MUNICH, March 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- MobileIron (NASDAQ: MOBL),the security backbone for the digital enterprise, today announced that CLAAS, a global agricultural machinery manufacturer, selected MobileIron's Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) platform with Berlin-based incapptic Connect's Mobile App Release Automation Technology to make its business-critical mobile apps more productive by deploying them faster, safer and more cost-efficient.
CLAAS has used MobileIron's platform since 2012 to secure its mobile devices. MobileIron protects the company's mobile devices, apps, and data from unauthorized access and ensures compliance with administrative guidelines. Business-critical data transferred between mobile devices and backend systems are securely encrypted.
Together with incapptic Connect's mobile app release automation technology, MobileIron serves as the backbone for the agricultural machinery manufacturer's mobile business app strategy. With the click of a button, apps can be deployed and updated. CLAAS' business units are empowered to manage apps for their teams without the help of IT experts. This enables CLAAS to meet the growing needs of its users for efficient business-oriented mobile apps.
incapptic Connect is a web-based solution that automates the app deployment component of CLAAS' business app strategy.
"incapptic Connect helps CLAAS significantly reduce the time it takes to publish and update in-house and third-party apps, enabling frequent, timely distribution of new releases at very low cost," said Dr. Rafael Kobylinski, Founder and CEO of incapptic Connect.
"Together, MobileIron and incapptic Connect support the secure and reliable publication and updating of apps with the click of a button in near-real time," said Peter Machat, Director, DACH and Eastern Europe, MobileIron. "CLAAS, a longtime MobileIron customer, is a pioneer among German companies embracing Mobile First."
"We save between two and three hours with each app update we need to administer, while maintaining compliance with our high security standards ensured by MobileIron," said Stephan Niewöhner, Project Manager, Mobile Application at CLAAS.
MobileIron is managing approximately 3000 mobile devices within the CLAAS group, primarily iPhones and iPads. The mobile IT infrastructure is managed by EBF GmbH, a Cologne-based IT specialist, through the deployment of its Hosted Core model.
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CLAAS (http://www.claas-group.com) is a family business founded in 1913 and is one of the world's leading manufacturers of agricultural machinery. The company, with corporate headquarters in Harsewinkel, Westphalia, is the European market leader in combine harvesters. CLAAS is the world leader in another large product group, self-propelled forage harvesters. CLAAS is also a top performer in agricultural technology on a global scale, with tractors, agricultural balers and green harvesting machinery. The CLAAS product portfolio also includes state-of-the-art agricultural information technology. CLAAS employs 11,300 people worldwide and reported a turnover of 3.6 billion euros in the financial year 2016.