Multi-factor authentication

A security feature that prevents users from accessing a device or data until they provide multiple forms of verification, such as a password and a security code, PIN, or fingerprint.


A provider of Apple MDM and security solutions.

Mobility managed services (MMS)

A service that involves the procurement, provisioning, support, and management of smartphones and other mobile devices on behalf of a company.


Recently acquired by Ivanti, MobileIron was a software company that provided EUM and EMM solutions for mobile devices.

Mobile Threat Defense (MTD)

Applications that increase security on corporate mobile devices by monitoring for threats, scanning for suspicious activity, and identifying potential vulnerabilities.

Mobile Hotspot

Software or hardware that allows a user to share the internet connection from one mobile device with others.

Mobile expense management

The tasks involved in overseeing spending on mobile device usage; often involving mobile invoices, device and service plan inventory, carrier contract management, reporting, etc.

Mobile Endpoint Protection (MEP)

Software and processes that allow IT administrators to manage remote users of company mobile devices in order to track web traffic, heighten security, and monitor usage.

Mobile Device Management (MDM)

Mobile Device Management (MDM): Technology, tools, and processes that enable administrators to manage, control, secure, and enforce policies on company mobile devices.

Mobile Application Management (MAM)

Software and services that allow IT administrators to remotely manage mobile apps, including permissions, configurations, and policies related to the apps and the data stored within them.

Mobile application development platform (MADP)

A system or software that gives developers all of the tools they need to create mobile applications, allowing the business to rapidly build, test and deploy mobile apps for smartphones or tablets.

Microsoft Intune

A mobile device management and mobile application management solution that is part of Microsoft Endpoint Manager.

Megabits per second (Mbps)

The speed at which data is transferred. The industry standard for measuring download and upload speeds of internet connections.