While the rapid expansion of mobile device usage in the workplace undoubtedly enhances employee productivity, it also has thrown up inevitable security and privacy issues. These devices are no longer fixed to desks and are with people all the time both at home and work. As Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) strategies featuring smartphones and tablets become more widely adopted, the growing concerns for security and data privacy have become even more paramount.
“Mobile devices in the work place are proliferating at an exponential rate, introducing a new set of security and management challenges for organisations”, said Frank Noon VP Worldwide Sales. “Employees can now simply access everything from email to presentations on a device that they hold in their hand. Added to the fact that smartphones and tablets also come from many vendors and have different operating systems means further potential issues in terms of management and security” he added.
The answer is a Unified End-point Management solution that provides a dedicated tool to manage and secure everything. For both SMB’s and large enterprises, there’s simply too much at stake to leave these devices unmanaged. The solution is UEM (Unified Endpoint Management) and in particular Fusion EMM (Enterprise Mobility Management) from VXL Software.
A stolen or lost mobile device presents an immediate high security risk. Fusion EMM can remotely and quickly delete sensitive data from any device running iOS (IPhones / IPads) and Android OS devices (Lollipop and above) as well as all Windows OS desktop variants.
For mobile devices, device management has already moved from being merely useful to being absolutely essential. In the future, not managing devices in some way or another will be unthinkable and potentially catastrophic for all types of businesses.
However, as organisations require mobile devices to do more, concerns understandably grow as corporate data has to be both effectively managed as well as protected.
VXL’s Fusion EMM provides a high level of control over both mobile and desktop devices, regardless of where they are. Fusion EMM includes a comprehensive feature set, including Over The Air (OTA) enrolment, application, browser, device, e-mail and content management; inventory, kiosk mode security; monitoring and analytics; organizational unit / group management in addition to its comprehensive security management.
“Security and privacy are real issues facing businesses embracing BYOD demands” commented Frank Noon, VP Worldwide Sales. “Fusion EMM clearly demonstrates VXL Software’s growing appreciation of these concerns by addressing the actual security and management needs of both Enterprise and SMB organisations”. “The ever increasing trend towards users adopting the latest smartphone and tablet technology is leading them to canvass IT departments to allow usage of their own devices in the workplace”. “Fusion EMM provides the ideal solution between enterprise control and employee satisfaction by delivering class-leading management and security without compromising the user experience” he further added.
Organisations wishing to try Fusion EMM can do so free, by downloading an evaluation copy from VXL Software’s website: http://www.vxlsoftware.com/evaluation