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Determine Your MAM Policy Requirements Prior to Deploying Office 365 Mobile Apps

Published: 28 October 2016

ID: G00315281

Analyst(s): Bryan Taylor


Proprietary controls and unique features make Office 365 mobile apps a challenge to integrate into an existing mobile app portfolio managed with a non-Microsoft EMM system. I&O leaders should use this guidance to determine the right MAM policies prior to deploying the Office 365 mobile apps.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Evaluate Your Conditional Access, DLP, Authentication, Deployment and Life Cycle Management Requirements for All of Your Mobile Apps
    • Office 365 Mobile App Proprietary Settings/Features
  • Incorporate an Understanding of the Mechanisms That Underlie MAM Technology to Inform Your MAM Strategy
    • Office 365 Mobile Apps Are Different
    • Yet Office 365 Mobile Apps Are Not Different
  • Use a "Lowest Common Denominator" Approach to Determining Your Office 365 MAM Requirements If You Have an Existing Managed Mobile App Portfolio
    • What Does This Mean to My Office 365 App Management Strategy?

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