Enhanced SAP Mobile Secure Portfolio in the Cloud Helps Companies Secure Devices, Apps and Content

October 22, 2013 by SAP News

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LAS VEGAS — SAP AG today announced significant updates to the recently launched SAP Mobile Secure portfolio to help companies in even the most highly regulated industries secure devices, apps and content. The newest release of this enterprise mobility management (EMM) solution portfolio shall include the cloud edition of the SAP Mobile App Protection solution by Mocana with app wrapping, a new secure mobile browser and enhanced capabilities for mobile content management. With these additional capabilities, businesses will  be able to quickly secure apps in the cloud with a single console and secure browser for intranet data, Web apps and portals to almost any iOS or Android device. The announcement was made at SAP TechEd, being held October 21-25 in Las Vegas.

SAP Mobile Secure Portfolio Expands Cloud Capabilities
Building on the momentum of the cloud edition of the SAP Afaria mobile device management solution, businesses shall be able to secure iOS and Android apps with the cloud edition of SAP Mobile App Protection, which is planned for release at a future date. This solution is intended to enable customers to add fine-grained security control into apps developed in-house or by SAP and third parties. With this addition, SAP will be able to offer customers a complete solution for mobile device, app and content security in the cloud.

Secure Mobile Browser
A new secure mobile browser extends app level security to intranet data, Web apps and portals. With the secure mobile browser, companies can wrap advanced policies, including FIPS 140-2 data-at-rest encryption, true per-app VPN capability, copy/paste protection and app-level data wipe, into most any Web app. Administrators can configure browser security even for devices not under active management.

Easy Access to Personal and Corporate Content
SAP enables secure access to mobile content via the SAP Mobile Documents solution using the SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud service, helping to increase user productivity by providing a single entry point to personal documents and corporate content from a single account. The latest release of SAP Mobile Documents has added support for iPhone and Android, a new user-interface, custom branding for iPad, enhanced connectivity to corporate content management systems and security policies based on document classification.

Affordable Pricing for a Complete Solution
The SAP Mobile Secure portfolio will offer customers affordable enterprise-grade security for devices, apps and content in the cloud, through the following offerings:

  • SAP Afaria, cloud edition, at one euro per device per month
  • SAP Mobile Documents at four euros per user per month
  • SAP Mobile App Protection, cloud edition, pricing to be determined

A free 30-day trial of SAP Afaria, cloud edition, and SAP Mobile Documents is available at www.sapmobilesecure.com.

“With SAP Mobile Secure solutions in the cloud, IT not only deploys and helps protect mobile devices, sensitive content and both native and Web-based mobile apps, they can be a strategic driver for business,” said Anthony Reynolds, senior vice president, Worldwide Mobile Sales and Solutions, SAP. “The fact that the entire SAP Mobile Secure portfolio is now available in the cloud affords companies the flexibility to secure mobile devices, apps and content seamlessly and affordably. The business can then focus on executing on its mobile strategy and building a portfolio of mobile applications to drive business results.”

SAP recently announced additional updates to SAP Afaria, which now offers full support for iOS 7, including managed app configuration, single sign on and per-app VPN, and supports Samsung KNOX and has enhanced Windows Phone 8 support, including application deployment and management.

For more information, including additional announcements and coverage from SAP TechEd Las Vegas, visit the SAP Newsroom.

SAP TechEd in 2013: Las Vegas, Amsterdam, and Bangalore
SAP customers, partners, and technical experts are expected to convene at SAP TechEd in 2013, the company’s premier technical conference. Hands-on workshops, demo-driven lectures, and Q&A sessions on the latest developments in analytics, mobile, cloud, database, and in-memory computing enable SAP TechEd attendees to enhance their skills while making valuable connections with peers and IT experts from the SAP community. SAP TechEd is being held in Las Vegas, Nevada, from October 21-25, and will be held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, from November 5-7; and Bangalore, India, from December 11-13. Follow SAP TechEd on Twitter at @SAPTechEd and join the conversation at #SAPTechEd.

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