LG Electronics, SOTI Enhance Mobile Device Management For Enterprises

LG APIs Fully Supported, Enriched by SOTI Advanced MDM Feature Set

Oct 22, 2012, 09:00 ET from LG Electronics USA

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Electronics USA and SOTI Inc., a world leader in enterprise mobile device management (MDM) solutions, announced today that the next generation of LG 4G LTE mobile devices – starting with Intuition™ by LG, will incorporate SOTI's award-winning MobiControl MDM solution.

SOTI leverages new LG APIs (application programming interfaces) and its exclusive Android+ APIs to create an enterprise-grade solution to help address even the most stringent compliance requirements. SOTI's MobiControl solution on Intuition by LG will be on display at booth #834 at the annual Gartner ITxpo Symposium in Orlando, Fla.

With the increasing popularity of Android mobile devices for business, enterprises are facing pressure to effectively address concerns surrounding mobile security and manageability within the corporate environment. Working with LG, SOTI enables robust security functionalities by restricting the use of Bluetooth®, Wi-Fi Internet browser, screen capture and messaging. Hence, enterprise IT benefits from enhanced device manageability through the granular control of employees' devices.

"Enterprises want optimum solutions to resolve issues related to mobile device security and manageability," said Ki S. Kim, corporate vice president and head of Global Enterprise B2B Mobility Solutions at LG Electronics.  "The LG-SOTI relationship will enable IT administrators and employees to reap the benefits of an optimized experience of deploying security functionalities and knowing that enterprise data is being kept safer."

With more than 10,000 enterprise deployments and millions of devices managed globally, SOTI empowers organizations to enhance enterprise mobility and enable Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives. Backed by over a decade of experience, MobiControl enables organizations to address major challenges as their mobile device deployments grow in size and complexity. MobiControl has a wide range of advanced features including Real-Time Remote Control, Silent Application Installation, Device Lockdown, Secure Content Library, Location Based Services, email and VPN configuration.

"The advanced management capabilities of our award-winning SOTI MobiControl solution provide LG's enterprise customers with the tools they need to easily manage and help secure their mobile operation," said Carl Rodrigues, President and CEO of SOTI. "Enterprises can now improve efficiency and reduce costs with the confidence that their devices and the data on them are more secure."

About LG Electronics USA
LG Electronics USA, Inc., based in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., is the North American subsidiary of LG Electronics, Inc., a $49 billion global force and technology leader in consumer electronics, home appliances and mobile communications. In the United States, LG Electronics sells a range of stylish and innovative mobile phones, home entertainment products,  home appliances, and air conditioning systems and energy solutions, all under LG's "Life's Good" marketing theme.  LG Electronics is a 2012 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year. For more information, please visit www.lg.com

About SOTI Inc.
SOTI Inc. develops industry-leading solutions for Mobile Device Management (MDM), Mobile Content Management (MCM), Mobile Email Management (MEM), Mobile Application Management (MAM), Mobile Security Management (MSM), and to enable Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies in the workplace. SOTI MobiControl solves the unique challenges involved in managing, securing, supporting, and tracking mobile and desktop computing devices across all platforms. Today, over 10,000 customers around the world in all industries rely on SOTI to manage millions of devices. For more information, visit us at www.soti.net, contact us by email at sales@soti.net or call us at +1-888-624-9828 (NA), +44 1213680675 (UK) or +61 3 90015554 (Australia).

SOURCE LG Electronics USA