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This report provides enterprise decision-makers with the information and insight they need to better understand the enterprise mobility solution landscape.


  • Many EMM vendors are reframing their offerings as solutions capable of supporting a more comprehensive estate of endpoints and operating systems.

Features and Benefits

  • This research will help readers understand the EMM market and the key vendors operating within it.
  • Learn about how EMM solutions are evolving and the capabilities offered by key vendors in the space.

Key questions answered

  • What are the key capabilities that organizations should look for in an EMM solution?
  • How do vendor EMM offerings compare in terms of functionality, execution, and market impact?
  • How is the EMM market evolving?

Table of contents


  • Catalyst
  • Ovum view
  • Key findings

Vendor solution selection

  • Inclusion criteria
  • Exclusion criteria
  • Methodology
  • Ovum ratings
  • Ovum Decision Matrix Interactive

Market and solution analysis

  • Ovum Decision Matrix: Enterprise Mobility Management, 2017–18
  • Market leaders: BlackBerry, Citrix, IBM, MobileIron, SOTI, VMware
  • Market challengers: Cisco, Snow Software, Sophos
  • Market followers: Ivanti

Market leaders

  • Market leaders: technology
  • Market leaders: execution
  • Market leaders: market impact

Vendor analysis

  • BlackBerry (Ovum recommendation: Leader)
  • Cisco: (Ovum recommendation: Challenger)
  • Citrix (Ovum recommendation: Leader)
  • IBM (Ovum recommendation: Leader)
  • Ivanti (Ovum recommendation: Follower)
  • MobileIron (Ovum recommendation: Leader)
  • Snow Software (Ovum recommendation: Challenger)
  • Sophos (Ovum recommendation: Challenger)
  • SOTI (Ovum recommendation: Leader)
  • VMware (Ovum recommendation: Leader)
  • Vendor profile: Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security (part of broader Microsoft 365 offering)


  • Author

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