Unified Endpoint Management (UEM) solutions
provide one point access to all endpoints (laptops/ mobile/ etc) and simultaneously provide business-centric approach to Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solutions. Within Enterprise environment, UEM is a relatively new discipline and offers advanced technological solution as compared to Mobile Device Management and EMM. The major factor driving this market includes rising need to manage rapidly growing numbers of mobile devices.
In addition to growing number of mobile devices, rise in adoption of Internet of Things (IoT), increased security threats, rise in mobile apps, e-banking and e-commerce, surge in mobile workforce and need to centralize business process drives the adoption of unified endpoint management solutions.
UEM solutions are available in various deployment modes such as on premise, cloud and hybrid. Over the past few years, cloud based deployment is increasingly become one of the key focus areas of enterprise mobility strategy. Cloud based deployment is increasingly being preferred by several enterprises as compared to on-premise deployment. The reason for high adoption of cloud among the UEM vendors is easy access and faster deployment. The global unified endpoint management market
size is estimated to grow from $XXm in 2015 to $XXm by 2021, at an estimated CAGR of XX% from 2016 to 2021. Low awareness amongast end-users and relatively high cost of deployment are the major factors limiting the growth of this market. Collaborations, partnerships, and joint ventures are identified as the important growth strategies in the market. The pioneer companies such as:
- IBM (USA)
- Air Watch (VMware)
- CA Technologies
The above companies have adopted this strategy to sustain and grow in this market. Banking, Insurance and Financial Services is the major end-user of this market owing to growth in e-banking service. This service is also being largely adopted by IT and Telecom and Manufacturing sector.
North America has been the leading region in terms of adoption and deployment of unified endpoint management solutions, followed by Europe. Asia-Pacific has distinctively been one of the fastest-growing markets in terms of mobile workforce expansion with the escalating adoption of mobile devices in this region. The small and medium businesses in Asia-Pacific countries are gradually getting aware of the benefits of UEM solutions. UEM: Connecting Devices for Efficient Workflows
The need for integration of various operating devices within an organization has been a key focus in the recent years mainly driven by the adoption of real time data and remote access. For large-scale enterprises have been emphasizing on holistic and enterprise level operating platforms in order to serve the employees and customers through connected devices on a common platform. These integrated endpoint management systems assists the company in having smooth transactions and communications with its stakeholders ultimately leading to business expansion both internally and externally. In the recent years, this market has witnessed advancements in terms of end-user friendliness, convenience, scale of operations as well capacity to handle several set of devices.
In the contemporary world, it has become increasingly difficult to maintain separate tracks on work flows performed using different devices in different time frames. Digitalized companies have been trying to embrace these systems to ensure harmonious integration of workflows while giving equal importance to convenience and time management. Corporate world is expected to witness more connected devices with sufficient security and highly effective accessibility.