What is Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM)?
Enterprise mobility management (EMM) is a solution designed to secure and manage company-owned devices within an organization. EMM is achieved by implementing multiple management strategies that let organizations establish a centralized device management process.
There are four major strategies at play in an EMM solution:
- Mobile Device Management (MDM), which lets IT administrators monitor, deploy, configure, and secure devices for use in the workplace.
- Mobile Application Management (MAM), which lets IT administration set rules for certain applications on an endpoint device.
- Mobile Content Management (MCM), which creates a whitelist of apps that are allowed to use sensitive data, barring unapproved apps from accessing corporate datasets.
- Identity and Access Management (IAM), which ensures that only the right people can access devices and that they can only use them appropriately ways.
It's useful to distinguish EMM from MDM. While MDM concerns device management, EMM concerns device and data management. This could be data stored on company-owned devices or in remote cloud servers. EMM also offers content management and containerization capabilities. Essentially, it combines different management tools into one solution.
VPP & third-party apps
Pre-built device controls
One-click compliance templates
Remediations around the clock