[BESAdmin-Announcements] *UPDATE* New Version of IBM Endpoint Manager for Mobile Devices

Announcements for BES Administrators besadmin-announcements at bigmail.bigfix.com
Thu Jun 28 17:20:56 PDT 2012

IBM is pleased to announce the next release of IBM Endpoint Manager for 
Mobile Devices.

New Features in this release include:

1. Self-Service Portal
End-users to manage their own devices. Users can login to the portal using 
their AD/LDAP credentials. They can view device details; and, in the event 
of loss or theft, they can issue wipe, lock, or reset password commands, 
among others.
2. Enhanced Enrollment Options
Authenticated enrollment is now supported via AD/LDAP integration. 
Additionally, administrators can optionally present additional 
customizable questions during enrollment, including, for example, a custom 
end-user license agreement (EULA). These additional questions are asked in 
a web-browser which generates a PIN that can be entered in the iOS and 
Android apps to complete enrollment.
3. Additional iOS Profile Options
You can now deploy SCEP, LDAP, Credentials, APN, Web-clips and enterprise 
Wi-fi profiles.
4. Mobile Device Overview Web Reports
Overwiew Web Reports are available that display information about all the 
mobile devices in a deployment.
5. Location Services for iOS
This allows the administrator to locate iOS devices if the user has given 
the permission to do so.
6. Bulk Import of Certificates
You can now provision certificates for multiple devices by using one 
parameterized profile that is filled out by a script running on the iOS 

7. Office365 support
You can now setup management of devices through Office365 (similar to 
8. Ability to Support Multiple Management Extenders on the Same Machine
You can install the Management Extenders for Exchange, Traveler and iOS on 
the same machine. Note, however, that you cannot install multiple 
extenders of the same type on the same machine (e.g., two Exchange 
extenders on the same machine).
9. Scalability and performance enhancements
The management extenders now uses incremental reports for less load on the 
TEM server and relays.

10. Message Center for Android
You can now see all the notifications sent to the Android agent as a list 
in the Android Agent UI.

These changes are in version 23 of the Mobile Device Management site.

BigFix MDM Team 
Tivoli Endpoint Manager

IBM Tivoli Software
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