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Here’s What Enterprise Mobility Experts Read in 2017

  • Ashley Speagle By

It’s amazing how far VMware AirWatch has come in the last 12 months in advancing unified endpoint management (UEM) and powering the leading, integrated digital workspace platform, VMware Workspace ONE. Out of all the news, here’s what enterprise mobility experts read most on the AirWatch Blog in 2017.

Top 10 Enterprise Mobility Blogs of 2017

1. Apple DEP Guide

In this blog, we answered seven common questions from customers about the Apple Device Enrollment Program (DEP). For example, what is DEP? What does DEP do for IT? What’s the role of AirWatch in DEP?

Read, “7 Questions Answered About AirWatch & Apple DEP.”

2. AirWatch 9.1 Release

With the release of AirWatch 9.1, we expanded UEM capabilities for the digital workspace across platforms, including Android enterprise, Windows 10, iOS and macOS, as well as purpose-built endpoints. We also introduced unified access control across cloud and intranet applications, plus other enhancements.

Read, “Workspace ONE & AirWatch Enhancements Expand the Digital Workspace.”

3. Gartner Magic Quadrant for EMM

We were pleased to offer free access to this 2017 report (still available to download) and announce that Gartner named VMware a Leader for the seventh consecutive year in enterprise mobility management (EMM).

Read, “VMware Named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for EMM.”

4. AirWatch 9.2 Release

Our newest release of AirWatch UEM technology furthers the unified, in-depth management available for PC platforms, including Windows 10, macOS and Chrome OS. AirWatch 9.2 also enhances support for purpose-built and Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

Read, “What’s New in AirWatch 9.2.”

5. Windows 10 Migrations

Our desktop expert Mark Margevicius shared his 10 best practices for migrating to Windows 10, based on his presentation to more than 500 people at VMworld 2017. His top tip? Understand that this migration is a transformation.

Read, “10 Best Practices for Migrating From Windows 7 to Windows 10.”

6. iOS 11 Feature Favorites for the Enterprise

Shortly after the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), we shared three iOS 11 features we heard about that impact IT around DEP, VPN and security.

Read, “3 iOS 11 Features for Enterprises We’re Excited About.”

7. IDC MarketScape for UEM

VMware was recognized as a Leader in this new IDC MarketScape report analyzing UEM vendors. A free excerpt of the report is available to download.

Read, “The Revolution Begins: VMware Named a Leader in Inaugural IDC Marketscape for UEM.”

8. Chrome Enterprise Management

Google launched Chrome Enterprise this year and, as part of this launch, also announced the compatibility of Chrome Enterprise with Workspace ONE. For IT, that means stronger security, reduced costs and end-user access to all apps.

Read, “Manage Chrome OS in the Enterprise with UEM.”

9. Advancements in MAM

Early in the year, we announced new mobile application management (MAM) capabilities that sped up the process of setting up Workspace ONE and delivering apps to end users.

Read, “AirWatch Product Update: Simplifying App Management for IT Admins.”

10. iOS 11 Support for the Enterprise

Once iOS 11 was publicly available, AirWatch was there right away to support new features like manual VPN creation, system app removal and AirPrint.

Read, “It’s Here! AirWatch Supports iOS 11.”

We can’t wait to share what we’re working on for 2018! Be the first to hear the news by following us on Twitter, or subscribe to our weekly newsletter to the right for the top mobile news every Friday.

Ashley Speagle

Ashley Speagle

Ashley is a content marketing specialist for VMware AirWatch.

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