From the Wires
AirWatch Continues Global Expansion with Singapore Presence
By: Business Wire
Jan. 9, 2013 09:00 PM
AirWatch®, the global leader and innovator in mobile security and the largest Mobile Device Management (MDM) provider, continues expanding globally with growth in Singapore to meet the increasing demand in the Asia-Pacific region for the industry-leading AirWatch Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solution. With more than 5,000 clients worldwide, AirWatch is quickly developing in Singapore, adding clients such as DFS Group and immediately providing local support. The AirWatch EMM solution delivers industry-leading Mobile Application Management (MAM), Mobile Content Management (MCM), Mobile Email Management (MEM) and BYOD management.
“As the world’s number one luxury retailer to the international traveler, our priority is customer satisfaction, and mobility helps us achieve that goal,” said Jennifer MacIvor, senior vice president, DFS Group. “With more than 7,000 employees worldwide, it is imperative that our mobile retail platform and corporate communications are streamlined, efficient and secure, so that we can better serve the customer. AirWatch ensures our workforce can engage through their mobile devices, while operating in a safe environment.”
With the dramatic increase in the mobile workforce, secure mobile management has become the top priority for retailers, healthcare providers, government entities and financial institutions. AirWatch dedicates more than 300 employees to research and development to advance its software independently. AirWatch offers its enterprise mobility solution in 18 languages with devices operating in over 150 countries.
“Singapore is a critical mobility hub globally, and our aggressive growth in the region is a response to the large demand for scalable content, application and device management,” said John Marshall, president and CEO, AirWatch. “We are the leading MDM provider in the region, and across the globe, because we understand how to meet the complex challenges IT administrators face with regards to empowering their workforce with mobile devices.”
AirWatch is the global leader in mobile device security and management (MDM) systems, and, with 5,000 customers and nearly 1,000 global 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 a 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 four global Fortune companies, nine of the top 10 U.S. retailers, six of the top 10 global airlines, the top four global energy companies, six of the top 10 global pharmaceutical companies, seven of the top 10 global CPG companies, three of the top five U.S. medical device companies, five of the top 10 global luxury goods companies and two of the top three global hotel groups.
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