Enterprise mobility management Definitions

  • N

    nomadicity

    Nomadicity is the tendency of a person, or group of people, to move with relative frequency.

  • O

    OTA update (over-the-air update)

    An over-the-air update is the wireless delivery of new software or data to mobile devices.

  • P

    Personal Response System (PRS)

    In education, the Personal Response System (PRS) is an instructional technology tool composed of a proprietary software application that is installed on the facilitator's computer, a wireless receiver, and hand-held infrared transmitters that have been assigned to students to record their responses to multiple choice or yes/no questions.

  • podslurping (slurping)

    Podslurping (sometimes just called slurping) is the unauthorized download of data from a computer to a small device with storage capacity, such as a flash drive or an iPod or other MP3 player... (Continued)

  • policy

    In policy-based networking, a policy is a formal set of statements that define how the network's resources are to be allocated among its clients.

  • pull notification

    Pull notifications are communications that are sent as a response to a client request. The client sends a request to a server and the server responds with the update.

  • R

    real-time location system (RTLS)

    A real-time location system (RTLS) is one of a number of technologies used to pinpoint the current geographic position and location of a target.

  • Red Hat Mobile Application Platform

    Red Hat Mobile Application Platform is a software development framework that enables organizations to extend their development capabilities to mobile by developing collaboratively, centralizing control of security and using back-end integration with a range of cloud deployments.

  • remote wipe

    Remote wipe is a security feature that allows a network administrator or device owner to send a command to a computing device and delete data. 

  • RPC over HTTP

    RPC over HTTP (Remote Procedure Call over HTTP) is a protocol that allows a client on the Internet to connect securely to a Microsoft Exchange Server without having to log into a virtual private network (VPN) first.

  • S

    Samsung for Enterprise (SAFE)

    Samsung for Enterprise (SAFE) is a line of smartphones and tablets manufactured to meet specific enterprise management and security criteria, including interoperability with third-party mobile device management (MDM) and virtual private network (VPN) software.

  • SAP Mobile Documents

    SAP Mobile Documents enables cross-platform mobile access to content that might otherwise be restricted to desktop environments.

  • screaming cell phone

    A screaming cell phone is a cellular telephone that is programmed to emit a noise like human screaming. (Continued)

  • sideloading

    Sideloading is the installation of an application on a mobile device without using the device’s official application-distribution method.

  • Small Office Home Office (SOHO)

    In information technology, SOHO is a term for the small office or home office environment and business culture.

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