AirWatch to Provide Immediate Device and Application Management Support for Windows Phone 8®

ATLANTA – October 23, 2012 – AirWatch®, the global leader and innovator in mobile security, Mobile Device Management (MDM), Mobile Application Management (MAM), Mobile Content Management (MCM), Mobile Email Management (MEM) and BYOD management, announces device and application management support for Windows Phone 8® immediately on release date.

AirWatch’s industry-leading enterprise mobility management solution enables enterprises and public sector organizations to take full advantage of the new Windows Phone 8 device and application management abilities.

Along with support for upcoming features to be revealed on release date, AirWatch will support the publically announced Windows Phone 8 device and application management features:

  • Company Hubs
  • Device reporting, configuration and analytics
  • Over-the-air updates to enterprise applications
  • Exchange ActiveSync configuration
  • Enterprise and full device wipes
  • SD card disabling

With the Company Hub, Windows Phone 8 provides a central location for IT administrators to push internal application updates, securely connect devices to enterprise networks and send notifications and messages to specific contacts.

The release of Windows Phone 8 further represents Microsoft’s growing mobile enterprise presence,” said John Marshall, CEO, AirWatch. “Now, businesses can maximize existing investments in Microsoft technology and streamline mobile integration into their infrastructures. By leveraging the new capabilities of the platform, mobility is now an extension of the overall framework.

About AirWatch by VMware

AirWatch by VMware is the leader in enterprise mobility management, with more than 10,000 global customers. The AirWatch platform includes industry-leading mobile device, email, application, content, and browser management solutions. Organizations can implement these solutions across device types and use cases, including complete EMM for corporate and line of business deployments, and containerized solutions for Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) programs. Acquired by VMware in February 2014, AirWatch is based in Atlanta and can be found online at www.air-watch.com. VMware is headquartered in Silicon Valley and can be found online at www.vmware.com.

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