AirWatch Announces Secure Content Locker Enhancements and Debuts on Inaugural Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise File Synchr

AirWatch Announces Secure Content Locker Enhancements and Debuts on Inaugural     Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing  New features such as Outlook Plugin and Social Feed drive growth and adoption among enterprise users  PR Newswire  ATLANTA, July 11, 2014  ATLANTA, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --AirWatch^® by VMware, the leading enterprise mobility management (EMM) provider, announced today enhancements to AirWatch Secure Content Locker™ and inclusion on the inaugural Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing (EFSS)*. AirWatch was also recently positioned in the Leaders quadrant on the Gartner Enterprise Mobility Management Magic Quadrant** which also analyzes mobile content management capabilities.  AirWatch by VMware logo.  AirWatch Secure Content Locker provides flexible content storage, enterprise-grade security, data loss prevention (DLP), file syncing and sharing, editing, annotation and analytics to deliver the right content to the right people, virtually anytime, anywhere, on any device. The key updates to Secure Content Locker include an Outlook plugin for easy email distribution of content, social feeds for users and data analytics for IT administrators, allowing organizations to simplify enterprise content management across desktop and mobile devices. Solidifying these feature updates, Secure Content Locker garnered a spot on the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing*.  "Of the hundreds of vendors in this space, we're pleased with our inclusion in the first Gartner Magic Quadrant for EFSS," said John Marshall, senior vice president and general manager, AirWatch by VMware. "Since the conclusion of Gartner's research for this magic quadrant, we're proud to announce significant enhancements to our product to create an even more robust and secure content collaboration experience for both users and IT administrators."  Key User Experience Enhancements    oOutlook plugin for sharing Secure Content Locker files through links to     prevent data loss   oSocial feed on personal content for users to create and track     conversations for easy collaboration   oCollaboration on documents without requiring downloads   oDesktop sync to send content from the desktop directly to Secure Content     Locker   oTracking for when a user adds, deletes, moves, renames or restores a file     or folder   oTransfer ownership of content and ability to leave shared folders if     uninterested  Key Administrative Enhancements    oDashboard analytics to quickly view content status, missing required     content, most and least viewed content and adoption of personal content   oOptimized support for automatic downloads   oSupport for additional file types such as WAV, RAR and ZIP  Mobile Application Enhancements    oiOS 2.3 application update supports file creation, recent activity feed,     two-way sync with OneDrive and Google Drive, search engagements, required     content delivery from administrator and security enhancements.   oAndroid 2.1 application update will include a user interface overhaul of     file actions for a more intuitive flow, support bulk actions, folder     sharing and feature content.   oWindows Phone 1.2 application updates will support folder and file     sharing, one-tap actions for documents, repository improvements, saving     encrypted or unencrypted email attachments and run on Windows 8.1. These     three platform updates will be available in next few weeks, pending     approval from the respective application store.  The additional capabilities in Secure Content Locker demonstrate continued leadership in the market as organizations extend content to workers securely, while maximizing their existing investments in infrastructure and storage. Secure Content Locker can be deployed on iOS, Android and Windows Phone 8 devices. Additionally, the AirWatch Secure Content Locker Sync (desktop client) is available for Mac OS and Windows PC computers.  Resources:  Gartner Report    oDownload the 2014 Gartner Magic Quadrant Report   oRead the blog post on EFSS   oWatch recorded webinar on AirWatch Secure Content Locker  Customer Case Studies    oAriZona Beverage (Food & Beverage): "Our sales team picked up on how to     use [Secure Content Locker] immediately. We also save so much paper, which     helps with our environmental initiatives. I couldn't do without the     Content Locker, and I know it is providing business results for AriZona."     – Andrew Knapp, IT support, AriZona Beverage   oFlair Airlines (Transportation/Aviation): "Revisions for certain manuals     come out every six months, some every 50 days. With AirWatch [Secure     Content Locker], I can upload the revisions to the server, and the pilots     have the latest and greatest documents." – Ken James, IT operations, Flair     Airlines   oBig Picture (Professional Services): "Secure Content Locker is the best     tool on the market. It enables our end-users to view all available content     at a glance and to download multiple documents at once. Within one week,     three of our employees seamlessly rolled out Secure Content Locker to more     than one hundred BYOD devices." – Julian Duncan, director, Big Picture   oAdvanced Home Care (Healthcare): "Because of regulations and the speed in     which they change, we were spending too much money on printing and     reprinting. With [Secure Content Locker], we can release information into     the locker and update it immediately. This allows sales reps to have the     latest and most current information while in the field. Updated     information is everything to our business." – Kevin O'Neill, independent     contractor, Advanced Home Care  Secure Content Locker blog posts    oAirWatch announces Secure Content Locker enhancements and debuts on     inaugural Gartner EFSS Magic Quadrant   oMobile devices in the field: Equipping the next-generation police force   oSecure Content Locker webinar follow-up Q&A   oInsight on Gartner Content Summit from Mike Maxey, director of content     sales   oAirWatch Secure Content Locker wins Govie Awards   oContent is king: AirWatch highlights Secure Content Locker at AirWatch     Connect Barcelona  Video    oAirWatch Secure Content Locker  *Gartner, Inc., Magic Quadrant for Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing, July 2, 2014, Monica Basso, et al; **Gartner, Inc., Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Mobility Management Software (formally the Magic Quadrant for Mobile Device Management), June 3, 2014, Terrence Cosgrove, et al.  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