Given the frequency with which we’re hearing about ransomware attacks, data breaches and general mobility challenges, it’s no surprise that a growing number of companies are interested in implementing comprehensive mobile strategies. At the core of these plans are enterprise mobility management (EMM) and mobile threat prevention (MTP) solutions, and the support needed to ensure mobility goals are met. To help our growing client list better deploy and manage such solutions, Tech Orchard is proud to announce the addition of Michael Troelstrup to our team.
As cybersecurity presents an increasingly complex and concerning environment for personal, business and government safety, attention to the secure use of mobile devices is more important than ever for individuals around the world. In fact, recent news of cybercriminals and hackers having connections deeply rooted in the Russian government, as well as the thousands of unauthorized “app stores” hosted in China, has underscored the growing number of threats in existence — and therefore a clear need to be proactive.
As enterprises began favoring the shift from software running on PCs to mobile devices connected to cloud services, Microsoft 365 was all but written off by many of its critics. Fortunately for Microsoft, their vision for remaking the company into a subscription provider whose customers rent, rather than buy, software is paying off. In fact, according to Skyhigh’s Office 365 Adoption & Risk Report issued in second quarter 2016, one out of every five corporate employees was using an Office 365 cloud service, up from less than 7 percent just nine months prior. Put another way, in the last two years Office 365 has eclipsed all other cloud providers to emerge as the most widely used enterprise cloud service by user count.
Last month, we shared insights into the leadership of AirWatch as evidenced by its increasing market share. In the meantime, the company continues to innovate to enhance the EMM customer experience and enable simple and enterprise secure digital workspaces for businesses of all sizes. If you haven’t had a chance to keep up on the most recent AirWatch updates, here is a quick summary for reference.
On Tuesday, February 9, VMware unveiled its Workspace ONE platform. Designed to provide secure digital workspaces for companies that support BYOD, corporate-owned and hybrid mobile work environments, it delivers and manages any app on any device by integrating identity, application and enterprise mobility management. Furthermore, it provides self-service device provisioning for iOS, Android and Windows 10 devices.