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iOS (iPhone and iPad) Mobile Device Management

Apple continues to innovate on new enterprise-grade technologies to make iOS 8 a more powerful business partner.

Transform Your Business with MaaS360 for iOS

Apple continues to innovate on new enterprise-grade technologies to make iOS 8 a more powerful business partner.

With better security, productivity tools and device management features in iOS 8 managed by MaaS360, you will see big differences in all corners of your mobile workplace.

Enable your employees to work anytime and anywhere on the devices they love.

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Enterprise Grade Management for iOS

MaaS360 mobile device management for iOS provides complete visibility and control to support iPhone and iPad in the enterprise.  With MaaS360, you can deploy iOS devices faster, secure data better, save money, and provide a seamless mobile user experience.

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
    • Turn off spell check, auto-correction, definition lookup and predictive keyboard 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
    • Multiple tokens within a single account are now supported, allowing more than one VPP or DEP account to be linked to MaaS360 at one time

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
  • Keep or skip screens during activation

Support for Multiple Versions

  • iOS versions 4.3 and higher
  • iPhone (including the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4s, iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS)
  • iPad (including iPad, iPad 2, iPad (3rd generation), iPad (4th generation), iPad Air and iPad mini)
  • iPod Touch (including the 4th and 5th generation)

Gain Mobile Insight

  • Hardware and network information
  • Security, compliance and location details
  • Apps, versions and size
  • Activation Lock in Find My iPhone is enabled, locking a device to the user's Apple ID
  • Report if there's an iTunes account on a device

Perform Remote Actions

  • Configure Wi-Fi, VPN and email settings and profiles
  • Locate, lock, buzz and reset a passcode on a device
  • Perform a full wipe of a lost or stolen device
  • Selectively wipe corporate data only, leaving personal data and apps alone

Set and Distribute Security Policies

  • Enforce passcode requirements
  • Configure device restrictions, such as enforcing encrypted backups, restricting use of the camera, allowing Touch ID and more 
  • Manage document, application data, device backup, and photo synching with iCloud with restrictions
  • Restrict users from moving emails between accounts, eliminating risk of corporate data leakage
  • Prevent third-party applications from sending emails
  • Control features such as turning on/off shared Photo Stream, recent contact synchronization, and Passbook while locked
  • Set a customizable message with a phone number on Lock Screen
  • Turn on/off Lock Screen Control Center, Notifications and Today View
  • Set features for Supervised devices such as turning on/off Guided Access, iMessage, iBookstore and Game Center, and forcing all internet traffic through a global HTTP proxy server

Manage Mobile Apps

  • Blacklist, whitelist or require apps
  • Distribute private and public apps with custom app catalog
  • Leverage Managed Open In to prevent data leaks
  • Perform automatic silent app installs on Supervised devices
  • Encrypt third-party app data automatically
  • Enable managed apps to securely connect to corporate networks and information with Per App VPN
  • Delete an app and its data, on-demand or as part of a selective wipe action
  • Enable enterprise SSO authentication into corporate apps just once
  • Integrate with Apple VPP program to save money by retaining full ownership and control over VPP licenses of apps and books

Share Documents Securely

  • Secure email text and attachments
  • Provide secure access to corporate file shares
  • Protect corporate documents with DLP controls
  • View, create, edit and save content securely
  • View in-depth reporting on documents, users, devices and apps

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