LG Electronics Expands Enterprise Mobility Solution Offerings with Robust Partner Ecosystem
SAN DIEGO, Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — CTIA ENTERPRISE AND APPLICATIONS 2011 — LG Electronics Inc. (LG) today announced a series of partnerships forged with leading solution vendors in the enterprise mobility industry at CTIA Enterprise and Applications 2011 (Booth #835). With an extensive portfolio of solutions compatible with LG’s Android smartphones and tablets spanning across mobile device management (MDM), security, mobile virtualization, unified communications (UC) and cloud computing, LG Electronics is poised to help companies propel mobility strategies and achieve higher productivity with its enterprise-ready mobile devices.
Solution providers working in tandem with LG to enhance MDM and security features in its smart devices include Authentec, McAfee, MobileIron, Mocana, 3LM and Sybase, a SAP company. Enterprise users who are often on the move can also look forward to UC solutions from Avaya and Fuzebox that will be available on LG handsets and tablets. LG’s partnership with Box extends a free 50GB lifetime cloud storage service to users of selected LG smart devices, enabling secure enterprise cloud file sharing and content management to boost worker collaboration.
LG is a leader in championing dual persona technologies (termed as “LG Privacy and Business”) which separate personal and professional workspaces securely on a single smart device to accelerate the adoption of employee-owned devices on corporate networks. In December 2010, a strategic partnership with VMware, the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure was announced. And recently, LG expanded its efforts in this field by embracing innovative, emerging technology from Enterproid.
“Organizations are facing many different challenges involving mobile security and manageability. We are committed to developing a strategic line-up of industry leading partners and solutions complementary to LG’s smart devices. This allows us to meet the mobility requirements of a diverse group of enterprise customers,” said Ki S. Kim, corporate vice president of Global Enterprise Solutions Business at LG Electronics.
“By integrating McAfee mobile security technologies on LG mobile devices, LG users can protect their data and safeguard their privacy. Moreover, by having the McAfeeÃ‚® Enterprise Mobility Management (McAfeeÃ‚® EMM(TM)) software on LG devices, it boosts the confidence in users who bring the devices to their IT department, knowing that they can connect securely to the corporate network.” said Todd Gebhart, co-president at McAfee.
Solutions available on LG Android smart devices are listed below. For more information, visit LG Enterprise Mobility Solutions at http://enterprisesolutions.lgmobile.com:6010/main.htm
Mobile Device Management & Security
AuthenTec Mobile VPN (for Android): Authentec’s QuickSec Mobile VPN solution for Android enhances secure VPN communication through an IPsec-based VPN client integrated into LG Android smart devices. This VPN client solution has been thoroughly tested and proven for interoperability with all major VPN gateways and comes with an easily customizable user interface. It is a fully featured enterprise class VPN solution supporting the latest features such as IKEv2 with MOBIKE, IPv6 and Gingerbread (Android 2.3) and later Android OS support.
McAfee Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) & Mobile Security (MMS): The partnership between LG and McAfee, a global leader in security, leverages LG’s upcoming extended Android MDM APIs for enhanced device manageability. The McAfee EMM(TM) solution provides easy and scalable enterprise mobility management with secure access to the corporate network and applications. In addition, the McAfee Mobile Security software service provides a comprehensive mobile security solution ideal for protecting data and privacy in the event of loss or theft, while safeguarding against viruses and spyware and defending against Web-based threats.
MobileIron: An innovator in enterprise management and security for mobile devices and applications, MobileIron provides the foundation to manage and secure corporate data on LG Android mobile devices. It is also the first solution to combine data-driven smartphone and tablet management with real-time wireless cost control. The VSP is available as an easy-to-install server that connects to the enterprise network.
Mocana VeloDAR Encryption(TM) & VeloVPN Client(TM): Mocana, a leading presence in smart device security has partnered LG, its first handset manufacturer in protecting the Android ecosystem from security threats. Mocana’s “VeloDAR Encryption(TM) is the industry’s first and most advanced data-at-rest encryption solution, protecting sensitive enterprise data that resides on Android devices. The VeloVPN Client(TM) is the most comprehensive and cross-compatible IPSec VPN client, which helps secure the data communication link between Android mobile devices and enterprise networks.
