MaaS360 by Fiberlink

MaaS360 is First Cloud-Based Mobile Device Management Platform to Support Windows Phone 7.5 Mango

Blue Bell, Pa.—October 5, 2011 —Fiberlink®, the leader in software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions for secure mobile device and application management, today announced that its  MaaS360 platform is the first mobile device management (MDM) solution to support Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7.5 (codename: Mango). Now Windows Phone 7.5 devices can be managed alongside iOS, Android and BlackBerry devices in a single, cloud-based console.

MaaS360 is First Cloud-Based Mobile Device Management Platform to Support Windows Phone 7.5 Mango

Fiberlink’s True SaaS Solution Delivers Immediate Support for Latest Mobile OS to all Customers with No Action Required by IT

Blue Bell, Pa.—October 5, 2011 —Fiberlink, the leader in software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions for secure mobile device and application management, today announced that its  MaaS360 platform is the first mobile device management (MDM) solution to support Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7.5 (codename: Mango). Now Windows Phone 7.5 devices can be managed alongside iOS, Android and BlackBerry devices in a single, cloud-based console.

Windows Phone 7.5 support became available instantly to MaaS360 customers the moment Microsoft released the new OS. All customers received the update at no additional charge and with no action required by IT staff.  This latest update utilizes a MaaS360 app for the Windows Phone 7.5 OS and through a simple enrollment process devices are automatically populated in the MaaS360 portal giving IT administrators the ability to easily:

  • Manage and configure devices over-the-air
  • Block or allow access to corporate data
  • Automatically enforce compliance and policies
  • Take actions such as selectively wiping data
  • Enable a self-service portal for employees

According to Gartner, Windows Phone will be the #2 smartphone OS by 2015, and IT needs a comprehensive solution to manage these devices. Fiberlink’s immediate support is further evidence of the value and speed of MaaS360’s cloud-based differentiation in the mobile management marketplace,” says John Nielsen, senior product manager at Fiberlink. “As part of our strategic vision, we believe it’s important to utilize the power of the cloud to support new devices and operating systems as rapidly as they become available.”

In a related announcement today, Fiberlink became the first MDM vendor to announce support for Apple’s iOS 5 mobile operating system. MaaS360 provides the agility to instantly support the rapid introduction of new operating systems through its cloud-based platform.

MaaS360 is the #1 and only true SaaS solution for mobile device management. Offered as an on-demand subscription service, MaaS360 includes 7x24 customer service along with ongoing updates as new enhancements and features are released. This approach allows organizations to keep up with the rapid pace of mobility and require less IT resources compared to traditional on-premise, hybrid, or hosted mobile device management solutions.

MaaS360 mobile device management for Windows Phone 7.5 is available immediately at http://www.maas360.com.

About Fiberlink

Fiberlink is the recognized leader in software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions for secure enterprise mobile device and application management.  Its cloud-based MaaS360 platform provides IT organizations with mobility intelligence and control over mobile devices, applications and content to enhance the mobile user experience and keep corporate data secure across smartphones, tablets, and laptops.  MaaS360 helps companies monitor the expanding suite of mobile operating systems, including Apple iOS, Android, BlackBerry, and Windows Phone.  Named by Network World as the Clear Choice Test winner for mobile device management solutions, MaaS360 is used to manage and secure more than one million endpoints globally.  For more information, please visit http://www.maas360.com.

For Additional Information Contact:

Fiberlink
Joe Palladino or Lesley Sullivan
MaaS360@schwartzcomm.com
(781) 684-0770