A Buyer’s and Influencer’s Guide to Connected Device Management

The management of connected mobile and home devices is well established as a key piece in ensuring the quality of your customers’ experience. It is a critical differentiator for your brand, as well as providing your customers with speedy delivery of new features, services, customer support and, increasingly, security and peace of mind. Although machine-to-machine (M2M) devices and the Internet of Things (IoT) is a newer market, many of these same principles apply. In this buyer’s and influencer’s guide to connected device management, we will examine the various challenges and opportunities that will confront service providers in connecting not only growing numbers of mobile and home devices, but the tsunami of IoT/M2M sensors and devices that will be connecting to their networks as well. The solution we present is to embrace a full-service Connected Device Platform (CDP) that provides a common, converged cloud platform to securely manage mobile, home and IoT/M2M sensors and devices through their entire life cycle, from automatic device detection and configuration, to feature, security and service updates.

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Core Security provides companies with the security insight they need to know who, how, and what is vulnerable in their organization. The company's threat-aware, identity & access, network security, and vulnerability management solutions provide actionable insight and context needed to manage security risks across the enterprise. This shared insight gives customers a comprehensive view of their security posture to make better security remediation decisions. Better insight allows organizations to prioritize their efforts to protect critical assets, take action sooner to mitigate access risk, and react faster if a breach does occur.

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