ATLANTA--(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, announces device and application management support for Windows Phone 8® immediately on release date.)--
“Now, businesses can maximize existing investments in Microsoft technology and streamline mobile integration into their infrastructures. By leveraging the new capabilities of the platform, mobility is now an extension of the overall framework.”
AirWatch’s industry-leading enterprise mobility management solution enables enterprises and public sector organizations to take full advantage of the new Windows Phone 8 device and application management abilities.
Along with support for upcoming features to be revealed on release date, AirWatch will support the publically announced Windows Phone 8 device and application management features:
- Company Hubs
- Device reporting, configuration and analytics
- Over-the-air updates to enterprise applications
- Exchange ActiveSync configuration
- Enterprise and full device wipes
- SD card disabling
With the Company Hub, Windows Phone 8 provides a central location for IT administrators to push internal application updates, securely connect devices to enterprise networks and send notifications and messages to specific contacts.
“The release of Windows Phone 8 further represents Microsoft’s growing mobile enterprise presence,” said John Marshall, CEO, AirWatch. “Now, businesses can maximize existing investments in Microsoft technology and streamline mobile integration into their infrastructures. By leveraging the new capabilities of the platform, mobility is now an extension of the overall framework.”
AirWatch is the global leader in mobile device security and management (MDM) systems, and, with 800 associates, is 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.
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