Spotlight on mobile device management

MDM by the numbers

28% -- Share of IT leaders who said they have invested in an MDM solution

Source: 2013 Consumerization of IT in the Enterprise, IDG Enterprise, 1,621 IT leaders surveyed

$784 million - Worldwide MDM software revenue in 2012. That number is expected to increase to over $1.6 billion in 2014.

Source: Gartner

Top 5 -- AirWatch, Citrix, Fiberlink, Good Technology, MobileIron and SAP are shown as the major leaders/visionaries in the MDM market in Gartner’s latest MDM Magic Quadrant report (May 2013).

Source: Gartner (May 2013).

76% -- IT leaders who cited security as the greatest challenge to an organization’s ability to fully embrace the BYOD trend.

Source: IDG Enterprise survey

1/3 -- IT leaders who characterized their technology initiatives as proactive or as being part of a long-term business plan, while nearly half characterized their initiatives as mostly reactive.

Source: IDG Enterprise survey

20% -- Share of IT leaders at companies with more than 1,000 employees who said they have an in-house app store. That figure drops to 8% for smaller companies.

Source: IDG Enterprise survey

MDM in depth

Tools and strategies to keep the BYOD chaos under control

Learn from IT leaders who have successfully deployed a BYOD program and an MDM solution.

Good Technology CEO: 'We focus on the data, not the device'

Good Technology has become one the leaders in mobile management, amassing more than 4,000 customers, including many in government and highly regulated industries. CEO Christy Wyatt discusses how she intends to make the company stand out.

Pretty much everybody still confused by mobile management

Interop panelists showcase manifold uncertainties surrounding BYOD.

Forrester Research calls mobile-device management 'heavy-handed approach'

Research firm forecasts mobile virtualization overtaking MDM, sees bright future for HTML5.

MDM tools: Features and functions compared

Today's crop of software does much more than manage mobile hardware.

Mobile management morphs

The software now goes way beyond controlling physical devices.

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