SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Good Technology, the leading provider of secure and managed enterprise mobility and collaboration tools for a range of mobile devices, announced that Ford Motor Company is deploying Good for Enterprise™ software to secure personally-owned, employee smartphones and tablets. Good for Enterprise will support Ford's employee-owned device (ePod) initiative that enables employees around the globe to work from anywhere using the device of their choice.
According to a BYOD survey conducted by Good Technology, companies across all industries are experiencing an influx of consumer mobile devices due to the rise in popularity and proliferation of smartphones and tablets. As a result, IT departments are challenged to develop policies and deploy solutions that allow employees to use their own devices to access confidential enterprise data and information.
Good for Enterprise™ software provides a number of benefits for companies including:
- Streamlined management and support for a broader range of employee-owned mobile devices
- A simplified end-user experience
- Flexibility for employees to seamlessly integrate personal and work priorities
- Corporate data protection with rigorous mobile enterprise security across multiple platforms
- Reduced costs associated with enterprise mobility functions across the organization
- A flexible base solution that will allow the company to adapt to the evolving enterprise mobility marketplace and security threats
"Ford exemplifies how forward thinking companies are enabling employees to be more productive and provide a better overall employee experience while meeting varying work needs and ensuring they keep data secure in allowing employees to access email on their personal devices," said John Herrema, Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy, Good Technology. "Incorporating a global automotive leader like Ford into our growing stable of Fortune 500 customers demonstrates the value and level of mobile enterprise security and data management excellence that we provide."
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Good Technology combines award-winning enterprise-grade mobile security and control with an exceptional user experience, allowing enterprise and government employees to connect, communicate, and collaborate on their devices of choice. Recognized by the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA) as the Best Mobile Operations Management Solution in 2011, Good opens new possibilities for maximizing business and personal productivity by providing secure, easy-to-use, and instant mobile access to data, applications and services on hundreds of mobile devices. Want to know more? Visit www.good.com
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