IT News Today: Boxtone Enterprise Mobile Management Supports iOS 6
Enterprise Mobility Management platform now compatible with iOS 5 and iOS 6. Immediately after Apple revealed the iPhone 5, BoxTone announced that the Mobile Device Management (MDM) capabilities of its Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) platform supports the new gadget as well as Apple's iOS 6 platform.
That means customers will be able to deploy and manage the new smartphone safely, reliably and efficiently thanks to the EMM platform's simplified process.
"As a member of the iOS Developer Program, BoxTone works closely with Apple to certify the compatibility of new iOS versions as they are released," the company said. "As mobile users purchase and migrate to devices running iOS 6, enterprise IT users can look forward to a seamless transition by using BoxTone automation to simplify device on-boarding, upgrades and lifecycle management."
BoxTone claims that its EMM platform is the "leading solution" for securing, managing and supporting mobile devices and apps. It will automatically detect and allow for secure management of all iPhone 5 smartphones and iOS 6 devices in enterprise environments based on enterprise policy. BoxTone 7 is the company's most recent software release, representing the industry's only unified EMM platform.
"The launch of the iPhone 5 with iOS 6 further advances the major trends of enterprise mobility," the company said. "Employees are buying and connecting their own mobile devices and apps to enterprise networks under 'Bring Your Own Device' (BYOD) initiatives, and enterprises are centrally procuring and distributing mobile devices to empower employees with access to mission critical apps while on the go."
BoxTone 7 operationalizes mobility as core IT, automating hundreds of role-based workflows across all IT roles spanning MDM, Mobile App Management (MAM), mobile support and mobile operations. Thus, organizations can rapidly scale their mobile deployments to meet business demands at the lowest cost, risk and effort.
BoxTone says that it is currently offering enterprises the opportunity to secure and manage the iPhone 5 and all iOS devices for an industry-low 99 cents per device per month. For more information, head here.
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