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Hexnode MDM feature comparison based on OS platforms

Feature comparison for the various mainstream OS platforms supported by Hexnode MDM.

Android

Hexnode’s Android management capabilities are top-notch. With Android Enterprise, Kyocera Enterprise Solution, LG Enterprise Solution and Samsung Knox integration, Hexnode extends its management capabilities over both mainstream and non-mainstream Android devices.

App Installations

Legacy Android Store App- A notification prompts the user to install the app.
Enterprise App- A notification prompts the user to install the app.
Web App- App installation only in Kiosk mode.
Android Enterprise: Device Owner Store App- The app is silently installed in the background.
Enterprise App- A popup prompts the user to install the app. Enterprise Apps can be pushed silently on publishing as private apps in Managed Play Store.
Web Apps- App installation only in Kiosk mode.
Android Enterprise: Profile Owner (BYOD) Store App- The app is silently installed in the background.
Enterprise App- A popup prompts the user to install the app. Enterprise Apps can be pushed silently on publishing as private apps in Managed Play Store.
Web App- App cannot be installed
Samsung Knox Store App- Popup prompts the user to install the app.
Enterprise App- Silent installation of the app.
Web App- App installation only in Kiosk mode.
LG GATE, Kyocera Business Phones Store App- A popup prompts the user to install the app.
Enterprise App- Silent installation of the app.
Web App- App installation only in Kiosk mode.
Custom ROM Devices Store App- A popup prompts the user to install the app.
Enterprise App- Silent installation of the app.
(Only if Hexnode MDM APK file is stored in the system/priv-app folder)
Web App- App installation only in kiosk

App Blacklisting/Whitelisting

Legacy Android Blacklisting/whitelisting won’t hide apps. Device will be marked as ‘non-compliant’.
Android Enterprise: Device Owner Blacklisted apps will be hidden.
Android Enterprise: Profile Owner (BYOD) Only apps with Work badge can be blacklisted or whitelisted. Blacklisted Apps will be hidden.
Samsung Knox Blacklisted apps cannot be installed or updated. Does not affect already installed apps.
LG GATE, Kyocera Business Phones Blacklisting/whitelisting won’t hide apps. They will be marked as ‘non-compliant’.
Custom ROM Devices Blacklisting/whitelisting won’t hide apps. They will be marked as ‘non-compliant’.

Kiosk Mode

Legacy Android Single App, Multi app & Background App Kiosk modes.
Android Enterprise: Device Owner Single App, Multi app & Background App Kiosk modes.
Android Enterprise: Profile Owner (BYOD) Kiosk mode not available.
Samsung Knox Single App, Multi app & Background App Kiosk modes.
LG GATE, Kyocera Business Phones Single App, Multi app & Background App Kiosk modes.
Custom ROM Devices Single App, Multi app & Background App Kiosk modes.

Network Configurations

Legacy Android Wi-Fi
Android Enterprise: Device Owner Wi-Fi
Android Enterprise: Profile Owner (BYOD) Wi-Fi
Samsung Knox Wi-Fi, VPN & APN
LG GATE, Kyocera Business Phones Wi-Fi
Custom ROM Devices Wi-Fi

Work Accounts

Legacy Android Not available
Android Enterprise: Device Owner Not available
Android Enterprise: Profile Owner (BYOD) Not available
Samsung Knox Email, Exchange ActiveSync
LG GATE, Kyocera Business Phones Not available
Custom ROM Devices Not available

Integrations

Legacy Android G Suite, Office 365, Azure AD, Microsoft Active Directory, Zendesk
Android Enterprise: Device Owner G Suite, Office 365, Azure AD, Microsoft Active Directory
Android Enterprise: Profile Owner (BYOD) G Suite, Office 365, Azure AD, Microsoft Active Directory
Samsung Knox Samsung Knox, Exchange ActiveSync, G Suite, Office 365, Azure AD, Microsoft Active Directory, Zendesk
LG GATE, Kyocera Business Phones Kyocera Enterprise Solution/LG Enterprise Solution, G Suite, Office 365, Azure AD, Microsoft Active Directory, Zendesk
Custom ROM Devices G Suite, Office 365, Azure AD, Microsoft Active Directory, Zendesk

iOS

Both supervised and unsupervised iOS devices can be managed by Hexnode. However, supervision does allow more control over the device.

