Di Lullo, who notes the Sophos MDM also includes anti-malware functionality, says MDM is needed for management and security, such as the ability to wipe a phone remotely. It also will help with monitoring each field technician's smartphone data-plan usage, a cost paid for by the Bell Canada subsidiary. The expectation now is that field technicians can make personal use of the smartphones they're issued, as long as they don't exceed the data-plan limits each month. Another idea that may be implemented is Web filtering to restrict access to the kind of web sites typically regarded as off limits in a business setting.
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