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Tag: mobile device management

Articles

  • Market Guide – Mobile Device Management

    June’s Market Guide looks at tools for Mobile Device Management. This is a market that has settled into maturity following a rapid growth phase as smartphones from Apple & Android barged Blackberry out of the corporate world earlier this decade. The market is dominated by...

  • 80% of software policies overlook mobility

    Is mobile licensing an audit blind spot? News from Snow Software this week suggests mobile apps are being overlooked in software management policies. Poll results from their user forum suggest that 80% of software policies failed to include mobile applications. Our recent Microsoft...

  • Managing applications on Mobile Assets – Part 1

    Introduction What Mobile Applications will you allow within your organisation? This is part 1 of 2 on managing applications on mobile assets. Part 2 is coming soon! Mobile assets are becoming more important due to their increase in demand and now require serious management due to...

  • Microsoft Office Applications for Mobile Devices

    Michael Cherry, Senior Analyst at Directions on Microsoft This article has been contributed by Michael Cherry, Senior Analyst, Licensing and Corporate Affairs at Directions on Microsoft. The locally installed ap­plications Excel, OneNote, PowerPoint, and Word Office are valuable...

  • January News Roundup

    News CCL Writes to Oracle The Campaign for Clear Licensing published an open letter to Larry Ellison and Oracle in January on the back of their successful Oracle Seminar and other research. The letter highlights a number of issues that Oracle customers are telling the CCL they are...

  • Mobile Device Management and its Relationship with ITAM

    We recently wrote An Introduction to Mobile Device Management (MDM) outlining what it is and what are considered mobile devices. The next question is, does MDM relate to ITAM? Is this IT Asset Management (ITAM)? Yes! Mobile devices should certainly be treated as an asset; therefore...

  • Quick Guide to Mobile Device Management (MDM) Part 2 of 2

    Company data left on a mobile device in a back of a taxi. Are you covered? Recap We previously looked at what exactly mobile device management (MDM) is and the types of solutions available to organisations. In part two we dive deeper into MDM including how MDM can help support mobile...

  • Quick Guide to Mobile Device Management (MDM) Part 1 of 2

    Mobile devices are increasing in popularity within organisations. With so many mobile device types and options currently on the market, organisations are spoilt for choice when choosing what tablet their employees can use, or what mobile phones they are going to give out. Mobile devices...

  • Software Licensing in a BYOD Environment

    “It’s possible to hit a moving target so long as you take the time to aim.” This article has been contributed by Jonathon Kirby, Content Development Specialist at IAITAM. Software licensing and its difficulties have been discussed at length and have been one of the focal...

  • 3 Steps to Defining BYOD Policy

    Does your MDM software include support for the Apple ASVPP Program? This article has been contributed by Stephen Midgley, Vice President Global Marketing at Absolute Software. In this article Stephen explains how to securely navigate the BYOD landscape.   Recent research into mobile...

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