MaaS360 mobile device management for iOS provides complete visibility and control to support iPhones and iPads in the enterprise. With IBM MaaS360, you can deploy iOS devices faster, secure data better, save money, and provide a seamless mobile user experience.
Enroll and update devices to iOS 8 instantly and seamlessly on Apple’s launch day with no user disruptions or IT headaches. Don’t be left behind the iOS 8-ball with other MDM providers and experience many of the new iOS 8 features with IBM MaaS360.
iOS 8 and IBM MaaS360 deliver a whole new level of security, productivity, and device and data management features to help your organization take the next step in its mobility journey.
New iOS 8 Enterprise Security features:
Expanded data protection of Apple apps such as Mail, Contacts and Safari
Touch ID biometric authentication available for third party apps to streamline some identity challenges and increase security, such as with two-factor authentication
Always on VPN to internal resources and new connection type IKEv2 enabled in Supervised mode
S/MIME users can choose to sign and encrypt individual messages
New iOS 8 User Productivity features:
Easier access to corporate documents from apps that can access content repositories and group containers
Powerful new options for app developers to extend their services to other apps to customize OS interactions and UI, like keyboards extensions, through Actions, Share, Widgets, Today Screen, Filters and Notifications
Time-saving features and more in native Mail and Calendar, such as Out of Office support, view Free/Busy information when scheduling meetings and VIP email threads
Single Sign-On (SSO) certificates now supported along with Kerberos
Automatic pruning of provisioning profiles to streamline app user experience
iBeacon can now be used for geofencing use cases
More tools to build apps for any screen resolution and rotation
New iOS 8 Device and Data Management features:
New MDM controls that you can allow or restrict include:
Handoff feature that enables Continuity between iPhone, iPad and Mac
Web results in Spotlight
iCloud sync for managed apps
Set the device name remotely in Supervised mode
Erase all content and settings in Supervised mode
Prevent users from changing device restrictions in Supervised mode
View last iCloud backup date
Upload and manage content to iBooks app and control licensed books with the enhanced Apple Volume Purchase Program
Backup of enterprise books locally or to iCloud
Notes and highlights sync for enterprise books in iCloud, PDFs, eBooks, etc.
Use managed domains for better data management
Control which apps can open documents downloaded from managed enterprise domains using Safari
Mail app flags external domains in red
Leverage Apple’s Device Enrollment Program (DEP) and Volume Purchase Program (VPP) to deliver faster onboarding and advanced management of corporate devices, apps and content
IBM MaaS360 delivers a comprehensive toolset to configure devices, gain insight, perform actions, set and distribute policies, and distribute apps and content over-the-air.
Device Enrollment Program from Apple:
MaaS360 has full support for Apple's Device Enrollment Program to deliver faster onboarding and advanced management of corporate devices.
Support Devices Over-the-Air
Remove the need to physically hook up via USB with Apple Configurator
Push both public and private apps silently to devices
Disable AirDrop, iMessage and Activation Lock and enable device Kiosk Mode
Enable Mandatory and Lockable MDM
Require MDM enrollment during the activation process before device can be used
Configure security, apps, settings and restrictions seamlessly
Block removal of MDM to prevent loss of control and security settings
Customize Device Activation Process
Streamline and tailor device activation steps to your organization's needs
Initiate activation with MDM and supervised controls