Webroot® Security Intelligence for Mobile Suite Enables FancyFon to Extend Mobile Device Management Platform Webroot and FancyFon Partner to Take the Complexity out of Protecting Enterprise Mobile Devices from Malware and Malicious Applications

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Webroot, a leader in cloud-based security intelligence solutions, today announced a strategic partnership with FancyFon, provider of the most versatile mobile device management platform – FAMOC, following the release of the cloud-based Webroot Security Intelligence for Mobile Suite last month. A key benefit to the Webroot Security Intelligence for Mobile Suite is that mobile technology partners can offer their customers a highly sophisticated and comprehensive mobile application reputation database, which has analyzed and categorized more than 3 million mobile applications across the Android and iOS platforms to identify and help block potentially harmful apps.

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The Webroot Security Intelligence for Mobile Suite is an integrated portfolio of easily deployed cloud-based security intelligence solutions. By incorporating Webroot's best-in-class URL classification, mobile app reputation, antimalware protection and IP reputation services, mobile technology partners can deliver highly secure solutions that can grow their customer bases, maximize recurring revenue streams and increase their customers' protection.

Leveraging the Webroot Security Intelligence for Mobile Suite affords FancyFon superior app reputation, antivirus protection, URL filtering, and secure browsing, extending FancyFon's comprehensive mobile device management (MDM) platform that enables organizations to secure, administer and monitor mobile assets from a single point of control. The out-of-box security solution expands the set of unique features for Android devices, including in-depth security management and remote access to devices screen and keyboard.

"Our comprehensive Mobile Device Management solution enables users to reap the benefits of features such as real-time asset inventory, application management, seamless security policy enforcement and compliance tracking," commented Bartosz Leoszewski, CEO at FancyFon. "Webroot Security Intelligence for Mobile extends FancyFon's comprehensive MDM platform with the best-of-breed and out-of-box antivirus protection. The synergy of the two solutions empowers IT to provide the ultimate data security for Android devices that are proliferating across corporate environments and being heavily targeted by hackers."

"Webroot's industry-leading security intelligence solutions enable mobile technology providers to benefit from the true cost and efficiency advantages of compact, easily implemented cloud services," said Mark Hanson, Vice President of Strategic Alliances at Webroot. "The Webroot Security Intelligence for Mobile Suite, as demonstrated by market-leading MDM provider, FancyFon, enables enterprises to stay ahead of quickly evolving Internet threats and get the most value from their mobile platform investments."

Webroot will be demonstrating its mobile security solutions at Mobile World Conference (MWC) 2013, held in Barcelona in booth #8.1H47, February 25 through the 28, 2013. To learn how your organization can partner with Webroot, contact StrategicAlliances@Webroot.com or visit http://www.webroot.com/En_US/partners-strategic-alliances.html.

ABOUT FANCYFON
Established in 2006, FancyFon provides a portfolio of industry-leading solutions for the mobile device lifecycle management market, empowering businesses to remotely control, manage and secure their diverse mobile infrastructures.

FancyFon Mobility Center (FAMOC™) provides asset, application, security and data access management, as well as end-user self-care and remote support for smartphones and tablets, either as a hosted or as an on-site solution. With its head office in Cork, Ireland, FancyFon's customers include service providers, large enterprise and government organizations in Europe and the United States. 

ABOUT WEBROOT
Webroot is bringing the power of software-as-a-service (SaaS) to Internet security with its suite of Webroot® SecureAnywhere offerings for consumers and businesses. Webroot also offers security intelligence solutions to organizations focused on cyber-security, such as Palo Alto Networks, F5, Corero, SOTI, NEC, FancyFon and others. Founded in 1997 and headquartered in Colorado, Webroot is the largest privately held security organization based in the United States. For more information, visit http://www.webroot.com or call 800.772.9383. Read the Webroot Threat Blog: http://blog.webroot.com. Follow Webroot on Twitter: http://twitter.com/webroot.

© 2013 Webroot Inc. All rights reserved. Webroot, SecureAnywhere, and Webroot SecureAnywhere are trademarks or registered trademarks of Webroot Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are properties of their respective owners.

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