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August 28th, 2013
10 school solutions for mobile device management
4. AT&T: With Mobile Device Management from AT&T, schools can customize a solution that allows them to manage a disparate array of devices across carriers and operating systems, keep devices up-to-date and highly secure, manage internal and approved third party apps, and remotely turn off applications or device features that can be a distraction in the classroom.
AT&T Toggle demo for BYOD:
5. Avaya: Avaya offers schools a mobile device management solution through their DevConnect program called MobileIron. MobileIron offers an MDM solution to secure mobile devices and applications; create a district- or institution-level marketplace that includes preconfigured apps for students, teachers, faculty and staff; and police access to approved apps as well as monitor violations. In addition, if a school district- or institution-owned and managed device is lost or stolen, the solution can be used to wipe all private information from the device.
Overview of MobileIron philosophy:
6. JAMF: Casper Suite. The Casper Suite is the only complete management software developed exclusively for the Apple platform, according to JAMF. The Casper Suite includes all the tools to image new Macs, inventory Apple computers and iOS devices, track software licensing and usage, automate software updates, deploy new software, manage settings, provide remote support and much more.
K-12 case studies: http://www.jamfsoftware.com/case-studies/k-12
Classroom management with Casper: