MDM Essentials: 5 Keys to Effective Enterprise Management of Smartphones

MDM Essentials: 5 Keys to Effective Enterprise Management of Smartphones

IT managers diving into mobile device management (MDM) — and enterprise mobility management (EMM) — tools for the first time, whether for corporate-owned or BYOD smartphones, can find the process overwhelming. All of the interesting device management policies and cool features in today’s MDM consoles will get the creative juices flowing, but can just as easily create analysis paralysis.

Fortunately, mobile device management is something that you can start small with and grow. As with many IT projects, rapid prototyping and user feedback will increase your odds of success.

Here are the five essential steps to get you off on the right foot managing […] Read more

How to setup and manage your digital signage?

How to setup and manage your digital signage?

Digital signages are used across various industries like Retail, Hospitality, Education, Healthcare, Travel & Tourism. In essence, they can be found everywhere where displaying specific information for the target audience is of vital importance. They can be used conveniently for displaying advertisements, the map of a museum or shopping mall, traveling information like interactive videos, etc.

Displays which are eye-catching and dynamic can easily grab people’s attraction and so digital signages can engage with the audience in a much more effective way than static, printed signs. In that way, it can help solidify your customer relationships and increase your company’s visibility.

Applications […] Read more

Tips to secure data across public Wi-Fi networks – Part 2

Tips to secure data across public Wi-Fi networks – Part 2

Tips to stay safe while using a public Wi-Fi

Is public Wi-Fi security so bad that it is better to abstain from ever using it. Well, there are steps that you can take to prevent attacks or data breaches while being connected to a public Wi-Fi.

Use a VPN

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) provides you with ultimate protection in a public Wi-Fi. VPN creates a secure tunnel for your data, with your device at one end and the VPN server on the other. The tunnel on its own encapsulate the data packages. VPN adds a second layer of protection on the data […] Read more

Tips to secure data across public Wi-Fi networks – Part 1

Tips to secure data across public Wi-Fi networks – Part 1

Most of you folks might be reading this blog while connected to a public Wi-Fi. Well, I don’t blame you, with your local café, bookstore, restaurant, all offering it for free, it’s hard not to take advantage of this service. But, is public Wi-Fi safe?

Wi-Fi in itself has a number of security protocols to prevent hackers from snooping on your data. Wi-Fi security protocols are established by a non-profit organization called Wi-Fi Alliance. But, is this security capable enough to protect you from an attack.

 

Wi-Fi Security Protocols throughout the ages

WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) was the first security encryption protocol introduced […] Read more

What Empower Front-line Workers?

What Empower Front-line Workers?

With businesses around the world riding the waves of technology innovation, devising an enterprise mobility strategy has become crucial. From productivity to customer experience, mobility solutions impact every aspect of a business today (in some way or the other). But most importantly, they help make the first impression through those who represent the company: the frontline workers.

Businesses strive to ensure that the very first interaction customers have with them is seamless and leaves a lasting impression. However, while enterprises make every effort to create world-class products, most do little to empower their frontline workers. Ensuring that those interacting with partners […] Read more

What is Kiosk Mode – Part 2

What is Kiosk Mode – Part 2

Android kiosk mode features

▪ Kiosk policies for single app and multi-app lockdown.
▪ Can disable hardware and software buttons to prevent users from using these keys to break out of kiosk mode.
▪ Peripheral controls – Volume and brightness controls along with network and app-based restrictions.
▪ Web kiosk settings – allow users to access only a set of websites which are whitelisted by the organization. There is a lot of Advanced options for WebView to build a perfect website kiosk.
▪ Android kiosk browser – Hexnode browser can tie over the limitations of WebView such as no address bar, inability to […] Read more

What is Kiosk Mode – Part 1

What is Kiosk Mode – Part 1

What is Kiosk Mode?

Kiosks are one of the greatest innovations that have dramatically changed the way we live. They are a normal part of our everyday life that makes life easier and quicker for people in a variety of scenarios. When used in business environments, they can provide a purpose-specific mode for doing a particular task without any interventions. This can improve the efficiency of your business.

Kiosks have many forms and functions. They have a wide variety of applications. It’s their flexibility as well as the convenience that make kiosks such a potentially beneficial tool for most businesses.

Common types of […] Read more

Mobile Device Management for Small Businesses: A Guide

Mobile Device Management for Small Businesses: A Guide

With more than 5.1 billion unique, active mobile users in world¹, it is needless to say that technology has changed the way we live and work and it is here to stay. It’s fascinating though that while we have adopted mobile technology in our day-to-day lives on a large scale, our workplaces are still undergoing the mobile transformation.  Small businesses have adopted technology to speed up business operations and drive productivity but have severe gaps in securing these devices and the vulnerable business data lying on it. Moreso, the corporate data on the employees’ personal device is unattended and the […] Read more

Mobile Device Management: Do It Yourself

Mobile Device Management: Do It Yourself

When talking about mobile device management, many people have in mind a complex, almost inoperable solution without the presence of a specialist. In some contexts, that’s the way it is. Especially withsolutions on-premise (installed in the company’s internal server infrastructure). This model requires someone who administers these servers to have a good level of knowledge to ensure that everything works to the satisfaction without being dependent on third parties. As the costs for deployment and maintenance are relatively high, it ends up being an adoption justified only for large companies.

However, in recent years and with the popularisation of cloud solutions […] Read more

How To Prevent Misuse of Corporate Smartphones and Tablets?

How To Prevent Misuse of Corporate Smartphones and Tablets?

Today’s era is a golden time to run businesses, with founders and business owners have achieved incredible growth in work efficiency. Clients and consumers are satiated too with prompt responses and better interaction with this sudden leap in businesses running swifter than ever.

All thanks to the introduction of smartphones and tablets at work, portability and round the clock availability is proving to be a boon to commerce in general. While the perks could be many to assimilate and dwell, the snags to follow like the other side of a coin. With smartphones and tablets being an […] Read more