AirWatch Addresses Content Sharing With Secure Locker

— November 09, 2012

Mobile security solutions vendor AirWatch addresses issues around content sharing with its latest product release: the Secure Content Locker.

For enterprises, Data Loss Prevention (DLP) is a critical concern due to the proliferation of free cloud file-sharing services. By utilizing 256-bit AES container and SSL encryption, the AirWatch Secure Content Locker is a safe solution for managing and distributing content to corporate mobile devices. Through role-based access controls, geofencing, multi-factor authentication, directory services and user group integration, the AirWatch Secure Content Locker ensures that content stays with the desired contacts.

United Airlines saves 16 million sheets of paper and 326,000 gallons of jet fuel per year by distributing electronic flight manuals to pilots. "By implementing the Secure Content Locker from AirWatch, our pilots easily access updated flight manuals from their tablets and no longer have to carry heavy flight bags," said Jon Merritt, senior manager at United Airlines. "This convenience creates a huge opportunity for flight operations, especially now that we don’t have to print new documents each time they are revised."

"Our board uses iPads for meetings which makes secure access to confidential information absolutely paramount," said Simon Merry, global head of I.T. at Chemring Group Plc. "AirWatch is an essential component in our secure data container that safeguards sensitive information for board members."

"We use the AirWatch Secure Content Locker to give our sales team the latest sales presentations, videos and information to share with potential and current customers," said Antonio Saiz, IT administrator at Bandalux. "Being able to push the most recent products specs over-the-air to the device gives the team a big competitive advantage."

Worldwide, AirWatch sees the potential for business-to-consumer organizations using the Secure Content Locker to increase efficiency and reduce costs by replacing traditional methods of sharing content with customers. End-users want easy, on-demand access to the latest content, and organizations need a central way to distribute this content without burdening consumers with advanced security and device management requirements. For example:

  • Educational institutions administering scholastic resources to students
  • Financial firms circulating market projections to top investors
  • Retailers distributing private catalogs and promotions to premium shoppers

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