As a more holistic enterprise mobility management (EMM) approach replaces a device-based approach for organizations, the following new trends will reshape global business operations.
The IoT explosion is on the brink of forming the biggest connected devices group with a high compounded annual growth rate wherefore organizations need to rush to create an EMM strategy and become an early entrant into the maturing market. Also, developments such as proximity marketing, keyless access, employee tracking, asset tracking, and more will keep us hyper-aware and alter the way we interact with our environment.
While managing a range of devices, CIOs also need to maintain security across the network simultaneously creating the need for unified endpoint management solutions. The arena is set to become highly competitive with new players entering the market apart from key companies such as IBM which shall ease EMM for CIOs.
Compliance and privacy concerns in the field of mobile device management such as the concept of bringing your own device (BYOD) can be resolved with more pragmatic and logical approaches. Though currently, cost and technology challenges impede the full-fledged implementation of mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) in the business environment, their development in the near future cannot be halted. MNVOs provides organizations with the advantage of virtual reality technology.
Despite the popularity of the iOS platform for mobile devices, Google’s Android has recently begun to expand throughout multiple industry verticals. For instance, the launch of Pixel smartphones and Android for Work devices by Google is increasing its fame in the corporate sector. However, the enhancement of corporate data security in Android-enabled devices requires more attention.
A careful view of the EMM industry reveals how technological advancements are enhancing convenience and cybersecurity and, EMM is leveraging these developments to evolve, advance its own industry, and empower its customer organizations.