Wednesday, November 9, 2011

IBM Teams with Juniper for Hosted Mobile Device Security Management Service

IBM launched a new Hosted Mobile Device Security Management service that extends the company's existing mobility portfolio to include a security application for smartphones and tablets, along with managed services including policy management and user compliance monitoring. IBM said it is working with Juniper Networks on this mobile security service for the underlying protection and device management technology for leading platforms such as Apple iOS, Google Android, BlackBerry, Symbian and Microsoft Windows Mobile through the Juniper Networks Junos Pulse Mobile Security Suite.

Capabilities in the new mobile device security management service include:

  • Configuring employee devices to comply with security policies and actively monitoring to help ensure compliance over time

  • Securing data in the event that a device is lost or stolen

  • Helping to find a lost or stolen device - wherever it is

  • Protecting against spyware and viruses

  • Detecting and removing malicious and unapproved applications

  • Monitoring and tracking user activity

  • Enabling more secure connectivity

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