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Release:23 Feb 2012

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – MobileIron, an innovator in enterprise management and security for mobile devices and apps, today announced it has been selected by Avaya, a global provider of business collaboration systems, software and services, for membership as a Technology Partner for mobile device management (MDM) in the Avaya DevConnect program.

MobileIron enables global companies to secure and manage devices and apps for today’s mobile workforce. Enterprise IT departments face a number of mobile challenges: they must support multiple operating systems, secure enterprise data on both corporate and employee-owned devices, develop Bring Your Own Device programs, and build and deliver mobile apps. MobileIron provides a scalable solution for mobile device management, security and enterprise app storefronts. As a DevConnect Technology Partner, MobileIron expects to deliver proven interoperability with Avaya’s unified communications and collaboration portfolio, so that companies can easily and securely deploy unified communications to mobile devices.

The Avaya DevConnect program promotes the development, compliance-testing and co-marketing of innovative third-party solutions that are compatible with standards-based Avaya solutions. Member organizations have expertise in a broad range of capabilities – spanning collaboration, management, analytics, reporting and communications-enabled business process applications – helping joint customers extend the value of their collaboration and contact center investments and accelerate the speed at which their organization delivers true value to the bottom line.

“MobileIron technology enables customers to provision Avaya Unified Communications applications, network resources and security parameters on mobile devices,” said Ojas Rege, VP of Product, MobileIron. “We deliver Avaya software packages with ourapps@work storefront, and easily remove applications and data if the device is lost, stolen or removed from service.”

The Avaya DevConnect program currently includes thousands of software and hardware developer companies, integrators, service providers and customers. Members have created a broad array of innovative solutions tested for Avaya compliance, including natural language speech recognition applications, mobile and emergency notification services, specialized computer telephony integration and reporting capabilities, and applications tailored for specific vertical industries.

Through the DevConnect program, Avaya provides companies with a wide range of technical education, access and support for many Avaya platforms and interfaces, often at no cost to Registered members. Technology Partners receive additional benefits in terms of in-depth, joint compliance testing activities and co-marketing support, based on their alignment with Avaya’s strategy and value offered to Avaya customers. DevConnect Technology Partners like MobileIron must meet rigorous criteria for customer satisfaction, product support, business operations, marketing and sales.

“Avaya’s mobile collaboration solutions give business users access to every day communications in order to increase their productivity,” said Eric Rossman, vice president, developer relations, Avaya. “DevConnect Technology Partners like MobileIron provide enterprise IT with tools to secure and manage the apps and mobile devices.”

Membership information and a listing of solutions developed and tested under the DevConnect program are available at www.avaya.com/devconnect.

Source: Avaya

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