Austrian Social Services Provider Relies on Android Smartphones Protected by MobileIron to Enhance its Services

VIENNA, March 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- MobileIron (NASDAQ: MOBL), the security backbone for the digital enterprise, today announced that Hilfswerk Niederösterreich, an Austrian provider of social services, chose the MobileIron platform to enhance the mobility of its 3,600 staff and 2,800 volunteers. The 26,000 seniors, children, and families using their services are among those who will benefit.

MobileIron's Enterprise Mobility Management platform was chosen by Hilfswerk NÖ's IT experts to manage the company's Android, iOS, and Windows Phone devices.

Hilfswerk NÖ uses MobileIron Email+, a secure productivity centric email, contacts, calendar, and tasks experience on iOS and Android devices, as well as two apps from external service providers for resource scheduling and timekeeping, in addition to the acknowledgement and billing of services provided.

"We save a great deal of time installing, configuring, and servicing employees' mobile devices. MobileIron's Help@Work remote support feature makes it easy for us to provide anywhere support to smartphone users," said Erwin Kocher, head of IT, Hilfswerk NÖ.

"We advised Hilfswerk NÖ in the decision-making process and supported the project from the start. MobileIron won the contract with Hilfswerk NÖ not only because it has always supplied excellent support across the Android ecosystem where it provides rich features, but also because it continues to support older Android versions which are vital to the employees' productivity," said Johannes Bachlechner, Solution Design ICT Technology Solutions, Kapsch BusinessCom AG IT, the ICT service partner for the project. 

Kapsch BusinessCom AG, MobileIron's long-time partner in Austria, implemented the MobileIron platform at Hilfswerk NÖ. 

"We are proud that one of Lower Austria's largest employers chose the MobileIron platform. This is evidence of the quality of the capabilities we bring to market, and is also a testament to MobileIron's strategy to continually support features across all operating systems," said Peter Machat, Director DACH and Eastern Europe, MobileIron.

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About Hilfswerk Niederösterreich
Hilfswerk Niederösterreich is Lower Austria' largest provider of social services to the local population. Currently, the organization's 3,600-strong staff and 2,800 volunteers provide a diverse set of services to 26,000 customers. Everything from childcare, tutoring and counseling to psychotherapy and social assistance is offered at twelve family and counseling centers. Aid and care services are provided at the 56 regional service centers covering all of Lower Austria. Individuals seeking help know exactly where to turn when needing care or family and counseling services. Hilfswerk Niederösterreich is able to provide help quickly and professionally, and its approach is customer-centric. Quality and humanity are always at the core of what we do.

About Kapsch BusinessCom AG
Kapsch BusinessCom is a Kapsch Group company. In the 2015/16 fiscal year, its 1,200 employees generated sales of €320M. The leading digitization partner in Austria and extending across Central and Eastern Europe offers a diverse solutions portfolio, including Technology Solutions (providing support for a stable, intelligent, and – most importantly of all -- secure ICT infrastructure), Facility Solutions (security technology and multimedia solutions in smart buildings), and Business Services (outsourcing and innovative digitization solutions for businesses). Kapsch's Consult - Deploy - Operate approach can cover the entire lifecycle of its customers' ICT solutions. Kapsch does not have exclusive agreements with any vendors. Instead, they use the best technologies from leading global vendors, among them, Cisco, HP and Microsoft, and combine them with solutions from its network of partnering research institutions and application vendors. Kapsch BusinessCom has over 17,000 customers (including OMV, Allianz, ORF, Erste Bank, Vodafone, ÖBB) and serves them both locally and globally in about 40 countries.



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