10 Myths About Virtual Mobile Infrastructure
Myth #5: VMI data centers and infrastructure costs are too expensive.
IT leaders often assume that VMI solutions will cost more than MDM, EMM and MAM. If you look strictly at installation costs, yes, VMI is pricier upfront. However, EMM solutions run up a giant tab over time.
With device-based BYOD solutions, IT must deal with lost and stolen devices, OS and app upgrades, patches, maintenance and end-user support, not to mention app development and deployment. When you factor in the required staff and labor, conventional mobility solutions become extravagantly expensive.
With VMI, those headaches are non-issues. You don't need to manage a network of devices, nor must you continuously vet, approve and containerize apps.