Gartner: Cloud-based mobile device management (MDM) getting hot

By , Network World |  Security, Mobile Device Management

Redman also pointed out that MDM is in flux, fragmented and evolving and that Microsoft, Google and BMC are among vendors looking at what they might do in this area. He said the market is expected to remain very fragmented through 2015. He also noted that MDM vendors have generally trailed in supporting the Google Android platform in comparison to other mobile operating systems. "Android support is still immature," said Redman, predicting it will be another year before Android is "well-supported by most MDM vendors."

Ellen Messmer is senior editor at Network World, an IDG publication and website, where she covers news and technology trends related to information security.

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