Dell KACE's K3000 Offers On-Premises MDM Alternative
New MDM appliance offers a new option for BYOD programs as well as a look at how Dell is managing its various acquisitions.
Dell World headlines might have emphasized high-profile keynote speakers and the company's evolution from hardware maker to service provider, but the event also saw several new products launches, including the K3000, an MDM appliance from Dell KACE. Equipped with a simple Web-based dashboard for managing smartphones and tablets, the K3000 broadens Dell's mobility portfolio while also providing insight into how the company is handling its numerous acquisitions.
The K3000 allows IT administrators to wrangle mobile devices by providing expected features such as the ability to define user permissions and push apps and patches over the air, and tools to remotely lock, reset, or wipe devices. It also lets admins track device locations, monitor which apps are installed on a specific device, and even see how much battery life remains on a given smartphone or tablet. On the security front, it integrates SonicWall to allow mobile users to securely access data behind the corporate firewall. Read full story on InformationWeek
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