Windows MDM in the Enterprise
Windows offers management of devices across mobile, desktop and embedded products through a unified set of MDM API’s in Windows 10. The unified MDM API’s simplify administration while also delivering the scalability and security requirements enterprise demands.
MobileIron continues to work closely with Microsoft to ensure the innovative security and management capabilities of Windows 10 are easy to implement and administer through MobileIron’s EMM platform.
Windows Phone adoption has been growing steadily, reaching double-digit market share in many countries. With Windows 10 Microsoft introduces a number of powerful security enhancements that protects data on the device and after it leaves the device.
Windows Phone 8.1 in the EnterpriseRead the Whitepaper
Through MobileIron, IT Administrators can leverage advanced capabilities such as app-triggered VPN which enables end users to seamlessly initiate secure access to corporate data on their mobile device without having to manually initiate a VPN session. MobileIron also offers an enhanced enterprise AppStore experience for Windows Phone devices, allowing enterprise IT to provide both tight security and an intuitive, consumer-like end-user experience for the distribution of mobile applications company-wide.
Enterprises have adopted Windows Phone because it allows business users to take advantage of the tight integration with Microsoft infrastructure, such as Active Directory, Exchange, SharePoint, and Lync.
Windows 8.1 Convergence to Windows 10
Windows 8.1 was a significant step forward in the evolution of Windows for the Mobile First enterprise.
It was the first version of Windows to support an open MDM architecture. MobileIron leverages this architecture to secure and manage Windows 8.1 laptops and tablets. With Windows 10, MDM API’s from Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone will converge and enable the MobileIron platform to manage all Windows 10 devices, from phones to laptops to embedded devices.