Sunday, August 19, 2012

AT&T Launches Cloud-hosted Mobile Device Management for Small Businesses

AT&T has expanded its cloud-based Mobile Device Management (MDM) offering with solutions for small businesses. MDM allow small businesses to proactively manage employees� mobile devices and data usage, making it easier for the company to enforce management policies while still empowering workers with mobile access. The cloud-based MDM solutions means small business owners don�t need to invest in installing hardware to support the service because it�s hosted and managed by AT&T.

AT&T Mobile Device Management solutions, available for small businesses with as few as 20 employees, offer:

  • Lost device detection, including password recovery, device lock, wipe, and encryption

  • Remote configuration of email, Wi-Fi, and Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)

  • Asset management features that enable business owners to keep track of company-owned devices

  • App distribution capabilities that allow business owners to push mission-critical apps to their employees

  • App whitelist/blacklist capabilities help control how company-owned smartphones are used

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