Posts Tagged ‘mobile device management’
GFI MAX draws upon well-known managed services evangelist Dave Sobel to lead its partner community efforts. Sobel’s arrival is part of an ongoing effort to expand products and global reach of GFI MAX’s managed services network.
With mobile device adoption exploding and less than one-third of managed services providers addressing mobile device management, GFI MAX is adding MDM to enhance its partners capabilities. It’s also aiming to become the complete managed services platform.
The rapid increase in bring-your-own-device initiatives in SMBs has put mobile device management on the radar of just about every solution provider.
According to published reports, global electronics manufacturing services firm Jabil Circuit is planning to terminate its smartphone manufacturing pact with BlackBerry.
BlackBerry may have its troubles in the consumer smartphone space, but that isn’t keeping the Canadian mobile solutions vendor from forging ahead with its business-focused wares.
Mobile device adoption is increasing at unabated rates. Mobile device management (MDM) is an option for businesses looking to bring order to proliferating mobile devices in the workplace. MDM demand is opening huge opportunities for solution providers, as noted in the latest Channelnomics dossier.
If solution providers need evidence mobility services are on the rise, they need look no further than the revised IT-spending forecast for 2013 from IDC.
McAfee is raising its prowess in the MDM space after integrating its Enterprise Mobility Management solution with its ePolicy Orchestrator platform — showing it wants to stay even with competitors making bigger strides in mobile security arenas.
Analyst firm IDC says PC sales will fall another 8 percent in 2013 as shipments and sales of tablets — particularly smaller, low-cost Android devices — skyrocket. This is an opportunity for mobile device management, but there’s greater opportunity in mobile applications.
Webroot is once again partnering to make an entrance into new markets, this time forming an alliance with bandwidth and unified management firm XRoad Networks, a move that gives partners a bit more exposure in network security arenas.