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Pinned topic MaaS360 MDM Vs. Secure Productivity Suite (SPS) packages

‏2016-06-30T20:27:15Z | app browser email ibm maas360 mdm secure security sps

There are often questions around capabilities of MaaS360 MDM Vs. MaaS360 Secure Productivity Suite (SPS) and what level of control the admin really gets with these packages. Here's an article that could help answer these questions.

 

Feature Description MDM Secure Productivity Suite (SPS)
Overview    
Management Scope
Ability to manage the mobile device via MDM - Device Management, App Management, Content Management and Threat Management. Includes MaaS360 Secure Productivity Suite
Support for iOS, Android, Windows Phone and tablet, laptops and Mac OS
Ability to manage MaaS360 Secure Container and all its apps - Secure Email, Secure Browser, Secure Content, Application distribution & security
Support for iOS and Android
Device Inventory
  • Detailed Hardware and detailed OS information
  • Software Inventory - Managed and User installed Apps, App Distributions
  • Cellular & Wi-Fi Network Information
  • Threat Management Information
  • Location Information & Location History
  • Basic Hardware and OS information
  • Software Inventory - Only Workplace SDK apps in iOS, all installed apps on Android, App Distributions
  • Location Information & Location History
Device Actions
  • Lock Device, reset device passcode
  • Locate Device, Send a message, Buzz a device
  • Device Wipe
  • Container Wipe
  • Remove MDM Control
No device level actions are possible. Available actions:
  • Locate Device, Send a message, Buzz a device
  • Container Wipe
  • Remove container control
Enterprise Integration
Support for Cloud Extender for User Authentication, User Visibility, Exchange Integration, Traveler Integration, Certificate Integration & MaaS360 Secure Email notification.
Support for Mobile Enterprise Gateway to access intranet resources via Secure Browser, Secure Docs and Wrapped / SDK enabled applications
Support for Cloud Extender for User Authentication, User Visibility, Exchange Integration, Traveler Integration, Certificate Integration & MaaS360 Secure Email notification.
Support for Mobile Enterprise Gateway to access intranet resources via Secure Browser, Secure Docs and Wrapped / SDK enabled applications
Policy Management
Support for MDM policies to manage iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Mac and Windows laptops - device restrictions and configuration management (Email, Wi-Fi, VPN setup etc.)
 
Support for Persona policies to manage MaaS360 container ecosystem - Container security, Secure Email, Secure Browser, Secure Docs, Application Security (Wrapping / SDK) and Mobile Enterprise Gateway
Device level restrictions and configurations are not possible. Only possible to manage MaaS360 secure container ecosystem.
 
Support for Persona policies to manage MaaS360 container ecosystem - Container security, Secure Email, Secure Browser, Secure Docs, Application Security (Wrapping / SDK) and Mobile Enterprise Gateway
App Management
App Catalog support:
  • Ability to distribute apps to iOS, Android, Windows Phone & laptop devices. Support for Web Apps.
  • Support for instant install and silent install apps
  • Support for application policies - remove app remotely, enforce authentication and compliance
  • Ability to distribute apps to user, device, group or all devices
  • Support for application signing and application wrapping
  • Support for application configuration, take over control of unmanaged apps
  • Support for Volume Purchase Program (VPP), device assignable licenses (iOS 9), management of provisioning profiles
App Catalog support:
  • Ability to distribute apps to iOS and Android devices. Support for Web Apps.
  • Installation has to be initiated by the end user
  • No management / visibility / reporting of apps installed on the device. Cannot remotely remove apps
  • Ability to distribute apps to user, device, group or all devices
  • Support for application signing and wrapping
  • No support for application or application control
  • No support for VPP, device assignable licensing or provisioning profile management
Content Management
  • Support for MaaS360 hosted content, customer hosted content, content via MaaS360 Mobile Enterprise Gateway (Windows File Shares and internal SharePoint)
  • Support for One Drive, Box, Google Drive, IBM Connections and CMIS content sources
  • Support for Box for EMM
  • Support for MaaS360 hosted content, customer hosted content, content via MaaS360 Mobile Enterprise Gateway (Windows File Shares and internal SharePoint)
  • Support for One Drive, Box, Google Drive, IBM Connections and CMIS content sources
Threat Management Supports mobile malware detection and threat remediation (Android) No support for Threat Management
Managing Corporate Owned devices Support for Android for Work, Apple DEP, Android Bulk Enrollment, Samsung Streamlined Enrollment No such support
 
MaaS360 also offers support for Mixed Mode. In this mode, you can have both MDM and SPS in one portal. Depending on your use-case, you can enroll BYOD users in SPS only mode and Corporate Owned devices in MDM mode. Once devices are enrolled in one of the modes, users would need to re-enroll to switch the mode.
 
Hope this article helps. Please let me know if there are any questions.