Mobile Management Tools
- April 10, 2020
The San Francisco 49ers play on a big stage, but they face the same work-from-home challenges as many businesses. They use the remote work tool Citrix ShareFile to help overcome them.
- March 04, 2020
With a bolstered unified endpoint security layer, announced at last week's RSA Conference, BlackBerry Spark wants to bring zero-trust security to a broad swath of devices.
- July 01, 2019
At a recent security and identity conference, attendees discussed the IAM market in clear terms: Shiny new features might be cool, but practicality reigns.
- June 19, 2019
BlackBerry has upgraded its Enterprise Mobility Suite in an effort to connect business and consumer applications in a secure environment to enable instant collaboration.
- September 13, 2018
Mobile device management can be a challenge for IT admins. Discover one vendor's approach and how security can make or break an organization's MDM strategy.
- August 20, 2018
If more EMM platforms support more types of Android devices, IT departments and business users are set to benefit.
- May 29, 2018
AI and as-a-service platforms enable IT to take a more hands-off approach. But with adoption in the early stages, most IT pros wonder what the future holds for identity management.
- May 09, 2018
XenMobile is now called Citrix Endpoint Management, and Citrix wants on-premises customers to move to the cloud. But some IT pros aren't ready to make the jump.
- April 25, 2018
With many organizations using EMM to keep track of devices, apps and data, the information that users must share with printers can sometimes be forgotten.
- March 30, 2018
With so many mobile users reliant on Office 365 to get work done, it was high time Microsoft and EMM vendors made app management and security easier for IT.
- November 22, 2017
SOTI CEO Carl Rodrigues discusses where he sees his company fitting into the EMM market and how it competes with bigger players. Moving beyond EMM is one way to do so.
- November 15, 2017
John Chen, CEO of BlackBerry, says he wants to focus on overall enterprise security, not enterprise mobility management. Read more from the BlackBerry Security Summit.
- October 19, 2017
The departure of MobileIron CEO Barry Mainz and the appointment of the CFO as his successor raise questions about the standalone EMM vendor's future.
- September 21, 2017
New Android device enrollment capabilities let IT configure settings and EMM before deploying to users -- but they have some manufacturer limitations.
- August 29, 2017
VMware's support for the Microsoft Graph API for Intune means Workspace One users can manage Office 365 mobile apps directly, without using a separate console.
- August 22, 2017
Enterprise mobility management is crucial security technology, but it can't do everything. Mobile threat defense software helps IT stay ahead of the curve.
- August 07, 2017
VMworld hasn't exactly been known for its major EUC news in recent years. For someone who remembers the days when the event's second-day keynotes were devoted to end-user computing (EUC), it's been ...
- July 24, 2017
As more vendors bundle enterprise mobility management into suites, it's important for organizations to be aware of the different ways to buy the technology.
- July 12, 2017
Sanjay Poonen, VMware's chief operating officer, actively promotes his company on Twitter -- sometimes at the expense of competitors. In the past few weeks, Poonen tweeted a news story about ...
- June 30, 2017
Box adds support for Microsoft Azure, which means organizations can take advantage of that service's AI and machine learning capabilities to improve the file sync-and-share platform.
- June 26, 2017
BlackBerry's reinvention as a software company isn't going so well. The BlackBerry software business shrunk in the first quarter, falling short of analysts' expectations in the process. Those ...
- June 16, 2017
Apple opens up its Device Enrollment Program by supporting devices that weren't bought from Apple or channel partners. Still, IT isn't content with the EMM capabilities available for those devices.
- May 16, 2017
Mobile app analytics and monitoring are the new "it" technologies in end-user computing. Two months after Cisco acquired AppDynamics, VMware has snapped up Apteligent. The deal will bring mobile ...
- April 24, 2017
More developers have bought into AppConfig's common mobile application management features so they can target a larger share of the EMM market. But not all vendors are on board.
- April 05, 2017
MAM provider Apperian looks to take advantage of a larger support staff and new mobile application security technology following its acquisition by Arxan.
- March 22, 2017
IBM MaaS360 can now take advantage of Watson machine learning. Its new Advisor tool recommends policies based on analyzed user data for IT to implement on PCs and mobile devices.
- March 21, 2017
Knox's E-FOTA feature lets IT test Android OS updates before users install them on their Samsung devices, preventing apps from breaking.
- March 07, 2017
Organizations that use Sophos desktop management are intrigued by new EMM features the company continues to add. Some may move their mobile devices to Sophos for a UEM approach.
- February 22, 2017
IT pros recognize the need to manage and secure the many mobile devices in their environments, which is one reason many want to deploy EMM this year.
- January 16, 2017
Citrix XenMobile mobile device management policies, features and mobile apps will soon be available to Microsoft shops as an Intune add-on.
- January 05, 2017
On the heels of its CEO's departure, mobile application management pioneer Apperian says it will announce its acquisition next week. But who's buying?
- December 27, 2016
What do Samsung, BlackBerry, Pokémon GO and the New England Patriots' coach have in common? All were part of mobile news stories that made mainstream headlines in 2016.
