MobileIron Drives Enterprise Use of Android Devices, Certifying New Motorola Smartphones and Tablets

Mar 16, 2011, 14:13 ET from MobileIron

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MobileIron (, the innovator in mobile device management and security, today announced that it has certified Motorola's newest Android devices, the Motorola XOOM™ tablet and the Motorola ATRIX™ 4G smartphone, for use by enterprise companies. To address the variations among Android devices and capabilities, MobileIron has established a testing system to evaluate and certify the Android devices that deliver enterprise-class security and management features.

The Motorola XOOM is the first tablet to run Android 3.0, also known as Honeycomb, the Android operating system designed specifically for tablets. The recently released Motorola ATRIX 4G significantly advances enterprise mobility. The combination of the ATRIX 4G with the laptop dock sets up the smartphone as a replacement for laptop computers.

"Motorola has done a great job of supporting business users by building enterprise capabilities into Android," said Ojas Rege, Vice President of Products, MobileIron. "With the XOOM, ATRIX 4G, and DROID lines, Motorola delivers the core security features that our customers require in order to adopt Android devices for enterprise use."

MobileIron is focused on enterprise-class management and security, including essential Android features such as remote Exchange configuration, certificate-based authentication, encryption management, and application distribution.

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