Gartner Research

Manage PCs as Mobile Devices for the Right Use Cases

Published: 23 March 2016

ID: G00296545

Analyst(s): Rich Doheny , Terrence Cosgrove

Summary

Enterprise mobility management is becoming a capable alternative for managing Windows 10 and Mac OS X PCs. End-user computing leaders must selectively use this management approach to gain operational efficiency and enable end-user choice.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Use EMM to Help Support Device Choice and Realize Operational Benefits Where Applications Have Been Built to Accommodate Such Scenarios
  • Continue to Use CMTs for End-User Systems That Have a High Number of Win32/64 Applications, AND Require Certain GPOs and a High Degree of Control
  • Identify the Right Use Cases for EMM Today, Such as BYOPC, Self-Supporting Users and Users With Few Win32 Applications

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