Posts Tagged ‘MDM’
Westcon is attempting to fill the needs gap in BYOD solutions to help partners take advantage of the burgeoning mobility market with a subscription-based, easy-to-deploy package that aims to take some of the complexity and risk out of BYOD initiatives. Is this a glimpse of the future of distribution?
Sophos is asserting a bigger presence in MDM, a move that it hopes will give it more leverage to take on bigger challengers as the mobile security space heats up.
BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins believes the age of tablets will be short lived. He has a point, but it’s based on faulty reasoning. Here’s why.
Gartner finds 38 percent of companies worldwide say they expect to stop providing mobile devices to their staff by 2016.
According to data from Strategy Analytics, Windows has gone from a dead stop last year to nearly 7.5 percent market share on the strength of 3 million units shipped worldwide last quarter.
Symantec is remaining true to its stated mobility ambitions with a series of security updates to its mobile device management suite. It plans to invest further in MDM, indicating partners can breathe easier when placing bets in this space.
Webroot has partnered with Xari Group for its endpoint security solution on Labtech’s RMM platform. The move gives Webroot greater visibility in an explosive managed service market that could open doors for channel revenue opportunities.
Kaspersky Lab updates its mobile security product, indicating it plans to hold its ground in the tightening MDM race.
FireEye is the latest security vendor to add mobile device management capabilities by partnering with NAC firm Bradford Networks, a move that gives partners in both camps new reach and cross-sell opportunities. The union also indicates that Bradford is seizing a market opportunity to extend BYOD capabilities to vendors otherwise on the fringe of the burgeoning MDM market.
GFI is spinning off its security business, honing its former offerings into ThreatTrack, a new firm that aims to swipe at larger, more lucrative advanced threat markets. But how it will develop its channel to be competitive with larger and more established players remains to be seen.