VITAS Innovative Hospice Care, a pioneer and leader in the hospice movement since 1978, is the nation’s leading provider of end-of-life care. With headquarters in Miami, VITAS operates 51 hospice programs. At VITAS, 80 percent of employees are engaged with delivering post-acute care in a patient’s home. VITAS is currently deploying more than 100 mobile devices to enable its care continuum, starting with admissions, sales and e-prescribing teams. Employees that receive mobile devices, a mix of corporate-owned iPhones and iPads, range from physicians, chaplains, nurses, community liaisons and admissions liaisons.
Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) is one of the nation’s leading comprehensive, integrated health systems. Henry Ford Health System’s workforce had been exclusively using BlackBerry devices for many years, but as more clinical applications have been moving toward Android and Apple iOS platforms, the organization has had to adapt its mobility strategy accordingly. After reviewing three of the top solution providers, HFHS leaders selected AirWatch based on three main points of differentiation: it offered an option to be hosted by the vendor instead of by HFHS, integration with Active Directory and the ability to bring ActiveSync traffic through the AirWatch gateway and rapid adoption by the platform of new operating system features within days after release.
The proliferation of mobile devices and tablets is transforming classroom learning. As traditional paper textbooks are replaced with digital books on tablets, students are reaping the benefits of having continuous access to the latest information. Open Your Tomorrow is an initiative launched by the Lebanese Ministry of Telecommunications, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, to regenerate the country by enabling youth. The Lebanese Ministry of Telecommunications funded the project by sourcing 15,000 tablets that were custom designed by Intel and equipped with parental controls and AirWatch Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM).
Zambon is a leading chemical and pharmaceutical company that has been in operation for 108 years. The family-owned, Italian company is well established in three therapeutic areas: respiratory, pain and women’s care. In 2011, Zambon’s leadership decided to ‘go mobile’, providing Field Force users with iPads® to work more efficiently and perform on field activities. Zambon chose AirWatch after seeking a a mobile solution to protect the flow of information and allow the sales team to securely access documents and apps for market analysis and product promotion on their devices.
2gether NHS Foundation Trust (2gether) provides mental and social healthcare services. The trust employs more than 2,300 staff members and serves a population of 761,000. Due to the sensitive nature of data and restrictions in terms of data protection, 2gether chose AirWatch to effectively support and secure the rollout of tablets and internal apps, as well as provide the exibility to develop new, secure apps in the future.
Lomond School is an independent, co-educational day and boarding school in Helensburgh, Scotland, with more than 500 students and 50 teachers.The school sought an EMM solution that met a number of requirements, including access to the Apple Volume Purchase Program for app distribution, the capability to restrict certain apps during school hours and the option for students to use their school-owned tablets at home. After evaluating a number of options, Lomond School selected AirWatch as its EMM provider to lter inappropriate content, secure devices, push content and provide students with a complete e-learning experience.
Luxottica Group is a leader in premium, luxury and sports eyewear with approximately 7,000 optical and sun retail stores in North America, Asia-Pacific, China, South Africa, Latin America and Europe.
Always on the forefront of fashion, BCBGMAXAZRIA (BCBG) is the premier lifestyle collection for today’s modern woman. The company’s name is derived from the French phrase “bon chic, bon genre,” which is Parisian slang for “good style, good attitude.” Reconciling creativity with accessibility and desirability with wearability, BCBG occupies a unique position in American fashion. Offering sophisticated, confident designs that take consumers from work to the weekend in style, BCBG is sold in more than 1,000 points of sale worldwide.
The Stockport NHS trust adopted AirWatch® Enterprise Mobility Management to safeguard patient data. They use AirWatch solutions to enhance security features on its fleet of around 250 mobile devices and to ensure patient data is not compromised or lost in the emergency department.
