What is Device Manager?September 21, 2018 | By Comodo
Device Manager is an online solution/tool for organizations who want to take full control of their endpoint devices (including servers, laptops, desktops, smartphones, and tablets), ensuring that they are secure and comply with the corporate policies.
Why is Device Manager Important For Organizations?
Each endpoint device has different hardware. Managing and supporting such as wide-variety of endpoint devices is a challenge for all organizations. In such scenarios, the Device Manager can help. A Device Manager is a cost-effective solution that enables an organization’s IT department to remotely manage their endpoint devices over the air (OTA).
With a robust Device Manager solution, IT admins can quickly audit the corporate-connected device contents, keep it up to date, install new applications and remove unwanted applications.
IT admins can also configure email accounts, lock an endpoint device remotely and erase all of its user data if it is lost or stolen, and secure those endpoint devices with strong passwords and data encryptions. It also enables them to set corporate policies and ensure proper usage.
Benefits of Using a Device Manager:
A robust Device Manager Solution/tool can simplify the entire process of device management in an organization. From automating regular endpoint device management routines like distributing software, installing patches, deploying Operating Systems to managing the IT Assets, software licenses (taking full control of remote endpoint devices), a Device Manager can make life easier for IT admins by simplifying the entire process of endpoint device management.
Organizations can manage all of their iOS, Android and Windows-based endpoint devices from a unified dashboard (from Device Manager).
With a robust Device Manager Solution/tool, IT teams can:
- Manage endpoint devices more easily and efficiently with centralized security controls, device settings, and user profiles.
- Easily provision or decommission users without needing access to endpoint devices physically.
- Support BYOD (Bring your own device) initiatives and enterprise mobility while simplifying IT management.
- Enforce policy and compliance standards with powerful endpoint security solutions.
- Manage the workforce more effectively with deep insight into their operations.
- Scale resources more easily.
- Reduce costs and avoid upfront investment.
How is Device Manager Helpful For Organizations?
A Device Manager will help simplify the entire software distribution process. IT admins can install and uninstall software with built-in templates that come with the Device Manager tool.
Mobile Device Management
A Device Manager will help enforce policies on mobile devices at a granular level. It allows organizations to set security policies and configure devices as per their requirements.
It helps whitelist mobile devices and monitors users who are allowed to access corporate email. It also helps in deploying organizational configurations to all enterprise-connected mobile devices.
OS Imaging & Deployment
A Device Manager will automatically image and deploy OS on endpoints devices, along with the installation of required drivers and applications using OS deployment.
IT admins can manage their IT assets, software license management, block prohibited software, and more with the help of a Device Manager.
IT admins can troubleshoot remote endpoint devices with multi-user collaboration, file transfer, video recording, and more with the help of a Device Manager.
A Device Manager can help an organization to go green with effective power management by applying power schemes, turning off inactive devices and recording system uptimes.
USB Device Management
IT admins can restrict and control the usage of USB Devices both at the user-level and at the endpoint device level with the help of a Device Manager.
Mobile Device Management for Android (Android Device Manager)
Android Device Manager or simply Device Manager is an enterprise utility tool enables IT admins to manage corporate-connected Android devices. In today’s era of smartphones and with the implementation of BYOD policies, Android device management is a must for all organizations.
An Android Device Manager software enables IT admins to monitor, manage, audit, and secure corporate-connected Android devices. It also offers advanced controls and enhanced capabilities for corporate-connected Android devices.
Some of the features of an Android Device Manager Software includes:
Android Device Enrollment:
Android Device Manager will enable IT administrators to enroll Android devices Over-the-air (OTA), register Android devices based on ownership, authenticate the Android devices with a one-time passcode (OTP) and the user’s Active Directory (AD) credentials. It also enables them to enroll multiple Android devices for a single user or enroll multiple Android devices for multiple users.
Android Device Manager will enable IT administrators to create and enforce corporate policies and restrictions on Android devices. It also allows them to configure Active Directory (AD) policy settings on Android devices for accessing enterprise resources.
