17. Basic Wireless Application Distribution Background and Setup

In previous chapters, we’ve talked about various methods of configuring devices. However, there’s a large part of the iOS universe beyond configuration: apps, including in-house enterprise applications and those that are available on the App Store. So in this and the next few chapters, we’ll explore wireless application distribution: what’s involved, what’s needed, and some strategies, both inside and outside of Mobile Device Management.

Background and Requirements for Wireless App Distribution

The idea seems simple enough: You have n iOS devices and m apps, and you want to install those apps onto the device. It’s a simple process via USB, but that solution doesn’t scale well. Using ...

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