Sophos has announced growing momentum for its Mobile Device Management (MDM) solutions. The company also announced its presence at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, to share its vision for MDM and demonstrate its best-in-class solutions, most notably, Sophos Mobile Control. Attendees to Mobile World Congress can find Sophos at stand 5H11 in hall 5.
Rapid customer growth, industry analyst validation and a new Mobile Threat Report from SophosLabs highlight this announcement.
Sophos Mobile Control
Protecting millions of mobile devices across tens of thousands of customer accounts, the latest release of Sophos Mobile Control (SMC) features an easy-to-use web-based console – deployed either on-premise or as a Service – to manage, protect and secure data. It delivers effective mobile device management to control the devices that access corporate systems. Using Sophos Mobile Control, IT teams can equally enforce regulatory compliance as well as corporate-mandated policies for complete data and device security without complexity. SMC supports Windows Phone 8, Android, and iOS 7, Apple’s latest mobile operating system.
In a recent research note by IDC, 24 percent of SMB organizations currently utilize an MDM solution to govern and manage their mobile devices. The study identified Sophos Mobile Control as the most deployed MDM product among all survey respondents at 25 percent (http://www.sophos.com/en-us/medialibrary/PDFs/other/idc_mdm_slide.ashx). In addition, last month, Sophos was named a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms, and recently received a positive review from the 451 Group.
“We’re thrilled by the continued adoption of our MDM solutions. As the IDC report confirms, the market opportunity is huge, and Sophos Mobile Control is already at the head of the pack,” said Dan Schiappa, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Enduser Protection Group, Sophos. “As organizations look to define and refine BYOD policies and comply with regulations and compliance issues, Sophos continues to be a trusted provider for endpoint, network and server protection solutions.”
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