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How do I deploy thousands of iOS devices quickly and securely?

Recently IBM and Apple have announced a number of strategic partnerships, however one of these that has slipped under the radar that we have found very interesting is the integration between IBM’s MobileFirst Protect (formerly MaaS360 by Fiberlink) and Apple’s Device Enrollment Program (DEP). What happens when you get a new iOS device? When receiving […]

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Managing Mobile Phone Usage for School Children

Whilst many companies have been concentrating on securing corporate Mobile devices and rushing policies in place for BYOD there is another group of problematic users that has been largely forgotten; school children. According to a new international study three-quarters (73 per cent) of UK 10-year-olds have a personal mobile. There are mixed views from the […]

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Migrating from Blackberry to iOS or Android

With the recent spate of bad news about Blackberry and the prediction from IDC that by 2018 their market share will fall to a mere 0.3% it is unsurprising that several companies are reviewing their phone purchasing policies. The big worry for businesses is security and how they are able to secure Android and iPhones […]

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Mobile Device Containerisation, IEM and Enterproid Divide [ Part 2 of 2 ]

This is Part 2 of the blog on Mobile Device Containerisation, IBM Endpoint Manager and Enterproid Divide. Actually to be correct this should just be Divide as since Part 1 of this blog  was published, Enterproid Divide has been rebranded simply as Divide on the back of fresh funding led by Google Ventures. Divide as […]

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IBM Endpoint Manager Android Mobile Client Installation

To install the IBM Endpoint Manager mobile client on your Android, use the following steps: 1. Click on the ‘Play Store’ icon on your phone. 2. From within the ‘Play Store’ search for “IBM Endpoint” and “IBM Mobile Client” will be listed. 3. Once you have found this – click the ‘Install’ button and click […]

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IBM Endpoint Manager iOS Mobile Client Installation

To install the mobile client on your iPhone, use the following steps: 1. Click on the App Store icon on your phone. 2. From within the App Store search for “IBM Endpoint”. 3. Once you have found this – click the “Free” button, enter your iTunes password and install. After the application is installed it […]

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Setting a Global HTTP Proxy on iOS using IBM Endpoint Manager for Mobile Devices

I have recently had a requirement to set up a global HTTP proxy on corporate iPhone and iPad devices. In order to do this the iOS devices needed to be set up in “Supervised Mode” before the configuration profiles are remotely installed using IBM Endpoint Manager for Mobile Devices.  The iOS devices can be set […]

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