What's new in Symantec Mobile Management 7.2

Article:TECH191144  |  Created: 2012-06-16  |  Updated: 2013-09-09  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH191144
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This document provides a list of new features and enhancements for 7.2 release of Symantec Mobile Management.


Symantec Mobile Management 7.2 adds the following improvements and new features:

  • Android support for versions 2.2 and later including support for Android Cloud-to-Device Messaging (C2DM), Mobile Library, Device inventory, remote management actions such as remote wipe, password resets, and remote lock.
  • iOS 5 and 5.1 support for policy management
  • Integration with NitroDesk TouchDown™
  • Mobile Library enhancements for easier targeting, such as the ability to send specific feeds to mobile device users, and to use the standard Management Platform targeting scheme, with right-click app and content delivery actions.
  • Simplified server roll-out process
  • Windows Phone 7.5 native support
  • Internationalization for the Agent
  • New, easier-to-use console interface.
  • Improved and expanded reporting capabilities for all supported devices

For information about implementing Symantec Mobile Management 7.2, see the Symantec Mobile Management 7.2 Implementation Guide at: http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC5662 

Supported environments

  • Symantec Management Platform 7.1 SP1 and SP2 (formerly known as Altiris ITMS)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2, x64 only: Enterprise, Standard, and Data Center Editions
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, x64 only: Enterprise, Standard, and Data Center Editions
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 is required
  • Microsoft IIS 7.6 with IIS 6 compatibility is required
  • Silverlight 4.x, or 5 is required
  • Microsoft Message Queuing is required

Symantec Management Platform Console requires Internet Explorer 7,8,or 9

For more information about Symantec Mobile Management 7.2 system requirements, see the Symantec Mobile Management 7.2 Implementation Guide at: http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC5662 

For information about known issues and fixes in this release of Symantec Mobile Management, see the Symantec Mobile Management 7.2 release notes at http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC5666

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