Apr 11 2006
Apple announces Remote Desktop 3
Apple today announced Apple Remote Desktop 3, the latest edition of Apple’s desktop management software. Building on Mac OS X version 10.4 “Tiger” features such as Spotlight, Dashboard and Automator, Apple Remote Desktop 3 is a Universal application optimized to take advantage of the power of Intel-based Macs with more than 50 new features that deliver improvements in software distribution, asset management and remote assistance.
Apple Remote Desktop 3 offers a wide range of desktop management features including Spotlight searches across multiple Tiger systems; over 30 Automator actions for automating repetitive system administration tasks; a Dashboard Widget that provides observation of remote systems; and AutoInstall for installing software automatically on mobile systems when they return online.
Apple Remote Desktop 3 is available immediately through The Apple Store, Apple’s retail stores and Apple Authorized Resellers for a suggested retail price of USD$299 for managing up to 10 systems and USD$499 for managing an unlimited number of systems. Special education pricing is also available.