Gartner Research

Prepare for Unified Endpoint Management to Displace MDM and CMT

Published: 15 June 2018

ID: G00363140

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


I&O leaders managing increasingly diverse endpoints want to simplify the many tools, processes and policies that span their device environment. As UEM technologies mature, a viable option for a single-pane-of-glass solution is emerging. This research defines UEM tools and where to apply them.

Table Of Contents


  • What Is Unified Endpoint Management?
  • The Timeline to Mass Adoption of UEM
  • UEM's Role Among Other Endpoint Tools
  • Current UEM Deployments Are Early Adopters
    • Vendor Pressure
    • Requirements to Modernize Apps
    • Supporting Nontraditional Endpoints
  • Most Organizations Should Pilot UEM Today for Future Adoption

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