BYOD Facts

BYOD: Microsoft Exchange MDM Platform

A major feature that was introduced in Microsoft Exchange was the addition of Mobile Device Management (MDM) to provision command of mobile devices. This allows Exchange administrators to create Allow, Block and Quarantine lists in Exchange to control which mobile devices are allowed to access Exchange mailboxes. Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync (EAS) is a synchronization protocol based on HTTP and XML and allows mobile devices of an organisation to access information like emails, contacts, calendar, etc. from the Exchange Server.

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