I recently sat down with Aaron Davis, director of products and solutions at enterprise mobility management firm SOTI to discuss the implications of the new Apple mobile operating system, iOS 9, for the enterprise.
The enterprise mobility management market grew at a healthy 17.7 percent compound annual growth rate in 2014. However, competition has prompted a consolidation in the EMM market, with a clear division emerging between Tier 1 vendors and the rest of the market, according to a recent analysis by VDC Research.
MobileIron will provide its enterprise mobility management platform to Telefonica's multinational and enterprise customers under an agreement announced this week.
Okta, an identity management firm that decided to give enterprise mobility management a try last year, unveiled on Wednesday new capabilities for its EMM platform, including integration of push notifications to devices through its Okta Verify multi-factor authentication product.
BlackBerry is counting on its enterprise mobility software and services business to save it from a precipitous decline in the handset market. Unfortunately, the Canadian firm doesn't seem to be doing much better in that business than in the handset business. The enterprise mobility software market is crowded and big names are jockeying for position.
Frustrated by the uptake of its BlackBerry 10 phones, struggling BlackBerry is mulling making a smartphone that runs the Android operating system for the first time, reported Reuters, citing sources familiar with the situation.
MetaIntelli is integrating its AppInterrogator mobile app security product into MobileIron's enterprise mobility management platform as part of an agreement reached by the two companies.
Citrix unveiled a number of new features to its XenMobile enterprise mobility management platform at the Citrix Synergy conference, which kicks off Tuesday in Orlando, Florida.
Next week, Microsoft is planning to release the next service update for its cloud-based Intune enterprise mobility management platform with new features for Android devices.
In response to the financial fiasco that was the launch of the BlackBerry Z10 handset, the Canadian mobility firm replaced its CEO and shifted its focus from hardware to enterprise software. Whether that strategy is paying off remains to be seen.