What is Mobile Device Management?

Mobile Device Management, or MDM, is an expanding area of businesses mobile infrastructure. It enables the option of remotely managing and supporting employees working away from the office. With the increasing rise of ‘Bring Your Own Device’ and diversification of the smartphone market, having one piece of software managed from one computer screen and supporting all operating systems is a must for those businesses with mobile workforce.

Take a look at this simple guide to MaaS360 and how it can help your business.



MaaS360 a leading MDM Solution

Secure and manage mobile. Fast.

IBM MaaS360 Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) combines device, app and content management with strong security to simplify how you go mobile. Optimize your mobile initiatives for secure, effortless employee collaboration and customer engagement.


Instant insight and control for all your users, devices, apps and content from a single platform with centralized policy and intuitive workflows.


Easily support any mobile deployment, from 100s to 10,000s of users, with the latest devices, usage models and layered security.


Connect seamlessly to your on-prem and cloud systems for email, directories, certificates, networking and content repositories.

Employee productivity and enterprise security without compromises

Amplify productivity

IBM MaaS360

Empower IT and security operations to see, know and go mobile.

Maximize security

Monitor devices, detect threats and automate compliance.

Enterprise mobility management. Flexible solutions built for business.

Deploy devices & apps

Enroll, set policies, distribute apps and support users remotely for iOS, Android and Windows.

Secure collaboration

Deliver a trusted workplace for email, apps, content and the web with a seamless mobile user experience.

Control content

Give employees centralized access to view, edit and sync work documents from their mobile devices, securely.

Stop advanced threats

Detect, analyze and remediate risks from malware and jailbreak / root device attempts, with automated actions.

Protect infrastructure

Provide controlled access to corporate networks and cloud services with single sign-on and identity management.

Manage laptops

Manage your OS X and Windows laptops alongside your smartphones and tablets in a single console.

Windows Intune

Microsoft Intune (formerly Windows Intune) is a cloud-based desktop and mobile device management tool that helps organizations provide their employees with access to corporate applications, data, and resources from the device of their choice

It is a component of Microsoft’s Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS), which helps maximize user productivity while protecting corporate data by restricting access to Exchange email and OneDrive for business documents when a user tries to access resources on an unenrolled or non-compliant device.

The key benefits are:

Device Choice

Provide employees with the ability to register, enroll, and manage their devices as well as install corporate applications from the self-service Company Portal – all from the devices of their choice.

Unparalleled management of Office mobile apps

Maximise mobile productivity for your employees with access to corporate resources on Office mobile apps they know and love. Keep your corporate data safe by preventing leakage of company data all without intruding on user’s personal devices.

Modern BYOD

Utilise Mobile Application Management (MAM) without requiring the device to be enrolled for management. This is particularly important for BYO  scenarios where IT wants to keep corporate data safe but doesn’t want to risk introducing on a user’s personal life.

Data protection

Secure corporate data, including Exchange email, Outlook email, and OneDrive for Business documents, based on the enrollment status of the device and the compliance policies set by the administrator.

No infrastructure required

Eliminate the need to plan, purchase, and maintain hardware and infrastructure by managing mobile devices from the cloud with Intune.

Enterprise integration

Extend your existing System Center Configuration Manager infrastructure through integration with Intune to provide a consistent management experience across devices on-premises and in the cloud.

Flexible licensing

Spend less time counting devices with per-user licensing for Intune. Intune is also included as part of the Enterprise Mobility Suite, the most cost-effective way to acquire Intune, Azure Active Directory Premium, and Azure Rights Management.

Global presence with 24/7 support

Get answers to your questions with Microsoft support available online and by phone worldwide – included with every Intune subscription.