Blue Bell, Pa. (PRWEB) April 28, 2011
Fiberlink®, The Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) company, today announced several new enhancements to its MaaS360 on-demand mobile device management platform that extends support for Android smart devices. With MaaS360’s advanced device and application management capabilities, enterprise IT organizations can now confidently embrace Android by securing all corporate data and applications accessed through these devices.
Android’s growing popularity in the enterprise coupled with the “bring your own device” (BYOD) trend creates additional challenges for IT organizations around data security and device management. Fiberlink’s customers deploying Android smartphones and tablets need more than just secure e-mail, but rather a full end-to-end device lifecycle device management approach to meet these new demands.
This latest release of MaaS360 delivers several advanced enterprise management features specifically for Android devices, including:
- An Android enterprise applications catalog, allowing organizations to upload, distribute, manage, recommend and provide secure access to internal applications and approved third-party applications such as those found on Android Market and Amazon Appstore for Android.
- Android support for versions 2.2, 2.3, and Google’s latest 3.0 Honeycomb OS allows organizations to adopt and certify the latest devices for their environment.
- Integration with Nitrodesk’s Touchdown application for secure e-mail, ability to push e-mail profiles and selectively wipe corporate data while leaving personal data on the device.
- Robust helpdesk toolset for support procedures such as locating a device with GPS, resetting a user’s passcode and the ability to send a direct message to a device.
“MaaS360 provides what CIOs now need to manage the Android influx and put their company in a unique position to not only monitor these devices but to implement a more strategic approach to the device lifecycle, regardless of who owns the hardware,” said Nayan Jadeja, vice president of Product Development at Fiberlink. “MaaS360 makes Android device management a simple task instead of a major project. We are really excited at the reaction we get when customers realize how easy Android management can be.”
As a true SaaS for mobility solution, MaaS360 is offered as an on-demand subscription service that includes 7x24 customer support along with ongoing updates as new enhancements and features are released, without outages or change control procedures. This approach allows organizations to keep up with the rapid pace of mobility and require less IT resources to manage compared to traditional on-premise or hosted mobile device management solutions.
MaaS360 for Android devices is available to evaluate for free from the Web instantly at http://links.maas360.com/mdmTrials.
Fiberlink®, the leader in mobile device management is the creator and developer of cloud-based Mobility as a Service (MaaS) solutions. The company’s MaaS360 platform enables IT to manage laptops, desktops and smartphones, such as the Android and iPhone, as well as tablet devices such as the iPad, in one window, one system. The company’s MaaS360 mobility infrastructure and subscription services have revolutionized how enterprises and business users share and secure information over the Internet. The MaaS360 platform ensures reliable, secure and compliant mobile working for employees, while delivering unprecedented Mobility Intelligence™ to senior management and IT operations. MaaS360 is a recognized leader in mobile device management, helping both Global 2000 companies and smaller businesses cost-effectively support expanding mobile workforces and use mobile devices to remain competitive in today's economy. Additional information about MaaS360 is available at http://www.maas360.com.
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