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EMM vendors prioritize complete endpoint protection
This article is part of the Access issue of June 2017, Vol. 1, No. 4
EMM gives IT better visibility into and control of mobile deployments, can enhance employees' user experience and mitigates against certain security risks. The enterprise mobility management (EMM) market is healthy and growing; 37% of businesses with 1,000 or more employees have deployed it, and the market will close in on $2 billion in 2017, VDC Research Group estimated. Prominent technology vendors such as IBM, Microsoft, Oracle and SAP, however, have begun signaling that EMM features may serve organizations best if they are integrated or bundled with broader endpoint protection and security tools. Security seals the deal EMM vendors owe much of their success to the smart, complementary and successful partnerships they have forged in the security market -- particularly with network and cloud security vendors. These deals have helped to fill notable gaps in their products. Vulnerabilities such as malware, direct attacks, data interception, exploitation and social engineering all require additional protections that EMM vendors ...
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