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SAMBA! Will Provide Mobile Management Tools and Access to SECTOR Secured 3rd Party Apps
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2014 INTERNATIONAL CES -- OpenPeak today announced the launch of SAMBA! for Deutsche Telekom. SAMBA! (Safe Mobile Business Apps) is a new enterprise mobility platform powered by OpenPeak, a leading provider of enterprise-class mobile device and application management solutions. The SAMBA! branded solution for enterprise mobile security will be available as a managed SaaS offering for Deutsche Telekom clients.
SAMBA! gives enterprises the flexibility to manage company-issued devices, ensure data security in 'bring your own device' environments and offer an enterprise application store. The solution also features a secure browser and personal information manager (PIM) for securing corporate email, contacts, calendars, tasks and notes on iOS and Android devices.
The cloud-based system, SAMBA! is capable of remotely pushing and removing apps, setting policies for passwords, configuring VPNs, defining policies and locking and wiping company devices remotely. In BYOD environments, SAMBA! can create a strict separation between work and personal data by encrypting and managing apps that handle sensitive data. This gives enterprises the ability to secure both proprietary and third-party apps on an individual basis.
"We're proud to provide carriers like Deutsche Telekom with a white-label enterprise mobility solution that they can brand, customize and sell directly to their customers," said Dan Gittleman, CEO of OpenPeak. "As a cloud-based solution, SAMBA! will evolve with our own efforts to improve the OpenPeak suite. We're committed to providing Deutsche Telekom and its customers with a solution that can meet the mobility challenges of the present and future."
"In addition to in-house development it is part of Deutsche Telekom's strategy to establish partnerships to produce new and innovative services," said Chief Product & Innovation Officer of Deutsche Telekom AG, Dr. Thomas Kiessling. "Together with OpenPeak we now expand our existing portfolio for Enterprise Mobility Services. SAMBA! helps our customers to easily provision and manage mobile devices and applications. OpenPeak's unique app wrapping technology in combination with their secure container approach make SAMBA! a perfect solution for Bring-Your-Own-Device use cases. The fact that all components could be installed in our data center furthermore fulfills the high requirements of European companies toward data privacy."
SAMBA! is powered by OpenPeak's ADAM™ Advanced Device and Application Manager, which provides an end-to-end mobile enterprise security solution that addresses device-level, data-level, and network security. OpenPeak offers ADAM as a white-label solution to carriers and OEMs.
It was also announced today that Deutsche Telekom would become a partner in the SECTOR Network. The SECTOR Network is an application ecosystem consisting of popular business apps that have been additionally "wrapped" to add security features and IT management capabilities. Apps secured for SECTOR can be downloaded from popular public application stores. The SECTOR Network allows partners such as Deutsche Telekom to benefit by providing a selection of pre-secured applications to their enterprise customers who are SAMBA! subscribers.
OpenPeak is a leading Mobile Enterprise Management company. OpenPeak's ADAM™ platform makes it easy for businesses to secure and manage business data on mobile devices while giving employees the freedom to use the device of their choice. ADAM is offered as a white label solution through carriers and large OEMs worldwide. Components of ADAM may be used individually to complement pre-existing device and network management configurations, or together as a complete end-to-end Mobile Enterprise Management solution.
For more information, visit www.openpeak.com.
OpenPeak, ADAM, and SECTOR are trademarks of OpenPeak Inc. Other trade brands, names, and marks used in this document are the property of their respective owners.
About Deutsche Telekom
Deutsche Telekom is one of the world's leading integrated telecommunications companies with 140 million mobile customers, more than 31 million fixed-network lines and over 17 million broadband lines (as of September 30, 2013). The Group provides fixed-network, mobile communications, Internet and IPTV products and services for consumers, and ICT solutions for business and corporate customers. Deutsche Telekom is present in some 50 countries and has 230,000 employees worldwide. The Group generated revenue of € 58.2 billion in the 2012 financial year-over half of it outside Germany (as of December 31, 2012).
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