ATLANTA – June 26, 2013 – AirWatch®, the global leader and innovator in mobile security and the largest Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) provider, has acquired Motorola Solutions’ [NYSE: MSI] MSP (Mobility Services Platform) business. The terms of the transaction are not disclosed.
AirWatch and Motorola Solutions MSP appreciate the importance of enterprise mobility management to their respective customers, especially as customers work to support an increasingly diverse fleet of mobile computing devices and operating systems. AirWatch is further committed to offering the most compelling management solutions for customers of Motorola’s industry-leading portfolio of enterprise mobile computing devices.
MSP has a long history of enabling customers to provision, stage and manage their enterprise mobile computers. The MSP product line will enable AirWatch to combine MSP’s depth and richness of features and functionality with AirWatch’s ease of use across multiple device and OS types.
“With MSP, AirWatch gets a fully featured product line for enterprise mobile computers and a talented team with tremendous domain expertise,” says Girish Rishi, senior vice president of enterprise solutions, Motorola Solutions. “AirWatch will provide size, scalability and significant investment in this space, which will benefit our MSP customers. Motorola Solutions and AirWatch will collaborate to ensure that the product support transition is seamless.”
Motorola Solutions’ existing MSP customers will continue to receive the same level of service directly from Motorola. AirWatch will evolve the MSP product line on an ongoing basis and pursue further plans to incorporate the leading MSP features into the AirWatch EMM platform.
“We are excited to welcome both the MSP associates and technology to the AirWatch family,” says David Dabbiere, COO, AirWatch. “We highly value their shared focus on customer satisfaction and know they are trusted partners in the mobile space.”
AirWatch by VMware is the leader in enterprise mobility management, with more than 16,000 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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