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IBM MaaS360 Review

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  1. What is IBM MaaS360
  2. Product Quality Score
  3. Main Features
  4. List of Benefits
  5. Technical Specifications
  6. Available Integrations
  7. Customer Support
  8. Pricing Plans
  9. Other Popular Software Reviews

What is IBM MaaS360 ?

Company IT teams looking to simplify their jobs can look to IBM MaaS360 for help. This mobile device management software manages and secures company devices, including the content and applications they have. MaaS360 allows IT teams to work faster, as personally-owned devices can be bulk-enabled for work using the software. It makes work less taxing for the IT team, while at the same time letting workers use technologies they are comfortable and familiar with. Another way MaaS360 makes the job easier for both employees and the IT team is how it holds all corporate files in a secure container separate from the other applications on the device. This assures employees that they are not compromising data and device security while simplifying the work the IT team has to do since the container app is the only thing they need to monitor and not the whole device.

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IBM MaaS360 features

Main features of IBM MaaS360 are:

  • BYOD Support
  • Content Collaboration
  • Secure Apps and Data
  • Interactive App Catalog
  • Quick App Deployment
  • Simple Device Enrollment
  • Remote Device Management
  • Remote App Management
  • Real-Time Document Exchange Notification
  • Enterprise Systems Integration
  • Mobile Malware Troubleshooting
  • Rogue Device Access Revocation
  • Out-of-the-Box Device Management
  • PC and Mac Security

IBM MaaS360 Benefits


The key benefits of MaaS360 are its mobile support, flexibility and rich feature set.   Here are some of the advantages associated with the use of IBM MaaS360 are:

Effortless Device Management

MaaS360 simplifies a company IT team’s device management tasks. Device monitoring is a breeze, as IT teams can do it either remotely from the air or from one place. As a result, employees can bring their own device, which in turn raises productivity as they can bring devices they are comfortable with, all without putting the company’s data at risk.

Rapid App Deployment

MaaS360 comes with an interactive catalog where the company IT team can manage applications. This catalog lets them pick apps for employees to use, distribute those, and then update when necessary.

MaaS360’s container app is also something that makes tasks easier for both employees and the company IT team. Employees can be assured that they are keeping corporate data safe since the container app encrypts and separates company files from other apps. Meanwhile, IT teams only need to monitor and manage the container app, making their job easier and ensuring that they are respecting the privacy of employees.

Secure Content Collaboration

Work collaboration is also encouraged with MaaS360. The software can hold all relevant work documents, and allow employees to easily edit those documents without changing the formatting.

At the same time, company data is not compromised as IT teams are empowered to set controls on this feature. Employees can only work on files they are authorized to work on.

Another way MaaS360 encourages collaboration is with its link to a device’s calendar. Meetings can be set up with ease and chats can be had in real time. Not only is collaboration easier, but employee productivity is also increased.

Secure MDM Solution

The secure container MaaS360 eases any fears companies may have about their data being compromised. Not only does this container separate company data from other applications, but it also comes with a threat detector that notifies company IT teams of any malware or attempts at device infiltration.

Technical Specifications

Devices Supported

  • Web-based
  • iOS
  • Android
  • Desktop

Customer types

  • Small business
  • Medium business
  • Enterprise

Support Types

  • Phone
  • Online

IBM MaaS360 Integrations

The following IBM MaaS360 integrations are currently offered by the vendor:

Currently, Maas360 fully integrates with Cisco Identity Services Engine. Integrations with BlueMix and Docs are being explored. As of now, integration with Office365 can only be done by mail. Contact IBM technical support for more information.


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Pricing Plans

IBM MaaS360 pricing is available in the following plans:

Free trial
$4.00/client device per month
$5.00/client device per month
$6.25/client device per month
$9.00/client device per month