App Installations

iOS Supervised Store App- Silent installation of the app (iTunes login required).
Enterprise App- Silent installation of the app.
Web App- App installations only in Kiosk Mode.
Web Clip- Installation possible.
VPP App- App is installed silently in the background.
iOS Non-Supervised Store App- A notification prompts the user to install the app.
Enterprise App- A notification prompts the user to install the app.
Web App- App not available.
Web Clip- Not available.
VPP App- App is installed silently in the background.

App Blacklisting/Whitelisting

iOS Supervised Blacklisted app is hidden.
iOS Non-Supervised Blacklisting/whitelisting won’t hide apps. Device will be marked as ‘non-compliant’.

Kiosk Mode

iOS Supervised Single App, Multi App (iOS 9.3+) & Web App Kiosk modes.
iOS Non-Supervised Not available.

Network Configurations

iOS Supervised Wi-Fi, VPN, APN
iOS Non-Supervised Wi-Fi, VPN, APN

Work Accounts

iOS Supervised Email, Exchange ActiveSync, CardDAV, Calendar, CalDAV, Google Accounts, LDAP
iOS Non-Supervised Email, Exchange ActiveSync, CardDAV, Calendar, CalDAV, Google Accounts, LDAP

Integrations

iOS Supervised Apple Business Manager & Apple School Manager, Exchange ActiveSync, G Suite, Office 365, Azure AD, Microsoft Active Directory, Zendesk
iOS Non-Supervised Apple Business Manager & Apple School Manager, Exchange ActiveSync, G Suite, Office 365, Azure AD, Microsoft Active Directory, Zendesk

macOS

Managing Mac devices is part of Hexnode superior desktop management capability.

App Installations

Mac Device Store App- App cannot be installed directly.
Enterprise App- App is installed silently.
Web App- App not available.
VPP App- App is installed silently in the background.

App Blacklisting/Whitelisting

Mac Device Blacklisting/whitelisting option not available in Mac.

Kiosk Mode

Mac Device Not available

Network Configurations

Mac Device Wi-Fi, VPN

Work Accounts

Mac Device Email, Exchange ActiveSync, CardDAV, CalDAV, LDAP

Integrations

Mac Device Apple Business Manager & Apple School Manager, Exchange ActiveSync, G Suite, Office 365, Azure AD, Microsoft Active Directory

Apple TV

Hexnode does an effortless job in managing Apple TVs.

App Installations

Apple TV Enterprise App- App install silently in the background.

App Blacklisting/Whitelisting

Apple TV Not available.

Kiosk Mode

Apple TV Single App Kiosk Mode (Only on supervised devices)

Network Configurations

Apple TV Wi-Fi, Global HTTP Proxy

Integrations

Apple TV Apple Business Manager & Apple School Manager

Windows

Hexnode can efforlessly manage both Winodws PC and Windows Mobile Devices.

App Installations

Windows PC Store App- App is silently installed.
Enterprise App- App can be uploaded to the portal as MSI app. It is then installed silently in Windows 10 laptops.
Windows Mobile Devices Store App- App is silently installed.

App Blacklisting/Whitelisting

Windows PC Device will be marked as ‘non- complaint’. The apps will not be hidden. (Windows 10 device only).
Windows Mobile Devices Device will be marked as ‘non- complaint’. The apps will not be hidden. (Windows 10 device only).

Kiosk Mode

Windows PC Single App and Multi App Kiosk mode (Supported on Windows 10 Pro).
Windows Mobile Devices Not available.

Network Configurations

Windows PC Wi-Fi
Windows Mobile Devices Wi-Fi

Work Accounts

Windows PC Email, Exchange ActiveSync
Windows Mobile Devices Email, Exchange ActiveSync

Integrations

Windows PC Exchange ActiveSync, G Suite, Office 365, Azure AD, Microsoft Active Directory, SCCM
Windows Mobile Devices Exchange ActiveSync, G Suite, Office 365, Azure AD, Microsoft Active Directory

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