New WSO2 White Paper and Webinar Explore How to Optimize Enterprise Mobility

White paper and webinar examine mobile application management strategy and BYOD best practices using WSO2 Enterprise Mobility Manager


Palo Alto, CA – April 3, 2014 – Crafting an enterprise mobile application management (MAM) strategy is critical to successfully implementing a broader mobility strategy or bring your own device (BYOD) program. To help enterprises address these mobility requirements using WSO2 Enterprise Mobility Manager (WSO2 EMM), WSO2 has published a new white paper on MAM and will deliver a webinar on BYOD program best practices.

White Paper: Mobile Application Management with WSO2 EMM

The white paper, “Enterprise App Management with WSO2 Enterprise Mobility Manager,” was written by Dulitha Rasanga Wijewantha, a software engineer on the WSO2 mobile products team.

The paper begins by reviewing the importance of an application management strategy when implementing an enterprise mobility strategy. It then discusses various scenarios and explores how IT professionals can use WSO2 Enterprise Mobility Manager to securely manage application lifecycles and provision apps to user devices. Additionally, the paper examines how the three main components within WSO2 EMM: Publisher, Enterprise Mobile App Store, and MAM Console, enable effective application governance and publishing, application discovery for users, and mobile application management.

The white paper can be downloaded at https://wso2.com/whitepapers/wso2-whitepaper-enterprise-app-management-with-wso2-enterprise-mobility-manager .

April 9 Webinar: BYOD Best Practices with WSO2 EMM

Increasingly, technology advancement and affordability have prompted employees to use their own mobile devices and cloud services for work. As a result, organizations are implementing BYOD policies to help increase business productivity and reduce costs. However, enabling mobility for BYOD also presents data ownership and security issues.

This webinar will examine how enterprises can effectively adopt BYOD policies and transform the organization into a connected business without compromising security using WSO2 EMM. Key topics will include:

  • Self-enrollment for BYOD devices
  • Device monitoring and compliance work
  • Performing basic operations such as messaging
  • End-user login for a device
  • Publishing an app on the store
  • Application lifecycle management
  • Installing an app on a device
  • Applying an app policy to a device

The one-hour technical webinar, “BYOD for Your Business with WSO2 Enterprise Mobility Manager,” will be held Wednesday, April 9, 2014, from 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time. For more information, visit https://wso2.com/library/webinars/2014/04/byod-for-your-business-with-wso....

Webinar presenter Sinnathamby (Shan) Shanmugarajah is WSO2 director of engineering – enterprise mobility and has more than 10 years of mobile technology industry experience. He has a strong background in telecommunication software development and is a hardcore coder in Android and iOS platforms. Shan also delivers lectures on advanced Android and iOS application development.

The session is part of the WSO2 Connected Business webinar series, which examines technology best practices for enabling a connected business, including mobility, integration, API management, cloud computing, identity management, and business activity monitoring. Visit https://wso2.com/landing/connected-business-webinar-series for access to upcoming and recorded versions of the webinars.

About WSO2 Enterprise Mobility Manager

WSO2 Enterprise Mobility Manager is a comprehensive product designed specifically for managing an enterprise’s corporate and employee-owned devices, as well as the mobile apps running on them. These include any devices and applications using the Android and Apple iOS operating systems.

WSO2 EMM features two key components. Mobile Device Management (MDM) is used to secure, manage and monitor Android and Apple iOS-powered devices. Mobile Application Management (MAM) is used to publish and provision mobile applications. Central to MAM is an intuitive enterprise mobile app store for Android and Apple iOS applications, which facilitates encourages employee adoption and compliance.

As the industry’s only 100% open source mobile management solution, WSO2 EMM provides a flexible and cost-effective alternative to proprietary products. Additionally, WSO2 EMM is built on the same modular, fully componentized OSGi-compliant code base as the award-winning WSO2 Carbon enterprise middleware platform, so it is pre-integrated with other WSO2 products. For example, integration with WSO2 Identity Server provides robust authentication and authorization. Similarly, extensive monitoring of mobile apps, devices and users is enabled by integration with WSO2’s big data analytics framework, including WSO2 Complex Event Processor (WSO2 CEP) for real-time analysis and WSO2 Business Activity Monitor (BAM) batch analysis.

Like all WSO2 software, WSO2 EMM is multi-tenant and cloud-ready, so the same software can be deployed directly on servers or in the cloud

About WSO2

WSO2 is the only company that provides a completely integrated enterprise application platform for enabling a business to build and connect APIs, applications, Web services, iPaaS, PaaS, software as a service and legacy connections without having to write code; using big data and mobile; and fostering reuse through a social enterprise store. Only with WSO2 can enterprises use a family of governed secure solutions built on the same code base to extend their ecosystems across the cloud and on mobile devices to employees, customers and partners in anyway they like. Hundreds of leading enterprise customers across every sector—health, financial, retail, logistics, manufacturing, travel, technology, telecom and more—in every region of the world rely on WSO2’s award-winning, 100% open source platform for their mission-critical applications. To learn more, visit https://wso2.com or check out the WSO2 community on the WSO2 Blog, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and FriendFeed..