Getting started with enterprise mobility management

SMC 6.0Mobile devices are essential for the modern information worker. According to Forrsights Workforce Employee Survey, 74% of information workers use two or more devices for work, including desktops, laptops, smartphones and tablets.

Many of those employees are using the same device to manage personal and professional tasks, yet they still want to keep their personal and corporate data separate.

In the era of enterprise mobility, organizations need visibility and control over who is moving their corporate data, where, and with which apps and devices.

An enterprise mobility management (EMM) solution can help organizations move away from restrictive device and content policies and towards secure environments where protected data is easily accessible from anywhere for on-the-go employees.

The task of enterprise mobile security really boils down to three basic needs:

  1. Protecting the user and device
  2. Protecting access to the enterprise network
  3. Protecting enterprise data

And of course, most importantly, you need an easy-to-use solution that lets you accomplish your goals with available resources.

EMM solutions are aimed at smartphone and tablet devices and should support multiple operating systems. The core components of EMM include: mobile device management, mobile application management, mobile security, and mobile content management.

Download the free whitepaper Getting Started With Enterprise Mobility Management, to see how you can craft an effective EMM strategy, empowering your workforce while keeping corporate data safe.

Sophos Mobile Control

Sophos Mobile Control is the simplest way to enable secure mobile productivity and collaboration for your business. Sophos Mobile Control is a complete stand-alone mobile security solution, while also integrating directly with Sophos UTM and Sophos SafeGuard Encryption to deliver the most comprehensive mobile protection available on the market today.

Image of iPhone 6 courtesy of Barn Images.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s