Software Licensing Featured Articles

SOTI Looks to Simplify Mobile Device Management with User-Based Licensing Model

October 09, 2013
By Rajani Baburajan, Software Licensing Contributor

SOTI, a provider of technology and solutions to support mobility and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) adoption in enterprises, announced updates to its mobile device management solution, MobiControl.

The new MobiControl 11 delivers a flexible management tool for any device or platform, company officials said. For example, the solution currently supports Samsung KNOX, iOS 7, Amazon Kindle Fire HDX, Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Handheld Embedded and more.

SOTI’s MobiControl 11 also enables organizations to select a user-based licensing model that simplifies administration, enhances security and provides users with the flexibility to use multiple mobile devices in the workplace.

The user-based software licensing model also reduces overall costs, helping organizations overcome budgetary constraints. An estimate given by the company says MobiControl 11 could reduce the cost of mobile device management to as little as $60 per employee per year. 

With its enhanced capabilities, the solution aligns with organizations’ needs to provide support for the latest mobile devices entering their networks, supporting the growing trends toward IT consumerization and consolidation of rugged and consumer devices.  

Carl Rodrigues, president and CEO, SOTI, said the latest version brings to market several key technologies and advancements that push the boundaries of enterprise mobility management, while providing customers with the tools they need to deal with the rapidly evolving mobile ecosystem.

MobiControl also features a Manage Your Own Device (MYOD) Self-Service Portal that equips device users with tools to manage their mobile devices, thereby reducing IT support costs and increasing productivity.  Some of the capabilities include password reset, data wipe on a lost or stolen device, misplaced device lock, device messaging, device location via geo-tracking, and more.

Another feature, Geo-Aware Content Access, allows enterprises to restrict access to sensitive corporate information while still providing users uninterrupted access to their personal applications and data.

With mass configuration and application provisioning, SOTI MobiControl has the ability to automate app configuration and dramatically reduce the workload for IT administrators when deploying large numbers of devices.

Edited by Blaise McNamee

Featured Press Release

Featured White Papers

The Third Industrial Revolution: Intelligent Devices, Software, and the Internet of Things

The IDC MaturityScape: Subscription Business Model Management
This study is designed for suppliers of products or services that are sold via subscription business models, and provides a framework required for the effective management of subscription approaches...

Virtualization, License Compliance and the Application Producer/Enterprise Relationship

Market Trends: Move Beyond Homegrown Licensing and Entitlement as the IoT Creates New Revenue for Software
This Gartner report explains that the Internet of Things is turning manufacturers into software vendors that need to protect, differentiate and monetize offerings. By changing their approach to licensing, manufacturing product strategists can maximize revenue potential...

The New World of Global Electronic Software Distribution: Sophisticated, Scalable … and Business Smart

Plugging Revenue Leaks from the ERP Gap: A Revenue Opportunity for Application Producers
This white paper explains how ERP systems were built to handle physical assets, not digital goods and provides recommendations for alternative software licensing and compliance solutions...

Featured Webinars

Key Trends in Software Licensing and Pricing and 2014 Predictions

Usage, Subscription and Value-based Licensing Model Trends, Insight & Guidance
Amy Konary, Research Vice President with IDC and Flexera Software will discuss usage, subscription and value-based licensing model trends and provide insight and guidance on approaches to achieve the best business and revenue outcomes.

Grow and Differentiate Your Device Business

Gartner Webinar: License and Entitlement Management - Using Internet of Things to Create Opportunity
Laurie Wurster, Gartner Research Director, will share the trends that are shaping IoT, the shift from a hardware to a software company, what you need to know in order to protect your IP, and whether to build or buy a license and entitlement management solution.

Reduce Security Risks

Considerations When Transitioning to Physical + Digital Solutions
Network equipment providers' core business model is under pressure due to a combination of business and technology trends impacting the telecommunications industry. This webinar looks at the trends and provides essential guidance.

Free Trials

See For Yourself Why So Many Trust Flexera Software Solutions

  • LinkedIn
  • Google+
  • News
  • Twitter
  • Youtube
  • Facebook