What the heck is an Enterprise Mobility Suite Microsoft?
In episode 18 Frank and Alfred share some great information about the new cloud solution from Microsoft called Enterprise Mobility Suite. Microsoft has packaged together some of their individual cloud offerings to form a comprehensive solution designed to address people centric IT (PCIT), consumerization of IT (COIT), bring your own device (BYOD) and software as a service (SaaS) in a cost effective method. The three main components are:
What’s so great about that?
The industry is currently dealing with some new challenges, Microsoft has identified them as the following.
1. Users expect to be productive across a variety of device types, with access to the applications they need.
2. Businesses need to unify their infrastructure technology environment with a common identity across on-premises Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) and the cloud, with deeply integrated capabilities for PC and mobile device management.
3. Businesses must protect their data, so they require a comprehensive set of access control and data-protection capabilities.
The focus of Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) is to make it easy for IT to address these challenges thereby enabling their workforce to consume solutions/services provided by IT safely and securely. In addition by bundling these solutions business will be able to save a bundle as shown in the table below. Have a look at the whitepaper from Microsoft.
The Device Pros are kicking off a three podcast series diving deeper into each one of these cloud solutions provided by Microsoft. We have a couple of surprise guests, including Richard Smith of The Deployment Guys, joining us to dig into this fantastic offering from Microsoft.
Hybrid Identity Video
Mobile Device Management
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