MobileIron Anyware Offers Enterprise Mobility Management
Anyware, which supports the Android operating system and Apple's iOS, leverages the Salesforce Platform and allows admins to manage security and apps.MobileIron, a security and management specialist for mobile apps, content and devices, announced the availability of Anyware, a cloud-based solution for enterprise mobility management (EMM) that features personalized app and content catalogs, one-touch configuration, and app ratings and recommendations. Anyware, which supports Google's Android operating system version 4.0 and higher and Apple's iOS version 5.0 and higher, leverages the Salesforce Platform, which allows businesses to build applications, and offers a host of security and other mobile services. The Anyware platform allows IT managers to block untrusted devices and wipe business apps when required, as well as protect business data while preserving the privacy of personal data. In addition, Anyware gives Salesforce administrators the ability to manage a mobile deployment through the Salesforce interface. "We expect adoption of cloud solutions for mobile management to see a significant uptake over the next few years," Stacy Crook, program manager for mobile enterprise research at IT analytics firm IDC, said in a statement. "Solutions like Anyware by MobileIron that are purpose-built for mobility can help accelerate that adoption and allow organizations to realize the full productivity benefits of mobile without sacrificing security."
Administrators can set security policies, configure WiFi and email, and manage device inventory, as well as publish apps and content through a single interface, by individual or group. Anyware enables Salesforce administrators to distribute mobile apps to employees as well as secure and manage employees' mobile devices right from the Salesforce administration console.