Infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals face a difficult mandate: Enable the workforce to navigate the ever-changing landscape of mobile scenarios while continually ensuring that their company's compliance and security needs are met. Mobile device management (MDM) solutions are effective tools to help deliver on this mandate and provide applications and resources to employee devices without sacrificing employee productivity. In Forrester's 27-criteria evaluation of enterprise mobile management vendors, we identified the 15 most significant MDM providers - Absolute Software, AirWatch by VMware, BlackBerry, Citrix, Good Technology, IBM, Kaspersky Lab, LANDesk, McAfee, MobileIron, SAP, Sophos, Soti, Symantec, and Trend Micro - and researched, analyzed, and scored them.
This report details:
- Our findings about how well each vendor fulfills our criteria;
- Where they stand in relation to each other;
- to help infrastructure and operations professionals select the right partner for their enterprise mobile management