ECI Telecom Deploys LetMobile to Secure “Bring Your Own Device” Program

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LetMobile Secure Mobile E-mail is used to give employees access to corporate mail from any personal mobile device; ease of management, low cost of ownership, and positive user feedback were key reasons for deployment

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We have a large number of employees at many sites, using a growing number of devices. LetMobile gave us the flexibility and low cost of ownership that we needed to meet this challenge

LetMobile (http://www.letmobile.com), a leading provider of Secure Corporate Collaboration Solutions for Personal Mobile Devices, today announced deployment of their Secure Mobile E-mail product by ECI Telecom (http://www.ecitele.com), a global provider of next-generation network solutions. ECI chose LetMobile to power their “Bring Your Own Device” initiative, and enable their employees to securely access corporate mail, calendar and contacts from personal mobile devices.

Given the proliferation of smart phones, ECI wanted to meet employees’ demands to access corporate mail from their personal devices. To make this a reality, ECI needed to address security first and foremost: corporate data must not be placed at risk in the personal mobile environment. In addition, as a global company, ECI needed a solution that would be easy and cost-effective to deploy to a distributed workforce using a large variety of devices and subject to a number of different regulations. Finally, ECI wanted a solution that users would willingly accept, and that would enable them to demonstrate compliance. While ECI uses an MDM (Mobile Device Management) solution for some of their corporate devices, they believed that full-scale MDM was too expensive and intrusive for a BYOD initiative.

ECI evaluated a number of solutions and found that LetMobile Secure Mobile E-mail best met their requirements for security and compliance, low total cost of ownership, and positive user experience. The company rolled out a pilot program in November 2011, and moved into deployment in December. Today, hundreds of ECI employees are using LetMobile to securely access their corporate mail from their personal iPhone, iPad, Android and other mobile devices.

“With LetMobile, we can secure corporate information and comply with regulations in multiple regions, while enabling employees to access their corporate mail from their personal mobile devices,” said Yuval Illuz, Head of Global Infrastructure, IT Innovation and Information Security at ECI. “We have a large number of employees at many sites, using a growing number of devices. LetMobile gave us the flexibility and low cost of ownership that we needed to meet this challenge. Just as important, LetMobile works within the employees’ original, native mail apps and does not interfere with their personal use of the device. As a result, we’ve been able to eliminate all direct access to corporate mail outside of the LetMobile secure gateway.”

“We are very pleased that ECI Telecom has chosen LetMobile to secure their BYOD program,” said Dror Todress, CEO of LetMobile. “The large deployment at ECI on a variety of devices demonstrates that our Secure Mobile Gateway approach is optimal for personal mobile devices. It is virtually transparent to end-users, yet provides the ultimate in security – data that is not stored on the device cannot be lost, stolen or hacked.”

About LetMobile Secure Mobile E-mail
LetMobile protects and manages access to corporate data.

  •     Ultimate data security
  •     Corporate data and passwords are not stored on the mobile device - eliminating risks from theft, loss, malware and misuse.
  •     Leak prevention - the gateway controls user and device access by location, time and content. The intuitive dashboard provides policy control, alerts and audits.
  •     Optimal user experience
  •     Users continue to enjoy their favorite mail apps for both corporate and personal mail.
  •     Security is transparent, apart from a simple log-in to view corporate data. Battery life is unaffected.
  •     Lowest cost of ownership
  •     Fast implementation, on-site or as a cloud SaaS
  •     No changes needed for collaboration platforms or network configuration. A mobile application is optional on the device.
  •     User self-service management

About LetMobile
LetMobile is a leading provider of Secure Corporate Collaboration Solutions for Mobile Devices. LetMobile’s flagship product, Secure Mobile Email, is a unique, scalable solution for protecting corporate mail, calendars and contacts on any mobile phone, tablet or other device. Designed to secure the “Bring Your Own Device” revolution, LetMobile is the only security solution that enables employees to seamlessly view work mail, contacts and calendars using native mobile apps. With LetMobile, corporate data and passwords are never stored on a mobile device – the best protection against loss, theft and malicious attack. Around the world, enterprises and service providers are using LetMobile to meet their mobile data security, auditing and compliance needs. Learn more at http://www.letmobile.com.

About ECI Telecom
ECI Telecom delivers innovative communications platforms to carriers and service providers worldwide. ECI provides efficient platforms and solutions that enable customers to rapidly deploy cost-effective, revenue-generating services. Founded in 1961, Israel-based ECI has consistently delivered customer-focused networking solutions to the world’s largest carriers. The Company is also a market leader in many emerging markets. ECI provides scalable broadband access, transport and data networking infrastructure that provides the foundation for the communications of tomorrow, including next-generation voice, IPTV, mobility and other business solutions.

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