IT Administration

Ideas, inspiration and best-practice examples for the effective planning, implementation and optimization of your mobile strategy.

What is the difference between BYOD and COBO?

Mobility Basics Part III: What’s the Difference Between BYOD, COBO and COPE?

Once organizations have decided to allow their employees to work on the go, the question arises of HOW. Are employees to be allowed to use their own devices, or should company-owned devices be purchased? We look at both options and explain the difference between the BYOD and COBO concepts.

What is Mobile Application Management

Mobility Basics Part II: What exactly is… Mobile Application Management (MAM)?

In the first part of our series "Mobility Basics" we explained what MDM is. Today we're talking about Mobile Application Management (MAM).

5 Tips for Successfully Implementing an Enterprise Mobility Management System

5 Tips for Successfully Implementing an Enterprise Mobility Management System

There is a lot to consider when introducing an EMM system. In order for you to be able to put your new EMM system into operation in a structured and successful manner, we have five tips for you which, in our experience, have proven particularly effective in practice.

WhatsApp auf dem Unternehmenshandy – DSGVO-konform?

WhatsApp GDPR: Business Use in Accordance with GDPR

Companies that provide their employees with smartphones which are also used privately must be prepared for the fact that WhatsApp is likely to be installed on these devices. A violation of the GDPR is therefore almost inevitable. We will tell you the background and explain how you realize WhatsApp business use in accordance to GDPR.

Mobility Basics: What is Mobile Device Mangagement

Mobility Basics Part I: What is Mobile Device Management (MDM)?

In our new "Mobility Basics" series, we focus on various terms related to working with mobile devices. Today, we explain in a simple and understandable way what Mobile Device Management is, why it is useful and who needs it.

sideload apps and its prevention

Sideload apps for iOS – How it works and potential risks

When users sideload apps, they invariably risk exposing their device to malware – or worse. In this article we explain how sideloading works and why companies can benefit from MDM.

What is Apple VPP (Volume Purchase Program)?

What is Apple VPP (Volume Purchase Program)?

Apple’s VPP (Volume Purchase Program) enables companies and educational institutions to centrally purchase a large number of app licenses for iOS and macOS devices. Once the right apps have been selected for mobile users, they should be rolled out to the iOS devices as quickly and as easily as possible. Apple’s VPP supports various distribution methods, for example using an MDM solution. We describe the different rollout options in detail here.

Android Smartphone in Lost Mode

Tips for Your MDM Concept: How to Maintain Data Security When Mobile Devices Are Lost

Companies that equip their employees with mobile devices should pay special attention to one aspect of the device lifecycle – the fact that smartphones or tablets are often lost without ever reappearing. This article will show you what to pay attention to when procuring hardware and implementing your MDM strategy, and how to protect data on the device.

Closing security gaps in your company

3 Tips for Reduced Security Risks and Better Cyber Attack Prevention

IT security is a complex issue. With the ever-increasing use of mobile devices and new technologies required for digital transformation, traditional boundaries and their risks are becoming blurred. In this article, you’ll find three simple tips which can be quickly implemented, and which have a significant impact on closing security gaps for any sized business.

How E-Mail and Wi-Fi Justify MDM

How E-Mail and Wi-Fi Justify MDM

There are several reasons why companies don’t use an MDM system. What is certainly not a reason, is that employees don’t use mobile devices. Most employees also work mobile even if only to use e-mail or Wi-Fi, whether a mobile strategy is in place or not.