Headquartered in Caxias do Sul, Brazil, Sumig specializes in professional solutions for welding and cutting developed with in-house technology. Founded in 1980, the company is continually expanding and is the segment leader in the Brazilian market. After researching a number of EMM providers, Sumig selected AirWatch® to manage its growing mobile fleet. “I explored a few other suppliers, but the AirWatch team offered an immediate solution and cared about the needs of our company,” explained Schaefer. “I ultimately selected AirWatch because of the customer service I received from the beginning. The AirWatch sales team and the technical team have the expertise and commitment to provide a seamless deployment.” Sumig Invests in Mobile Innovation with AirWatch.
Relay Foods is an online grocery store that provides customers with the best sustainable products from local stores, restaurants and farms, including a wide variety of specialty foods and local produce. Shoppers can select a convenient pickup location close to where they live or work, or have their order delivered to their doorstep. By partnering with both local artisans and national brands, Relay provides customers with a healthier, sustainable way to shop and eat and vendors with a marketplace to start their businesses and sell their products. The company has been in operation since 2009 and now has more than 135 employees in six markets throughout the mid-Atlantic.
reed.co.uk is a leading recruitment website in the UK. The firm highlights vacancies from more than 10,000 recruiters and 4.5 million job seekers rely on reed.co.uk in their search for employment. The company uses AirWatch to manage a fleet of employee-owned and corporate-owned devices that includes a range of operating systems. Implementing AirWatch was easy and employees are grateful for the ability to protect corporate and personal information, especially in the event that a device is lost or stolen.
A local health district in NSW provides a range of public health services to the diverse region. The district delivers services to approximately 850,000 people, employs 15,500 staff and 1,600 volunteers. During a pilot tablet deployment to patients, the health service need a way to secure the devices, enable care through applications and filter Internet searches for pediatric patients. The organization chose AirWatch to meet its mobility needs.
Located on Wilmington Island, GA, St. Andrew’s is a college preparatory school known for nurturing and challenging students in Pre-K through grade 12. The school has been designated as a 2013 Apple Distinguished School, as well as an International Baccalaureate World School, offering the Diploma Program, which represents the school’s global competency. The school chose AirWatch to secure devices and manage applications from the central admin console. Though the IT department includes only one employee, management of tablets and laptops is easy with AirWatch.
The USACE is a network of 37,000 civilians and soldiers delivering engineering services to customers world-wide. USACE uses tablets in the field, secured by AirWatch, to cut down on emergency response time for disaster relief. AirWatch helps facilitate USACE’s on-ground support, which is the first step towards recovery.
With more than 150,000 employees around the world, many of this company’s executives and client advisors travel extensively and require mobile access to email, contacts, calendar and corporate documents. When the company issued more than 14,000 smartphones and tablets to employees, the leadership team needed a technology partner to simplify mobility for the entire organization. The company chose AirWatch to institute a BYOD policy, secure email and manage content with Secure Content Locker.
GA Communication Group is a marketing and advertising agency serving the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries. The company chose AirWatch to manage a hybrid fleet of corporate and employee-owned smartphones and tablets. One of the most valuable benefits of AirWatch has been the ability to centrally manage all devices, which has resulted in significant time savings for the IT department. GA Communication Group also uses the AirWatch App Catalog to push apps to employees.
Managing mobility on a global level is critical for Big Picture, the UK’s premier field marketing agency with more than 200 staff members in 16 countries. The company’s main challenge was to provide all employees with up-to-date information in their respective languages, whether they used a company-owned device or an employee-owned device. With Secure Content Locker, Big Picture can securely distribute content for mobile access to employees, based on their location and language preferences. Big Picture uses advanced analytics to create reports on what content is accessed most, and uses continuous compliance monitoring to keep resources secure.
As a large company comprised of multiple brands and six office locations, Ideal Stelrad Limited faced a number of challenges when it made the decision to embrace mobility. More than 300 Stelrad employees including executives, engineers and sales people required mobile access to corporate information – wherever and whenever. AirWatch’s multi-tenant architecture offers a streamlined way to manage hundreds of devices based on user role, device type and organization group. In addition to remote mobile access to email, Ideal Stelrad engineers now have the ability to digitally complete various forms from their mobile device.
