VXL Software has teamed up with leading smartphone manufacturer, Sony Mobile, following the successful certification of its Fusion UEM unified endpoint management software and Sony’s Xperia™ smartphone range. This integration of the latest Sony Mobile device management APIs with VXL Software’s Fusion UEM, is designed to deliver additional mobile device-level controls for IT administrators.
Frank Noon, VXL VP Worldwide Sales commented; “Together we’re perfectly placed to take advantage of the current and projected growth in customer demand for mobile device management solutions. Business customers can now be confident that they can also add Xperia™ smartphones from Sony to their Enterprise Managed Devices programs and satisfy the security needs of their IT departments.”
What sets Fusion UEM apart, is its ability to centrally manage both mobile and desktop devices running Android, Windows 7 and 10 Professional, Windows Embedded 7, 8 and 10 IoT, Windows POS and iOS - all from a single console. This not only means increased management efficiencies but also negates the need for separate IT administration of individual mobile and desktop networks.
“Fusion UEM is really two device management products in one, a mobile-device manager and a fixed-device manager. Unlike separate solutions, which require two servers – with two sets of server licensing costs and different IT admin teams, combining the desktop and mobile device management capabilities not only delivers significant cost savings but also improved productivity benefits too,” Noon added.
Providing complete end-to-end device management, Fusion UEM enables IT departments to easily provision devices, add or update applications, manage access to corporate content, enhance security and much more. In particular, IT administrators will be able to use Fusion UEM to enable the following additional Sony Xperia™ policies;
- Enable Exchange ActiveSync in native email client
- Prevent the installation of blacklisted or allow whitelisted apps
- Require SD Card Encryption
- Data usage on roaming, Bluetooth, tethering, SD card access
Ola Larsen, Business Development Manager, at Sony Mobile Communications commented, “VXL Software’s Fusion UEM provides an effective complementary solution for both our existing Xperia™ smartphone product portfolio and our B2B customers looking for an easy-to-use and feature-rich device management software. Fusion UEM fits extremely well with our strategy of partnering with software providers who can offer genuine differentiation to our customer network”.
About VXL Software
VXL Software is a global leader in the creation of software for digital signage, unified endpoint management and PC desktop repurposing. VXL Software’s commitment to quality and competitiveness enables the company to provide software solutions which don’t just reset the benchmark within that product category, they also deliver unprecedented value for money.
VXL’s corporate headquarters, and software development team, are in Mumbai, India, with the Americas group headquarters based in Houston, Texas, and the European HQ in Manchester, UK. Dedicated sales and support offices are based in key strategic markets - including Germany, France, UAE and Singapore.
About Sony Mobile Communications
Sony Mobile Communications is a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Corporation, a leading global innovator of audio, video, game, communications, key device and information technology products for both the consumer and professional markets. With its music, pictures, computer entertainment and online businesses, Sony is uniquely positioned to be the leading electronics and entertainment company in the world. Through its Xperia™ smartphone and tablet portfolio, as well as innovative smart products, Sony Mobile Communications delivers the best of Sony technology, premium content and services, and easy connectivity to Sony’s world of networked entertainment experiences. For more information: https://www.sonymobile.com/global-en/
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