Customer need for mobile device management means reseller opportunities
Woking, Surrey: 17th July, 2012 - VAD Wick Hill is to distribute Zenprise mobile device management solutions in the UK and Germany. Silicon Valley-based Zenprise is a market leader in mobile device management with solutions which are in the leaders' quadrant in Gartners' Magic Quadrant for mobile device management software.
Ian Kilpatrick, chairman Wick Hill Group, commented: "Mobile device management is a huge growth area. With the ever increasing growth of mobile devices, companies know they need to address the issue of securing and managing both employee and employer owned mobile devices, but are putting it off because of the perceived complexity.
"Zenprise offers a proven, feature-rich solution from a leading supplier, which comprehensively covers all bases for securing and integrating mobile devices into the network, both now and into the future. It's suitable for both large enterprises and SMEs"
Kilpatrick added: "This is a great product for resellers. The market is ready for it, Zenprise is a leading supplier with great technology and a leading solution. There are both on premise and cloud options, with the latter providing the opportunity for consistent annuity revenue."
Mike Oliver, senior marketing manager with Zenprise, said: "Partners are a key part of our overall strategy. Our agreement with Wick Hill enables us to provide resellers with a centralised resource for technical, sales and marketing efforts in the UK and Germany. Together with Wick Hill, we can arm our partners with the mobile device management solution their customers need to support, deploy and optimise their business with mobile."
Zenprise Mobile Manager
Zenprise Mobile Manager can be delivered as an on-premises or cloud solution. It allows you to manage the mobile device lifecycle of employer and employee devices across every major platform, including iPhone, iPad, Android, Blackberry, Symbian and Windows Mobile.
This comprehensive, feature-rich solution covers deployment, configuration, provisioning, security, monitoring, support and decommissioning.
Features include differentiating between employee-owned and company issued devices (and establishing policies for each); configuring device enterprise access, including WiFi, VPN, APN and corporate email; and blacklisting and whitelisting applications, preventing apps from launching.
Features include distributing mobile applications via an enterprise application store; distributing policies and applications by user, role, group and device type; and ensuring policy compliance prior to device enrolment.
Features include enforcing passcode policy, including length, complexity and change parameters; enabling two-factor authentication; and protecting sensitive data with mobile data leakage prevention (DLP)
Monitoring and support
Features include remotely locating and tracking devices; remotely locking, wiping and selectively wiping devices, and providing global 24x7x365 customer service and support with local resources and in local languages.
Features include identifying inactive devices; fully wiping devices returning them to factory settings; and selectively wiping devices, removing business apps while leaving personal data intact.
About Wick Hill
Established in 1976, value added distributor Wick Hill specialises in secure IP infrastructure solutions and convergence. The company sources and delivers best-of-breed, easy-to-use solutions through its channel partners, with a portfolio that covers security, performance, access, networking, convergence and hosted solutions.
Wick Hill is part of the Wick Hill Group, based in Woking, Surrey with sister offices in Hamburg. Wick Hill is particularly focused on providing a wide range of value added support for its channel partners. This includes a strong lead generation and conversion programme, technical and consultancy support for reseller partners in every stage of the sales process, and extensive training facilities.
Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Zenprise is the leader in secure Mobile Device Management (MDM). Only Zenprise protects the mobile enterprise end-to-end with the industry's easiest-to-use MDM solution. Zenprise MobileManager™ and Zencloud™ let IT say "yes" to personal and corporate-owned mobile devices by safeguarding sensitive corporate data, shielding the network from mobile threats, maintaining compliance with regulatory and corporate policies, and making the administrative process simple and intuitive. This gives IT peace of mind, lets executives take their businesses mobile, and makes employees more productive on-the-go.
Zenprise's extensive list of global customers and partners spans a cross-section of countries and vertical industries including: aerospace and defense, financial services, healthcare, oil and gas, legal, telecommunications, retail, entertainment, and federal, state, and local governments. For more information about Zenprise, please visit www.zenprise.com or follow the Zenprise blog (http://www.zenprise.com/blog), Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/zenprise), and Twitter (@Zenprise_Inc).
For further press information, please contact Annabelle Brown on 01326 318212, email firstname.lastname@example.org. For reader queries, contact Wick Hill on 01483 227600. Web www.wickhill.com