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Samsung’s Yasir Aziz: Containerization Key to Agencies’ Mobile Device Management

Yasir Aziz, senior director of end user sales for Samsung Knox at Samsung Business, has said government agencies should consider containerization as an approach to mobile device management in an effort to balance their organizations’ security, flexibility and productivity requirements. Aziz wrote that containerization works to establish a “firewall-protected app container …

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AT&T to Deploy IBM Mobile Device Mgmt Tech at Interior Dept; Mike Leff Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 11, 2017 — AT&T (NYSE: T) will help the Interior Department secure and manage 27,000 mobile devices with the deployment of IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) MaaS360 mobile device management platform, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The telecommunications company serves as an authorized reseller of MaaS360 and will utilize the MDM …

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AT&T Selected as Mobility Provider for Education Dept; Mike Leff Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 11, 2015 — AT&T (NYSE: T) will supply mobile devices and provide mobile device management, on-site support and voice and data services to the Education Department under a three-year contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the contract also includes access to its 4G LTE network …

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IBM MaaS360 Mobile Device Manager Gets FedRAMP OK

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 14, 2015 — IBM’s (NYSE: IBM) MaaS360 platform for enterprise will soon be available in the federal marketplace following FedRAMP approval for government use, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. MaaS360 works as a secure productivity suite to support organizations’ mobile device management initiatives. About Executive Mosaic: Founded in 2002, Executive …

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Serco Wins Five-year European Space Agency IT support contract

In league with Capgemini and Orange Business Services (OBS) Serco has received a new contract to provide IT support services to the European Space Agency (ESA). The €55 million quinary agreement has flexibility for a two-year extension, beginning on the first of July. Conditional to this contract Serco will be …

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Google Acquires Enterprise Mobility Tech Firm Divide

Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) has acquired mobile device management platform developer Divide for an undisclosed amount in a move aimed at expanding Google’s Android enterprise customer base, InformationWeek reported Tuesday. Thomas Claburn writes that Divide’s mobility software is designed to support both Android and iOS applications and helps IT departments manage …

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DISA Implements DoD Mobility Security Update for Android

The Defense Information Systems Agency has deployed the DoD Mobility Capability 2.0 release supporting Android/Samsung Knox platforms on May 9, as part of the DoD Mobility Unclassified Capability program. DISA said Wednesday that it wants the implementation to boost mobile capability for the military while leveraging a mobile device management system to secure devices …

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Scott Totzke: NIST Certifies BlackBerry Enterprise Mobile Security Platform

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has certified a BlackBerry-made (NASDAQ: BBRY) security platform for Android and Apple devices as compliant with the agency’s cryptography standards. BlackBerry obtained the Federal Information Processing Standard 140-2 certification for its Secure Work Space technology that part of the company’s Enterprise Service 10 mobile …

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