Businessman managing mobile devices floating in front of him

IBM gets into mobile management with MobileFirst

With smart phones and tablets becoming ubiquitous and the push for Bring Your Own Device policies in government agencies, many companies, IBM included, are rolling out mobile management platforms.

IBM MobileFirst  is an all-encompassing mobile platform designed to connect mobile devices to enterprise applications and Web offerings. It offers a comprehensive management suite that gives a network administrator total control over devices, applications and services, the company said in its announcement.

The MobileFirst portfolio includes strategy and design services to help organizations plan their management of mobile devices, according to IBM. Other features include the MobileFirst platform itself, a management module, tools for ensuring secure transaction and analytics tools.

To find out more, visit the IBM MobileFirst website. Or, if you happen to be in Spain this week, you can stop by IBM’s booth at the Mobile World Congress 2013 in Barcelona.

About the Author

Greg Crowe is a former GCN staff writer who covered mobile technology.

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