EMM Vs MDM

EMM Vs MDM

With the phenomenal rise of mobile devices in the workplace, mobility solutions have now become vital for management, accessibility, and security of these devices.

Mobile Device Management refers to the administration of mobile devices, and spawned similar strategies like Mobile Application Management, Mobile Content Management, Identity and Access Management etc. Gartner in 2014 formally adopted the term Enterprise Mobility Management, which encapsulated all these terms.

Some people in the mobility space still use EMM and MDM interchangeably, even though both programs have evolved differently, and they largely differ in the security controls they offer.

So, let’s understand what your organization requires more – MDM […] Read more

MDM Market Growth in Last 5 Years – Stats, Facts, and Values

MDM Market Growth in Last 5 Years – Stats, Facts, and Values

Mobile devices like smartphones and tablets are ubiquitous in the day-to-day life of an average user. Since personal devices are indispensable and even irreplaceable in today’s generation, these smart devices have penetrated the modern-day workplaces too. Moreover, organizations today are embracing BYOD for it offers a flexible work environment, reduces infrastructure costs (device costs, maintenance costs etc.), and contributes towards increased employee productivity.

Nevertheless, the continued proliferation of mobile devices spawns concerns like corporate data protection, device management and synchronization with different platforms, varied OSs and varied IT configurations.

MDM Market Growth : Stats, Facts and Values

Mobile Device Management (MDM) is no […] Read more

Support for managed configurations is coming to Samsung apps

Support for managed configurations is coming to Samsung apps

As a big player in the Android ecosystem, we have decided to begin supporting managed configurations on Samsung apps, starting with Samsung Email.

 

What is managed configurations?

 

Managed configurations is an app configuration feature developed by Android. It allows you to remotely push configurations to apps.

 

 

Managed configurations use the following process:

 

1. App developers implement logic to support managed configurations in their apps. They define which app settings can be remotely configured in an XML schema file in their Android app. This schema is linked to the app’s manifest file. Once done, app developers push their app to Managed Google Play.

 

2. MDM developers […] Read more

4 Mistakes When Choosing an MDM for Your District

4 Mistakes When Choosing an MDM for Your District

Teachers across the country are praising the benefits of using edtech in their classrooms and according to a recent survey, improved grades, more focused students and exciting lessons are just some of the outcomes.  The demand for mobile devices in class is growing and as more enter schools, the greater the security risk for both schools and their districts.  It’s critical that districts invest in a secure mobile device management (MDM) platform that gives them complete visibility over all their devices.

With the right solution in place, you’ll be putting your district in complete control. You’ll be able to manage all devices […] Read more

10 Benefits MDM Brings to School

10 Benefits MDM Brings to School

Because of the exponential growth in the use of information technology, schools are incorporating mobile devices into their curriculums, to prepare students for their future employment. World-wide, schools are implementing digital pedagogies with either shared mobile devices, dedicated 1:1 schemes or BYOD.

However, a mobile learning strategy presents numerous challenges. Schools need a means to manage, monitor and maintain a host of mobile devices, protect students from harmful online content, and ensure that their devices are secure.

Perhaps you are looking for a Mobile Device Manager for the first time, or perhaps your current application is limiting your mobile learning strategy. Selecting […] Read more

Knox Deep Dive: Real-time Kernel Protection (RKP)

Knox Deep Dive: Real-time Kernel Protection (RKP)

The Knox platform’s patented Real-time Kernel Protection (RKP) is the industry’s strongest protection against kernel threats and exploits. RKP works seamlessly out-of-the-box, with no setup required. Simply powering on a Samsung Knox device provides world-class threat protection and attack mitigation. RKP supports the rest of the Knox security offerings to provide full security coverage without the typical gaps anticipated with mobile devices.

 

Why does kernel protection matter?

 

Kernel protection is central to device security and enterprise data protection.

 

A compromised kernel can leak sensitive data and even allow remote monitoring and control of the affected device. Other more commonplace protections like Secure Boot […] Read more

Knox Platform for Enterprise goes beyond Android Enterprise

Knox Platform for Enterprise goes beyond Android Enterprise

Samsung and Google have been diligently working to advance and secure enterprise mobility, and today we see improvements around both Google’s Android operating system and Samsung’s Knox platform that make it easier than ever for businesses to stay connected, protected, and productive.

 

Samsung launched Knox in 2013, designing a mobile security platform that was embedded into the hardware and software of most of its Android tablets and smartphones. We built a suite of IT solutions that leverage this platform and address a variety of business needs through the entire device life cycle. Today, we call this evolved platform Knox Platform for Enterprise (KPE).

 

During this time, Google […] Read more