|By Business Wire||
|March 26, 2014 08:02 AM EDT||
Mocana, the Internet of Things (IoT) and mobile application security leader, today announced it has been named a 2014 Vendor to Watch by the analyst firm Enterprise Management Associates (EMA), which recognized the company for its innovative approach to mobile application security management. The EMA report praises Mocana’s recently announced Atlas Extended Enterprise Engine for “pushing the edge of the envelope of application security management” and being “eminently scalable, with a modular and highly integrated architecture that allows a broad expansion in the number of devices, connections and supported applications while still maintaining an intuitive, centralized management process.”
“With the introduction of the Atlas platform, Mocana completes the picture of a unified mobile application security management solution that simply and efficiently empowers organizations with control over their content and services,” said Steve Brasen, research director at EMA. “Mocana’s unique and effective approach to mobile application security has earned the vendor recognition for its innovation and leadership.”
EMA Vendors to Watch are companies that deliver unique customer value by solving problems that had previously gone unaddressed or provide value in innovative ways. The designation rewards vendors that dare to go off the beaten path and have defined their own market niches.
According to the report, the Mocana Atlas appliance provides organizations with a cost-effective, turnkey solution for large-scale rollouts of enterprise mobile resources, offering access to applications and enterprise services over a secure and highly scalable VPN infrastructure that supports a large number of simultaneous user connections.
“Until now, security and user convenience bottlenecks have caused adoption of mobile apps that connect back to the enterprise to lag way behind consumer app adoption, and has limited the value that companies could reap if they could mobilize higher-value enterprise apps beyond simple email and calendaring,” said John Aisien, senior vice president of marketing and corporate development at Mocana. “We appreciate EMA’s recognition of our efforts to eliminate this bottleneck with our comprehensive mobile application security solutions and make it possible for enterprises to fully mobilize their workforces, intellectual assets and unique value propositions at global scale and at a significantly lower cost than traditional approaches.”
A revolutionary, purpose-built platform designed to simplify enterprise mobile app deployments, the Mocana Atlas appliance mitigates many of the toughest security bottlenecks that typify large-scale rollouts, while significantly reducing mobile total cost of ownership for all kinds of organizations. The Mocana Atlas appliance securely connects mobile apps to back-end systems with unprecedented simplicity for IT and one-click access for end users across the entire extended enterprise. The Atlas appliance also unleashes the power of Mocana’s patented Mobile App Protection (MAP™) app security solution by dramatically increasing its reach and ease-of-deployment.
To read the EMA report on Mocana’s web site, visit mocana.com/awards/#award-13.
Founded in 1996, Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) is a leading industry analyst firm that specializes in providing deep insight across the full spectrum of IT and data management technologies. EMA analysts leverage a unique combination of practical experience, insight into industry best practices, and in-depth knowledge of current and planned vendor solutions to help its clients achieve their goals. Learn more about EMA research, analysis, and consulting services for enterprise line of business users, IT professionals and IT vendors at www.enterprisemanagement.com or blogs.enterprisemanagement.com.
Mocana makes security easy for enterprise mobility and the Internet of Things. Recognized as a World Economic Forum “Technology Pioneer” and a Gartner “Cool Vendor,” Mocana builds on deep expertise born from a decade securing everything from medical devices to defense electronics, from point-of-sale terminals to the smart grid to home automation. The company's Mobile Application Protection (MAP™) offering, distributed globally by SAP, automates end-to-end security for iOS and Android™ apps and authenticates mobile users, apps and devices to business systems. More information is available at www.mocana.com.
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