|By Business Wire||
|January 20, 2014 12:28 PM EST||
AirWatch®, the largest global Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) provider, announced that Habitat for Humanity International has selected AirWatch to manage its initial deployment of more than 300 devices. AirWatch is also donating more than $100,000 in technology services to the non-profit and will support a broader rollout in 2014, as part of Habitat’s long-term mobility strategy.
“AirWatch provides Habitat for Humanity International with a mobile solution that reduces telecom expenses and improves employee productivity, which channels more funding into projects that make a direct impact on families in need of affordable housing,” said John Marshall, president and CEO, AirWatch. “Habitat for Humanity International works tirelessly to create affordable housing in partnership with low-income families. AirWatch supports this mission by donating technology that keeps employees connected to the community.”
Habitat for Humanity International is implementing a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program allowing employees in certain job functions to enroll their personal mobile phones with AirWatch. Participants in the BYOD program have access to their organizational email, contacts and calendars.
Habitat for Humanity International is a non-profit, Christian housing organization that creates affordable housing in partnership with low-income families. Habitat has more than 1,500 affiliates in the United States and is active in more than 70 countries, and has helped to build or repair more than 800,000 houses, serving four million people worldwide.
AirWatch is the world's largest mobile security and enterprise mobility management provider with more than 1,600 employees across nine global offices. More than 10,000 organizations in 150 countries leverage the AirWatch® Enterprise Mobility Management Platform, which includes industry-leading mobile device, email, application, content, laptop and browser management solutions. Organizations can implement these solutions stand-alone for unique bring your own device requirements, in AirWatch® Workspace containerized solution, or as a comprehensive, highly scalable, enterprise-grade mobility platform. With the largest research and development team in the industry, AirWatch ensures the broadest mobile platform support, develops innovative solutions like AirWatch® Secure Content Locker™, and integrates with the leading device manufacturers and technology solution providers in the mobile ecosystem.