Speakers update: Liz Knight on mobile device management
Posted on October 2, 2012
Working for Mobile Device Management vendor, Zenprise, Liz has daily conversations with customers around their need to maintain control and security over mobile devices whilst still allowing them access into the Enterprise.
By leveraging MDM solutions businesses are now embracing the Droid, last quarter a 35% increase in enrolment of Android devices. In the Enterprise world security of corporate sensitive data, control of devices and protection from malware are top of the requirements list. Public app stores are banned, Enterprise App Stores are in, unwanted Applications are blacklisted, and device browsing traffic can be proxied. There is much to consider before Android devices are granted access to the corporate network. Mobile Device Management offers Enteprises scaled, automated deployment of settings, applications,device security controls on Android devices.
With the innovations and tools offered by Mobile Device Management technology, more and more Android devices will get the tick of approval from Security Officers. Leveraging apps on Android devices will lead to enhanced processes and higher RIO for businesses – and more opportunity for Android applications to be developed for use in the Enterprise.