Not only that, IT administrators can restrict the use of the camera, Bluetooth, Web browsers with the help of the Android Device Manager. This will ensure the security of the Android devices.
IT admins can also segregate Android devices based on whether they are corporate or employee-owned (BYOD), and implement appropriate policies and restrictions as per the needs of the organization.
Android Device Manager enables IT admins manage and distribute both in-house and Play Store apps on corporate-connected Android devices. It admins can quickly fetch reports and monitor the status of apps installed on the Android devices.
They can also publish apps on an app catalog for the employees to choose and install the apps all by themselves. Android Device Manager also provides the ability to segregate blacklisted apps from whitelisted ones.
IT admins can use Android Device Manager to customize the Android device passcodes, from simple to complicated as per the need of the organization.
They can also remotely lock an Android device in case of a cyber attack. Android Device Manager will perform remote alarm to identify any lost devices. It can also perform a remote wipe to erase confidential corporate data or prevent data loss or theft.
Comodo Mobile Device Manager (CMDM)
Manage all of your corporate-connected mobile devices the smart way. Comodo Device Manager (Mobile Device Management Solution) will help you centrally manage large-scale deployments of corporate and personal mobile devices.
A Comprehensive Mobile Device Manager
Comodo Mobile Device Manager solution provides all the resources that your IT team require to manage your enterprise mobility more effectively.
Comodo Mobile Device Manager helps IT admins enforce policies and security standards, control access to specific sites and apps, encrypt sensitive corporate data, and more.
IT admins can remotely locate, lock, and wipe (full or selective) the mobile device with the help of Comodo Mobile Device Manager. It also provides a self-service portal for end users to enable rapid incident management.
CMDM enables remote and seamless control over mobile devices, giving IT admins the ability to enforce security restrictions to secure their corporate-owned data regardless of the device that holds it.
Key Features of Comodo Mobile Device Manager
- Manages All Mobile Devices from One, Centralized Dashboard
- Ensures Device and Data Security
- Application Management
- Mobile Device Enrollment
- Mobile Device Configuration
- Provides Auditing Capabilities for the IT Admins
- Provides Monitoring Capabilities for the IT Admins
Key Benefits of Comodo Mobile Device Manager
Comodo Mobile Device Manager will help boost employee productivity, reduce security risks for the organizations and, ultimately, boosts employee satisfaction and morale.
Why Comodo Mobile Device Manager?
The rising use of personal mobile devices within the organization provides more flexibility for employees by fostering greater collaboration, efficiency, and productivity. However, BYOD policies (Bring your own device) along with corporate-owned, personally enabled mobile devices are making it difficult for managing employees’ mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.
Moreover, BYOD devices are exposing corporate applications to security attacks which in turn puts the sensitive corporate data residing on these devices at risk. Comodo Mobile Device Manager is the ideal solution to these challenges.
Comodo Mobile Device Manager is a comprehensive Mobile Device Management Solution for managing the entire corporate-owned and employee-owned mobile devices, as well as the mobile apps running on them.
It includes any mobile devices and applications using the Android and Apple iOS operating systems. Comodo Mobile Device Manager is designed to address the broad mobile demands that enterprises face today.
It features two key components: Mobile Device Management (MDM) for securing, managing and monitoring Android and Apple iOS-powered mobile devices, and Mobile Application Management (MAM) for publishing and provisioning mobile applications.
- Pay only for users, not devices!
- We license users instead of mobile devices
- We offer full security coverage for all your corporate-connected mobile devices with a built-in Anti-malware engine.
- You can define each mobile device and identity certificates from a trusted Certificate Authority- Comodo
Simplify the entire mobility management process with Comodo Mobile Device Manager
Managing your each and every mobile device connected to your organization can be complicated and time-consuming. From mobile device provisioning to upgrades and maintenance, employees demand reliable connectivity and powerful tools.
Discover the efficiency of having only one trusted mobile management partner to support mobile functions, including business applications securely.
Comodo Mobile Device Manager simpliﬁes the entire mobile device management process and helps improve your employees’ productivity without compromising on your organization’s security.