SybaseÃ‚® AfariaÃ‚®: Sybase, an SAPÃ‚® company, has partnered with LG to secure personal and corporate-owned Android smartphones and tablets in hosted and behind the firewall enterprise environments. It provides secure over-the-air (OTA) delivery of in-house and publicly available applications and on-device portal technology. Sybase has been positioned in the Leaders Quadrant of Gartner, Inc.’s Magic Quadrant for Mobile Device Management Software 2011 and recognized as the leader in the MDM enterprise software market for the tenth consecutive year by IDC.
3LM: LG has partnered with 3LM, a provider of security software for Android devices, to bring to market LG devices with advanced enterprise and security functionality developed by 3LM. These enhancements will enable greater manageability and security for IT administrators looking to allow LG Android devices in their corporate environments and for users to extend their brand affinity with secure LG devices into their workplaces.
Privacy & Business
Enterproid Divide: Enterproid – a young but extremely innovative company offers its solution, “Divide” on LG Android smartphones, creating a separation between work and personal profiles on a single device. A secure mobile environment for the work profile with business-class applications such as email, contacts, and calendar, is achieved with full, on-flash encryption. With its cloud-based device management platform, a full set of remote management capabilities without the need for any desktop or server installations can be performed, making set-up extremely efficient and fast.
VMware Horizon Mobile(TM): VMware Horizon Mobile will provide a simple way for IT departments to securely provision, manage and de-provision a corporate mobile workspace to an employee’s Android device over-the-air. As a result employees will gain the freedom to choose a single Android device for both personal and work use. LG’s mobile devices integrate seamlessly with enterprise infrastructure, while VMware Horizon Mobile will include access to a catalog of corporate approved mobile applications and corporate data resources.
Avaya one-X Mobile Client: LG’s partnership with Avaya, a global leader in business communications enables companies to incorporate the one-X Mobile Client in LG mobile devices as part of their enterprise communications. This allows users to send and receive calls through their corporate communications system on the move, using a single number or identity. This solution also helps mobile workers gain access to important phone calls and unified communications, including visual voice mail, aggregated presence, synchronized call logs and contacts.
Fuzebox: FuzeBox is the global leader in real-time visual collaboration applications for millions of enterprise users. Its applications – Fuze Meeting and Fuze Telepresence Connect, allow people to communicate, collaborate and share content from LG Android devices, across any network, anywhere in the world. Fuze Meeting users are able to collaborate in HD, host meetings from any desktop or mobile device, and optimize the communication experience by preloading content to the cloud – so everyone is on the same page when they cannot be in the same room.
Box: LG and Box, one of Silicon Valley’s fastest-growing companies have partnered to couple Box’s simple and secure content management solution with LG’s leading Android mobile devices. This in turn provides the mobile workforce with a truly enterprise-ready solution, while building a smarter mobile enterprise with greater connectivity. Additionally, as part of its promise to provide users with the best mobile cloud solution, Box will be offering 50GB of free storage to attendees who visit the LG booth (#835).
About LG Electronics, Inc.
LG Electronics, Inc. (KSE: 066570.KS) is a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, mobile communications and home appliances, employing more than 93,000 people working in over 120 operations around the world. With 2010 global sales of 55.8 trillion Korean won (USD 48.2 billion), LG comprises four business units – Home Entertainment, Mobile Communications, Home Appliance, and Air Conditioning & Energy Solutions. LG is one of the world’s leading producers of flat panel TVs, mobile devices, air conditioners, washing machines, and refrigerators. LG has signed a long-term agreement to become both a Global Partner and a Technology Partner of Formula 1(TM). As part of this top-level association, LG acquires exclusive designations and marketing rights as the official consumer electronics, mobile phone and data processor of this global sporting event. For more information, please visit www.lg.com.
About LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company
The LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company is a leading global mobile communications and information company. With its cutting-edge technology and innovative design capabilities, LG creates handsets that provide an optimized mobile experience to customers around the world. LG is pursuing convergence technology and mobile computing products, while continuing its leadership role in mobile communication with stylish designs and smart technology. For more information, please visit www.lgmobilephones.com.
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