SAP Positioned in Leaders Quadrant for MDM Software

Although MDM features have commoditised with little differentiation, the platforms are expanding deeper into enterprise mobile software and document management support. Enterprises should look not just at a vendor's MDM technology but also at how well it can support overall enterprise mobile needs.

Enterprise mobile device management (MDM) software is primarily a policy and configuration management tool for mobile handheld devices, such as smartphones and tablets based on smartphone OSs. It helps enterprises manage the transition to a more complex mobile computing and communications environment by supporting security, network services, and software and hardware management across multiple OS platforms. This is especially important as bring your own device (BYOD) initiatives become the focus of many enterprises. It can support corporate-owned as well as personal devices, and helps support a more complex and heterogeneous environment.

Runner racing across the finish line
  • Tweet this Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on Google+ Email

Gartner, Inc., Magic Quadrant for Mobile Device Management Software, Phillip Redman, John Girard, Monica Basso, May 23, 2013. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organisation and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.