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SOTI MobiControl Offers A Unique Mix PC and iOS Management Features [Mobile Management Month]


SOTI MobiControl offers PC and mobile management options
SOTI MobiControl offers PC and mobile management options

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.

SOTI provides an interesting mix of mobile device and PC management solutions. On the desktop, it offers Windows PC management as well as remote access and screen sharing tools useful to many help desks. From a mobile perspective, it provides a range features including device and app management. Its on-device software and SDK support a range of useful features for iOS devices including two-way chat with users and remote access options. MobiControl SDK also includes a file sync solution for managing content and internal enterprise app data on iPhones and iPads.

Company: SOTI
Product(s): MobiControl
Type of solution(s): device, app, and information management

Platforms supported beyond iOS: Android, BlackBerry, Windows Phone, Windows PCs

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: Active Directory, Open Directory, LDAP

Administrative tool options: web/cloud, desktop app

Data export capabilities: device hardware, installed configuration profiles, location and usage tracking, installed apps, Exchange email status, data encryption level, passcode status

Expense management features: track carrier, alert on 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, push text message to device, two-way messaging, initiate remote access and control

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

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