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Detailed in our previous post, the Kiosk functionality in Springmatic is incredibly versatile, and the latest improvements make it even more customizable. The system...
One of the most significant advancements in device management and security recently is the implementation of a more modern kiosk mode that goes beyond single app restrictions to deliver whole environments that enable custom end-user experiences. By extending restrictions to multiple applications and system settings, admins can create custom interfaces that go way beyond the simple kiosks deployed in today’s legacy systems
For years, traditional device management has been reduced to securely restricting device environments in order to simplify operations and increase productivity for task workers.. This use case still exists across multiple industries - including education, medical, logistics, POS–but device and software capabilities have risen substantially in recent years, and so has the number of cases. One solid case for a modern MDM, when done well, is for DevOps teams looking to implement, scale, and push updates within seconds to thousands or more devices across multiple locations.
Springmatic offers a choice of ways to manage Android devices. One is to employ Android Enterprise’s native Device Policy Controller (DPC). The other is to employ Springmatic’s custom controller, Springmatic Core.
Since the early 2000’s, the idea of Cloud-based computing has moved from concept, to buzzword, to trend, to near ubiquitous adoption. The convenience of being able to spin up server-side services rapidly makes it perfect for business sys-admins and developers alike. The scale of cloud computing is also perfect for organizations looking to scale globally. With a few clicks, a second instance of a company's whole platform can be spun up thousands of miles away.