Windows Device Management

One view control for desktops, laptops and mobile devices

From Windows 7 to Windows 10, IBM MaaS360 makes management easier

IBM® MaaS360® with Watson™ is an easy-to-use Windows device management console that provides Windows Phone security including unified, consistent workflows across all your PC endpoints and operating systems (OS) with:

  • Up‐to‐the‐minute information and control over your Windows tablets, smartphones, laptops and desktops
  • Robust reporting and visibility into device details
  • Straightforward compliance management
  • Simple, over‐the‐air (OTA) enrollment and connectivity to corporate resources

Easy-to-use management for PCs, smartphones and tablets

Windows 10

Customize policies, place restrictions and take actions on passcodes, hardware features like camera, activesync, Wi-Fi, VPN.

Remotely wipe compromised devices of corporate data.

Distribute Universal Windows Package (UWP) apps to desktops, tablets and smartphones.

Secure the Windows 10 web browsing experience by restricting specific URLs and website types. Also grant secure and seamless access to enterprise web, apps, and content via IBM MaaS360 Gateway for browser.

Enforce Windows Information Protection (WIP) to protect information across the network, content and apps including UWP, from the Windows Store, or those with .exe or .msi extension, as well as encrypt UWP app data and control restrictions on sharing external content.

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Gain insight

  • Hardware inventory
  • Populate and view device details and custom attributes, such as ownership, purchase/warranty details, and department/business unit
  • Software inventory including application types (Win32 or store applications)
  • Status information about:
    • Anti‐virus
    • Personal firewall
    • Anti‐spyware
    • Data encryption
    • Backup and recovery
  • Operating system (OS) details
  • OS patch levels
  • See which devices have the requisite hardware and free space on the system drive for OS updates
  • See which devices can be upgraded and which must be replaced
  • Windows third‐party updates (such as Java and Adobe)
  • Uses centralized console for unified workflows

Perform actions

  • Deploy Windows OS patches
  • Ensure users have the latest anti-virus definitions, and demonstrate proof in an audit
  • Distribute software
  • Send a message to the device
  • Lock the device
  • Wipe the hard drive
  • Locate the device
  • Manage Windows services
  • Shut down/reboot the device
  • Enroll devices OTA
  • Decrease costs associated with lost devices

Set and distribute policies

  • Define device restrictions for granular security controls to this section
  • Configure profiles to enable email, Wi-Fi and VPN
  • Create network policies to prevent leakage of data in motion

Support Windows 10 PCs in addition to smartphones and tablets

IBM MaaS360 makes it easy to view, configure, secure and enable compatible Windows devices for enterprise use.

Customize policies, place restrictions and take actions

  • Enforce passcodes and specify minimum requirements
  • Configure ActiveSync settings and Wi-Fi/VPN profiles
  • Permit or decline use of hardware level functions (such as Camera)
  • Wipe compromised devices to preserve security of corporate data

Distribute Universal Windows Package (UWP) apps

  • Push UWP apps to Windows 10 desktops, tablets and smartphones enrolled in IBM MaaS360
  • Configured and distributed via simple workflow within the IBM MaaS360 portal

Secure the Windows 10 web browsing experience

  • Restrict specific URLs and website types
  • Grant seamless access to enterprise web, apps and content via IBM MaaS360 Gateway for browser

Enforce Windows Information Protection (WIP) across all enrolled, compatible Windows 10 devices

  • Protect information across the network, content and apps
  • Secure access to specific domains or websites commonly used for work
  • Protect a diverse variety of apps: UWP, from the Windows Store, or those with .exe or .msi extensions
  • Encrypt UWP app data and detect and/or restrict external sharing of associated content

Enterprise-grade management for Windows Mobile and Windows Phone devices

Gain the support your IT staff needs – visibility, and control over Windows Mobile and Windows Phone devices alongside your other enterprise endpoints – all from the same platform. MaaS360 delivers immediate support for the latest Windows Mobile 10 devices and Windows Phone releases, including the family of Windows Phone 7 and 8+ devices, using Microsoft MDM APIs and Push Notification service.

Immediate support for Windows 8+

  • Connect users to enterprise resources with Wi-FI and VPN profile settings
  • Gain control with device restrictions such as turning on/off the new Windows Phone personal assistant Cortana, location services, Near Field Communication (NFC), Bluetooth, camera and screen capture
  • Manage mobile apps with blacklisting and whitelisting
  • Silently install mobile apps for greater productivity
  • Enroll devices rapidly with IBM MaaS360 Mobile Device Management onboarding workflows

Gain insight

  • Manufacturer and model
  • Serial number
  • Operating system
  • Current carrier
  • Location information

Device ID (IMEI, email address):

  • Screen language
  • Screen resolution
  • Firmware version
  • Installed profiles
  • MSFT Push Notification
  • Company Hub

Perform actions

  • Refresh device details in near real time
  • Perform a full wipe of lost or stolen devices
  • Selectively wipe corporate data while maintaining personal data on an employee-owned device
  • Send messages to the device
  • Find the last-known location
  • Change Windows Phone policy
  • Distribute both enterprise and public apps using the Company Hub

Set and distribute policies

  • Enforce passcode requirements
  • Whitelist/blacklist apps
  • Set compliance rules for OS versions
  • Configure email settings
  • Configure and distribute Exchange ActiveSync settings
    • SCEP Certificates

Application catalog

  • Distribute both enterprise and public apps through Company Hub
  • Distribute internally developed apps
  • Publish updates to apps
  • Remotely push an app to a device
  • Delete an app and its data, on-demand or as part of a selective or full wipe action
  • Automatically remove corporate apps if user deletes MDM profile on the device

Next Steps

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