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.
Zenprise focuses on the complete lifecycle management of mobile devices in enterprise environments. The company provides the core set of device and app management needs and offers integration with enterprise systems. Zenprise puts a particular emphasis mobile device inventory for both company-owned and BYOD devices.
Product(s): Zenprise Mobile Manager
Type of solution(s): device and app management
Platforms supported beyond iOS: Android, BlackBerry, Symbian, Windows Phone, Windows Mobile
Licensing Model: perpetual and recurring licensing options
Includes/Offers Maintenance Updates?: Required
Technical support options: 24/7
Deployment options: cloud service, on-premise software
Failover and load balancing options: supports server failover and load balancing
Scalability: supports multiple locations and location-specific administration
Directory system integration: Microsoft Active Directory, LDAP
Administrative tool options: web/cloud, desktop app, iPad app
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, user inactivity reports, disable voice and data roaming
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.