MobileIron to Support OS X Mountain Lion
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The Mac is more popular than ever among businesses, and IT departments are looking for more effective ways to support this rapid rise of Macs in the enterprise. Forrester Research forecasts that enterprises will spend $19 billion on the Mac and iPad in 2012, with that number increasing to $28 billion in 2013. With Mac use rapidly rising, MobileIron, the leader in security and management for mobile apps, content, and devices, today announced that it will support OS X Mountain Lion. IT departments will be able to use MobileIron to manage all Mac and iOS devices that need to connect to the corporate network, streamlining security and configuration requirements.
“Our goal as a company has always been to give IT the tools it needs to let users choose the devices and the apps they need to be most productive,” said Bob Tinker, CEO, MobileIron. “By supporting OS X Mountain Lion, we are making it easy for IT to extend their support from iOS devices to the Mac. The bottom line is that now IT can say yes to Macs in their enterprise.”
MobileIron provides enterprise security for Macs by provisioning and enforcing:
- Minimum passcode and password requirements to protect device access
- Wi-Fi and VPN configurations to protect data-in-motion
- Certificates to authenticate users, apps, and devices
- E-mail configuration
- Remote lock and complete wipe for lost, stolen devices
- Removal of enterprise provisioning information when retiring Macs
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