Not many EMM vendors have stayed put over the past few years.
The enterprise mobility management (EMM) market, once full of standalone mobile device management and mobile application management companies, now consists primarily of large providers selling comprehensive suites. The seeds of this market consolidation were planted in 2010, but the trend truly took off in 2012 and has been with us ever since.
The acquisitions of EMM vendors by major players such as IBM and Oracle demonstrate the high level of interest in mobility across the tech industry. But mobility management market consolidation can also bring disruption to IT departments struggling to get their strategies in place.
How did we get here so quickly? Read through this timeline of EMM vendor acquisitions to find out: