Apple has always valued user privacy above everything else. This manifests not only in their device’s interface design, the underlying principles of their operating systems but also in the way UEM / EMM vendors can apply management to their mobile devices. In any other scenario than fully corporate owned devices the user is able to remove corporate management profile at any moment. The user is also clearly informed what their IT administrator is capable on their device and if anything is not to their liking a simple click disables any control. iOS 13 is another big step towards providing the end user with more control over their device and more privacy.
Do you remember phrases like OMA DM, SyncML or OMA CP? No? Take it easy! It’s been a long time since the foundation of the first Mobile Device Management systems (or some similar systems) appeared on the market. Since then a lot has changed, a lot of new protocols and many more systems have been made. Now, most of you have probably heard about shortcuts like MDM, EMM and the hottest and latest one – UEM. Mobile devices are part of our life and it is really hard to imagine working without these tools even if you are an employee of a nuclear power plant! Let me tell you a story…