Sophos released the latest version of Sophos Mobile Control 2.0 last week. It the latest version for mobile device management solution which ensures customers has completes protection everywhere and on any device. Sophos is IT security and data protection company that headquartered in Boston, US and Oxford, UK.
Sophos Mobile Control supports a variety of mobile devices and operating systems such as Apple iPhones and iPads, including the latest iOS5 release, Google Android phones and tablets (include your Galaxy Tabs or your Kindle Fire), Windows Mobile devices and RIM BlackBerry. It manages them from one web-based console.
According to its press release, Sophos Mobile Control is designed specifically for IT administrators to simply and quickly secure, monitor and control smart phones and other personal mobile devices. Some improvements of the latest version are:
Enterprise App Store brings the look and feel of a typical app store, but allows IT administrators to configure, require or recommend apps to download. It also enables administrators to deploy company-specific apps that are not published in the Apple App Store or the Google Market.
Compliance Enforcement allows IT administrators to set specific rules that execute consistent policies from device to device. This new feature logs all compliance issues on a web-based dashboard that permits the administrator to see all non-compliant devices, details of the violations and actions required to remediate the issue.
Self Service Portal is feature that will ease the burden on IT. After registering an employee device, users are able to access features such as lock mobile devices, wipe devices, locate devices and reset passwords.
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