Apple iOS encryption: You might be doing it wrong
Apple's Data Protection and the built-in encryption that come with iOS make a powerful system for keeping data secure. But if users don't have Data Protection enabled on their devices, those devices only have the encryption to fall back on, which isn't enough protection in many cases. Read Now
When it comes to managing iOS devices in the enterprise, IT departments have a lot more options than you may think.
Through tools such as Apple Configurator, Data Protection and Apple's Volume Purchasing Program, you can configure devices, encrypt data on iPhones and iPads and deliver applications to those iOS devices without a ton of leg work. Some administration features that are built into iOS devices even make them easier to manage.
Whether you're just starting to look at ways to deal with the iOS devices that are on your network or you have a full-scale corporate iPad deployment, learn which tools are available to you and how you can use them to take back some control.
1Managing iOS, iPhones and iPads
There are tools available to you that make managing and configuring devices and applications a little easier, such as Apple Configurator, the Volume Purchasing Program, and even some of the features that are built into iOS devices.
How Apple VPP makes buying business apps easier
Many tools can help you install apps on mobile devices, but Apple's Volume Purchasing Program lets you render payment for commercial apps downloaded from the App store. The VPP lets employers buy applications licensed in bulk so you don't have to push software and profiles to devices. Read Now
Using Apple AirPrint and alternatives for iOS printing
Though it can be a hassle to print a document from a mobile device, there are some options to help users print from iOS devices. Apple AirPrint lets iOS apps and devices print to print drivers without much configuration or leg work on the user end. Other options for printing from iOS are Google CloudPrint and mobile printing applications from printer manufacturers. Read Now