White Papers

Optimizing file access in the iOS business container

The Cortado Document Provider for iOS

The business container for iOS devices presents an excellent opportunity for maintaining the separation of private and business data, by preventing business documents being opened in private applications. Previously, if one wanted to edit a document in a managed app, it had to be firstly opened in Cortado Workplace and then, via Open In, in the desired app (e.g. Microsoft Word or Pages). However, the new Cortado feature Document Provider optimizes this process. The user can immediately start the app with which he wishes to edit a document, which is actually stored on the company server. He can select the document directly from the app. This improves productivity and eliminates the need for cumbersome switching of applications.

How to work securely and productively with Microsoft Office on iPhone and iPad

Though Microsoft Office Mobile is one of the most popular apps for iPhone and iPad, to date it has not been able to be used intelligently in a corporate context. The current update for Microsoft Office Mobile has radically changed this situation. The Microsoft apps can now be effortlessly integrated into a business container since Microsoft has integrated the interfaces that enable users to open files from within the apps to other apps. The business container can also be protected by means of a VPN.

The Apple Device Enrollment Program

Integrate iOS devices into your company‘s IT

The Apple Device Enrollment Program (DEP) offers the opportunity for you to quickly and easily integrate iOS devices into the business IT. With DEP, and providing an EMM solution is used, iOS devices can now be brought into service and configured in just a few steps. Administrators are now able to configure the devices without having to actually set hands on them. In this document you will discover how the Cortado Server EMM solution can be used with DEP to integrate company-owned iOS devices into your IT landscape.

Android for Work: How to integrate Android devices into your company‘s IT

Until now, integrating Android devices into corporate IT has always presented a great challenge for the administration. Existing security policies and the enormous variety of models and versions has made unified management of the devices impossible. Now, thanks to the new Android for Work enterprise program from Google, that situation is being radically changed. From Android 5.0 a variety of Android devices can now be easily and safely integrated and managed in the company's IT. This White Paper presents the available options for managing Android devices with Android for Work. In the second part of the White Paper you will learn about using Android for Work together with the EMM solution Cortado Server.

How To Set Up A Secure iOS Business Container

All about managed apps, managed domains, per app VPN, and other iOS management features

To securely manage and edit business data on an iPhone or iPad, it is recommended to set up a secure business container. The use of managed apps and domains ensures that sensitive corporate data remains within the business container. In addition, the data stream is protected by connecting to a Per App VPN. In this white paper, you will learn how to use Cortado Server to build, in just a few steps, a secure native business container.

Mobile Application Management with Android 5

Security and productivity for the mobile device – Android 5.0 turns the focus to native app management

Personal and business data should always be separated on smartphones and tablets as mobile working with unmanaged apps, in particular, represents a high security risk to companies. Android now offers comprehensive app management on the level of the operating system. This white paper tells you how you can transform Android devices into secure and productive work tools. Set up a secure, native business container with Android for Work and Cortado Server and manage any native app.

Active Directory-based managing of groups of mobile users

Maintain an overview – lower administration effort – increase security

The integration of mobile devices into the corporate structure takes time, especially in companies with large numbers of mobile employees. IT experts increasingly rely on comprehensive group management that efficiently and effectively assigns existing user groups the relevant rights, applications and resources. The best option to do so is to choose an enterprise mobility management solution based on Active Directory. This is because Active Directory already exists in virtually every company and the rights of all users within their groups are already defined. However, not all enterprise mobility management solutions offer convenient management of mobile devices. One example though for efficient and easy management of user groups, that meets all requirements for security and ease of use, is Cortado Server.

Mobile Printing Made Easy

Even though the use of smartphones and tablets has made carrying documents largely superfluous, there remains, especially out on the road, the frequent need to print out documents from mobile devices. For this reason, mobile printing forms a key component of Cortado Server. Whether applied to iOS, Android or Windows Phone, our solution offers a variety of flexible printing options. Download the white paper now and give it a try.

VPN with iOS

Which type of virtual private network is best for you?

VPN is the most viable and secure solution for data communication today, for both companies and end users. With the use of smartphones and tablets in the corporate world, standard VPN solutions are often not sufficient. Depending on the usage, security, and compliance requirements of the company, more VPN models are required. That's why Apple, especially since iOS 8, offers a broad range of VPN settings. Discover in this white paper more about the various VPNs and how to combine them with iPhones and iPads.

Bring your Own Device: A Concept with ROI Potential

If privately-owned devices are already in use in your company or you are considering the introduction of BYOD, many new questions have to be answered: Which departments and employees are suitable for participation, which devices are being used and how sensitive is the data, employees are dealing with. This paper gives a comprehensive overview and helpful tips so that you can easily implement a successful BYOD strategy.

Set up Per App VPN and VPN on Demand (iOS)

Integrating iOS devices securely and productively into a corporate network demands not only an enterprise mobility solution, but use of a compatible VPN as well. To meet this demand, Apple offers a range of VPN variants tailored to meet the needs of any business. These include, for example, Per App VPN and VPN on Demand. Moreover, since iOS 9, iOS devices come with an integrated VPN client, meaning an external VPN app is no longer required on the mobile devices. Using the virtual VPN server from F5 Networks® and the Cortado Server enterprise mobility solution makes it easy to implement VPN and VPN on Demand. iOS devices can be safely and seamlessly integrated into the corporate IT.

Mobile Device Management with Windows PowerShell

With Windows PowerShell, time-consuming routine processes for mobile device management (MDM) can be automated and improved. This white paper provides a comprehensive overview of the main Windows PowerShell commands supported by Cortado Server. Gain valuable time with the right combination of PowerShell possibilities. Download this white paper now to get started right away.

Fast Enrollment

Easy Configuration and Rollout of iPhone, iPad & Android Devices

Administrators far too often invest their valuable time in setting up mobile devices. This is a complex process with potential for error, a process however which can be completed in a far easier and more cost-effective manner. In this white paper, read how in just 3 simple steps you can integrate a large number of mobile devices into your IT infrastructure.

White Paper: iOS App Management

iOS App Management

Security and productivity for the mobile device – iOS and native app management

Mobile working with unmanaged apps results in a high security risk for businesses and sensitive data. Therefore, private and professional data as well as apps on smartphones and tablets should be separated from each other. iOS offers extensive app management at the system level. We will show you how to turn iPhones and iPads instantly into secure and productive working tools. Build easily a secure business container with our easy-to-follow guide and fully manage any native app.

On-Premises File Sharing

Optimal Security for Enterprise Data in a Private Cloud

The use of cloud services such as Dropbox and Google Drive is increasing and not just for private use but also within companies. Mobile file sharing is too increasingly being used by employees to gain additional flexibility and independence. This allows users to always have access to files required for work and to be able to share them with others. While many file sharing solutions are useful for private users, the majority are not suitable in a business context. This is due not only to the higher data volumes generated by an enterprise that the solution must deal with, but also and more importantly, security issues. An on-premises file-sharing solution is a highly-suitable option for complying with security regulations within the enterprise. This is due to data being kept securely behind the company’s own firewall. Discover in this white paper more about the possibilities that on-premises file sharing solutions offer.

Six Pieces to Complete the Healthcare IT Puzzle

An increasing mix of mobile devices, platforms, stringent guidelines, as well as the non-office setting all pose significant challenges for healthcare IT professionals. Six essential steps are required in order to create a secure, yet flexible environment. They are fully outlined in this white paper. Areas covered include administrative, technical and physical safeguards, Bring Your Own Device, the post-PC era, mobile device management and secure printing.