Sophos Sees Explosive Growth for Mobile Device Management and Mobile Security

May 06, 2013 Sophos Press Release

BOSTON, MA – May 6, 2013 – Sophos’ mobile device management (MDM) solution, Sophos Mobile Control, now manages more than two million devices, marking a 100 percent increase in less than five months.

And in less than two years since its inception, Sophos Mobile Control now counts more than 4,500 customers worldwide, with significant traction across North America, Europe and Asia/Pacific. Sophos secured more than 800 new MDM customers in March, 2013 alone.

Protecting the Mobile Workforce

These latest milestones follow the launches of two key mobile security offerings, Sophos Mobile Control 3.0 and Sophos EndUser Protection.

Offered both on-premise and as-a-service, Sophos Mobile Control 3.0 added new support for Samsung SAFE™ devices, granting tighter control over how devices are used and making BYOD policies easier to define and enforce. It also provides integration with Sophos Mobile Security, which protects Android smartphones and tablets from malicious apps.

Sophos EndUser Protection combines mobile and endpoint protection in a single solution—protecting all of the devices a user has with just one license. With EndUser Protection, an organization can protect every tablet, phone, laptop or desktop—from Windows and Macs to mobile devices like iPhones, iPads and Android devices—wherever users go.

Additionally, the company recently launched the latest version of its free Android security app, Sophos Mobile Security. Sophos Mobile Security 2.5 protects Androids from malware and now includes SPAM filter capabilities for text messages and calls. The app was recently recognized as being “AV-TEST Certified” by leading independent lab AV-TEST.

“We have seen MDM revenue growth of nearly 400 percent over the past 12 months, which we attribute to a pragmatic mobile strategy that makes sense to customers, prospects and partners alike—developing powerful, yet simple solutions to manage devices, secure devices and protect data,” said Thomas Lippert, senior product manager, Sophos. “And as the mobile workforce continues to grow, businesses need a partner that can quickly and effectively protect this workforce and secure its data, which is why they’re turning to Sophos.”

For more information about Sophos’ mobile offerings, please visit: http://www.sophos.com/en-us/products/mobile.aspx.