MobileIron has powered TVH Group to expand Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program to manage hundreds of iOS and Android devices and dump BlackBerry.
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Belgium-based TVH Group, a provider of replacement parts and accessories for material handling, industrial and agricultural equipment, launched enterprise mobility in 2011.
The BYOD program enables TVH to manage iOS and Android devices and both custom-developed and third-party mobile apps using the MobileIron platform.
TVH’s BYOD program ensured maximize data security and employee satisfaction, easy access to productivity apps, and automated the process of giving employees and guests the right level of mobile network access. Employees can download apps for email, calendar, collaboration, and job-specific tasks.
The MobileIron-supported BYOD program allows employees to select their own mobile devices, maximizing productivity and satisfaction – resulting into reduction in IT costs and a secured corporate data. When an employee joins the program, the system automatically creates a role-based security profile that keeps devices secure.
“Whether devices are company-issued or employee-purchased, MobileIron helps us keep our data protected both over the airwaves and on the devices. The container-based encryption keeps stored data from being consumed by the wrong people if a device is lost or stolen,” said Kalman Tiboldi, chief business innovation officer at TVH.
“About 85 percent of our daily activity involves the Internet. MobileIron supports our app strategy by providing us with the technology foundation for a secure company app store with the ability to push apps out to employees automatically,” Tiboldi said.
Its Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) implementation integrates with MobileIron to recognize employee devices and assign the appropriate network permissions. TVH plans to replace its VPN connections with MobileIron AppConnect to make secure mobile access easy for its employees and partners.