sponsored by SearchCIO.com
Posted:  06 Sep 2013
Premiered:  16 Aug 2013
Format:  Multimedia
Type:  Virtual Environment
Language:  English

Mobile Device Management (MDM) and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) are often confused and even assumed by many to represent the same set of concepts and capabilities. As it turns out, however, BYOD is fundamentally concerned with authentication and policy, while MDM at its core extends operational management to mobile device configuration. Mobile success regardless depends upon getting both of these facilities right and working together. This classroom will provide a mobile landscape overview, along with strategies for staying afloat in this BYOD era.


Craig J. Mathias
principal, Farpoint Group

Craig J. Mathias is a principal at Farpoint Group, a wireless and mobile advisory firm in Ashland, Mass. Mathias is a well-known and often-quoted industry analyst and frequent speaker at industry conferences and events. He is a member of the advisory board for Interop, chairs the conference’s wireless and mobility track, and writes blogs and columns for several publications and websites. He is also a member of the IEEE and the Society of Sigma Xi.

Authentication | Handheld Device Security | Handheld Devices | Mobile Device Management | Network Infrastructure | Network Management | Network Security | Security | Security Management | Smart Phones | Tablet PC

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