Juniper Networks Secures iPad for Mobile Devices

Juniper Networks® announced the Junos® Pulse App for the iPad, which enables anytime, anywhere secure remote access and connectivity to all enterprise resources, is now available for free download on iOS 4.2 from the Apple iTunes App Store .

With more than 65 percent of Fortune 500 companies deploying or piloting the iPad and 7.5 million iPad's sold worldwide1, securing the device while enabling productivity for the enterprises has become paramount.

The Junos Pulse App for the iPad is part of Juniper's broader Junos Pulse platform. It builds on the market-leading Juniper Networks® SA Series SSL VPN solution that already enables more than 25 million end users to remotely and securely connect their devices, including laptops and smartphones, to corporate networks. The Junos Pulse App has been built for ease of use and seamless deployment so enterprises can enable the mobile workforce of iPad, iPhone and iPod touch users to be productive and secure.

Providing a secure environment enables enterprise IT departments to empower their mobile workforce and enhance user experience. For example, an iPad-enabled enterprise sales force can securely and easily generate quotes, submit expense reports, access CRM systems, all on-the-go from their iPad regardless of whether they are on the corporate network, a local Wi-Fi hotspot or the latest 3G/4G network.

Juniper customers currently using Juniper's SSL VPN solution can begin deploying it immediately to their global workforce. In addition to providing secure connectivity for the iPad and Apple iOS, Junos Pulse also offers security for Android, Blackberry, Symbian and Windows Mobile operating systems.

"Early indications are showing that the iPad is a revolutionary device that will enable a level of mobile productivity we haven't seen before," said Jeremy Duke, founder and principal analyst, Synergy Research Group. "However, IT administrators have been resistant to embracing these new mobile devices due to valid security concerns. Juniper's Junos Pulse App addresses these concerns, providing the necessary protection to enable these new mobile devices to be fully deployed in the enterprise."

"Our customers have started to deploy iPads to enable the productivity of their mobile workforce," said Juniper Networks Malaysia managing director Wan Ahmad Kamal. "Juniper's Junos Pulse App for iPad now provides the level of security customers require, removing the main barrier to enterprise adoption. Organizations can now have peace of mind that their mobile workforce is secure whether they are using laptops, smartphones or tablets."

The Junos Pulse App for iPad iOS 4.2 is now available for free from the iTunes App Store at .

1 According to Apple's most recent earnings call, summarized in a recent article.