Apple partner Trams has signed up to become a UK member of the Enterprise Device Alliance, a US-based body that represents companies committed to deploying, integrating and managing Apple hardware in Microsoft Windows environments.
The EDA specialises in running events for IT buyers to discuss issues around and best practice techniques for deploying Macs, iPhones and iPads, and as a UK partner Trams will be an active participant in these programmes.
It is also planning to co-host webcasts discussing the wider implications of integrating, securing and managing personal devices, a trend that largely originated with the advent of the iPhone and iPad.
"Trams has a reputation for busienss and technical accmen that will help our European customers as they deal with mobile devices, Macs, cloud, BYOD and other challenges brought on by the consumerisation of IT," said EDA president T Reid Lewis, who is also president of Virginia, US-based data management services specialist GroupLogic.
Added Trams business development manager Mike Saunders: "The solutions from EDA member companies make it easier for IT organisations to extend their established Windows expertise and infrastructure to manage Macs, iPhones and iPads."