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SOTI Enhances Secure Web Browsing and Threat Detection for Enterprise MDM Deployments with Webroot Security Intelligence

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - SOTI Inc., the world leader in Enterprise Mobile Device Management (MDM) and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Policy Management, today announced the integration of Webroot's web filtering, antivirus and malware scanning technology into MobiControl V10, enhancing enterprise mobility security. Webroot is a leading provider of award-winning internet security solutions empowering enterprises with superior online threat management capability.

SOTI's innovative Android+ technology enables low-level access to certified Android devices allowing for superior enterprise control and management of Android devices.  Android+ coupled with Webroot's technology enables not only virus or malware detection, but more importantly the ability to completely remove threats from devices both locally and remotely by IT administrators.  This partnership of leading technologies brings a new level of Android security to the enterprise.  With real-time antivirus and malware scanning at the application and file system level, MobiControl is the first mobile device management solution that closes the Android security gap, making Android truly enterprise-ready for both enterprise owned and BYOD deployments.

MobiControl V10's Antivirus/Malware Protection Policy:

  • Extends desktop-grade antivirus and malware protection to managed endpoint devices
  • Detects, quarantines, and eliminates web-based threats in real time
  • Protects installed applications and the device file system
  • Automates scanning, virus definition, and quarantine schedules
  • Supports whitelisting capability for superior protection

With Webroot Security Intelligence, MobiControl provides world-class web content filtering, a critical component in enforcing the acceptable use of mobile devices in enterprise and education deployments.  MobiControl's web content filtering helps enable Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA) compliance, providing a focused and engaging learning experience for students and peace of mind for educators and administrators with devices both in the classroom and in the home.

MobiControl V10 Web Filtering Policy:

  • Configures web filtering policies to block access to specific URLs
  • Restricts URLs based on Webroot's managed categorization
  • Automates redirection of devices to a customized URL
  • Supports whitelist of acceptable URLs

"Enforcing acceptable use policies is critically important to our enterprise and education customers," said Carl Rodrigues, President and CEO of SOTI. "Prior to Android+, low level access to take action on threat detection was not possible.  This partnership has created a new standard in what Android Enterprise Security should be.  Specifically in education, the rapid adoption of mobile technology in the classroom presents significant management challenges for schools. Educators need to balance the need for acceptable use and CIPA compliance with the opportunity to empower students with the latest mobile technologies both at school and home. MobiControl's web filtering functionality allows students to realize the full potential of these exciting new technologies, while assuring teachers, parents and administrators that the experience remains focused and free of objectionable content."

"Today the endpoint is the perimeter of the enterprise network, and Webroot's strategic partnership with SOTI will add our superior mobile security intelligence to its extensive MDM solution to protect that network," said Dick Williams, Webroot CEO. "Protecting the data within it along with an increasingly mobile workforce must be a priority for IT managers, and with MobiControl V10 and Webroot they can do that without sacrificing other priorities."

About SOTI Inc.
SOTI Inc. develops industry-leading solutions for enterprise mobility management, allowing organizations to empower enterprise mobility through support for corporate-liable and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies. SOTI MobiControl solves the unique challenges involved in managing, securing, supporting, and tracking mobile and desktop computing devices across all platforms. Over 10,000 customers around the world rely on SOTI MobiControl every day to manage millions of devices. For more information, visit us at www.soti.net, contact us by email at [email protected] or call us at +1-888-624-9828 (NA), +44 1213680675 (UK) or +61 3 90015554 (Australia).

About Webroot
Webroot is bringing the power of software-as-a-service (SaaS) to Internet security with its suite of Webroot® SecureAnywhere offerings for consumers and businesses. Webroot also offers security intelligence solutions to organizations focused on cyber-security, such as Palo Alto Networks, F5, Corero, Juniper, SOTI, and others. Founded in 1997 and headquartered in Colorado, Webroot is the largest privately held security organization based in the United States. For more information, visit http://www.webroot.com or call 800.772.9383. Read the Webroot Threat Blog: http://blog.webroot.com. Follow Webroot on Twitter: http://twitter.com/webroot.

© 2013 Webroot Inc. All rights reserved. Webroot, SecureAnywhere, and Webroot SecureAnywhere are trademarks or registered trademarks of Webroot Inc. in the United States and other countries.

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