IDC: Why Enterprises Are Failing at Mobile Management and EMM


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According to research released earlier this month by analyst firm IDC, IT decision-makers are facing an extraordinary degree of complexity and risk as they work to select a future-ready EMM platform.

This confusion may be the reason that, in spite of the fact that mobile device management (MDM) has been adopted by 50% of organizations within the United States, penetration within those organizations is still relatively low (in other words, not as many users in these companies are being managed through MDM/EMM solutions as you’d expect).

What’s making it so hard? Several things.

Competing internal demands: Decision-makers are looking to address a range of needs all at once. Among them: security, flexibility, scalability, extensibility, integration, and simplicity. As IDC puts it: “Many struggle with how to mobilize in a way that is coordinated, secure, scalable, efficient, and user-friendly, and that addresses an often extraordinarily diverse set of management scenarios.”…

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@AliRehman81 is the Enterprise Social Marketing Manager at BlackBerry. He is involved in managing social media program for the B2B community. Also focusing on developing engagement and awareness across various social properties. Outside of work he is a massive aviation fan and big supporter of the 'Blue Angels (USN)' aerobatics team.

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