Motorola Solutions launches MSP 4.2 with new management features to the Motorola Solutions mobile computing product line, which includes extended support for Motorola's Enterprise Android devices.
MSP 4.2 utilizes software supplements to provide support for the Motorola's Android devices and SB1 smart badge. MSP continues to provide a single management console to enable customers to manage from a consolidated remote view of their inventory of ruggedized mobile devices.
MSP version 4.2 supports the following additional features:
- Support for configuring GPRS settings has been added to the Motorola's Enterprise Android client
- Remote Control support has been added for Motorola's Enterprise Android devices
- Authentication/Security Enhancements
- Additional settings supported MSI Enterprise Android Devices
- Discontinued support for consumer and BYOD devices (Apple iOS and Android smart phones)
- Better support for staging and provisioning site specific settings and applications
- Support for EWB100 (not through Proxy-agent any more)
- All MSP Documentation Available from Web Console
- MSP Supported with Microsoft SQL Server 2012
- Enhanced Lock & Wipe: provides the ability to block certain device peripherals and enables automatic locking on failed password entry. Phone devices under lock can still be enabled to dial certain phone numbers for emergency access. Additionally, camera, BT ports can be blocked in enterprises that require more security when devices are within their enterprises.
- Secure Storage now nables a password-controlled encryption file systems on the device. Encrypted files can be made unavailable on locked devices. Removable storage devices with encrypted file systems can still be accessed when removed from the device.
- Automated 802.11x Certificate Deployment and Renewal: MSP 4.2 can now obtain data from other applications and incorporate it into policies and payloads that are distributed to managed devices. This feature allows MSP to automatically obtain certificates from certificate authority servers and deploy them to devices when brought under management. MSP can also obtain new certificates automatically when the existing certificate is nearing expiration.
- Device-Side Scripting: MSP 4.2 introduces a new ability to deploy and run scripts on mobile devices. MSP scripting significantly enhances the flexibility and power of MSP management of Motorola Solutions’ Windows-based devices. The scripting engine is based on the popular LUA language.