Sophos Mobile Control: Supported features

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  • Aktualisiert: 03 Jun 2015

This article indicates the key requirements and differences between using Sophos Mobile Control 'on-premise' or 'Software as service'.

You can deploy Sophos Mobile Control in two ways:

Software for installation on your premises

If you want to keep all your data in-house on your own server, this is the ideal version for you.

  • Fully integrated into your IT environment
  • Installed on your premises, so all your data stays in-house

Software as a Service

No change to your IT required, so you’re up and running in minutes.

  • Option to provide access to your directory server via LDAPS
  • Option to add an email gateway to control the flow of email to your mobile devices based on compliance rules

The tables below indicate the key requirements and differences between using Sophos Mobile Control 'on-premise' or 'Software as service'.

Supported features On-premise Software as service
Control email flow to device yes Optional
SCEP support yes
Back-up yes
LDAP connection yes Optional
BlackBerry support yes


Supported operating system On-premise Software as service
Apple iOS 4.3 or higher for iPhone and iPad yes yes
Apple iOS 5.x yes yes 
Apple iOS 6.x yes  yes 
Apple iOS 7.x  yes yes 
Apple iOS 8.x  yes yes
Google Android 2.3.3 or higher (smartphones) yes yes
Google Android 3.x (tablets) yes yes
Google Android 4.x (tablets and smartphones) yes yes 
Google Android 5.x (tablets and smartphones) yes yes 
Windows Phone 8 and higher yes yes
RIM BlackBerry (through BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0.3 or higher) yes


Supported directory services On-premise Software as service
Microsoft Active Directory yes Optional
Lotus Notes Directory yes
Novell eDirectory yes
Zimbra Directory (from Mail server) yes


Supported mail system On-premise Software as service
Microsoft Exchange, 2003 SP2, 2007 SP3, 2010 SP2, 2013 yes Optional
Lotus Domino Traveler 8.5 yes Optional
Zimbra 8.0 yes Optional


See also:

System requirements for Sophos Mobile Encryption

System requirements for all Sophos products

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