Fixmo, the mobile risk management (MRM) company, today unveiled the Secured for Fixmo SafeZone™ partner program at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2012 along with its initial community of partners who will offer defense-grade versions of their enterprise apps to run within Fixmo SafeZone.
Through the newly announced program, leading providers of business productivity and collaboration solutions – including Accellion, the leading provider of secure mobile file sharing; Cellcrypt, the leader in encrypted voice calling from mobile devices; and Taptera, a leading mobile developer for the enterprise – will offer enhanced versions of their mobile apps to run within the defense-grade Fixmo SafeZone secure container on iOS and Android devices.
Through the program, third party Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) “wrap their apps” to run within the Fixmo SafeZone secure container, alongside out-of-the-box secure apps for corporate email, browsing, document viewing and editing, image capture and access to Microsoft SharePoint.
Applications that are Secured for Fixmo SafeZone can leverage Fixmo’s FIPS 140-2 AES 256-bit encryption of data-at-rest and data-in-transit, integrated jailbreak/root detection, application-level policy controls, multi-factor authentication, and IT policy commands that ensure all corporate data can be wiped from a device without impacting their personal data and apps. Contained apps can also leverage inter-process communication and secure file-sharing with other apps residing within the secure container environment without exposing themselves to the personal apps on the device.
The first three application partners to deliver third party business solutions that are Secured for Fixmo SafeZone include Accellion, Cellcrypt and Taptera:
“By offering full containment, encryption, and IT control over all business apps and data on mobile devices, Fixmo SafeZone is solving some of the toughest challenges that organizations are facing as a result of the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) approach and the proliferation of mobile apps,” said Tyler Lessard, Chief Marketing Officer at Fixmo. “Through our partnerships with Accellion, Cellcrypt and Taptera, Fixmo SafeZone customers can now embrace a full suite of enterprise collaboration, document management, and productivity tools on corporate-liable and employee-owned devices without compromising security, auditability or compliance.”
In addition to helping ISVs deliver defense-grade versions of their mobile apps, Fixmo promotes and facilitates distribution of apps that are Secured for Fixmo SafeZone —helping mobile app developers extend their reach into government agencies and enterprise customers who have stringent security and compliance requirements.
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Fixmo Inc. is the mobile risk management company that helps organizations identify, mitigate and manage the risks associated with mobile devices in the workplace. The company’s MRM solutions enable protected and compliant mobile computing, helping organizations embrace a wide range of mobile devices and applications while maintaining system integrity, protecting confidential data and proving regulatory compliance. Fixmo’s MRM technology has been developed as part of a Co-operative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA). Fixmo is headquartered in Sterling, Virginia and Toronto, Canada (http://fixmo.com).
Accellion, Inc. is a profitable, well-funded, private company that provides enterprise-class mobile file sharing solutions to enable secure, anytime, anywhere access to information while ensuring enterprise security and compliance. More than 9 million users and 1,600 of the world’s leading corporations and government agencies including Procter & Gamble; Indiana University Health; Kaiser Permanente; Foley & Mansfield; Lovells; Bridgestone; Ogilvy & Mather; Harvard University; Guinness World Records; US Securities and Exchange Commission; and NASA use Accellion to protect intellectual property, ensure compliance, improve business productivity and reduce IT costs. Accellion file sharing solutions can be deployed on public, private and hybrid cloud environments and provide the ease-of-use business users need while giving the enterprise organization the flexibility, scalability and protection it needs. For more information please visit www.accellion.com or call (650)-485-4300. Follow Accellion’s Blog, Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.
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