Sophos Introduces First Cloud-Based MDM

MDM=Mobile device management.

This Sophos Mobile Control as a Service which was based on recently released Sophos Mobile Control 2.5. allows businesses to quickly and easily deploy an MDM solution without any changes to their existing IT infrastructures, alleviating any further management burden on IT. In addition to Sophos Mobile Control as a Service, the company is planning to introduce a full range of hosted security applications.

Companies using Sophos Mobile Control as a Service can complete countless tasks—from creating policies to uploading lists of users and developing Acceptable Use Policies for employee-owned devices through the web-based admin console. The service requires nothing more than a browser on the customer premises. All these can be accomplished within minues.

Sophos Mobile Control is available for on-premise installation or as Software as a Service under a subscription license. The on-premise version is also included in the Sophos Complete Security Suite, which combines endpoint, data, email, web, server and mobile protection in one license. Sophos offers additional mobile security solutions such as Sophos Mobile Security, an antivirus app for Android devices available for free download on Google Play and Sophos Mobile Encryption, an app used in conjunction with SafeGuard Enterprise Encryption for Cloud Storage to allow mobile access to encrypted files in the cloud.