MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MobileIron, the leader in security and management for mobile apps, documents, and devices, today announced support for Windows Phone 8. By extending its policy, enrollment, selective wipe, and certificate capabilities, MobileIron lets Mobile IT teams confidently add Windows Phone 8 devices to their mobile environments. After a simple upgrade, MobileIron customers will be able to secure and manage Windows Phone 8 apps and devices without the need for third party tools. Customers will also get the same industry-leading mobile application management (MAM) features on Windows Phone 8 as they do on other operating systems.
"As more and more people bring their own smartphones to work, the new Windows Phone 8 becomes a great choice for IT departments who need to easily and confidently enable those users," said Eric Hermelee, Senior Director, Windows Phone. "By working with MobileIron, we can provide a complete solution for the mobile enterprise. Users can take advantage of the new Outlook and Office Mobile collaboration and productivity tools built into Windows Phone 8 and Mobile IT can secure the data and protect user privacy."
"The key to getting employees on board with any enterprise mobile strategy is to offer access to phones, applications and experiences people want to use at a personal level. The challenge for enterprises has been combining that with a platform that offers enterprise application delivery and security for company data," said David Mason, Head of Business Mobility Marketing, Nokia. "The introduction of the Nokia Lumia 920, the world's most innovative smartphone, and the Nokia Lumia 820, brings innovation like wireless charging to mid-tier price points, provides employees with leading smartphone experiences, while Windows Phone 8 provides the reassurance that enterprises require."
"Windows Phone 8 marks a new step in mobile," said Bob Tinker, CEO, MobileIron. "Microsoft, working with partners like Nokia, has created an incredibly innovative user experience. Our customers are thrilled that they will be able to secure and manage Windows Phone 8 apps and devices through MobileIron."
For more information, please register for MobileIron's webinar on what windows Phone 8 means for the enterprise: http://www.mobileiron.com/en/multi-os-management/windows-phone-management
Recognized by leading market research advisory firm IDC as the fastest growing mobile enterprise management vendor in the world, MobileIron has been chosen by more than 3,000 organizations that are transforming their businesses through enterprise mobility. Available as an on-premise or a cloud solution, MobileIron was purpose-built to secure and manage mobile apps, documents, and devices for global companies. MobileIron was the first to deliver key innovations such as multi-OS mobile device management (MDM), mobile application management (MAM), BYOD privacy controls, and mobile DLP. MobileIron has been chosen by 7 of the 10 top global pharmaceutical companies, 4 of the 5 top global automotive manufacturers, 3 of the top 5 global retailers, and half of the 10 top global law firms. For more information, please visit www.mobileiron.com
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