iPhone Configuration Utility It’s Free Older Version of Apple Configurator Windows and Mac Versions Similar Appearance to iTunes Management Doesn’t do VPP Can’t run at same time as Apple Configurator
Apple Configurator Management It free Only runs on a Mac…No Windows Version Supervise an unlimited amount of devices Cradled/USB sync up to 30 devices at a time Updates iOS Manages apps, profiles, and backups
Purchasing VPP Apps Use an Apple ID not associated with the VPP Program Facilitator to log in to iTunes Store Make sure your Mac is authorized with Itunes Wise to use a separate Apple ID for each Mac running Apple Configurator
Backup, Backup, Backup The Mac that keeps the redemption codes is the only record of the valid use of those codes Maintain a current backup.
Tale of the Tape ITunes Unsupervised Doesn’t do VPP Does DVM Apple Configurator Supervised/Unsupervised VPP Management Doesn’t do DVM