Enterprise Mobility

How to know Android Applications Permissions

Android OS runs applications in separate sandboxes which means an application cannot directly access data or other resources belonging to another application. Rarely an application can do everything on its own. They usually need resources belonging to other applications installed on the system. Android provides additional capabilities to applications by means of “Permissions”. An application…

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Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

“Bring your own device” (BYOD) is a new trend whereby companies allow their employees to bring their mobile devices (Smartphones or tablets) to work and allow them to be used for business purposes with access to company network and data. It’s a part of consumerization-of-IT wave that has started to gain serious traction in last…

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Kiosk Mode on Android with SureLock

SureLock locks down Android based tablets and smartphones to prevent unwanted device misuse. You can control which applications and device features can be used by the end-user. For e.g. you can block access to games such as Angry Bird, social media apps such as Facebook, Twitter or browsers etc. In most cases you may allow…

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SureMDM client now available on Android Marketplace

SureMDM Nix agent is now published on Android Marketplace. You can search for “suremdm” on Android Marketplace or directly goto https://market.android.com/details?id=com.nix and install it on your phones. Advantage of installing from android marketplace is that you don’t have to enable “Allow installation of non-Market applications” to manage your device from SureMDM. Plus any upgrades we…

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New security feature for android device management using SureMDM

SureMDM adds another compelling security feature for android device management. IT administrators can now restrict users to access only approved applications.All other applications and system settings are password protected. This feature also blocks the user from installing any third-party applications. Using this feature is very simple. Installed application list of a device now also shows…

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Managing and controlling applications on corporate mobile devices

SureMDM now has a brand new feature that provides a view into what all applications are installed on the phone. Go to the SureMDM web console, select the phone and click the Apps button the toolbar. Whats more, you also uninstall any unneccesary applicaitons right from the web console even if the actual mobile device…

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Android and password policy enforcement using SureMDM

Enterprise use of Android devices is on the rise these days. Much of it is due to the availability of new security features (Android 2.2+) such as the ability to enforce password policies across Android devices and to remotely wipe any Android devices that are lost or compromised. Suppose all employees in your organization have…

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Keeping track of "Under-Repair" mobile devices using SureMDM

So your employee has reported a problem with the mobile device (e.g barcode scanner not working, display is broken etc). Many times the device has to be sent to a service/repair center where thorough diagnosis and repair is performed. How do you manage the device when it goes for repair. Most people don’t have any…

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