Apple recently discontinued Fleetsmith, its mobile device management platform that was acquired nearly two years ago. Fleetsmith’s services ended in October 2022, leaving several businesses scrambling to find another suitable MDM solution. But migrating to another MDM is not an easy task. Picking the right MDM solution that aligns with your budget and IT needs is vital. Changing your MDM solution mid-deployment adds extra effort spent on unenrolling and re-enrolling countless devices.
Scalefusion aims to simplify the device onboarding and management process for its users. Scalefusion intends to offer a smooth transition to all users wanting to migrate to Scalefusion MDM from Fleetsmith. This article will help you understand how Fleetsmith compares to Scalefusion and how you can effortlessly migrate your devices to Scalefusion MDM.
How Does Scalefusion Compare to Fleetsmith?
Call and email support, help desk, knowledge base
Call and email support, help desk, knowledge base, 24 x 6 live chat-based support, FAQs/forum
What Are the Advantages of Managing Your Devices With Scalefusion MDM?
3-tiered transparent pricing plan to suit your diverse business needs
Clear pricing structure with no hidden setup or support costs
14-day free trial with access to all enterprise-grade features
Complimentary product demos, training, and custom consultation from product experts
Complimentary training and extensive marketing assistance for partners
Live chat-based 24 x 6 free customer support with a median response time of fewer than 3.5 minutes
World-class customer support with an average first response time of 90 seconds and a first contact resolution rate of 80% over chat
Reusable licenses that can be transferred from existing devices to new ones
ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification, SOC-2 Type-2, GDPR, and HIPAA compliant
Discounts for NGOs and educational institutions
Migration From Fleetsmith MDM: What You Need To Do
Migrating from your existing MDM platform to another one does not mean simply picking a new solution. To successfully migrate from Fleetsmith to Scalefusion MDM, IT admins must consider the following steps:
Involve all the stakeholders in the migration process
Comprehensive documentation of the current MDM environment and its dependencies
Gather all the usernames, passwords, tokens, and certificates
Delete the Fleetsmith MDM server from ABM
Configure Apple services for the Scalefusion dashboard
Create fresh enrollment profiles and corporate policies
Test the migration to Scalefusion MDM of various device types
Prepare your end-users for the migration and new enrollment process
Getting Started With Scalefusion MDM
You can begin your migration to Scalefusion MDM by selecting an enrollment method of your choice. Scalefusion offers several over-the-air bulk enrollment options, such as QR code-based enrollment or IMEI/Serial number-based enrollment for iOS and macOS devices. Our in-house sales and support teams ensure you follow the right migration process and leverage the best pricing plans.
Sign-up with Scalefusion and configure your account.
Configure role-based access controls to create roles and assign permissions.
Set up extensive policies that align with your business needs.
Identify your preferred mode of device enrollment and create an enrollment configuration
Integrate directory services to import users in bulk
Add or import users to the Scalefusion dashboard
Invite users to enroll their devices with Scalefusion by following a simple set of onscreen instructions
To ensure that your migration to Scalefusion is accurate, we recommend you conduct surveys and gather feedback from your IT teams. This helps you instantly identify issues or queries that IT team members might encounter while getting accustomed to Scalefusion MDM. You can contact the Scalefusion team to obtain any assistance that you need.
Mobile device management simplifies complex IT tasks for your enterprise IT teams. Scalefusion MDM is known for its easy-to-use interface and its best-in-class support team. We encourage you to schedule a live demo with your product experts to understand the versatile offerings that we have. Alternatively, you could use a 14-day free trial to get accustomed to our dashboard.
Shambhavi is a Senior Content Writer at Promobi Technologies with prior experience in commercial writing, creative planning, product cataloging, and content strategizing. She is a "Biotechnologist turned writer" and believes that the inception of great ideas happens over coffee.
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