Better Smartphone Choice – Good Technology
Good Technology specialises in enabling companies to deliver real-time mobile access to corporate email and business applications on end-users’ own choice of smartphones without compromising security or increasing the IT burden.
Including Astra Zeneca, PwC, Tesco, Virgin Media, Visa and WalMart, Good Technology now has over 1,500 enterprise customers (including 50 of the Fortune 100) using Good for Enterprise on more than 30 different Android, iPhone, and iPod Touch devices. Importantly, many of these companies use the employee-owned model, allowing them to realise significant cost savings. Furthermore, Vodafone now sells Good Technology as a credible and proven alternative to Blackberry, showing how the smartphone market is adapting to give companies more choice.
There is now pent-up demand from end-users to use their own smartphones for corporate activities. But until now, security concerns, the need for IT configuration resources and a lack of device control have prevented the secure use of smartphones in corporate environments.
- From a business perspective, Good for Enterprise provides push-based delivery and synchronisation of corporate email,calendar and contacts, and access to corporate business applications. With world-class security, Good Technology is centrally managed, secure andnetwork-independent and provides cross-platform support for Apple iPhone, Google Android, Windows Mobile and Symbian devices.
- From an IT perspective, installation is simple and requires no changes to your existing security settings as Good forEnterprise resides behind customers’ corporate firewalls using only a secure outbound connection. Industry-standard, end-to-end AES encryptionensures complete data security while device management is simple as Good provides a web-based dashboard for real-time visibility of customers’ entire smartphone deployments, including hardware, OS and software versions to minimise troubleshooting and support costs.