Reflections on Android Enterprise – Part 2

Reflections on Android Enterprise – Part 2

Managed Google Play Account?

Another key feature for companies within Android Enterprise is the use of Managed Google Play Accounts that allows each enrolled device to automatically get a distributed Google Play account that’s managed by SOTI MobiControl seamlessly. No longer is there a need or hassle to create lots of gmail accounts. With this feature, companies can leverage the full potential of the Google Play store by silently pushing any app to the users’ devices and be protected by Google Play Protect.

In the recent releases of Android, Google has focused on the enterprise to make sure all the use cases, […] Read more

Reflections on Android Enterprise – Part 1

Reflections on Android Enterprise – Part 1

On November 14, the team and Stefan entered the Google office in Stockholm, Sweden, to run an event focused on what Android means for the enterprise. Working with mobility for the last thirteen years, I’ve closely observed and experienced rapid changes in mobile technology.

In comes Google with Android, and “together” with Apple the touchscreen market is completely changed! Bye, bye pen/stylus and hello finger-friendly intuitive interface.

EMM solution with Android management capabilities.

Fast-forward a few years of consumer adoption and a more fast phased development. It’s 2014 and Stefan start to see the first real successful attempts to implement Android at companies […] 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

What’s best practices for mobile device management?

What’s best practices for mobile device management?

What choice have you made for your corporate devices?

With the rapid proliferation of BYOD devices connecting to the corporate network, organizations must enforce device management controls without compromising the security posture of the business or the privacy and convenience of end users. To achieve a balance between both objectives, organizations can adopt the following best practices:

▪ Implement policies before deploying an MDM solution. The right set of policies should be established to meet the unique technical and business needs of the organization before deploying an MDM solution.

▪ Make device enrollment to MDM solutions easy and convenient. Ensure that no BYOD […] 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 is Android Enterprise and Why It’s Important?

What is Android Enterprise and Why It’s Important?

While enterprises – big or small are fast adapting to Enterprise Mobility, they are also finding it difficult to manage mobile devices. Android devices, after iOS devices, are preferred in the enterprises for work. Previously, Device Administration API which was available for Android 2.2 and was released in 2010, was used by the organization to have a support system for the enterprise applications. But after, advancement in mobile technology, the organizational needs increased and that demanded a stringent management and security system. Mobility at work was significantly simplified once Google initiated the Android Enterprise program. We need to understand clearly […] Read more

BYOD Challenges or Risks- How to Mitigate and Leverage its Advantages

BYOD Challenges or Risks- How to Mitigate and Leverage its Advantages

BYOD challenges or risks are very much implicit to BYOD programs. The uprise of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) in modern-day enterprises is indicative of its growing success and high employee productivity, but with obvious BYOD risks.  BYOD programs allow employees to bring own laptops, smartphones, tablets etc. to the workplace – and nevertheless, it’s also convenient and more efficient, as they can work from any location. Organizations supporting the BYOD culture are also reaping the benefits as they can save the cost of investing in IT assets for every employee.

Yes BYOD risks or challenges are for real and must be resolved […] Read more

Unified Endpoint Management (UEM) : A Beginner’s Guide

Unified Endpoint Management (UEM) : A Beginner’s Guide

What is Unified Endpoint Management (UEM)?

In layman terms, Unified Endpoint Management (UEM) is the process to manage, secure and control enterprise-owned and employee-owned mobile devices, desktops, laptops and other endpoints from a single unified platform in a coherent and connected way.

When you say Endpoint, it can be anything from desktop computers (PCs), laptops, tablets, smartphones, printers, scanners, projectors, wearables, to rugged devices, digital signages, mPoS, virtual desktops and so on.

Unified Endpoint Management (UEM) enables business with remote management, configuration, tracking, monitoring, and maintenance of different endpoints (mobile and fixed) that are generally capable of connecting to a network and may […] Read more

Making the Leap to Mobile-Only With Samsung DeX

Making the Leap to Mobile-Only With Samsung DeX

“Mobile-first” has been the mantra of forward-thinking businesses for some time, but “mobile-only” may soon be the norm for modern workforces.

Today’s super powerful smartphones already pack the processing power, storage capacity, connectivity and screen resolution of a laptop. Businesses of all sizes — from startups to large enterprise brands — are embracing mobile applications and workflows for greater productivity, and relying less and less on PCs for computing.

What is Mobile-Only?

Going mobile-only is about rethinking your IT strategy, proactively moving away from legacy technology and adopting innovative mobile platforms and applications that let your team members become more productive. Ultimately, it means all of your computing […] Read more