10 Ways Apple iOS 7 Targets Businesses, October 30, 2013 Apple has made great strides to appease not just business users, but also the IT administrators and security managers responsible for protecting and managing the infrastructure that supports mobile device use. The release of iOS 7 had many pundits lauding Apple's leadership for listening to the business contingent and releasing a raft of new management and security features that show progress for making iPhones and iPads more than consumer gadgets.
Managed Open-In Adds App Control
Apple's new managed open-in feature aims to give businesses a way to put a leash on sensitive data running through corporate apps. Businesses set policies via MDM or mobile application management software that can control which apps and accounts can be used to open specific documents and attachments. This not only ensures that businesses documents can be opened only in corporate apps, but also that personal documents can't be opened in those managed business apps.