From the Wires
AirWatch Supplies Mobile Device Management for More Than 100 Divisions of the National Health Service
By: Business Wire
Dec. 4, 2012 10:03 AM
AirWatch, the global leader and innovator in mobile security and the largest Mobile Device Management (MDM) provider supports MDM for more than 100 divisions of the National Health Service (NHS). AirWatch achieved this milestone due to the scalability, security and multi-tenancy of its enterprise mobility solution, as well as its dedicated healthcare team. The AirWatch Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solution delivers industry-leading Mobile Application Management (MAM), Mobile Content Management (MCM), Mobile Email Management (MEM) and BYOD management.
“At a hospital like the Luton and Dunstable, mobile technology is vital to integrating with the way clinicians are working – at the bedside, in the cubical and on the move,” says Jill Lanham, Head of IT, The Luton and Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. “Clinical applications are being presented through handheld devices, and we needed to keep the same level of control we have for more traditional devices, such as desktop PC’s. We are excited about the future, which includes plans for a BYOD program – all secured by AirWatch.”
Mobile technologies and applications are helping healthcare providers lower costs and provide a higher quality of service to patients. “We are leading the way in healthcare mobile security and are seeing our solution adopted at a rapid pace in regional hot-spots, where trusts talk to each other and share their respective success stories,” says Ian Evans, Managing Director, AirWatch UK Ltd. “Nearly 65 percent of our NHS customers choose our SaaS cloud-hosted solution, to provision and safeguard their mobile devices and to meet the security measurements enforced by the NHS, with the remainder implementing on-premise - both providing the same functionality.”
“The AirWatch solution helps a large healthcare IM&T provider, like Informatics Merseyside, where previous solutions never communicated, to work in unison for optimal patient care,” says Steven Parker, Technical Innovations Lead, Informatics Merseyside - who provide IM&T services and support to approximately 28,000 users, 18,000 IT devices and 750,000 patients in and around Liverpool. “One of the biggest features AirWatch provided was the quickness to get up and running. Given previous disappointments from other solutions that made promises but never delivered, AirWatch was active within 40 minutes.”
AirWatch product features critical to healthcare providers:
AirWatch is the global leader in MDM systems, and, with 900 employees, is more than twice the size of any other MDM company. Having no outside capital, AirWatch is predominately funded by operating cash flow, resulting in an estimated install base four to five times larger than any other MDM provider. The largest customer base, combined with the largest research and development team in the industry, allows AirWatch to provide the broadest functionality at the lowest cost. This, combined with our scalable high-availability architecture, results in virtually every mobility project with more than 20,000 devices being managed by AirWatch. Examples of this market leadership include the top three companies in the Fortune 500 and eight of the top 10 retailers in the United States.
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