Good Technology Delivers Simple Secure Migration Path for BlackBerry Users
Sep 26, 2013 | Sunnyvale, CA
New Services Reinforce Good for Enterprise as the Only Mobile Messaging Solution that Supports Common Criteria EAL4+ and FIPS 140-2 Certified Encryption for iOS and Android.
Good Technology™, today announced a set of products and new Platform Transition Services to ensure continuity of mission-critical secure messaging services inside enterprise and government organizations that are transitioning from BlackBerry to iOS, Android and Windows Phone platforms. The solution includes new Platform Transition Services and the recently announced Good for Enterprise® app starting at US$5 per user per month.
Used in more than half of the FORTUNE 100, Good Technology employs a similar architecture to BlackBerry that is trusted by IT professionals, without having to compromise on existing security policies. Further, unlike other alternatives, Good’s approach does not require additional investment in costly VPN hardware and related support. Long considered the industry leader in mobile app containerization, Good offers BlackBerry customers a secure alternative to protect critical apps and data on CL, BYOD and COPE devices across multiple platforms. No other device management or virtualization solution has been as broadly deployed, tested and trusted, nor do they offer the combination of both productivity and security that these customers demand.
"With rapidly changing IT market conditions, there are many enterprise customers that are exploring the options to secure enterprise mobility deployments. We’d recommend those customers look for vendors that offer solutions that deliver visibility and management of data across devices, platforms and applications,” said Stacy Crook, Program Manager, Mobile Enterprise Research, IDC, lead author on the IDC MEM 2013 report. "As a pure-play secure mobility provider with a proven containerization and NOC infrastructure, as well as FIPS 140-2 encryption and Common Criteria EAL4+ certification for Good for Enterprise for iOS and Android, Good Technology has made the appropriate investments to satisfy the stringent security requirements that many organizations require, as well as those that are looking to safely manage BYOD environments."
Enterprises can leverage Good for Enterprise, the industry-leading containerized productivity app for iOS, Android and Windows Phone, offering end-users enterprise-grade email, calendar, contacts and tasks, along with secure intranet access. GFE uniquely provides enterprise-class features that streamline common tasks for users on the go and are not included in native mobile apps. The capabilities include intelligent conference call dialing, Free/Busy lookup for meeting invites and on-demand mapping of meeting addresses, and rich sorting, filtering, and classification of email.
"Good is the easy choice for BlackBerry customers looking for an alternative, and we've already helped many customers successfully navigate this transition,” said Lynn Lucas, Chief Marketing Officer of Good Technology. “As the only mobile productivity app with Common Criteria EAL4+ certifications on both iOS and Android (the highest certification often used for sensitive government data) in addition to FIPS 140-2 encryption, we're the natural solution that doesn't require a customer to reevaluate their security posture."
To learn more about transitioning from BlackBerry to a cross-platform environment, join Allen Spence, Vice President of Worldwide Professional Services at Good Technology, for a webinar on October 15, 2013. Click here to register.
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Good Technology is the innovation leader in secure mobility solutions; enabling business to move freely and engage at the edge. Good’s comprehensive solution consists of a secure mobility platform, a suite of collaboration applications, and a broad third-party application and partner ecosystem that unlocks your mobile potential. More than 5,000 organizations in 130 countries use Good Technology solutions, including FORTUNE 100™ leaders in commercial banking, insurance, healthcare, retail, government, and aerospace and defense. Learn more at www.good.com.
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Good Technology is the leader in secure mobility, delivering solutions across all stages of the mobility lifecycle for enterprises and governments worldwide. Good offers a comprehensive, end-to-end solutions portfolio, consisting of a suite of collaboration applications, a secure mobility platform, mobile device management, unified monitoring, management and analytics, and a third-party application and partner ecosystem. More than 6,200 organizations in 189 countries use Good Technology, including 100% of the FORTUNE® 100 commercial banks and aerospace and defense firms as well as leaders across healthcare, manufacturing and retail. Learn more at www.good.com.
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