Gartner Research

Address Six Pain Points of Managing Mobile Devices in Midsize Enterprises

Published: 04 May 2017

ID: G00327500

Analyst(s): Rob Smith

Summary

Knowledge and awareness of optimal solutions for managing mobile devices is often a gap in midsize enterprises, limiting the effectiveness of EMM product evaluations. I&O leaders in these organizations must address six key challenges of mobile device management before selecting an EMM product.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Select an EMM Product Based on Your Usage Profile
  • Take a Fit-for-Purpose Approach to Mobile Device Security
    • Which Mobile Platforms Will Be Supported?
    • Will You Allow Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)?
    • Which Roles in the Organization Will Have Mobile Access to Sensitive Data?
  • Select an EMM Product With Self-Service Features and Train End Users on How to Utilize Them
  • Analyze the Capabilities of the Tools That You Already Own
    • Microsoft
    • Snow Software
    • Sophos
    • Virtual Solution

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