Gartner Research

Don't Lose Sight of Mobility When Migrating to Office 365

Published: 18 April 2016

ID: G00299587

Analyst(s): Manjunath Bhat , Gavin Tay

Summary

Mobile access to Office through Office 365 apps presents significant opportunities to boost employee productivity and provides a strong impetus for migration to the cloud. Digital workplace leaders should consider mobility a critical requirement and plan for the needs of mobile workers.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Choose the Right Office 365 Subscription Plan by Segmenting Users
    • Use of Free Versions of Office Apps on Mobile Devices
    • Consider ECS If You Have an Enterprise Agreement With Microsoft
  • Manage and Secure Mobile Devices With Built-in MDM or an EMM
    • Use Conditional Access and Selective Wipe to Prevent Unauthorized Access to Office 365
    • Multi-identity
  • Monitor and Evaluate Ongoing Improvements in OneDrive for Business

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