The new macOS, Big Sur, offers improved security. IT has tested Big Sur for compatibility and functionality.
IT-managed machines: You may see Big Sur within Software Updates, now that IT has enabled the installation. You may proceed with the update, or request assistance from IT.
Personally-owned machines: IT recommends upgrading to the macOS Big Sur (Actions), especially for the enhanced security features.
Note: This upgrade may take up to a couple hours.
Key Features: Here are a few; visit Apple (Actions) to read more!
- Streamlined apps, refreshed dock and notification center
- New Safari web browser
- AirPods automatic device switching
Compatibility: If issues with required academic or productivity software arise, please access using the Terminal Server (Related Article), and report to IT.