Sophos Mobile Control and Security from a Security Expert Advisor, at a Glance.
Juan Carlos Sanchez Pignalosa | TrustRadius Reviewer
June 21, 2017

Sophos Mobile Control and Security from a Security Expert Advisor, at a Glance.

Score 5 out of 10
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Overall Satisfaction with Sophos Mobile Control

Sophos Mobile Control has given us the ability to choose what to track, and secure our corporate data. The tool is flexible since it allows us to deploy it as an on-premises solution, or on the Sophos Cloud (AWS). Also, the impact on the user installation is minimal, since via email it can be provisioned and the end user can sort out the deployment by him/herself.
  • Easy deployment.
  • We are on next generation type of tools to be able to protect corporate data.
  • Allows the management IT group to be able to control the probable theft of information.
  • The platform was developed many years ago, a fresher look (even for the cloud-based console) would be appreciated.
  • The ability to control mail platforms other than MS Exchange.
  • The ability to control more features on iOS (knowing how the iOS Platform is at the moment).
  • We invest and make the ROI very quickly seen, when management on any company sees what they were missing on possible data breaches.
  • As a positive impact, it allows end users to quickly catch the true meaning for "Corporate Data".
  • A negative impact, sometimes is that the end user feels as it's being followed all around, which depending on the profile, it's a must on a device with corporate data access and/or storage.
Personally, haven't seen any other MDM on the market, but I feel since Sophos is greatly known to have easy to use products, that the others may not be as easy to use as Sophos Mobile Control. One of the key factors for organizations to choose Sophos Mobile Control and Security is because the Android OS (most attacked OS on the planet) is protected with award-winning antivirus and anti malware from Sophos. We have seen as advisors, how unprotected customers, get huge telecom bills because of the lack of security, since they think that an Android OS is healthy enough... big mistake. One simple thing I always tell friends, family and customers, protect your Android device with Sophos Security (it's free for home users).
Sophos Mobile Control is greatly welcome when corporate networks allow BYOD on the office, and on the wireless networks around it. It allows you to control what the users are doing, and on this kind of explanation that I'm doing, perhaps EVERY company is suited for this kind of example. Nowadays the same user that has access to our corporate network is allowed to access multiple apps, that the IT security department isn't aware of. To have visibility is one of the most important things among security issues.