Trends Report

Market Overview: Cloud-Hosted Mobile Device Management Solutions And Managed Services

Support Empowered Workers Better By Managing Your Enterprise Mobility Strategy Efficiently And Securely

January 3rd, 2012
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Summary

To implement your enterprise mobile strategy, IT infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals must invest in a mobile device management (MDM) solution. This essential technology allows I&O professionals to support multiple platforms and form factors, extend management and security policies to both corporate-liable and employee-owned devices, and automate service desk support. This is especially important as I&O develops bring-your-own-device (BYOD) programs to support the business needs and high expectations of its empowered workers. So what's the catch? The MDM market is burgeoning with more than 40 vendors offering on-premises and cloud-hosted solutions. This report is part of a series to help I&O professionals understand the MDM vendor landscape and develop a short list of vendor solutions for further evaluation. In particular, this report evaluates vendors offering cloud-hosted MDM solutions and managed services.

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