Enterprise Mobility Management is nothing rather than managing a set of people, processes and technology. The focus is to enable the use of mobile devices wireless networks, and related services in a business context.
Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) is a combination of three different facets of management namely Mobile Device Management (MDM), Mobile Content Management (MCM), Mobile Identity Management (MIM). EMM enables you to keep security threats at bay, regardless of their attack vector and without affecting productivity. Whether the threat comes from an app, the Internet or the device itself, EMM solutions can prevent critical data loss and unauthorized data access.
Enterprise mobility provides employees flexibility and choice. This flexibility, in turn, improves job satisfaction and increase productivity. From the increasing number of mobile devices brought into the workplace environment by employees, companies face a wide variety of security and productivity concerns. Enterprise mobility management is one holistic strategy for managing these concerns.
There are 4 main flavors of EMM solutions in the market. They are,
Mobile Application Management can apply to BYOD and company-provided handhold devices as well. Mobile Application Management solutions offer a variety of capabilities and services such as application delivery and software licensing, application configuration, app authorization, usage tracking, etc.
2.Mobile Device Management
Mobile device management used by an IT department is security software that helps IT, team, to monitor, manage, and secure employees’ mobile devices (laptops, smartphones, tablets, etc.). These devices are normally deployed across multiple service providers and mobile operating systems being used in the organization.
3.Mobile Content Management
With secure mobile content management (MCM) software, IT can protect confidential business information necessary to support today’s modern workstyle, without slowing down business productivity. This helps employees to access critical business content without any security concerns and collaborate seamlessly across any network, on any mobile device, or desktop.
4.Mobile Identity Management
Mobile identity is considered as the next level of online authentication and digital signatures, where the SIM card of one’s mobile phone works as an identity tool. Mobile identity makes way/initiate authentication and transaction signing for online banking, payment confirmation, corporate services, and consuming online content.
A good EMM solution will have multiple features such as,
- Geo/Location-based authentication
- Data Security
- User Authorization
- Push Notification
- Device Authentication
- Application Deployment
- Version Control Management
- Reports and
- Policy Management
The global enterprise mobility market is predicted to balloon to $500 billion by 2020, according to a new report from Zion Market Research. The Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) market has changed quite a bit over the last several years and is reportedly more competitive than ever. According to new reports from Strategy Analytics, the market will grow to $2.2 billion by 2022.
The reports, Global Enterprise Mobility Management Vendor Revenue 2016 and Forecast (2014-2022), and State of the Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) Market – 2016 Market Leaders and 2022 Forecast, also found that the market will balloon to $1.8 billion in 2017, which represents a steady year-over-year growth rate of 9 percent.