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May 29, 2013
SAP Mobile Delivers Complete Device Management Solution
By Wayne Adam, Contributing Writer
SAP (News - Alert), a leader in enterprise application software, recently announced a new range of products focused on providing customers with enterprise-grade security for devices, content, and apps, called SAP Mobile Secure.
These new products are geared to enhance the mobile experience for users of today's most popular mobile devices by offering a new software-as-a-service (SaaS (News - Alert)) solution, the cloud edition of the SAP Afaria, a mobile device management solution that helps companies manage security risks and mobile devices for only one Euro per device per month and is available on Android, iOS and Windows Phone (News - Alert) 8.
In addition, SAP Afaria comes bundled with SAP BusinessObjects which offers analytic dashboards to customers for an immediate look into device compliance and usage.
"The enterprise managed mobility market has needed a highly affordable, scalable cloud-based enterprise mobile device management solution," said Fernando Alvarez, senior vice president and Mobile Solutions Global Service Line Leader, Capgemini (News - Alert) Group. "It is a pleasure to partner with SAP to offer an enterprise mobile device management solution in the cloud. SAP Afaria, cloud edition, is a game-changer and provides Capgemini with an industry-leading MDM solution on the cloud which our clients can benefit from immediately at a very competitive cost."
SAP Mobile Secure products include: Device security and app management via SAP Afaria, a highly scalable solution to manage and secure deployments of mobile devices and apps for any size of company — in the cloud or on-premise.
Content security via SAP Mobile Documents is a solution designed for enterprise deployments of security and control of critical business content. Users can access, view and work with one another on personal and corporate content, in an easy-to-use, native mobile app.
App security and management via SAP Mobile App Protection is a solution in partnership with Mocana that enables enterprises to quickly secure existing corporate and third-party applications without having to write any code.
"Cyber security is increasingly a boardroom priority, and as such, iron-clad mobile security is job one for all CIOs and CISOs to execute their mobile strategy," said Sanjay Poonen, president of technology solutions and the mobile division at SAP. "With SAP Mobile Secure, we want to make it easy for CIOs to bring comprehensive mobile security to all layers of their mobile infrastructure at the lowest TCO possible. The SAP Mobile Secure solution portfolio is integrated with the SAP Mobile Platform, allowing developers to build in security at the right time. SAP Mobile Secure is designed to scale to millions of devices and even support large-scale 'Internet of Things' use cases. SAP has a strong heritage in security and we are excited to bring our assets and expertise to the mobile market."
SAP Mobile Secure was announced at the 2013 SAPPHIRE NOW event in Orlando, Fla.
Edited by Rory J. Thompson