New Program Will Help Agencies Manage Mobile Devices

Joseph Marks | Nextgov | May 30, 2013

Agencies looking for tools to securely manage their mobile devices and applications can now choose from among a slate of vendors screened by the General Services Administration, the agency said Thursday.

GSA’s Managed Mobility Program offers tools that allow agencies to remotely monitor thousands of cellphones, smartphones, tablets and mobile apps, to ensure employees are using the devices in a safe way and to remotely wipe any government data from devices that are lost or stolen.

The program includes services from nine vendors that GSA says meet the greatest number of government requirements for managed mobility. [...]