COPE, CORE, BYOD? Deciphering Mobility for SMBs

Mobility management is big with small companies — a big headache, a big expense and a big area of possible conflict with mobile-savvy employees. SMBs are desperate to keep their data safe and their employees satisfied without breaking the bank. This Report shows how partners can help clients identify and meet their goals for mobility — with big rewards.

  • Examine the four most common ownership methods, their advantages and disadvantages.
  • Review the differences between management platforms.
  • Find out how the discontinuation of subsidized mobile phones has impacted device purchasing options.

About the Author

Melanie Seekins went straight from high school in Lander, Wyoming, to the U.S. Navy, where she received training to be an aviation electronics technician on the A-6 Intruder. That training allowed her to excel in the field of telecommunications, wide area networking (WAN) and, ultimately, mobile technologies. During her rise from mobile support to mobile architect, she has worked in many different verticals, developing a broad understanding of the challenges that institutions, organizations and governments face around securing mobile devices and delivering dynamic mobile experiences.  Her strategies have enabled multiple businesses to successfully embrace mobile technology and ranked her as a thought leader. An experienced conference speaker and contributor to Information Week and Channel Partners, Seekins holds a Certified Mobile Device Security Professional (CMDSP) certification.