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Bring Your Own Decision

November 30, 2016 by Matt Louden

byod

Did you know that 74% of enterprise mobility programs use Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)? That’s because effectively managed BYOD saves employees 81 minutes per week and their employer $1,300 per year. Do we have your attention? In fact, 35% of companies still don’t feel comfortable making a BYOD decision.[tweet this] Traditionally, BYOD implementation is a gamble. Potential productivity and efficiency gains are weighed against an increased likelihood of security threats. In fact, 35% of companies still don’t feel comfortable making a BYOD decision. As you prepare your program for 2017, here are three BYOD alternatives that may better fit your business needs: Corporate-Owned, Personally Enabled (COPE) COPE provides employees with multiple devices and operating systems to choose from while allowing companies to enjoy hefty carrier discounts usually reserved for Corporate Liable program hardware, plans, and features.[tweet this] In a…

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Apple of Your Program’s Eye?

November 23, 2016 by Matt Louden

apple

Apple’s enterprise mobility popularity has exploded. While the Consumerization of IT (CoIT) has certainly played a significant role in driving enterprise adoption, Apple’s device security is primarily responsible. As you plan for next year, here are three Apple innovations your business should keep in mind: Device Enrollment Process (DEP) By procuring enterprise devices through Apple or one of their authorized resellers, DEP-enrolled end users receive their new devices activated and ready-to-use as soon as they’re powered on.[tweet this] DEP is Apple’s response to the slow, confusing, and potentially dangerous manual device activations and setups of yesterday. By procuring enterprise devices through Apple or one of their authorized resellers, DEP-enrolled end users receive their new devices activated and ready-to-use as soon as they’re powered on. In addition to streamlining initial device setup, device settings and customized Mobile Device Management (MDM)/Enterprise Mobility…

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World-Class Wireless

November 11, 2016 by Matt Louden

Privacy Shield

Whether your organization has trekked the world for decades or you’re just stepping into the global marketplace, it’s important to understand that there are major differences in how data’s handled between the United States (US) and Europe. US data laws don’t meet the EU’s “adequate protection” criteria. That’s why the EU-US Privacy Shield was created as a legal workaround to facilitate transatlantic data transfers in a way that meets all relevant European standards and protections. Any company in compliance with the framework’s full set of data protection principles is eligible for certification. An organization that boasts a Privacy Shield certification provides world-class data security and protection for its customers. In fact, we’re one of only 734 US companies that actively meet European data protection principles.[tweet this] Recently, MOBI was awarded one of the Managed Mobility Services (MMS) industry’s first-ever Privacy Shield…

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Managed Mobility Magic

November 11, 2016 by Christi Vawter

MQ

For the third time, MOBI is honored to be featured in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant (MQ) for Managed Mobility Services (MMS). As the only pure software-focused MMS solution on the quadrant, our inclusion validates that MOBI continues to be a leader in the space. Our mobility management platform enables enterprises to centralize, comprehend, and control their entire device ecosystems. The platform features device management, workflow management, expense management, and program management. Supporting managed services include help desk, logistics, and Mobile Device Management (MDM)/Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) implementation. While the Gartner MMS MQ only considers smart devices, we continue to manage more and more Internet of Things (IoT) and telemetry devices for our customers. This continued global evolution from wireless to connected devices beckons an exciting present and future for MOBI. As such, we look forward to solidifying our standing in the…

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Gem of a Platform

November 4, 2016 by Matt Louden

software development

What does MOBI have in common with sites like Hulu, Twitter, Groupon, Soundcloud, Github, and Shopify? The answer is a flexible, efficient, and continuously improving software development framework called Ruby on Rails. Flexibility In order to create as robust a software platform as possible, our development team members need to bring more than one specialization to the table. We’ve found that Ruby on Rails developers tend to have a varied skillset with multiple disciplines and backgrounds. Enterprise mobility, and technology in general, seems to be hurtling itself away from static information hubs of the past towards more dynamic and interactive models.[tweet this] Enterprise mobility, and technology in general, seems to be hurtling itself away from the static information hubs of the past towards more dynamic and interactive models. Ruby on Rails makes this transition much easier for businesses to undertake,…

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