Gartner Research

In-Depth Assessment of Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security/Intune, April 2019

Published: 24 May 2019

ID: G00378228

Analyst(s): Katiuska Alvarado Ilarraza , Andrew Garver , Michael Disabato


Application technical professionals are expanding their endpoint management evaluations from mobility (EMM) to unified endpoint management (UEM). This research evaluates Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) and Intune against Gartner’s criteria for UEM systems.

Table Of Contents

What’s New in This Update

Bottom-Line Assessment

  • What Is EMS?
  • Does Gartner Recommend EMS?
  • Product Scorecard and Feature Snapshot
  • Strengths
  • Weaknesses
  • Reasons to Deploy
  • Reasons to Not Deploy


  • Required Features for Production
  • Preferred Features for Production
  • Optional Features for Production

Appendix: Full Change Log

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