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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About AirWatch by VMware
AirWatch by VMware is the leader in enterprise mobility management, with more
than 12,000 global customers. The AirWatch platform includes industry-leading
mobile device, email, application, content and browser management solutions.
Organizations can implement these solutions across device types and use cases,
including complete EMM for corporate and line of business deployments, and
containerized solutions for Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) programs. Acquired by
VMware in February 2014, AirWatch is based in Atlanta and can be found online
at www.air-watch.com. VMware is headquartered in Silicon Valley and can be
found online at www.vmware.com.

VMware and AirWatch are registered trademarks or trademarks of VMware, Inc. or
its subsidiary in the United States and other jurisdictions.

Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements including, among other
things, statements regarding the vision of AirWatch to deliver new innovations
and the expected long-term success of AirWatch and AirWatch products and
solutions. These forward-looking statements are subject to the safe harbor
provisions created by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
Actual results could differ materially from those projected in the
forward-looking statements as a result of certain risk factors, including but
not limited to (i) changes to priorities and levels of government spending;
(ii) adverse changes in general economic or market conditions; (iii) delays or
reductions in information technology spending; (iv) competitive factors,
including but not limited to pricing pressures, industry consolidation, entry
of new competitors into the mobile device, end user and cloud computing
markets, and new product and marketing initiatives by our competitors; (v) our
customers' ability to develop, and to transition to, new products and
computing strategies such as cloud computing and mobile device management;
(vi) the uncertainty of customer acceptance of emerging technology; (vii)
rapid technological and market changes in virtualization software and
platforms for cloud and mobile device computing; (viii) changes to product
development timelines; (ix) the successful integration of AirWatch products
and services into VMware; (x) VMware's ability to protect its proprietary
technology; and (xi) VMware's ability to attract and retain highly qualified
employees.. These forward looking statements are based on current expectations
and are subject to uncertainties and changes in condition, significance, value
and effect as well as other risks detailed in documents filed with the
Securities and Exchange Commission, including our most recent reports on Form
10-K and Form 10-Q and current reports on Form 8-K that we may file from time
to time, which could cause actual results to vary from expectations. VMware
assumes no obligation to, and does not currently intend to, update any such
forward-looking statements after the date of this release.

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Justin Grimsley
Public Relations
justingrimsley@air-watch.com
+ 1404.353.6253

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