Tag: MDM

Björn Axéll Discusses CU2 for System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2

Björn Axéll Discusses CU2 for System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

From his blog post, Björn Axéll walks through the improvements to Intune as a result of applying Cumulative Update 2 to System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2. Learn more at: http://blog.advisec.com/?p=694

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Mobile Expert Interview: Kevin Benedict and Rob Tiffany

Mobile Expert Interview: Kevin Benedict and Rob Tiffany

| March 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

Senior Analyst, Kevin Benedict discusses Microsoft mobility with Rob Tiffany on topics ranging from Windows Phone to Windows Intune. Rob

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IBM Acquires Fiberlink

IBM Acquires Fiberlink

| November 15, 2013 | 2 Comments

IBM intends to acquire Enterprise Mobility Management vendor Fiberlink. This will give IBM the Gartner MDM Magic Quadrant leader MaaS 360 which is a cloud-based SaaS solution.  This leaves only AirWatch and MobileIron as the remaining pure-play EMM companies that haven’t been snapped up by larger enterprise companies.  Like SAP, IBM has been scooping up […]

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Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) is Here

Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) is Here

| October 28, 2013 | 10 Comments

I’m pleased to announce the release of Microsoft’s Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solution comprised of Windows Server 2012 R2, System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2 and Windows Intune. In this article, I’ll walk you through each EMM component and illustrate the respective Microsoft capabilities. Mobile Device Management (MDM) This is the most general type of management […]

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Windows Phone 8 and the Enterprise Feature Pack

Windows Phone 8 and the Enterprise Feature Pack

| July 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

I’m pleased to announce that we are enhancing the business capabilities of Windows Phone 8 with the Enterprise Feature Pack. Building on technologies like Secure UEFI Boot, BitLocker, and TPM, an update to Windows Phone 8 will arrive in the first half of calendar year 2014 that increases IT control while boosting employee productivity.  The Enterprise Feature […]

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The Phone That Has Everything the Enterprise Needs: Windows Phone 8

The Phone That Has Everything the Enterprise Needs: Windows Phone 8

| June 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Today at TechEd Europe 2013 in Madrid, I’ll be kicking off the Windows Phone track with my session, “The Phone That Has Everything the Enterprise Needs: Windows Phone 8″ at 13:30 in room N112. Session abstract: Your requirements for an Enterprise phone must meet the demands of your organization with mobile device management, security, encryption and […]

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Facilitating BYOD at your Company

Facilitating BYOD at your Company

| April 25, 2013 | 1 Comment

I’m sure you’re inundated with a steady stream of news and information about the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) component of the Consumerization of IT (CoIT) phenomenon on a weekly basis. Yes, a good percentage of your employees are walking into the office with a wide range of smartphones and tablets every day and they want to […]

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Data is a Platform

Data is a Platform

| April 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

The realization that Data is a Platform provides a moment of clarity. Apps just present data to users and support its manipulation and capture. Mobile devices are convenient binary execution engines that facilitate the running of apps so you can work with that data. Focus your energy on securing data in-transit and at-rest while controlling its […]

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5 Steps to Containerize your Enterprise Mobile Apps

5 Steps to Containerize your Enterprise Mobile Apps

| February 15, 2013 | 3 Comments

Just in case you haven’t noticed lately, the BYOD Juggernaut appears to be stumbling in the security department.  It’s time to get your mobile enterprise house in order and containerize your apps to create islands of security on potentially insecure mobile devices. We’ve seen buggy mobile operating system updates that allow users to bypass lock screens, public […]

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Mobile Device Management for Windows Phone 8

Mobile Device Management for Windows Phone 8

| October 29, 2012 | 5 Comments

Mobile Device Management is a critical component of any company’s mobile strategy and Windows Phone 8 can be managed through Microsoft and 3rd party MDM vendor solutions. With Exchange ActiveSync (EAS) support, Windows Phone 8 can be managed via Exchange Server on-premise and Office 365 in the cloud.  As I’ve discussed in previous articles, EAS provides […]

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Windows Mobile Provisioner

Windows Mobile Provisioner

| July 26, 2012 | 1 Comment

In the Spring of 2006, I created a Mobile Device Management (MDM) package for Microsoft called Windows Mobile Provisioner.  It was used by Microsoft IT (MSIT) to rapidly provision and manage Windows Mobile devices / smartphones for our employees in the years before we developed and shipped System Center Mobile Device Manager 2008.  I drew on my […]

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Mobile Device Managment Report from Zenprise

Mobile Device Managment Report from Zenprise

| July 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

Below is an infographic from Zenprise that displays their view of the world in the mobile device management space based on numbers from their customers in Q1 2012. The most notable item for me is the blacklisting of the Google Play app store on Android devices.  In my view, no amount of PIN enforcement, device […]

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