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Enterprise mobility practices and solutions are set to become increasingly important to the modern enterprise in 2017.


  • Unified endpoint management capabilities will help drive EMM into a mainstream IT proposition.

Features and Benefits

  • Discusses why mobile app management will become the predominant driver of growth in the EMM market.
  • Mobile security and threat management will remain a key challenge for organizations looking to execute an enterprise mobility initiative.

Key questions answered

  • What is unified endpoint management, and why is it so significant from an enterprise mobility perspective?
  • What are the key technology trends set to impact enterprise mobility in 2017?
  • Why are enterprise mobility management solutions an invaluable solution for organizations looking to embrace digital transformation?
  • What are the important capabilities EMM solutions will introduce in 2017 and beyond?

Table of contents


  • Catalyst
  • Ovum view
  • Key messages


  • Recommendations for enterprises
  • Recommendations for vendors

Business trends and technology enablers

  • Evolving the enterprise mobility value proposition

Unified endpoint management capabilities will help drive EMM into a mainstream IT proposition

  • The evolving EMM value proposition
  • Unifying mobile and desktop management provides many benefits
  • EMM vendors are embracing the UEM opportunity
  • Telcos positioned as mobile workspace service providers

Mobile app management will be the predominant driver of growth in the EMM market

  • Mobility is a vital component of any digital transformation strategy
  • Strategic approach to enterprise mobility is driving interest in mobile app management
  • Improving mobile app integration

Mobile security and threat management will remain a key challenge

  • A growing number of mobile apps also increases risk
  • A growing need to protect, detect, and remediate mobile threats

The need to manage a variety of connected “things” via an enterprise mobility platform will increase

  • Wearables are becoming more useful enterprise tools
  • Head-mounted displays are becoming a viable mobile computing platform
  • EMM solutions are an important part of the IoT puzzle
  • Advancing intelligence and analytics capabilities will provide insight via a broad ecosystem of connected devices and apps


  • Methodology
  • Further reading
  • Authors

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