“Open Your Tomorrow” is an initiative launched by the Lebanese Ministry of Telecommunications, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, to regenerate the country by enabling the youth. Lebanese students ages 6-18 will receive 3G-enabled tablets for educational and recreational purposes at a subsidized fee. AirWatch was chosen due to it’s position as a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Mobile Device Management, device agnostic stance, scalability, fast turnaround in providing an MDM solution and better value compared to other providers.
Aware of the need to efficiently manage its fleet of tablets, the Edison leadership team saw value in partnering with an EMM provider. In particular, Edison required a centralized system to manage a variety of devices and operating systems with the goal of eventually implementing a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program. After compiling a mobile strategy study with input from a major technological and advisory company and internal analysts, Edison identified AirWatch® as the best EMM solution for its needs. AirWatch has been configured and is currently deployed on more than 100 mobile devices at Edison, including iOS®, Android™ and Windows™ Phone 8. The company plans to rollout of more than 1,000 additional devices in the near future – mainly tablets.
Fort Bend ISD includes 74 campuses, which are prone to hurricanes and tropical storms. When inclement weather strikes, the school’s priority is the safety and security of its students. The school’s Enterprise Application Support, Training and Reporting (EASTR) department created ICE (In Case of Emergency), an internally developed tablet app, deployed exclusively through AirWatch® to nurses and members of the school’s Safe and Secure task force. Currently, 72 nurses at 74 campuses are using the ICE app distributed by AirWatch, which has been met with resoundingly positive feedback.
Headquartered in San Francisco, Blackboard is a leader in enterprise technology and innovative solutions that improve the experience of millions of students and learners every day around the world. The Blackboard marketing team completed a successful deployment across iOS® and Android™ devices. With hundreds of mobile applications developed, Blackboard can now manage applications on smartphones and tablets to ensure field representatives have the latest application version installed. Blackboard will also use Secure Content Locker from AirWatch to distribute and manage content securely on mobile devices.
B. Braun supplies the global healthcare market with products for anesthesia, intensive medicine, cardiology, extra corporeal blood treatment and surgery, as well as services for hospitals, general practitioners and the homecare sector. In addition to employee-owned devices, the company manages corporate-owned iPhones and iPads through AirWatch. An important milestone for B. Braun was the worldwide re-launch of its corporate Intranet in 2013, which can now be accessed by employee-owned devices without a VPN connection. B. Braun also utilizes AirWatch Mobile Application Management and Secure Email Gateway.
Founded in 1997, YO! Sushi introduced the concept of a Japanese ‘kaiten,’ or sushi bar, which delivers food to customers on a conveyor belt. Using AirWatch technology, YO! Sushi ensures that it protects both sensitive restaurant and customer data. With its mobility initiative in place, YO! Sushi has increased efficiencies and enhanced customer experience in its restaurants. Waiters are saving time by entering orders directly on mobile devices, fewer orders are lost or misread by kitchen staff, and each restaurant’s order fulfillment speed has increased.
The inomed leadership team sought a device, content and application management solution that would enable employees to securely distribute updated product documents to subsidiaries and partners, to replace product CDs, and to globally distribute internal and public applications. With AirWatch, the company can automatically push profiles, VPN access and email configurations to devices without user interaction, as well as push content for secure mobile access to documents, videos and more with Secure Content Locker.
Zambon Pharmaceutical Laboratories Ltda. is a pharmaceutical company that operates in three strategic areas: respiratory, pain and women’s health. In 2011, the company’s leadership decided to ‘go mobile’ and chose AirWatch to enable mobile device, email and application management. Custom profiles for employees based on job function ensure employees receive the exact level of access to information they need to do their job well, and the intuitive and simple design ensured IT could meet a tight deployment deadline. In the future, the company plans to use Secure Content Locker to enable secure mobile access to corporate documents.
