you while driving end-user productivity and creativity, Jamf Pro (formerly Casper Suite) is the EMM tool that delights IT pros and the users they support by delivering on the promise of unified endpoint management for Apple devices.
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Sample Customers
Hafen Hamburg & Empire Riverside Hotel, Eastview Church, Tourism Holdings, Colegio Sagrada Familia Hijas de Jesús, Tommy Bahama's, Canadian School Mexico, Rosebank CollegeXero, National Geographic, Oxford University, Via, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Fallon, Cabela's
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K 12 Educational Company Or School29%
Non Profit12%
Healthcare Company12%
University12%
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Software R&D Company20%
K 12 Educational Company Or School15%
University9%
Comms Service Provider7%
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