Siemens Enterprise Communications and AirWatch Team to Simplify Enterprise
Mobility for Users and CIOs
BYOD trend cements need for easy, secure deployment and management of UC
solutions on a variety of devices
RESTON, Va. and ATLANTA, Nov. 29, 2012
RESTON, Va. and ATLANTA, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Siemens Enterprise
Communications and AirWatch today announced a partnership to simplify the
implementation of mobile unified communications and managed mobility solutions
as the new "bring your own device" (BYOD) reality continues to take hold.
AirWatch's comprehensive mobile security, device management and application
management solution will be made available to customers with Siemens
Enterprise Communications' innovative mobile unified communications (UC) and
web collaboration solutions, making it easier for customers to deploy, manage
and use mobile UC.
Enterprises have embraced the productivity benefits and improved team
efficiencies from Siemens Enterprise Communications' OpenScape Mobile and
OpenScape Web Collaboration. AirWatch, a global leader and innovator in
Mobility Management, simplifies deployment, management and ongoing support for
these tools across multiple device types and mobile operating systems from one
"Mobility is a core part of enterprise communications, and the BYOD trend has
reinforced the need for CIOs to proactively manage and support enterprise
tools on a variety of consumer-driven devices," said Chris Hummel, Chief
Commercial Officer, Siemens Enterprise Communications. "Partnering with
AirWatch provides our customers with a proven solution to manage their mobile
"Our partnership with Siemens Enterprise Communications offers businesses a
secure mobile device and application management tool that integrates into a
world-class UC platform," said John Marshall, CEO, AirWatch. "By simplifying
enterprise mobility, organizations can properly manage access to proprietary
information from employee owned devices."
Through this partnership, Siemens Enterprise Communications will introduce
AirWatch's industry leading mobility management solution via a referral
program through Siemens Enterprise Communications channels. This will enable
customers to address their needs for mobility management and security as a
core part of their enterprise communication deployment of mobile UC solutions.
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AirWatch is the global leader in mobile device security and management (MDM)
systems, and, with 900 associates, is more than twice the size of any other
MDM company. Having no outside capital, AirWatch is predominately funded by
operating cash flow, resulting in an estimated install base four to five times
larger than any other MDM provider. The largest customer base, combined with
the largest research and development team in the industry, allows AirWatch to
provide the broadest functionality at the lowest cost. This, combined with
our scalable high-availability architecture, results in virtually every
mobility project with more than 20,000 devices being managed by AirWatch.
Examples of this market leadership include the top three companies in the
Fortune 500 and eight of the top 10 retailers in the United States. For more
information about AirWatch visit www.air-watch.com.
About Siemens Enterprise Communications
Siemens Enterprise Communications is a premier provider of end-to-end
enterprise communications, including voice, network infrastructure and
security solutions that use open, standards-based unified communicationsand
business applications for a seamless collaboration experience. This
award-winning "Open Communications" approach enables organizations to improve
productivity and reduce costs through easy-to-deploy solutions that work
within existing IT environments, delivering operational efficiencies. It is
the foundation for the company's OpenPath® commitment that enables customers
to mitigate risk and cost-effectively adopt unified communications. Jointly
owned by The Gores Group and Siemens AG, Siemens Enterprise Communications
includes Cycos and Enterasys Networks. For more information about Siemens
Enterprise Communications or Enterasys please visit www.siemens-enterprise.com
AirWatch^® and the AirWatch logo are trademarks of AirWatch, LLC.
Siemens Enterprise Communications & Co K.G. is a trademark licensee of Siemens
AG. HiPath, OpenOffice, OpenScape and OpenStage, are registered trademarks of
Siemens Enterprise Communications & Co K.G. or its affiliates. All other
company, brand, product and service names are trademarks or registered
trademarks of their respective holders.
This release contains forward-looking statements based on beliefs of Siemens'
management. The words "anticipate," "believe," "estimate," "forecast,"
"expect," "intend," "plan," "should," and "project" are used to identify
forward-looking statements. Such statements reflect the company's current
views with respect to future events and are subject to risks and
uncertainties. Many factors could cause the actual results to be materially
different, including, among others, changes in general economic and business
conditions, changes in currency exchange rates and interest rates,
introduction of competing products, lack of acceptance of new products or
services and changes in business strategy. Actual results may vary materially
from those projected here. Siemens does not intend or assume any obligation to
update these forward-looking statements.
SOURCE Siemens Enterprise Communications
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