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has successfully utilized a BlackBerry mobile device management (MDM) tool for
the past 8 years. The State of South Dakota is responding to the emergence of
the mobilization in the workforce. Traditionally, there are have been controls
in place to both prevent personally-owned devices from being used at the
workplace as well as only allowing the use of managed phones, Blackberries.
2011, BIT has seen a demand in the market, and a cultural shift of enterprise
personnel, toward the use of more smart devices both tablets and phones.
Convenience and productivity are acknowledged benefits, and BIT understands
there is value in supporting this evolution of mobility. However, secure use of
them is a primary concern for State employees.
order to address enterprise mobility security concerns BIT selected AirWatch in
the fall of 2013. Currently, as we move through the spring of 2014, a project
plan is being developed to migrate all approved RAD users over to the new MDM
system. Enrollment in this service will complement our current RAD policy by
better maintaining secure use of both state-owned and personal mobile devices.
Information on AirWatch That Might Interest You!
smartphones to tablets to laptops, all devices can be secured and managed from
a single console regardless of type, platform or ownership.
1)AirWatch provides complete separationof corporate and personal data on a device, ensuring corporate
resources are secure and employee privacy is maintained.
2)AirWatch can be utilized whether
employees are using a government-owned
3)Access your corporate documents,
email attachments and user-generated content in a secure container.
agencies are embracing mobility in order to increase customer service and
employee productivity. The increase in mobile devices used by government
workers requires I/T administrators to ensure public sector security
requirements are met. AirWatch can both protect sensitive data and ensure that
users have mobile access to the information, applications and networks they
agency personnel have questions about AirWatch, please contact Tony Rae