NitroDesk Announces Complete, Secure and Productive TouchDown for Mac

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NitroDesk, the makers of TouchDown, the industry-leading Microsoft® Exchange ActiveSync® solution for Android, iOS, Windows 8 and Windows RT powered devices announced the availability of TouchDown for Mac. This application is built exclusively for the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, Mac mini, iMac and Mac Pro.

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TouchDown for Mac

TouchDown for Mac is the ONLY secure Exchange ActiveSync solution for BYOD shops that have invested in mobile security, says Ron Goins, COO of NitroDesk Inc.

“TouchDown for Mac is completely innovative – we actively listen to our users, and integrate requests like categorization support, messages and appointments at a glance from a selected user, and time management techniques like GTD, MYN, etc. TouchDown for Mac is the ONLY secure Exchange ActiveSync solution for BYOD shops that have invested in mobile security; now you can feel secure in allowing employees to bring in their MACS without worrying about the security of your corporate data,” says Ron Goins, Chief Operating Officer of NitroDesk Inc.

TouchDown for Mac brings Emails, Contacts and Calendars into a single app with the following options available:

Unparalleled Security

  •     Everything is encrypted, regardless of your server or technology
  •     Use of PIN when mandated by server administrator or MDM
  •     S/MIME and IRM, per-email signing and encryption
  •     Native AES-256 Encryption on the data at rest
  •     Selective remote wipe if your device is lost or compromised – only corporate data is removed
  •     Support for client certs when connecting to server

Incredible Manageability

  •     Supports Apple’s new native over-the air Mobile Device Management configuration method
  •     Push email notification as opposed to slow polling
  •     High configurability (per account html signatures)
  •     Turn emails into tasks or appointments with one click
  •     Great Manageability, including more MDMs in the future
  •     Works universally with Microsoft® Exchange ActiveSync® servers (Exchange, Office365, Google for Business, Novell, Zimbra)

TouchDown for Mac has many more features than are available on any other third party Exchange solution,

  •     Fast ActiveSync connection for quick access to your corporate data
  •     Supports Microsoft Information Rights Management Server
  •     User-selectable themes, with quarterly updates
  •     Ability to search the server for email not synced to a device
  •     GAL searches
  •     User-configurable Quick Replies
  •     Streamlined UI that is easy to read, sort and respond to mail efficiently while still having familiar MacOS interface elements

Pricing and Availability
NitroDesk TouchDown for Mac is currently only available in beta. When released it will be priced at USD 29.99. No additional monthly charges and lifetime price includes all upgrades. To download the beta, go to or directly to Apple's App Store.

About NitroDesk Inc.
Founded in May 2008, NitroDesk Inc. is the developer of TouchDown, a popular application that lets users synchronize their Android, iOS and Windows 8 and Windows RT powered devices with corporate email, contacts and calendar on their Microsoft ® Exchange Servers. NitroDesk currently operates its head office in Bellevue, Washington.

Brand Name Disclaimers: Microsoft, Exchange, ActiveSync, Android and Apple may be trademarks of respective owners. Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries.

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