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Mobility strategies shift toward UEM, IAM in 2018
This article is part of the Access issue of May 2018, Vol. 2, No. 3
The enterprise mobility revolution isn't all it was cracked up to be. Talk of mobile-first had some organizations thinking that meant mobile-only, and that mindset has now shifted to unified endpoint management. Business users continue to require desktops, and IT continues to manage them. In turn, organizations have rejiggered their priorities for technology investments and management approaches in their mobility strategies as well. Just as mobile device management (MDM) evolved into enterprise mobility management (EMM), some organizations are moving beyond EMM to adopt unified workspace tools -- such as Citrix Cloud and VMware Workspace One -- that provide more management capabilities in one place. EMM is often no longer a separate tool from vendors, but instead it's folded into other products. And with major features such as Microsoft Office mobile app management now available across most top products, there are fewer aspects differentiating tools on the EMM market. The reduced emphasis on standalone EMM shows in the numbers ...
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