- December 15, 2016
The days are numbered for Citrix XenMobile 9. Organizations have a few choices to tackle what can be a tricky XenMobile 10 upgrade process.
- December 02, 2016
The challenges of adopting mobility in manufacturing are unique, compared with other industries. Outdated machinery makes it difficult to connect to new technology, for instance.
- November 17, 2016
Citrix will roll out a few ShareFile updates on its web app that allow users to request approvals and e-signatures on digital documents.
- October 04, 2016
AirWatch looks to get out ahead of the emerging era of wearables and internet of things devices by adding support for AR headsets and smartglasses to AirWatch 9.0.
- October 04, 2016
The AppConfig Community's membership ranks continue to grow. BlackBerry, newly freed from its hardware chains, has joined AppConfig, a vendor consortium that promotes the use of the built-in ...
- October 04, 2016
ATLANTA -- Apple does not give EMM products the power to block iOS updates. That capability is near the top of many IT pros' wish lists. Enterprise mobility management (EMM) software is at the ...
- September 28, 2016
Organizations consider Intune for its Microsoft integration and the company's investment in the platform, including new support for Android for Work.
- August 31, 2016
The new API Access Management platform from Okta lets businesses build mobile apps that have identity-based access to third-party software and services.
- August 10, 2016
The battle lines have been drawn in the enterprise mobility management market. On one side we have the AppConfig Community, whose member vendors want to standardize mobile application management ...
- August 04, 2016
Citrix XenMobile will integrate with Microsoft Intune, so Citrix customers can manage Office mobile apps on XenMobile managed devices.
- July 15, 2016
Keep it secret, keep it safe -- that's what mobile users want for their personal data, even if it's on a work device. Enter the need for mobile device privacy policies in the workplace.
- July 07, 2016
EMM adoption is on the rise, as customers seek out these platforms' data protection capabilities, such as remote wipe and file-level security.
- June 14, 2016
Standalone MAM is appealing to businesses because it allows IT to manage content on BYO devices without enrolling them in MDM. More vendors are going after this trend.
- May 26, 2016
There are more EMM tools to choose from than ever, but many companies are still in the early stages of deciding how to manage mobile users. IT pros at Citrix Synergy 2016 explain.
- May 24, 2016
LAS VEGAS -- Citrix is considering membership in the AppConfig Community but has not yet decided to join. That's the word from Manoj Raisinghani, vice president of product marketing for Citrix's ...
- May 11, 2016
Okta and Box expand their partnership to include mobile identity management and single sign-on capabilities. EMM vendors, such as MobileIron and VMware AirWatch, also get in on the game.
- May 10, 2016
Citrix's new chief executive speaks on a future where Windows isn't the only game in town.
- May 06, 2016
Any successful effort to establish technology standards needs buy-in from all major stakeholders. The AppConfig Community, which aims to promote mobile application management standards, is about to ...
- April 14, 2016
As some of the top tech companies in the world continue to work together—and compete against each other—opportunities for mobile developers will flourish. IBM and Amazon are among the major ...
- April 12, 2016
Two major partnerships show Big Blue is all in on enterprise mobility. One brings Apple's Swift language into cloud app development, and the other promotes management standards.
- March 29, 2016
Remember last year's Citrix Synergy, where Citrix previewed new technology that could containerize any mobile app on the fly? It really got people talking. Typically, developers have to build ...
- March 25, 2016
Developing apps based on native, OS-level mobile application management features is a step in the right direction toward standardizing the technology.
- March 09, 2016
MobileIron's new CEO says the goal of enterprise mobility is to transform business processes, but it's hard to support so many different devices.
- February 23, 2016
IT admins at IBM InterConnect reveal some of their top security concerns, from managing user access to safeguarding apps and data, and more.
- February 09, 2016
Not many products fulfill the promise of unified endpoint management today, but many are working towards that goal.
- February 09, 2016
Going forward, EMM vendors need to work more closely with partners and manufacturers to improve their offerings. Support for more devices will also be on the docket in the coming years.
- February 01, 2016
Barry Mainz, who took over as CEO of the enterprise mobility management vendor in January, says pursuing a MobileIron acquisition isn't his priority.
- January 27, 2016
Despite laying off its entire Workstation and Fusion groups, VMware will not discontinue those products. "Not at all," a VMware spokesperson said. "In some cases, roles and responsibilities ...
- January 12, 2016
As Citrix refocuses on its core offerings, the new XenMobile 10.3 gets the ability to manage desktop and laptop computers in addition to mobile devices.
- January 08, 2016
As MobileIron CEO Bob Tinker steps down from the helm of the company he founded, analysts wonder if an acquisition of the enterprise mobility management provider will be next.
- December 21, 2015
Microsoft, Apple and BlackBerry made headlines this year with big moves -- and some missteps -- in the mobile market. Find out which news stories were most popular with our readers.
- November 18, 2015
Microsoft added new capabilities to its Enterprise Mobility Suite that may give IT shops paying for other EMM platforms reason to make a switch.
