NEW YORK, December 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nokia (NYSE:NOK) unveils today the newest device management features of Nokia Intellisync Mobile Suite. The next generation release offers single platform to manage both OMA DM compatible mobile devices as well as devices running Nokia Intellisync Mobile Suite client. This technology approach provides flexibility to support a wide variety of mobile devices and operating systems with advanced device management functionalities such as device configuration, application management, asset collection, help desk, theft-loss protection and recovery.
NEW YORK, December 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Nokia (NYSE:NOK) unveils today the newest device management features of Nokia Intellisync Mobile Suite. The next generation release offers single platform to manage both OMA DM compatible mobile devices as well as devices running Nokia Intellisync Mobile Suite client. This technology approach provides flexibility to support a wide variety of mobile devices and operating systems with advanced device management functionalities such as device configuration, application management, asset collection, help desk, theft-loss protection and recovery.
"We see centralized management of computer workstations becoming a more commonly accepted practice within businesses today, and organizations are similarly beginning to recognize the importance of remote management for their mobile devices," said Scott Cooper, senior vice president, Mobility Solutions, Enterprise Solutions, Nokia. "Utilizing the latest innovations in device management, organizations can lower IT support costs, enhance the usability of worker's devices, while simplifying the management of these devices and increasing the ability to respond quickly to security threats."
In addition to fleet management an increasing number of applications on mobile devices can also be managed via the same device management solution.
"We are committed to creating the best in class, fully open, mobility solutions for our customers," said Marcus Birkl, vice president of sales, Hipath Wireless, Siemens Enterprise Communications. "By choosing Nokia Intellisync Device Management as a key part of our HiPath MobileConnect solution we are able to deliver on both our promise of open communications as well as the benefits of fixed mobile convergence – enhanced control, increased productivity and lower mobility costs. Together we are helping businesses realize the benefits of secure, reliable and well managed enterprise mobility."
Nokia Intellisync Device Management is further optimized for service providers supporting hosted environments with role-based administration and multi-tenant support. This enables service providers to offer new service packages to their business customers that meet the enterprise requirements.
"Device management solutions enable businesses to cope with rising costs, security concerns and management issues in the fast-paced mobile device market," said Dan Stromberg, head of global accounts, Integrated Enterprise Services, TeliaSonera. "We chose Nokia Intellisync Device Management in particular as it enables us to offer new value added services that address business needs making it easier for our customers to secure and manage mobile device fleets while reaping the benefits of improved mobile worker productivity."
The new device management features of Nokia Intellisync Mobile Suite are:
– Integration of OMA DM and Nokia Intellisync Mobile Suite device management technologies into single platform
– Service-enabled platform supporting hosted environments with role-based administration and multi-tenant support
– Fully web-enabled on a Linux platform
– Single mobile management platform
– Additional support to mobile devices based on Nokia S40 and Symbian UIQ3 platforms
Integration of Device Management technologies – One server installation, one database, one management UI, one license key, optimized seamlessly for standard based OMA DM and Nokia Intellisync Mobile Suite device management technologies. Easy to deploy and manage for multi-platform device environments.
Optimized for Service Providers – Supports both behind-the-firewall and hosted environments with role-based administration and multi-tenant support. Option to deploy as an ASP service with recurring revenue model for the service provider.
Fully web-enabled on a Linux platform – With this new release, the complete device management solution is now supported on the Red Hat Enterprise Linux platform and provides full Web Administration user interface (UI).
Single Mobile Management Platform – Strategic management platform for enterprises and service providers that enables management of both mobile devices and mobile applications. Nokia is working with several companies to enable seamless management of mobile solutions such as Credant, F-Secure, Kaspersky, Pointsec, Siemens, TrendMicro, TrustDigital.
In addition administrators are able to wirelessly take control of a device not directly in their hands and visually see the screen of the device. Helpdesk users are able to access these devices, as if they are actually holding them, for troubleshooting, initial provisioning, upgrades, and training purposes. The remote control feature now supports both Windows Mobile and Symbian devices.
With the new release extensive mobile security capabilities are further enhanced with the support of Nokia Mobile VPN enabling secure intranet access for mobile workers. Nokia Intellisync Device Management enables scalable mobile security by providing authentication, security policies, theft-loss protection, recovery and security application management from a single platform to wide variety of devices.
Nokia Intellisync Mobile Suite provides businesses with the flexibility, manageability, and extensibility to connect any corporate data to any device, over almost any network, to meet both current and future mobility needs. Nokia Intellisync Mobile Suite supports broad range of mobile devices and technologies: Symbian, Windows Mobile, Palm, BlackBerry, Windows and OMA DM.
Nokia is the world leader in mobility, driving the transformation and growth of the converging Internet and communications industries. Nokia makes a wide range of mobile devices and provides people with experiences in music, navigation, video, television, imaging, games and business mobility through these devices. Nokia also provides equipment, solutions and services for communications networks.
SOURCE Nokia Corporation