How to Prevent Users from Upgrading to macOS® Catalina™

How to Prevent Users from Upgrading to macOS® Catalina™

| | Blog, Mac management
On October 7, 2019, Apple® released their latest operating system, Catalina™. While many users are eager to run the newest version of macOS® on their Macbooks®, IT admins know that there is reason for caution. Zero day security vulnerabilities and lost functionality have followed Apple OS upgrades in the past ... Read More

Morro Data Announces Certified Integration with JumpCloud’s Directory-as-a-Service®

| | Blog, Press Releases
SAN JOSE, Calif. and Boulder, Colo. – June 18, 2019 – Morro Data, the provider of CloudNAS global file services, announces that it has integrated JumpCloud’s Directory-as-a-Service to offer business a way to eliminate traditional, on-premise, file servers and domain controllers allowing for a cloud-centric approach for key infrastructure. “CloudNAS ... Read More
What is a Domain Controller? | JumpCloud Video

Why Go Domainless?

The domain has been a staple in IT organizations. At its best, the domain has provided a secure perimeter and centralized access to IT resources. But increasingly, sysadmins are asking, “Do I really need a domain controller?” This question is especially common at modern organizations that leverage a variety of ... Read More
Windows Datacenter Alternative for Nonprofits

Windows Datacenter Alternative for Nonprofits

| | Blog, Windows
The IT landscape is always in flux – but one recent change is having an unfortunate impact on charities and nonprofit organizations. In March 2018, Microsoft announced that they would no longer be offering discounted versions of certain on-prem products to nonprofits, including Windows Datacenter. In some cases, the withdrawal ... Read More
Customer Story: How Nym Secured Access Management with RADIUS & SSH

Customer Story: How Nym Secured Access Management with RADIUS & SSH

| | Blog, case-study
We at JumpCloud® continue to be impressed by our customers and the ways that they engage with our product. For instance, Grab is using ChatOps to automate the management of thousands of users and systems and Tamr has relied on JumpCloud in migrating from AWS to GCP. Another great example ... Read More

OpenVPN and JumpCloud Partner to Bring Secure Cloud-based Authentication and User Management to VPN

| | Blog, Press Releases
BOULDER, COLO., and PLEASANTON, CALIF. – April 16, 2019 – OpenVPN, the leading provider of next-gen secure and scalable communication services, and JumpCloud, the first Directory-as-a-Service® platform, today announced a strategic partnership and product integration that enables improved security and efficiency in managing access to privileged networks and resources requiring ... Read More
Centrify Express® EOL & Alternatives

Centrify Express® EOL & Alternatives

In October 2018, Centrify® announced the End-of-Life (EOL) for Centrify Express. Now, IT decision-makers at organizations that had been using Centrify Express are looking for alternatives. In this article, we’ll lay out the important details behind Centrify ending support for their line of Express solutions, detailing what the changes mean ... Read More
What is an SSH Key Manager? | JumpCloud Video

Okta SSH Key Management

Okta recently introduced their version of SSH key management, but it really isn’t technically SSH keys. Okta’s Advanced Server Access management function is meant to leverage an Okta identity to help individuals log in to their cloud and on-prem servers. It is using an agent and a private PKI structure ... Read More
QNAP Supports JumpCloud’s Directory-as-a-Service for Simplified User Management and Authentication

QNAP Supports JumpCloud’s Directory-as-a-Service for Simplified User Management and Authentication

| | Blog, Press Releases
BOULDER, CO, and TAIPEI, TAIWAN – March 21, 2019 – QNAP® Systems, Inc. today announced support for JumpCloud® Directory-as-a-Service® (DaaS), a cloud-based identity and access management platform which enables secure single-sign-on to workstations and servers, on-prem and cloud-based applications, WiFi and VPN networks, and file shares. JumpCloud also integrates with ... Read More
What is Active Directory? | JumpCloud Video

Active Directory: The Ultimate FAQ

This is the ultimate FAQ for Active Directory®—built to answer all of the most frequently asked questions about the directory service. We’ll get into the what, when, why, who, and how of Microsoft® Active Directory—otherwise known as AD or MAD. AD is both widely used and widely misunderstood. Developed by ... Read More
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