MobileIron, the company that raised some $16 million in Series C round back in August, announced MobileIron 4.5, touting it to provide the “deepest security” on the “broadest set of Android devices,” including brand new Ice Cream Sandwich smartphones. In addition, the new security suite also offers:
- Encryption enforcement for data at rest – allowing IT departments to set encryption policies
- Secure SSL VPN connectivity for data in motion – integration with Cisco AnyConnect
- Exchange account configuration with certificates – allows IT departments to authenticate device posture and user identity using certificates so that end-users can utilize the native e-mail, contacts, calendar, and tasks apps.
- Single MobileIron client for all Android devices
- Notification upon removal of Android administrative privileges
- Hardware lockdown – restricting camera, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth functions in high security environments.
Aside from the new version of MobileIron, the company also unveiled technology partnerships with Samsung and Cisco. MobileIron has integrated with Samsung’s Enterprise SDK for Samsung GALAXY S II, GALAXY Tab 8.9 / 10.1, and GALAXY Note. Similarly, MobileIron has tested and certified the Cisco Cius, an Android-based mobile collaboration platform built for business…