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MDM Spotlight Nº4: Closing the MDM Timeline with Mass Actions

by Nicolas Poggi July 19, 2017

Finally! Two spotlights and a bonus track later, we reach the present day. Get ready for the upcoming crowning MDM feature: Mass Actions

Ladies and gentleman... the circle is complete! With Mass Actions, Prey's Dev Team will reach the final milestone in the Mobile Device Management (MDM) timeline, achieving our goal of making Prey's robust security large scale friendly. 

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MDM Spotlight N°3: Bonus Round, nothing's out of hand with File Retrieval

by Nicolas Poggi July 19, 2017

The Bonus Round in our MDM package, File Retrieval. A little extra control on something you just can't lose: Data.

We already covered Control Zones and Advanced Search & Labeling, now it's time for a quick bonus round! Before we reach our upcoming addition, Mass Actions, let us treat you with our File Retrieval feature.

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MDM Spotlight Nº2: Tidy up with Advanced Search & Labeling

by Nicolas Poggi July 19, 2017

Spotlight number dos! There's no Mobile Device Management without some organization and tidiness.

Coming up on this spotlight, our Advanced Search & Labeling features. The second key milestone on our Mobile Device Management (MDM) package. Without it, using our upcoming feature, Mass Actions, wouldn't be so easy!

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MDM Spotlight Nº1: Control Zones, the first step to this Summer's Release.

by Nicolas Poggi July 19, 2017

Summer comes with a great release! Say hello to the upcoming Mobile Device Management (MDM) package.

With the arrival of our new Mass Actions feature at the end of this month, we're happy to say we'll reach an important milestone: our core MDM feature timeline will be complete!

It's a road our developers started ridin' a year ago, working on better solutions for mass deployments. Step by step, each new feature released: Control ZonesAdvanced Search & Labeling, File Retrieval, and today, Mass Actions

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Asset management & advanced search: wizard's guide to label location

by Matias Wolff February 17, 2017

You’ve realized that an advanced search capacity is a must have tool to track your devices in multiple locations. Managing devices of different kinds in any institution is a challenge.

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Why Advanced Search in mobile security is a must-have

by Matias Wolff January 27, 2017

X-wings, B-wings, Y-wings, managing all these different kind of battle starships was not a piece of cake for the rebel alliance when they attacked the Death Star (twice!). In the same way, managing different sort of devices in a company is a challenging job because every unit has its own specifications and requirements.

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Control Zones, our geofencing feature, now available for laptops

by Matias Wolff December 20, 2016

Releasing Control Zones some time ago was a big deal for us and our users. Finally, a geofencing feature for Prey was seeing the light: it was now possible for our users to create zones in the map in their Prey account and get notified each time a device left or entered an area. All fine and dandy, for iOS and Android.

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Improve Device Protection on Campus with Geofencing

by Matias Wolff December 19, 2016

Laptop thefts on campus are one big headache for IT guys. But what if your university has multiple campuses in town? A bigger headache!

In the United States, the Department of Education says this headache is "the most common crime on college campuses," according to Consumer Reports.

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School computer theft: Jedi tricks for data recovery & device tracking

by Matias Wolff December 7, 2016

Device management in schools is no longer just about PC tracking after a computer theft. Schools who are looking for the best recovery software must also consider issues like device and laptop data recovery, and use their information to help the police. 

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Better device management with new features: advanced search and labels

by Matias Wolff November 2, 2016

So you need to keep tabs on 30, 100, 10000 different phones, laptops, and tablets? No problem. Our new advanced search and labels features make a better job than Spock and Captain Kirk at managing large fleets.

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