The amount of mobile devices connecting to our schools wireless networks are growing at an exponential rate. Currently the average student owns between 3 and 5 devices each and they all want to connect with them when and where they want.
Basically Mobile device management has become an essential requirement for all K-12 schools to monitor, manage and support all of the mobile devices on your network. Specifically offering:
Simply put, we're not only dealing with wired networks and computer labs anymore. In that world school IT departments owned the devices, and had complete control on the entire network devices, applications everything. With the proliferation of mobile things have changed quickly and drastically.
With the demand for BYOD, BYOT and BYOA (bring your own application) school IT leaders are faced with the expectation to not only support these new devices and applications but do so securely and efficiently.
The K-12 environment has evolved into a highly collaborative, personalized learning experience but how do support and enormous amount of devices (most of which if not all you don't own) to connect to your school's wireless network? Where are you going to find the time? How can a limited staff support so many clients effectively?
The answer again, with Mobile Device Management.
The best MDM solutions offer a centralized control system that allow even the smallest teams to offer a robust and secure mobility experience to their users.
What else should an MDM platform consist of: