To help organizations adopting BYOD, Dell today announced the latest innovation for Dell Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM).
Among the major enhancements of Dell EMM include Dell Mobile Workspace, a cloud-based solution that ensures simplified, secure access to enterprise phone, email and storage services from an employee’s personal Android or iOS smartphone or tablet, Dell said.
With over 50 percent of organizations set to adopt BYOD for smartphones in 2017 (Gartner survey), IT managers are faced with new challenges and opportunities.
The new Dell EMM helps organizations streamline their mobility initiatives by providing voice, texts and work-related communications on employee-owned mobile devices.
Important features of this innovation include Dell Business Phone powered by Vonage Business Solutions, email integration with Microsoft Office 365 and access to Box for Dell to support enterprise content collaboration.
Dell Business Phone gives employees greater flexibility and privacy of having a separate business line and phone number on their existing Android or iOS smartphone or tablet using Dell Mobile Workspace.
Enterprises also get the ability to set security and calling policies, as well as route calls over WiFi, cellular voice and data networks to help control telecom expenses.
“With Dell Business Phone, Dell provides a compelling end-to-end user experience while removing some of the biggest BYOD security, manageability and cost hurdles companies face,” said Neal Foster, executive director of mobility solutions for Dell Software.
“We will continue to curate and pre-integrate productivity apps and services into Dell’s EMM heterogeneous mobile cloud offering to ensure our customers have what they need to keep pace with the rapid adoption of BYOD and mobility,” Foster added.
Dell’s new Mobile Workspace capabilities will be available in October 2014.
For Dell EMM customers, Dell Business Phone powered by Vonage Business Solutions will be offered as four flexible, prepackaged plans, starting at $19.99 per month for up to 1,000 voice minutes and unlimited text. There is no activation fee.