MobileIron Focuses On Security, Efficiency, And Mobile Intelligence [Mobile Management Month]

MobileIron Focuses On Security, Efficiency, And Mobile Intelligence [Mobile Management Month]

MobileIron focuses on security and efficiency in device and app management

May is Mobile Management Month at Cult of Mac, where we will be profiling a different mobile management company every weekday. You can find all previous entries here  and read our Mobile Management manifesto here.

MobileIron was one of the first companies to launch support for Apple’s mobile management framework. The company has a rich experience of helping organizations of all kinds manage iOS and mobile device deployments. MobileIron’s team has experience solving mobile management issues in business, healthcare, government ,and education markets. The company focuses on developing an integrated solution using its cloud technologies and existing business/enterprise systems and infrastructure. At the same time, MobileIron focuses on making initial deployment and ongoing management as efficient as possible while still providing effective device and network security. The company also offers a range of monitoring feature that go beyond security including tracking of device and app use, network performance, and mobile expenses – all under the moniker Mobile Activity Intelligence .

Company: MobileIron
Product(s): MobileIron
Type of solution(s): device and app management

Platforms supported beyond iOS: Android, BlackBerry, Symbian, webOS, Windows Phone

Licensing Model: perpetual and recurring licensing options
Includes/Offers Maintenance Updates?: Required
Technical support options: 24/7

Deployment options: cloud service, on-premise appliance

Failover and load balancing options: supports server failover and load balancing

Scalability: supports multiple locations and location-specific administration

Directory system integration: Active Directory, LDAP

Administrative tool options: web/cloud

Data export capabilities: device hardware, installed configuration profiles, location and usage tracking, installed apps, speed and performance testing data

Expense management features: track current carrier, alert on roaming, real-time mobile usage data

Device enrollment mechanism(s): website, iOS app
Support for secure/authenticated enrollment?: Yes
Security certificate features: Certificates for SCEP enrollment, Exchange, Wi-Fi, VPN

Remote/On Demand administrative actions: remove passcode, lock, wipe, selective wipe of corporate data

App management options: push apps to device, enterprise app store with custom and public apps, Apple Volume Purchase Plan integration, app whitelist/blacklist options, admin alert on unapproved apps

About the author

Ryan FaasRyan Faas is a technology journalist and consultant living in upstate New York who has written extensively about Apple, business and enterprise IT, and the mobile industry. In addition to writing for Cult of Mac, he is a contributor to Computerworld, InformIT, and Peachpit Press. In a previous existence he was a healthcare IT director as well as a systems and network administrator. Follow Ryan on Twitter and Google +

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