Assuming you are allowing employees to enroll their personal devices in your Workspace ONE UEM environment, there are many considerations you must make before you proceed.

Consideration #1: Will BYOD Users Enroll with VMware Workspace ONE or the Workspace ONE Intelligent Hub?

VMware Workspace ONE is a secure enterprise platform that delivers and manages any app on any device. It begins with self-service, single-sign on access to cloud, mobile, and Windows apps and includes powerfully integrated email, calendar, file, and collaboration tools.

With Workspace ONE, users do not need to enroll their personal devices to get access to services. The Workspace ONE app itself can be downloaded from the Apple App Store, Google Play, or Microsoft Store and installed. A user then logs in and gains access to applications based on the established policies. The Workspace ONE app configures an MDM management profile during its installation that enrolls the device automatically.

Consideration #2: Will You Apply Additional Enrollment Restrictions for Employee-Owned Devices?

When answering this question, consider the following.

  • Does your MDM deployment only support certain device platforms? If so, you can specify these platforms and only allow devices running on them to enroll.
  • Are you limiting the number of personal devices an employee is allowed to enroll? If so, you can specify the maximum number of devices a user is allowed to enroll.

You can set up additional enrollment restrictions to further control who can enroll and which device types are allowed. For example, you can opt to support only those Android devices that feature built-in enterprise management functionality. After your organization evaluates and determines which kinds of employee-owned devices they want to use in your work environment, you can configure these settings.

For more information, see Additional Enrollment Restrictions.