Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Enterprise Mobility Management Suites

Published: 28 June 2017

ID: G00311361

Analyst(s): Bryan Taylor , Manjunath Bhat , Terrence Cosgrove , Chris Silva , Rob Smith


Enterprise mobility management suite functionality is evolving into unified endpoint management, which adds traditional client and select EMM manageable IoT use-case management. Before selecting an EMM vendor in this constantly changing market, I&O leaders need to determine their desired use cases.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • BlackBerry
    • Citrix
    • IBM
    • Ivanti
    • Microsoft
    • MobileIron
    • Sophos
    • SOTI
    • VMware
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • Architecture and Scalability
    • Administration and Usability
    • Device Configuration and Management
    • Mobile App Management
    • Secure Content Access/Distribution
    • Mobile Identity and Access
    • Containment
    • Client Management
    • Device Security and Compliance
    • EMM Manageable IoT Devices
  • Use Cases
    • General-Purpose
    • Regulated Industries
    • Unified Endpoint Management
    • Special-Purpose Device Support
    • Cloud-Centric
    • Unmanaged Device Support
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion Criteria

  • Critical Capabilities Rating

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