"The increasing prevalence of BYOD acceptance means that procurement is no longer making all the purchasing decisions based on standards, and users are connecting a wider variety of devices to the network. These devices may have different technical characteristics, such as operating system and filesystem structure, so the protection technology likely varies. Security is always more difficult in a varied environment, adding challenges for the security department. The various devices that comprise this new type of endpoint require multiple solutions, all of which must be integrated into the overall strategy for protecting the enterprise." In its 2016 Magic Quadrant, analyst firm Gartner identifies four main functions performed by EMM suites: provisioning; auditing, tracking and reporting; enterprise data protection; and support.
Jul-1-2016, 18:02:11 GMT