AirWatch Partners with CSS Corp for BYOD Adoption
Technology consulting and support provider CSS Corp. has joined the ranks of IT companies choosing AirWatch as a mobile device management platform to enable bring your own device (BYOD) for customers, the companies said in a joint press release. The partnership announcement is the second one this week for AirWatch which yesterday announced an integration with Keynectis-OpenTrust for mobile device public key infrastructure (PKI). Here's the scoop on today's deal with CSS.
CSS said the AirWatch deal with enable it to enhance its MDM services to include a readiness assessment, policy creation, policy management and around the clock monitoring and management.
“Growth in enterprise mobility with proliferation of mobile devices will require a secure environment,” said CSS CEO TG Ramesh in a prepared statement. “Mobile devices must be managed. Mobility is an important growth engine for CSS.”
Ramesh added that partnership will strengthen CSS Corp's MDM services, assisting its customers with implementing a BYOD model. CSS focuses its efforts on cloud, mobility, and analytics solutions. The company works with more than 140 clients and engages more than 5,400 professionals across 13 locations globally.
“By partnering with CSS Corp, we’re able to extend our solutions to their growing clientele worldwide,” said AirWatch Business Development Director Kevin Keith (pictured) in a statement. “CSS Corp has a strong technology DNA and there is great synergy in our MDM offerings. We look forward to a mutually enriching partnership in the Enterprise Mobility domain.”
AirWatch's solution offers support for Android, Apple iOS, Blackberry, Symbian, Windows Mobile and Windows Phone devices. To learn more about AirWatch partner programs, please visit the company’s website.
Expect more partnerships in the near future
With AirWatch announcing two partnerships within a day of each other, I wouldn't be surprised to see more AirWatch partnerships in the near future. The company has been staying up-to-date with device support and has already partnered with network solutions provider ForeScout Technologies, Inc., and technology communications solutions and services provider Dimension Data this year. We'll stay on top of this one.