Groupe Thiriet is a food processing company that distributes frozen products through its stores and home delivery distribution centers. Based on an influential analyst report and first-hand experience during a free trial, the company chose AirWatch Enterprise Mobility Management. To easily manage different users, user groups were imported according to the company’s existing organizational chart. Each group has access to email, calendar, Wi-Fi and VPN according to their needs and job function. Next, Groupe Thiriet plans to deploy AirWatch Secure Content Locker to enable secure access to corporate documents.
Home to more than 45 elementary, middle and high schools in Virginia, Norfolk City Public School System manages their mobile deployment of more than 900 devices issued by the school with AirWatch. AirWatch’s robust reporting capabilities, combined with the asset tracking feature, work perfectly for the school’s needs.
Merck KGaA is the leading pharmaceutical, chemical and life science company with 38,000 employees in 66 countries. Merck uses the AirWatch App Store to host and manage internal and public apps and to distribute apps to employees throughout the world. For its planned BYOD program, Merck considers the ability to encrypt attachments, remove them from emails and push them into Secure Content Locker™ one of the main advantages of using AirWatch. The biggest advantage for Merck is the flexibility of the AirWatch solution, allowing users to enroll their own devices and configure them in the self-service portal.
Established in 1991 by the Queensland Government to manage its long-term investments, QIC is now the third-largest institutional investment manager in Australia with more than 90 local and international clients and $71.3 billion in funds under management (as of March 31, 2013). With AirWatch, QIC has simplified mobile security and device management to support the latest consumer-friendly mobile devices, push corporate email and applications to devices over-the-air, and wipe corporate data from lost or stolen devices.
This IDC Buyer Case Study is based on a conversation IDC had with Terry Lascher, manager of Training and Standards at L.J. Aviation, a privately held midsize aircraft management and charter flight company based in Pennsylvania. The discussion centered on the three - year - old transformation undertaken by L.J. Aviation as it sought to mobilize its operational flight know ledge base.
Manitou Springs School District 14, located in Colorado, serves approximately 1,500 students in four schools and was named an Apple Distinguished Program for the 2012-2013 school year. As one of the first school districts in the United States to embrace mobility in the classroom, educators at Manitou Springs School District 14 turned to AirWatch to secure devices and deploy curriculum content to their large student body.
With 90 employees and a fleet of more than 150 planes, Flair Air provides passenger charters and workforce transportation both domestically and internationally. It also offers a unique luxury travel experience with an annual trip around the world from Vancouver, Canada to Russia, China, the United Arab Emirates, Africa, Europe and back. Flair Airlines needed a way to distribute flight manuals, company documents, internal memos, flight packages and weather apps to tablets. Flair Air chose to implement AirWatch to provide secure content and application management.
With more than 4,450 professionals, Lockton has become the largest privately held insurance broker in the world, providing risk management, insurance and employee benefits consulting services to more than 40,000 clients around the world. AirWatch EMM enables Lockton to support a variety of devices without having to worry about the security of corporate data. Associates benefit from Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies that allow corporate information to be accessed on personal devices, while privacy policies protect personal information.
LJ Aviation, a trusted charter jet company for more than 30 years, uses tablets secured by AirWatch to access manuals and corporate documents while flying. AirWatch Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) enables LJ Aviation to manage mobile applications, secure content in Secure Content LockerTM and located devices remotely with GPS tracking capabilities.
California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), located in San Luis Obispo, California, is embracing mobile technology in academics and student life. The university chose AirWatch to secure devices, manage applications and enable mobile points of sale (MPOS) at sporting events, food trucks and bookstores.
GPM, Inc., is a pavement management company based in California. GPM uses AirWatch to secure its custom internal apps, deploy applications and corporate email in bulk, and lock and wipe lost devices. AirWatch enables GPM to keep content in it’s environment and prevent employees from leaving with corporate data.
ALBOA is the second largest social housing provider in Aarhus, Denmark. The company employs 180 and provides more than 7500 apartments. AirWatch allows ALBOA to quickly and easily set up policies and profiles, configure devices, distribute content with Secure Content LockerTM and deploy webclips for secure, online form submissions.
