Unified Device Management serves as a single management platform equipped to securely oversee all mobile, PC, and other devices across an organization's network. Evolving from mobile device management (MDM) and sometimes called Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) solutions, unified device management uses secure platforms to enable access to corporate data and network applications across any device.
Unified device management, or unified endpoint management (UEM), programs allow users to access the applications and information they require while keeping their phone, tablet, laptop, desktop, and wearable technology (i.e. endpoints) secure and their personal information untouchable.
Unified device management solutions empower a business to control and manage authorized access to proprietary information, secure employee data, follow compliance policies on company assets as well as personal devices within the network, and maintain a consistent mobile environment across several diverse platforms and devices.
Unified device management applications bridge corporate schedules and clients needing on-demand availability by implementing virtual device management. Advanced analytics based on device usage data encourage corporate compliance, appropriate storage, and approved access to information. These applications use cognitive learning and natural language processing (NLP) to enhance the user experience.
Combining information protection and application management into one secure, seamless experience for clients and employees is just one driving force behind unified device management. Another is access to metrics and analytics. Additionally, having a way to securely transfer and exchange data across a corporations' network is vital to both the bottom line and turnaround time. Reducing travel time by allowing instant data transfers and cutting back on downtime for routine upgrades and maintenance are just a few of the ways that a unified device management platform saves time and money. Further, it extends the bandwidth of an IT department through upgrade automation and uninterrupted data exchange across the network.