- September 08, 2015
According to VMware's GM for EUC, Project Enzo isn't playing catch-up to Citrix Workspace Cloud. He also weighs in on BlackBerry's Good Technology deal.
- September 01, 2015
IT pros will soon have another Windows 10 app delivery option through VMware AirWatch and App Volumes.
- July 31, 2015
BlackBerry's smartphone revenue dropped 31% last quarter from the previous year and it could begin a sharper pivot from devices.
- July 14, 2015
Building enterprise mobile apps is a costly endeavor, and many businesses lack in-house developers with the right skills. Finding experienced mobile app developers to hire isn't an easy task, either. For those reasons, companies are turning to ...
- July 14, 2015
Accenture Mobility's Nisha Sharma shares why enterprises are moving beyond basic apps to mobilize more business-critical applications.
- July 14, 2015
The latest iOS version will open up new multitasking and productivity features for tablet users. Apple is also revamping its Volume Purchase Program.
- July 10, 2015
Mobile app developers can turn to AWS Device Farm for testing on physical devices, but only on Android and Fire OS.
- July 02, 2015
When Carlisle Construction Materials needed help going cloud-first, it turned to Okta not just for IAM but, later, its new EMM suite.
- June 29, 2015
Oracle and Red Hat have both introduced mobile backend services to gain new customers for their other cloud services.
- June 25, 2015
With new agreement, Box's EFSS technology will be part of IBM's products, and Box will benefit from IBM's analytics and enterprise acumen.
- June 24, 2015
The digital video recording company TiVo uses Capriza to update its SAP environment in a more mobilized workforce.
- June 22, 2015
VMware's AirWatch and MobileIron will work with iOS to deploy secured business apps in a different way than Apple's IBM partnership.
- June 16, 2015
VMware continues to integrate AirWatch with other parts of its business, and now Identity Manager ties it to vCloud Air and vRealize.
- June 12, 2015
Apple will update the Volume Purchasing Program in iOS 9 in a way that should alleviate headaches for IT and users.
- June 05, 2015
With an Active Directory connection, added admin features and shared folder APIs, Dropbox has designed its enterprise offering to be part of IT's big picture.
- June 05, 2015
Apperian's Alan Murray shares his perspective on the role of applications in enterprise mobility, the complexities of app refactoring and more.
- June 05, 2015
Providing data access through cloud technologies is a critical part of what makes enterprise mobility flexible and scalable.
- May 28, 2015
Microsoft Cortana will soon run on iOS and Android, but enterprises don't have a clear picture of how digital assistants will make their mark in the business world.
- May 19, 2015
Organizations will be left in the dust if IT doesn’t keep up with the pace of mobile change.
- May 14, 2015
Future versions of XenMobile will be able to containerize publicly available apps on the fly, removing a major app management hurdle.
- May 12, 2015
Despite improvements to XenMobile 10.1, many enterprises encounter challenges around IT expertise and the complexity when it comes to XenMobile deployment.
- May 08, 2015
IT shops need to invest in modern mobile infrastructure to meet the growing demands of mobility in the enterprise.
- May 08, 2015
Applications are the new stars of the enterprise computing show. Users love apps, but there are so many of them, and they can run on such a variety of different platforms, it's enough to make heads spin throughout IT departments and C-suites. This ...
- May 01, 2015
New mobility tools beef up security options for IT around secure VPN, Android devices and IAM.
- April 14, 2015
Even if your organization has developers on staff, app dev is challenging. MADPs can help enterprises build and deploy the mobile apps their employees want and need.
- April 14, 2015
The lines between mobile application development, enterprise mobility management and mobile infrastructure get blurrier by the day. It's hard to find the right tools to properly manage and secure apps after they've been built, and even harder to ...
- April 07, 2015
Appcelerator's new Arrow feature aims to help IT and developers connect back-end systems to mobile experiences.
- April 03, 2015
Tangoe's new mobile messaging platform, inTouch, enters a crowded field of competitors but intends to leave out Active Directory integration.
- March 30, 2015
TechWatch: Video may have killed the radio star, but it gives new life to next generation remote support tools such as LogMeIn's Rescue Lens.
- March 24, 2015
Many companies approach mobile app development backward and don't even realize it. Prioritizing user needs over business needs will breed better results.
- March 18, 2015
BlackBerry's Secusmart, Samsung and IBM teamed up to deliver a highly-secure tablet for government entities, but it carries an eye-popping pricetag.
- March 16, 2015
Samsung has formed a number of partnerships in an effort to compete with Apple in the enterprise marketplace. We look at how each one could affect the enterprise.
- March 06, 2015
Many companies need to fill IT jobs this year, but there's a shortage of available talent, and many haven't figured out the mobile skills they need.
- March 04, 2015
BlackBerry finally brought its flagship BES12 EMM service to the cloud, along with a productivity suite and a new touchscreen phone for diehard users.
- March 03, 2015
The IBM MobileFirst Platform now integrates with Cloudant's database as a service and helps developers build more transformative apps.
- February 26, 2015
In a survey of over 2,200 IT pros, respondents ranked eight driving factors behind enterprise tablet adoption. We turned the results into an easy-to-digest infographic.