What is Managed Mobility?
Managed Mobility is a solution which allows you to easily manage the diverse range of mobile devices used in your workspace, regardless of ownership, operating systems, or platform. With Managed Mobility, you can set the policy to enforce secure access to corporate network like email, VPN, and Wi-Fi. You can define how your employees distribute and access corporate content. Also, the solution allows you to seamlessly provision business apps across a mass number of mobile devices and prevent the installation of restricted apps.
What is the main difference between Managed Mobility and Mobile Security?
The key emphasis of Managed Mobility is to facilitate the necessary management and monitoring tools to enhance workspace productivity and therefore provides more than security features alone. Mobile Security, on the other hand, focuses primarily on the detection and removal of malwares and viruses.
What is the main motivation for me to move away from BlackBerry?
BYOD is a trend today- your employees find convenience in using their personal devices at work, hence contributing to the diversity of mobile devices like Android, iOS, and Windows used at your workspace. Therefore, you should consider Managed Mobility as a solution to easily unify the management of all devices, including those brought to work by your employees.
Why should I adopt a hosted managed mobility?
Hosted solution helps you save on costly upfront CAPEX incurred in the investment of server hardware. Moreover, hosted solution assures you the flexibility to add any number of devices at any time without worrying about server capacity for supporting additional devices.
Is Managed Mobility applicable to my company?
Yes, Managed Mobility works for any company that wants to maximize the benefits of mobility. With Managed Mobility, you can enjoy improved productivity by empowering the mobile workforce with the right set of tools, save on cost and time with an efficient way to distribute apps, and gain peace of mind on the mitigation of security risks and concerns.
Will Managed Mobility invade the privacy of my employees' personal phone?
No, Managed Mobility usually features containerization to separate sensitive company data from personal data. On compromised or retired devices, you have the option to wipe out only the company data but leave the personal data untouched.
I am currently adopting desktop management in my company. Why do I need Managed Mobility?
Desktop management traditionally helps you to install and manage software, administer user permissions to network connectivity, as well as perform patch management on laptops and desktops. Since the use of mobile device has become so prevalent in workspaces nowadays, you need a mobile equivalent to manage & control devices in an efficient manner and gain the relevant visibility. Managed Mobility enables you to realize the necessary mobile strategy to boost productivity.
What are the top concerns facing the adoption of mobile strategy in my company?
They include effective management and control of BYOD, the best approach to mobilize workforce to increase productivity, secure measures to prevent risk of data theft and unauthorized network, as well as clear visibility on the device status, e.g. health status and compliance with IT policies, to reduce probability of downtime and hence the loss of productivity.