Mobile management vendors compared

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Enterprise mobility management (EMM) helps companies secure their mobile infrastructure, as well as control device policies and manage mobile apps, content, networks and services. The platforms have been around for a while; some might know them as mobile device management (MDM) suites. But those suites have matured and adopted new features.

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EMM also plays a role in overseeing expenses related to communications services, mobile policies and identity management.

Of these jobs, "content and applications are probably most important in a mobile environment, assuming the identity component is in place across the organization," says Craig Mathias, principal at Farpoint Group, a research firm that specializes in wireless and mobile technologies and services.

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