Breezy integration partners AirWatch, Citrix, Good Technology, IBM and MobileIron made it into the coveted leaders' quadrant again this year in Gartner's 2015 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Mobility Management Suite report. Several other vendors (Symantec, Tangoe, and Absolute Software) were dropped, and Microsoft was included in the visionaries’ quadrant for the first time along with smaller companies Sophos and Soti.Read More
It’s not news that there is a security disconnect between IT and employees, especially when it comes to personally-owned mobile devices. But several recent studies show just how wide the gap is. For instance, SOTI found that 73% of consumers accessed corporate data from a free or public Wi-Fi connection, nearly 65% forwarded a work document or file to personal email address, and nearly 65% used consumer cloud storage such as DropBox, Google Drive or SkyDrive for work files.Read More
News broke this week that smartphone kill switches have made smartphone theft much less attractive to thieves.Read More
Each year, Gartner Research reviews the leading enterprise mobility management (EMM) suites, and ranks them based on performance, customer feedback, and product features as well as company stability. The 2014 Gartner Enterprise Mobility Management Magic Quadrant report lists five leaders in the category:Read More
IDC says that 1.2 billion workers were using mobile devices at the end of 2013. If there was a battle about whether or not mobile devices were welcome in the workplace, the war is over and users won. In fact, IDC says that the adoption of mobile technology is moving at unprecedented speeds, putting the needs and experience of end users at the forefront of any company's mobile enterprise strategy.Read More
According to Gartner, nearly 2.2 billion smartphones and tablets will be sold to end users in 2014. And it’s a good bet that most of them will wind up housing at least some data that belongs to the device owner’s employer.
This week, Gartner released the 2014 Magic Quadrant results in the new Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) category. In past years, Gartner called this category “MDM”, or mobile device management, and the name change signals Gartner’s view that the category has evolved from a point solution to a more comprehensive platform.