AriZona Beverage offers a wide array of iced tea beverages and energy drinks to customers around the world. The company uses AirWatch to push product catalogs to the sales team and provide secure Wi-Fi networks for mobile employees. AirWatch enables AriZona to stay a step ahead of their competition with order input on tablets and eliminating other paper processes.
DFS is the world’s leading luxury retailer catering to the travelling public. DFS uses AirWatch to push email, contacts and calendars over the air to all corporate level devices to allow workflow to continue anytime and anywhere. Additionally, mobile devices are used in-store allowing mobile point-of-sale (MPOS) applications.
Taco Bueno, a U.S.-based fast-food restaurant chain specializing in Tex-Mex style cuisine, recently deployed tablets secured by AirWatch. In the restaurants, tablets are used to digitally perform restaurant quality assurance checklists including food temperature readings, pictures of the dining area demonstrating cleanliness and readiness checks prior to lunch and dinner. With AirWatch, employee training is more efficient and the readiness checks are streamlined.
Named one of the top 20 largest accounting and advisory firms in the United States, according to Accounting Today’s “2012 Top 100 Firms,” Baker Tilly provides full service accounting and advisory services for to global customer base. Once the firm decided to open their corporate practice up to non-legacy devices, they chose AirWatch to manage their diverse device fleet due to AirWatch certificate integration, Active Directory integration, user authentication and network access control capabilities.
The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) is a division of the Australian Sports Commission (ASC), which acts as the statutory authority within the Australian Government’s Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport portfolio. The ASC uses the AirWatch Enterprise App Catalog, Secure Email Gateway (SEG), and certificates for multi factor authentication on both corporate-owned and employee-owned devices.
Mackenzie is an educational institution offering all levels of education, from basic to post-graduate, and serving 48,000 students and 2,000 faculty members. Mackenzie trusts AirWatch Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) to secure and manage devices, deploy applications and containerize content.
As a world leader in homeopathic medicine manufacturing, Boiron has more than 4,000 employees in 60 countries and specializes in products ranging from cold and flu medicines to those for allergy and pain relief. The company deployed AirWatch in just 48 hours, and AirWatch integration capabilities enable Boiron to manage its internal customer relationship management (CRM) platform and run expense reports with Concur.
Located in northern California, the Roseville City School District recently deployed tablets secured by AirWatch to teachers and the K-12 student body. Roseville utilizes AirWatch to configure Wi-Fi access, comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), limit apps available by rating and enable shared devices.
Lehigh Valley Health Network is one of the country’s premier healthcare organizations, earning 17 consecutive years of recognition from U.S. News and World Report as a top American hospital. AirWatch Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) helps enable Lehigh to secure mobile devices, comply with HIPAA regulations, configure custom policies for different organization groups and manage more than 2,000 application licenses with Apple Volume Purchase Program (VPP) integration.
NV Energy supplies power to the majority of the state of Nevada. With 2,800 employees, mobility management is a challenge. AirWatch allows NV Energy to provide corporate email to mobile devices that are personally owned. This BYOD policy lets NV Energy run swiftly and efficiently, especially when it comes to immediately responding to customer power issues.
AcariaHealth is a leading, independent specialty pharmacy company focused on complex medical conditions. AirWatch allows Acaria employees to embrace mobility while staying in line with HIPAA regulations. Executives can access corporate applications on their tablets through secure portals without compromising security.
Simplicity Bank secures financial documents and important client information with AirWatch Mobile Device Management. Executives are also able to access board documents securely on their mobile devices on an internal Simplicity app via the AirWatch Mobile Application Management solution.
Washington County Public Schools embrace eLearning through AirWatch device management. WCPS stores documents used by students and teachers in Secure Content Locker. The school has a fleet made up of 3,000 tablets, which creates an innovative learning environment.
