Nov 25, 2014 - The results of the annual survey of IT professionals conducted by the Enterprise Device Alliance reveals that security issues remain the dominant concern. IT relies on Microsoft Active Directory for authentication of mobile users. Enterprises are increasing their control of access to corporate resources and files on mobile devices. Compared to 2011 IT has tripled its investment in mobile device management software. The survey results are at the Enterprise Device Alliance website.
Sep 10, 2014 - IT administrators are asked to describe the impact of integrating mobile devices into IT management. The Enterprise Device Alliance (EDA) today opened a new survey to query IT administrators about the deployment and management of smartphones and tablets in their organizations. The survey asks about the relative growth in the number of tablets to laptops, the ongoing impact on IT of managing mobile devices, and the special security challenges that mobile systems introduce.
Apr 10, 2014 - According to a survey conducted in the fourth quarter of 2013 by the Enterprise Device Alliance, enterprise IT professionals are increasing the management control over their organizations' mobile devices. By exploiting mobile device management (MDM) capabilities, by emphasizing secure authentication, and by replacing laissez faire BYOD approaches with Corporate Owned - Personally Enabled (COPE) policies, they are securing employees mobile devices and protecting corporate resources.
Feb 25, 2014 - The member companies of the Enterprise Device Alliance (EDA) have announced their support for Apple's iOS 7 in enterprise environments. The member companies are committed to providing support for iPhones and iPads that use iOS 7 in enterprise and business deployments with a Windows IT infrastructure. Enterprise-class organizations can now use solutions from the members of the EDA to leverage their Microsoft Windows IT environments to provide file access to iOS devices.
Nov 07, 2013 - The Enterprise Device Alliance today opened its 3rd annual survey to learn from IT administrators about the deployment and management of smartphones and tablets in their organizations. The survey asks about the projected growth in the number of devices, the impact on IT of managing mobile devices, the barriers to broad acceptance, and the challenges of managing these devices. IT administrators are encouraged to contribute to the survey. The survey will be online until November 30, 2013.
Dec 20, 2012 - According to a recent survey of IT professionals by the Enterprise Device Alliance, management software implementations in large organizations are lagging the IT departments' increasing security concerns. IT administrators are concerned about the race between demand for access and security threats. This survey asked IT to comment on the issues and indicate how their organization was dealing with these challenges.
Oct 25, 2012 - The members of the Enterprise Device Alliance (EDA) today announced support for Apple's iOS 6.0 operating system software in enterprise environments. Using these solutions will ease the deployment, integration and management of Apple mobile devices. These solutions address issues such as endpoint management - Absolute Software; identity and access management - Centrify; multi-platform file access, synching and sharing - GroupLogic, an Acronis company; and desktop virtualization - Parallels.
Jul 31, 2012 - The Enterprise Device Alliance today announced support for Mac OS X 10.8, Mountain Lion operating system software in enterprise environments by the EDA member companies. Each member of the Enterprise Device Alliance provides products that allow organizations to leverage their existing investment in Windows management and administration infrastructure to manage both Mac and iOS systems as well as help organizations transition from current and previous versions of Mac OS X to Mountain Lion.
May 16, 2012 - Trams has joined the Enterprise Device Alliance to help further the organizations goal of making it easy to deploy, integrate and manage Macs, iPhones and iPads in a Windows environment. Trams will co-host a range of EDA programs, including a June 19 luncheon for IT professionals and a webcast of industry experts from the EDA and WindowsITPro exploring the challenges and solutions for integrating, securing and managing personally owned (BYOD) devices into Windows environments.