Gartner Research

Best Practices for Critical EMM Deployment Issues

Published: 04 November 2015

ID: G00280388

Analyst(s): Michael Disabato


A successful EMM implementation requires careful translation of organizational policies into EMM profiles and actions, with an emphasis on content and app control over device management. This report gives technical professionals the guidance needed to establish a secure EMM deployment.

Table Of Contents

Problem Statement

The Gartner Approach

The Guidance Framework

  • Prework
  • Step 1: Configure the Administrative Console
  • Step 2: Configure Groups and Users
  • Step 3: Configure Enrollment Option(s)
  • Step 4: Configure Global System Parameters
  • Step 5: Configure Common Device Parameters
  • Step 6: Configure Security Management
  • Step 7: Configure the Managed Container
  • Step 8: Configure Identity Management
  • Step 9: Create Email Server Profiles
  • Completion of Tier 1 Phases
  • Step 10: Configure Content Management
  • Step 11: Configure Application Management
  • Follow-Up

Risks and Pitfalls

  • Related Guidance

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