Mobile Device Management
by KocharTech on Jun 24, 2013
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With increasing number of Smartphone’s and smart devices used within the organizations, < Mobile device management (MDM)< has become a vital discipline for IT departments. IT people are putting ...
With increasing number of Smartphone’s and smart devices used within the organizations, < Mobile device management (MDM)< has become a vital discipline for IT departments. IT people are putting their focus towards mobile device management support where they will manage the mobile devices. Mobile device management solutions offer the security to the enterprises with full control on them. With mobile device management solutions you can configure your devices over the air, implement the corporate policies, wipe or lock the whole device etc. Nowadays organizations need MDM solutions that fully manage and organize all the devices and applications. It helps to give the whole picture of the mobile environment. It also analyzes the whole report and find out the gaps to resolve it. It also helps to get the critical device information.
An era of supervised device assortment is knocking at the door biding a farewell to era of fully company-owned devices. It is showing the new path to managed diversity which has a tiered support for employee-owned, consumer-class devices and is the currently the latest norm. Due to the increased trend towards the consumerization, IT leaders need to manage the complex mobile devices within the organization by implementing the MDM. This can be done by allocating responsibilities for the service, application and security of all these devices to the IT members. There is requirement of synchronization between security and operations in Mobile Device Management. To implement the Mobile Device Security the organizations make sure that device configurations match corporate policy. For instance they verify that whether devices are protected by a compliant password or can they wipe the information when circumstances demand.
Due to the increasing complexity of the mobile devices there is requirement for group of people who can monitor and understand users’ demands for latest devices and the impact that new platforms have on applications. For this group of persons need to coordinate with security team. They should make the reports that how the platform changes and demands for mobile services affect the enterprise security. Now the organizations are shifting their focus from single-standard approach to controlling mobility to a more flexible approach known as managed diversity wherein the organizations need to support the diversity of mobile devices at workplace. This approach facilitates the IT leaders to maintain control over mobility and move towards the trend of bring-your-own-device programs. For this organizations need to take strategic step that support the both personally owned devices and business-specific devices.
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