Arek Dreyer Network Consultants

Real World iOS and macOS

An Apple Certified Trainer since 2002, Arek delivers courses and provides training around the world. He provides consulting, troubleshooting, and integration services for customers that use iOS and iPadOS devices and Mac computers in complicated environments. Arek is the coauthor of many books and courses, including macOS Support Essentials 11, Managing Apple Devices, and OS X Server 5.0 Essentials. He lives in Chicago in a little neighborhood called Bowmanville.

Happy Clients

Not sure if any single person has been more instrumental to my professional education than Arek Dreyer - excited to pick up the next edition!

A.J. Potrebka, digginIT

Arek exceeded all of my expectations. He is very knowledgeable with all things Apple.

Peter From Chicago, IL

He was patient with me, since I wasn’t even sure how to explain my issue, and he analyzed and solved it perfectly and quickly. I was so pleased and so relieved. Exceeded my wildest expectations!

Knit 1 From Chicago

Recent Books

macOS Support Essentials 11
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macOS Support Essentials 11

Written with Adam Karneboge

macOS Support Essentials 11, the official book for macOS support, is a top-notch primer for anyone who needs to support, troubleshoot, or optimize macOS Big Sur, such as IT professionals, technicians, help desk specialists, and ardent Mac users. This is the only Apple Pro Training Series book that covers Big Sur. You’ll find in-depth, step-by-step instructions on everything from upgrading, updating, reinstalling and configuring macOS Big Sur, to setting-up network services like the Content Caching service. This book covers updated system utilities and new features in macOS Big Sur, including security and privacy enhancements, Control Center and Notification Center, Safari, system extensions, macOS Recovery, Startup Security Utility, and the Signed System Volume (SSV).

Managing Apple Devices: Deploying and Maintaining iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan Devices, 3rd Edition
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Managing Apple Devices: Deploying and Maintaining iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan Devices, 3rd Edition

Written with Adam Karneboge

Enables you to create an effective plan for deploying and maintaining groups of Apple devices using iOS 9.3 and later, and OS X El Capitan and later, in your organization.

OS X Server 5.0 Essentials
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OS X Server 5.0 Essentials

Written with Ben Greisler

Provides comprehensive coverage of OS X Server and is part of the Apple Pro Training series.