MELBOURNE, Australia--(AirWatch®, the global leader and innovator in mobile security and the largest Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) provider announces that the National Rugby League (NRL) chose AirWatch to manage its deployment of corporate-owned devices and its Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program.)--
“As it stands, our users have found the process simple and straightforward from the initial stages of deployment.”
“We selected AirWatch based on its device and application management capabilities, ease of management and competitive price point,” said Maurice Veliz, IT manager, National Rugby League. “As it stands, our users have found the process simple and straightforward from the initial stages of deployment.”
The National Rugby League enrolled more than 400 corporate-owned smartphone and tablet devices by the end of February 2013. After completion, NRL will offer a BYOD program that supports iOS and Android devices to its staff of 900. AirWatch also allows NRL to benefit from the Apple Volume Purchase Program, which will prevent end-users from needing to submit expense reports for NRL applications.
“As rugby season begins and fans turn to NRL applications for scores and updates, AirWatch will enable NRL employees to take advantage of the opportunities mobility provides, as well,” said Rob Roe, Australia managing director, AirWatch. “With more than 500 customers in Australia and New Zealand, our footprint in the region is growing rapidly as some of the most well-known brands choose AirWatch.”
Oriel Technologies, a leading provider of IT infrastructure solutions and services in Australia, worked with NRL to identify three enterprise mobile management options and, ultimately, NRL decided to use AirWatch.
AirWatch is the world’s largest mobile security and enterprise mobility management provider with more than 6,000 customers and more than 1,200 global associates. 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. The AirWatch platform, featuring industry-leading mobile device management and application management, also incorporates the most secure content management solution, Secure Content Locker™. These solutions can be used stand-alone for unique BYOD requirements or as a comprehensive, highly scalable enterprise-grade mobility platform.