MILTON KEYNES, England--()--AirWatch®, the global leader and innovator in mobile security, Mobile Device Management (MDM), Mobile Application Management (MAM), Mobile Content Management (MCM), Mobile Email Management (MEM) and BYOD management, grew from 15 to 100 associates within 9 months at their European and Middle Eastern headquarters in Milton Keynes, England, United Kingdom. Along with the internal growth, AirWatch retained more than 500 customers and secured multiple strategic partners over the span 15 months. Furthermore, AirWatch estimates adding an additional 100 associates by September 2013 to support the market’s demand.
“We are working hard through the British Business Embassy programme to help technology companies capitalise on the unique opportunity we have in 2012 to secure new trade and investment.”
“I warmly congratulate AirWatch on its recent growth and further expansion plans in Milton Keynes. Such successes are excellent reflections of the strength of the UK’s technology market,” said Lord Green, Minister of State for Trade and Investment, Department for Business Innovation and Skills. “We are working hard through the British Business Embassy programme to help technology companies capitalise on the unique opportunity we have in 2012 to secure new trade and investment."
The aggressive growth confirms AirWatch’s global focus and dedicated European and Middle Eastern support teams. With hundreds of customers in the European and Middle Eastern markets, AirWatch provides product support in over a dozen native languages. Offering scalable support for enterprises, retailers, financial institutions, healthcare providers and educators, AirWatch meets and exceeds the specific device, application and content management needs for organisations of all types and sizes.
Oriel Petry, Global Accounts Director, UK Trade & Investment, will be on-site at the AirWatch Milton Keynes office on Friday, October 12, 2:30 p.m. GMT, to congratulate AirWatch on their growth in Milton Keynes and highlight the economic benefits they have brought to the area.
“Our rapid growth in the European and Middle Eastern regions is a direct testament of our global leadership in the mobile enterprise market,” said John Marshall, CEO, AirWatch. “While managing the largest mobile device deployments in the world, we simultaneously develop innovative tools to manage mobile applications and mobile content. As mobility matures in the region and organizations look to capitalise on the efficiencies that content and application management provide, we are positioned to fully support the direction we see mobility heading in Europe, the Middle East and abroad.”
AirWatch is the global leader in mobile device security and management (MDM) systems, and with 800 associates, more than twice the size of any other MDM company. Having no outside capital, AirWatch is predominately funded by operating cash flow, resulting in an estimated install base four to five times larger than any other MDM provider. The largest customer base, combined with the largest research and development team in the industry, allows AirWatch to provide the broadest functionality at the lowest cost. This, combined with our scalable high-availability architecture, results in virtually every mobility project with more than 20,000 devices being managed by AirWatch. Examples of this market leadership include the top three companies in the Fortune 500 and eight of the top 10 retailers in the United States.
As the global leader for managing and securing both corporate-liable and personally-liable (BYOD) devices that access corporate networks, AirWatch combines traditional MDM with application and content management solutions: Secure Content Locker™: a ‘containerised’ secure file locker with Data Loss Prevention (DLP) features where sensitive data and email attachments can be encrypted, wrapped with full DLP capabilities, and restricted from sharing; Secure Browser: a browser that restricts access through white/black lists and can restrict a device to Kiosk mode; Enterprise App Catalog: a fully integrated and branded application store; Security SDK: a set of code to secure custom built applications and link them to the security console; Secure Email Gateway: an email gateway that integrates with existing infrastructures which allows only approved devices to access ActiveSync or other directory services; Self-service Portal: a portal to reduce the burden of IT administering user requests; Ultrabook Management: manage devices running Mac OS X.