mobile device management

  • MobileIron adding IoT management to its arsenal

    MobileIron adding IoT management to its arsenal

    MobileIron, which went public in 2014, has been known mostly for helping large companies manage mobile devices, especially in a time when people tend to bring their own. Today it announced it was expanding that mission to the Internet of Things. When you think about it, it’s a logical move for a company that is used to overseeing a large number of devices and helping IT keep them secure. Read More

  • Okta’s New Mobile Device Management Tool Separates Work And Personal Data

    Okta’s New Mobile Device Management Tool Separates Work And Personal Data

    Okta, which to this point has been known as a company for managing identity in the cloud, made the leap to mobile device management today, announcing a new product called Okta Mobility Management that provides a simple way to separate work and personal data, giving IT controls they need over work content without compromising personal content on the phone. It’s not a secret that many… Read More

  • Globo Buys Sourcebits In Push For U.S. Mobile App Development Market

    Globo Buys Sourcebits In Push For U.S. Mobile App Development Market

    Globo, an enterprise mobile messaging and device management and application development software developer traded on the London Stock Exchange’s small-cap AIM Market, has bought the mobile application development service Sourcebits. Founded in 1997 as a content management company, Globo went public on the AIM in 2008 as it transitioned from content management into mobile device and… Read More

  • Apple Makes Big Improvements In iOS Management Tools For Enterprise And Education

    Apple Makes Big Improvements In iOS Management Tools For Enterprise And Education

    Apple has been busy in the IT department. Today, it released a slew of improvements and alterations to its large-scale deployment tools for education and enterprise customers. Some of the tweaks get way out in the weeds of deployment strategies, so they’ll only be really exciting for the actual pros who deal with this stuff. But the big picture is that Apple is looking to make deployments… Read More

  • Good Technology Raises $50M On Its Road To An IPO

    Good Technology Raises $50M On Its Road To An IPO

    Mobile device management company Good Technology has raised $50 million, according to a Securities and Exchange (SEC) filing. A company spokesperson confirmed the fundraising but had no comment about the purpose of the raise. The SEC document says the company is seeking a total of $60 million. Founded in 1996 and headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., Good Technology is backed by Oak… Read More

  • Investment Firm, Clearlake Capital, Grabs Mformation’s Assets In BYOD Move

    Investment Firm, Clearlake Capital, Grabs Mformation’s Assets In BYOD Move

    Mobile device management (MDM) company Mformation Technologies, which tried to juice millions of dollars from BlackBerry-maker RIM in a patent scuffle but ultimately failed, has been acquired by investment firm Clearlake Capital Group in an assets deal — the latest move aimed at capitalizing on the BYOD (bring your own device) trend. Read More