5 Ways MDM Puts Security First

No matter how small or large your organization, data and device security is more important than ever. Whether the company owns the entire fleet of smartphones, tablets, laptops and desktops, or you own your own device due to a BYOD policy, installing a mobile device management (MDM) software like Miradore Online is the right choice. It not only removes headaches for IT and senior management but it also frees employees from having to make individual security decisions for their devices. Overall, MDM mitigates risk and prevents business disruption.

 

Let’s look at 5 reasons how MDM puts security first, tightening control while allowing employees to do their jobs better.

 

1. Centralize control

With Miradore Online’s remote features, IT managers can control configurations and installations, set policies (i.e., for passcodes), and restrict application use for all devices in an organization. This increases security because employees will be prevented from changing security settings; additionally, employees will be prevented from accessing certain apps on work-related devices that may pose a security threat.

 

2. Automate device enrollment

Further to centralized control is the ability for MDM to automate device enrollment. With Apple DEP and Android Zero-Touch, employees can be ready to go when the device is powered on for the first time right out of the box. This not only increases productivity but ensures device security from day one

 

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3. Access analytics

Miradore Online’s data and analytics provide a comprehensive overview of managed devices. In addition to templated  dashboards and standard reports, paid plans have endless possibilities, with custom attributes and reporting. Based on these reports, IT managers can keep track of device statuses to ensure safety and compliance. They can also troubleshoot and take action when necessary.

 

4. Track location

MDM’s Location Tracking features add yet another layer of security by enabling the IT manager to determine the current whereabouts of a lost or stolen mobile device on a map as well as location history from the past 3 months.

 

5. Allow for diversity—and UEM

Today’s workplace often witnesses diverse IT environments, with varied hardware ownership, device models, operating systems, and apps. Miradore Online is compatible with iOS, macOS, Android, and Windows 10, so organizations can have unified endpoint management (UEM) and the ability to manage security via a single management interface.

 

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