BlackBerry recently teamed up with us and issued a whitepaper explaining the importance of delivering advanced proactive monitoring to their Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solutions. The main problem they identified was most common EMM solutions provide some monitoring capabilities, but these tools are not advanced enough to identify issues before they happen.
Imagine driving a car today without a dashboard. You’d have a relative sense of your speed based on other vehicles around you, but you wouldn’t actually know your precise speed until you encountered a problem — for instance, if you were pulled over by a policeman for speeding. You’d have very little warning if your engine was overheating, your tire pressure was dropping, or you were about to run out of oil. In short, you wouldn’t know the what, when, or where of a problem until your car was already broken down and leaving you stranded on the side of a street.
Most organizations understand that breach response and vulnerability disclosure are a huge part of the security process. However, despite the disclosed breaches, organizations continue to miscalculate or underestimate the risk caused by mobile.
The number of data breaches caused by mobile devices has significantly increased in the past years. And mobile devices are already considered as the weakest link in the security framework.
Mobile devices are widely adopted in the world of business today. Moreover, they have taken on mission-critical status for most enterprises.
According to John S Chen, CEO at BlackBerry, and based on result of a survey of 800 CIOs and risk and compliance leaders*, “the number of data breaches caused by mobile devices had significantly increased in the past years. Mobile device is already the weakest link in the security framework“.
GSX is the watchful eye for all IT administrators, letting them manage the quality of service (QoS) of their business applications. That being said, let's take a step back analyze the day-to-day challenges facing IT administrators.