Phillip Redman

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MDM Critical Capabilities and the Magic Quadrant

by Phillip Redman  |  June 4, 2013  |  Comments Off

I’ve been blogging for Gartner for 4 years now. I’ve noticed that my submissions are pretty non-existent in the Spring every year. That’s because I am working on our big MDM MQ and Critical Capabilities (CC) project at that time. I’m very proud about the impact that it has made on the market and how […]

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Microsoft Announces New Mobile Management Capabilities at TechEd Conference

by Phillip Redman  |  June 3, 2013  |  Comments Off

In the past few years, Microsoft has been in and out of mobility management. As leader in client management, (see the latest Gartner CM MQ), over 70% of all business PCs use Configuration Manager as part of Systems Center to manage their devices. But it’s only been in the past 18 months that Microsoft has been offering […]

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Mobile Device Management: Moving From Tactical To Strategic

by Phillip Redman  |  May 28, 2013  |  2 Comments

We published the latest MDM MQ last week. It’s a five month research process, starting with over 120 companies claiming MDM support. We did a deeper dive with almost 60 and finally settled on a top 18. Interestingly it wasn’t the technology itself that kept most out (though many that were excluded did not provide all four […]

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Order From Chaos: Creating A Standard For Mobile App Management And Secuity

by Phillip Redman  |  May 17, 2013  |  Comments Off

If there’s one thing the mobile industry is known for is standards.  There’s a lot of them. In networking technology you have multiple Wi-Fi standards in use, 80.211 a, b, g, n, ac. In wide area wireless there are GSM, CDMA, WCDMA, LTE. And for mobile OSes you have iOS, Android, QNX, Windows Phone, et […]

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RIM Takes Important Steps in Enterprise Mobility

by Phillip Redman  |  May 2, 2011  |  1 Comment

Today is Capital Markets day at RIM where they talk about the year behind and the year ahead to financial analysts.  But this week is also its annual wireless conference, BlackBerry World and it made two important announcements that’s going to impact enterprise mobility management.  First, RIM is finally moving into multi-OS device support by […]

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Much Ado About Apple iOS4

by Phillip Redman  |  June 25, 2010  |  1 Comment

There was a lot of excitement in the air this week, or at least on the Internet, about the release of iOS4 to upgrade the iPhone 3G and 3Gs (and oh, yeah, the new iPhone 4 availability to those that pre-ordered!).  Currently, iPhone is a mile wide in enterprises, but only an inch deep–basically most […]

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