MaaS360 Manages Devices, Apps, Docs – Even Macs And PCs [Mobile Management Month]

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MaaS360 offers comprehensive management including Mac/PC management
MaaS360 offers comprehensive management including Mac/PC 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.

Fiberlink’s Maas360 offers a range of management capabilities with an emphasis on app and information management. A document management app can be deployed to devices to provide secure on-device storage for business data with optional sandboxing to prevent corporate files from being opened by unapproved apps. App management includes an enterprise app store with granular policy options for determining app access as well as app blacklist capabilities. In addition to traditional mobile devices like smartphones and tablets, MaaS360 can also apply some management policies for MacBooks and Windows notebooks. This combination of available features making one of the more robust mobile management systems on the market. The company also has a strategic partnership with Verizon Wireless.

Company: Fiberlink
Product(s): MaaS360
Type of solution(s): device, app, and information management

Platforms supported beyond iOS: Android, BlackBerry, Symbian, webOS, Windows Phone (plus Mac and Windows notebook management)

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

Deployment options: cloud service

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, usage tracking, installed apps, BYOD privacy setting to block personal identifying details

Expense management features: track current carrier, alerts on roaming and other activities, track data and voice usage, restrict/disable roaming, expense analysis and reporting

Device enrollment mechanism(s): website, email, SMS
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 restriction options