MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MobileIron, the innovator in enterprise management and security for mobile devices and apps, today announced that the company has been nominated for GSMA's 2012 Annual Global Mobile Awards in the Best Enterprise Mobile Service category. The award, which will be announced at the Mobile World Conference on February 28, recognises innovators that deliver best in class mobile services to the enterprise. MobileIron was shortlisted for delivering the industry's deepest security on the broadest set of Android devices.
"Reflecting the intensity of competition and innovation across the mobile ecosystem, we saw a record 600 entries and an exceptionally high quality field of contenders vying for this year's Global Mobile Awards," said Michael O'Hara, Chief Marketing Officer, GSMA. "It is a significant achievement to have made the shortlist, and our warmest congratulations go to all the nominees announced today. We look forward to the unveiling of the winners at the Mobile World Congress next month."
MobileIron's unique value proposition combines unified Android security with fast, large-scale deployment and a low total cost of ownership. Android has multiple flavours and so the enterprise has had to treat it like multiple operating systems. MobileIron was purpose-built for a multiple operating system environment and therefore makes it possible to for IT to take a unified approach to Android through a single administrative interface and workflow across all Android flavours. MobileIron also ensures the security of data at rest, data in motion, and identity, so enterprises can support Android without sacrificing corporate security standards.
MobileIron has established a track record of innovation, being first to market with many fundamental capabilities: Enterprise App Storefront, detection of compromised OS, selective wipe, granular privacy policies, email access control, and certificate-based security. For MobileIron, making Android enterprise-capable, also includes working with the top hardware and software companies in the Android ecosystem, such as Cisco, Google, Motorola and Samsung.
Positioned in the Leaders Quadrant of Gartner, Inc.'s Magic Quadrant for Mobile Device Management Software 2011, MobileIron is solving the problems CIOs face as business data and applications move to smartphones and tablets. The MobileIron Virtual Smartphone Platform and the MobileIron Connected Cloud are the first solutions to give IT and users real-time intelligence and control over mobile content, activity, and apps in order to secure the enterprise, reduce wireless cost, and improve the mobile user experience. For more information, please visit www.mobileiron.com.