Skanska, a global construction company, benefits from AirWatch Mobile Device and Application Management tools. The company utilizes Secure Email Gateway to keep their networks secure, ensuring corporate data is never breached. Skanska has a 2,000 count device fleet, and the scalability of AirWatch keeps operations running smoothly.
Advanced Home Care specializes in patient home care, empowering people to take care of themselves at home. Nurses visiting patients at home need to use tablets to log information and take photos to properly diagnose medical conditions. AirWatch provides Mobile Device and Application Management, as well as Secure Content Locker as a way to distribute collateral. Documents such as forms, patient data and presentations can be pushed to clinicians and sales while staying HIPAA compliant.
Cuatrecasas, Gonҫalves Pereira is an international corporate law firm that needed device management for their multi-OS fleet. The firm chose AirWatch for their BYOD policies and network security features such as VPN and Secure Email Gateway. Because legal documents must be safeguarded to protect client-attorney privilege, AirWatch is critical for the firm’s mobile security.
Compassion Australia is an international child development organization that partners with local Christian churches across the world to provide child sponsorship. Mobile Device Management through AirWatch allows for the non-profit to save money thanks to “Bring Your Own Device” (BYOD) policies.
Advocate Health Care employs more than 35,000 doctors and nurses in the Chicago region. They utilize the latest tablet technology to provide clinicians with mobility to create a more productive and efficient work environment. AirWatch provides Mobile Device Management (MDM) to the team to safeguard all patient documents, keeping in line with HIPAA regulations.
Informatics Merseyside is an Information Management and Technology (IM&T) NHS shared service that supports 11 different trusts, with 28,000 users, 18,000 IT devices and 750,000 patients across the Merseyside Health Economy. Informatics uses AirWatch for Mobile Application Management (MAM) and Mobile Content Management (MCM), securing all patient records.
Sistema de Ensino Integral is a private school in Brazil and a publisher of educational materials that reach more than 15,000 students nationwide. In 2011, Integral made the choice to distribute 1,800 tablets to students, teachers and administrators becoming a pioneer in the mobile education movement in South America. Integral chose AirWatch® as its mobile device and mobile application management provider. Printed books are quickly becoming obsolete, and all educational material can be found on the device. Additionally, the students receive work tools from teachers such as homework, school appointments, and emails.
Chemring is a market leading manufacturing business supplying high technology electronics and energetic products to over 80 countries around the world. Chemring operates in four market sectors: Counter-IED, Countermeasures, Pyrotechnics and Munitions. They use AirWatch for Mobile Device Managment, Secure Web Browser and Secure Content Locker (SCL).
David’s Bridal has more than 300 bridal stores in North America. Mobile devices secured by AirWatch allow employees to access to real-time inventory, pricing and store data. They also utilize the AirWatch Secure Email Gateway (SEG) to keep retail information confidential. Overall, AirWatch enhances the customer-retailer experience.
The McAllen ISD school system of Texas serves as home to 25,000 students. In an effort to ensure all students receive the same educational tools and benefits, mobile devices are supplied to everyone, allowing a BYOD policy as well. AirWatch allows McAllen to monitor what apps and web clips the students have access to in the classroom, creating a wholly educational environment. With AirWatch, educational material is pushed to the devices with ease.
Sunbelt Rentals, a leading supplier of industrial equipment, supplies their sales team with mobile devices to streamline business processes. AirWatch’s Mobile Enterprise Management software giving the sales team information on stock availability and price sheets while allowing for point of sale order entry.
FlightWorks is a private charter plane company out of Georgia. They use AirWatch to secure their Electronic Flight Bags (EFBs) and distribute manuals electronically. Flight manuals are kept up to date electronically and stored in the Secure Content Locker (SCL), which allows FlightWorks to be FAA compliant at all times.
Dowling Aaron is a 50 person full service law firm that utilizes AirWatch’s BYOD program. Because of AirWatch, Dowling Aaron saved $20,000 on devices. AirWatch also ensures that the client-attorney privileged information is kept secure.