AirWatch Simplifies Mobility for More Than 150 Global Retail Clients, Including Nine of Top 10 U.S. Retailers

AirWatch, the leading retail mobility management provider, speaks and presents at 2013 National Retail Federation Convention and EXPO (Booth #1804)

ATLANTA – January 14, 2012 – AirWatch®, the global leader and innovator in mobile security and the largest Mobile Device Management (MDM) provider, presents and speaks on their retail mobility solutions at the 102nd annual National Retail Federation (NRF) Convention and EXPO in New York City from Jan. 13 – 16, 2013. With more than 5,000 clients worldwide, AirWatch holds nine of the top 10 U.S. retailers as customers, with deployments ranging from 10,000 to 100,000 mobile devices.

Top retailers enhancing their businesses with AirWatch include the world’s largest retailer, and, in the U.S., the top two home improvement stores, the third biggest retailer, the largest drug retailer chain, a multinational consumer electronics corporation, a membership warehouse club, and the top two grocery chains. The average deployment size of the top U.S. retailers using AirWatch is approximately 33,000 mobile devices. AirWatch maintains a dedicated team for retail solutions with more than 300 employees devoted to research and development.

According to the 2012 Retail Information Systems LeaderBoard, AirWatch holds the number one spot for customer satisfaction and the top 10 spot in multiple categories, including return on investment, technology innovation, installation/integration and recommendation status. These accolades support AirWatch as a leader in the mobile device management industry and coincide with global expansion and market growth.

Throughout 2012, the retail industry began to embrace mobile point-of-sale applications and kiosk-mode features in stores,” said John Marshall, president and CEO, AirWatch. “Retailers that deployed mobile devices in their environments with AirWatch reap the benefits of features such as real-time product inventory and details, mobile POS applications and customizable user interfaces.

AirWatch will be located at booth #1804 at the NRF Convention and EXPO and will be presenting at the Big !deas Session on the topic of Best Practices in Retail Mobility on Monday, Jan. 14, 11 - 11:45 a.m. at the Convention Center, Level 3, Room 3D09. Additionally, the session on Mobility Powered by AirWatch will be on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 11 – 11:45 a.m. at the Convention Center, Level 3, Room 3D05.

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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