Apple Mac Integration Basics 10.7 — A 1 day course

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Retired Course; no longer available


This course is designed for individuals bringing a Mac computer into a small business environment that is predominantly Windows-based. Windows Small Business Server is most likely the server being used. The course is also for users replacing a Windows computer with a Mac, and for reference by system administrators supporting the above users.

During this course you'll learn all the different ways you can integrate a Mac within your organization's network environment including how to configure your Mac to work with Active Directory, and how to take advantage of network services, file sharing, printing, instant messaging, emailing, calendars and contacts.

Delegates will also learn about security at the user, local network, and remote networking levels. You'll learn about data management, both migrating your data from a Windows computer as well as backing up your important data. Finally you'll learn how to run Windows programs directly on your Mac, giving you total compatibility and interoperability with colleagues using Windows.

Suitable For

Help desk specialists, technical coordinators, service technicians and others who support Mac users in network environment dominated by the Windows Operating System, and technology specialists who manage Mac based classroom networks or computer labs in Windows based schools.


Basic understanding of Mac OS X skills and terminology


Apple Certified Associate (ACA) - Mac Integration certification verifies an understanding of the different ways to integrate a Mac within a Windows or other standards-based network.

This entry-level certification is designed for anyone who needs to know how to set up a Mac system to take full advantage of network services such as directory services, file sharing, printing, email, and more.

The Apple Certified Associate - Mac Integration 10.8 certification (ACA) is granted on successful completion of the Mac Integration Basics v10.8 exam.

Exam booked with course: £60 + VAT


This course has been retired and is no longer available.


Connecting to a Network Account Server

File Sharing Between Mac OS X and Windows Computers

Email, Calendars and Contacts


Printing from Mac OS X

Instant Messaging

Data Management and Backup

Cross Platform Compatibility