More Enterprise Mobile Device Management Options from Microsoft

Mobile devices like the iPhone, iPad, and Android phones that access a corporate Exchange Server using Exchange ActiveSync are already subject to policy controls from Exchange Server. Its administrator can, for example, require a PIN, enforce the PIN type used or perform a remote wipe without requiring permission from even a personal phone.

Exchange Server Policy Settings & Windows Phone 7, iPhone, Android Smartphones

ZDNet reports that Microsoft’s System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2012 will be positioned to provide even greater control and, based on the mention of System Center Virtual Machine Manager, virtual applications to a variety of mobile platforms Windows Phone, Symbian, iOS, and Android. Conspicuously absent from the list is RIM’s BlackBerry OS.

Microsoft readies tool for managing iPads, iPhones and Android devices