Webroot and FancyFonTeam Up to Extend Mobile Device Management Platform with Enhanced Cloud-based Security Intelligence and Control Capabilities

Wednesday 20th February 2013 - Cork, Ireland - FancyFon, provider of the most versatile mobile device management platform – FAMOC, today announced a strategic partnership with Webroot, a leader in cloud-based security intelligence solutions, following the release of the cloud-based Webroot Security Intelligence for Mobile Suite last month. A key benefit to the Webroot Security Intelligence for Mobile Suite is that mobile technology partners can offer their customers a highly sophisticated and comprehensive mobile application reputation database, which has analyzed and categorized more than 2.5 million mobile applications across the Android and iOS platforms to identify and help block potentially harmful apps.

 

The integration with the Webroot Security Intelligence for Mobile Suite offers FancyFon superior antivirus protection, URL filtering, app reputation and secure browsing, extendingFancyFon’s comprehensive mobile device management (MDM) platformthat enable organizations to secure, administer and monitor mobile assets from a single point of control. The out-of-box antivirus solution expands the set of unique features for Android devices, including in-depth security management and remote access to devices screen and keyboard, providing the next-generation feature and a significant competitive advantage.

 

"Our comprehensive Mobile Device Management solution enables users to reap the benefits of features such as real-time asset inventory, application management, seamless security policy enforcement and compliance tracking,”commented BartoszLeoszewski, CEO at FancyFon. “The integration with Webroot extends FancyFon’s comprehensive MDM platform with the best-of-breed and out-of-box antivirus protection. Synergy of the two solutions empowers IT to provide the ultimate data security for Android devices that are proliferating across corporate environments and being heavily targeted by hackers.” 

 

The Webroot Security Intelligence for Mobile Suite is an innovative collection of modular, easily integrated cloud-based security intelligence solutions, with the superior coverage and increased visibility of the Internet provided by the cloud-based Webroot Intelligence Network (WIN). By leveraging Webroot’s best-in-class URL classification, mobile app reputation, antimalware protection and IP reputation services, mobile technology partnerscan deliver security solutions from the cloud that can grow their customer bases, maximize recurring revenue streams and increase their customers’ productivity and cost-savings.

 

"Webroot’s industry-leading security intelligence solutions enable mobile technology providers to benefit from the true cost and efficiency advantages of compact, easily implemented cloud services," said Mark Hanson, Vice President of Strategic Alliances at Webroot. "The Webroot Security Intelligence for Mobile Suite, as demonstrated by market-leading MDM provider, FancyFon, enables enterprises to stay ahead of quickly evolving Internet threats and get the most value from their mobile platform investments."

 

Webroot and FancyFon will be demonstrating its mobile security solutions at Mobile World Conference (MWC) 2013, held in Barcelona in booth #8.1H47, February 25 through the 28, 2013. 

 

ABOUT FANCYFON

Established in 2006, FancyFon provides a portfolio of industry-leading solutions for the mobile device lifecycle management market, empowering businesses to remotely control, manage and secure their diverse mobile infrastructures.

FancyFon Mobility Center (FAMOC™) provides asset, application, security and data access management, as well as end-user self-care and remote support for smartphones and tablets, either as a hosted or as an on-site solution. With its head office in Cork, Ireland, FancyFon’s customers include service providers, large enterprise and government organizations in Europe and the United States. 

 

ABOUT WEBROOT

Webroot is bringing the power of software-as-a-service (SaaS) to Internet security with its suite ofWebroot®SecureAnywhere™ offerings for consumers and businesses. Webroot also offers security intelligence solutions to organizations focused on cyber-security, such as Palo Alto Networks, F5, Corero, Juniper, SOTI, NEC, and others. Founded in 1997 and headquartered in Colorado, Webroot is the largest privately held security organization based in the United States. For more information, visit http://www.webroot.com or call 800.772.9383. Read the Webroot Threat Blog: http://blog.webroot.com. Follow Webroot on Twitter: http://twitter.com/webroot.

 

FancyFon and FAMOC are trademarks of FancyFon Software Limited. All other product or company names mentioned are used for identification purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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