Apple is continuing its expansion of Managed Apple IDs for business customers, giving them increased access to iCloud services and Apple Continuity features. Companies get iCloud backup and new syncing options (particularly for passwords, passkeys, and other enterprise credentials) — along with access to business-friendly Continuity features such as Universal Control.
But they could also lead to increased data sprawl and siloing. Ironically, those issues are typically related to shadow IT, even though they’re enterprise features. Let’s look at what’s going on and how enterprises can take advantage of these features and services without running into trouble.