Imaging is Dead – Long Live Imaging!

Marcus Ransom, RMIT UniversityPart of XW16

DEP has revolutionised the way we approach Mac OS X deployment, but there are scenarios when this workflow is not the best approach or we simply do not have access to the required tools or systems. This session will look at the different options we have to get our Macs into production and ready for use as well as some of the tools we can use to achieve this in the most efficient way possible.

Marcus has been integrating Apple devices into various enterprise environments for over a decade, from small design studios through to large one to one iPad programs. In his current role as the Lead Apple Technician at RMIT University, he is responsible for the integration and support of the Apple fleet into the wider University. Understanding the changing Apple ecosystem and developing a community amongst Apple system administrators are two objectives that motivate him to improve the way Apple devices are supported and perceived in the wider IT environment. Marcus co-ordinates Melbourne Apple Admins ( and also co-presents the podcast (