Posts Tagged ‘mobile device management’
Webroot is once again partnering to make an entrance into new markets, this time forming an alliance with bandwidth and unified management firm XRoad Networks, a move that gives partners a bit more exposure in network security arenas.
Sophos is asserting a bigger presence in MDM, a move that it hopes will give it more leverage to take on bigger challengers as the mobile security space heats up.
Gartner finds 38 percent of companies worldwide say they expect to stop providing mobile devices to their staff by 2016.
Symantec is remaining true to its stated mobility ambitions with a series of security updates to its mobile device management suite. It plans to invest further in MDM, indicating partners can breathe easier when placing bets in this space.
The new Aruba WorkSpace component extends current ClearPass capabilities for provisioning and managing mobile devices by adding network-aware applications controls, which can limit the apps allowed on the corporate network, enforce network prioritization policies for work applications and change security profiles on the fly.
Kaspersky Lab updates its mobile security product, indicating it plans to hold its ground in the tightening MDM race.
GFI is spinning off its security business, honing its former offerings into ThreatTrack, a new firm that aims to swipe at larger, more lucrative advanced threat markets. But how it will develop its channel to be competitive with larger and more established players remains to be seen.
Smartphones, tablets, eReaders –these days BYOD trends seldom stop at one device per person. Webroot is attempting to make the road a little bit easier. The Broomfield, Colo.-based SaaS security firm officially launched a flexible user-based licensing model, a move that gives partners a bit of a leg up in mobility markets as they face [...]
Users are carrying more gadgets these days, according to a Sophos study. For users, that means more devices to track, more passwords to remember and more operating systems to keep secure. And the channel will be called upon to help them do so.
Trend Micro is taking another stab at mobile security by rolling MDM into a more comprehensive data protection suite of solutions. The move could give channel partners a new way to introduce MDM to an established base of customers, but Trend Micro will have to stay focused on mobility strategy if it wants to gain ground in the market.