MacStadium Blog

Ansible

MacStadium + Ansible are Making Life Easier for DevOps Teams

October 8, 2020
May 22, 2019

Provisioning your Mac cloud virtual machines for macOS and iOS CI just got easier. MacStadium engineers have put together some example Ansible scripts for provisioning your CI build environment.

MacStadium Docs

New MacStadium Docs Site

March 13, 2020
April 18, 2019

We are excited to announce our new documentation website. Visit docs.macstadium.com for quick start guides, answers to your most frequently asked questions, best practices for different use cases, code examples, and much more!

SOC 3

MacStadium Achieves SOC 3 Security Compliance

December 19, 2019
February 19, 2019

To demonstrate our commitment to security, we are excited to announce that we have added SOC 3 compliance to our list of security certifications.

Mac mini

What to do with your old Mac minis?

November 12, 2020
February 7, 2019

So, what happens when the world starts upgrading Mac minis to the shiny new 2018 model? That old mini isn't dead yet! We've put together a list of ideas to repurpose your old mini and give it new life.

TAG Top 40

MacStadium is a TAG Top 40 Innovative Company for the Second Year

December 19, 2019
January 23, 2019

The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) announced MacStadium as one of its Top 40 Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia.

AppDynamics APM

User and Customer Experience for All

December 19, 2019
January 21, 2019

Without users for the platforms we build, even the most groundbreaking applications can quickly turn into shelfware. Humans, of course, can be unpredictable and demanding but—love or hate them—they’re the reason we build platforms in the first place.

Capital One

Capital One Closes $35 Million Credit Facility for MacStadium

June 23, 2020
January 15, 2019

Capital One announced a $35 million, five-year revolving line of credit for MacStadium. The company is using the revolver to fund the purchase of new equipment and fuel additional growth.

2018 Mac mini

The Long-Awaited 2018 Mac mini is Here!

December 19, 2019
December 17, 2018

We've been hard at work making sure that the new Mac mini meets the same high expectations we have for all of our Mac infrastructure. We know you have questions about the status of the new mini, so we’re assembled this quick FAQ.

MacStadium Slack Community

Chat with MacStadium on Slack

February 4, 2020
December 12, 2018

We’re excited to announce our new Slack channel! We created the MacStadium Community channel for open discussion about best practices, innovation, and collaboration.

Deloitte Fast 500

MacStadium Ranked 182 on Deloitte’s 2018 Technology Fast 500

December 19, 2019
November 15, 2018

We're excited to be number 182 on the 2018 Technology Deloitte Fast 500. This is the third year MacStadium been recognized by Deloitte on their list of the fastest growing tech companies in North America.

vSphere 6.7

How to Upgrade ESX Hosts to vSphere 6.7

March 13, 2020
November 12, 2018

While we've been using and testing it for a while, we now officially support vSphere 6.7, which includes support for Apple File System (APFS) and macOS Mojave. Check out this guide to help you navigate the upgrade process.

Most mini Day of My Life

The Most mini Day of My Life

December 19, 2019
October 31, 2018

"I'm Mac mini aficionado and MacStadium VP Brian Stucki, and today is the most mini day of my life." Let me share 24 hours in Brooklyn and some of the things that led up to that day. I also have some thoughts on the new Mac mini.

VMware Quick Start Guide

MacStadium VMware Private Cloud Quick Start Guide

December 19, 2019
October 23, 2018

Get up and running with your MacStadium VMware private cloud quickly and easily with our VMware Private Cloud Quick Start Guide.

Two-Factor Authentication

Two-Factor Authentication in the Customer Portal

December 19, 2019
October 19, 2018

MacStadium now offers the ability for customers to enable two-factor authentication when logging into the portal, providing an additional layer of security when accessing your customer environment.

macOS Mojave

macOS Mojave – What You Need to Know

December 19, 2019
September 28, 2018

While macOS Mojave is primarily a consumer focused release, there are also lots of performance and stability improvements that will make MacStadium customers happy. Find out what you need to know about upgrading here.

VMworld Panel

Virtualizing macOS at Scale for iOS DevOps

December 19, 2019
September 21, 2018

MacStadium recently hosted a well-attended panel discussion on Virtualizing macOS at Scale for iOS DevOps with some of our top customers at VMworld in Las Vegas. Read on for highlights, a video, a transcript, and more.

VMworld 2018

MacStadium Makes a Splash at VMworld

December 19, 2019
September 7, 2018

MacStadium was pleased to attend VMworld as a “New Innovator” last week, where we surprised even the most experienced VMware users – their employees – with our success at running VMware Enterprise on Macs.

Speeding Up Xcode Builds

June 26, 2020
September 4, 2018

As projects grow, build times can become problematic. However, there are several tweaks you can make to Xcode that can decrease the amount of time it takes for builds to complete without any extra work.

Virtual Command

MacStadium Acquires Cloud Orchestration Software Company

December 19, 2019
August 28, 2018

Addition of Virtual Command's Atlanta-based key personnel and intellectual property will fuel MacStadium's growth in cloud deployment.

Make Sure You're Covered for the L1 Termination Fault Vulnerability

December 19, 2019
August 21, 2018

VMware recently announced potential new impacts of the L1 Termination Fault Vulnerability. Read on to make sure you're covered.

Foreshadow

MacStadium Customers Are Protected from Foreshadow

December 19, 2019
August 17, 2018

Foreshadow is causing IT and DevOps professionals headaches this week as they apply a slew of patches meant to mitigate any potential impacts.