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AirWatch Offers iPhone iOS4 Enterprise Support

Apple's iPhone may have won favor among corporate users, but IT managers aren't always so accepting of the growing trend of consumerization in the enterprise.

To help bridge the gap between the native security and management tools enterprises expect and their general absence from the iPhone, a host of third-party vendors are offering new solutions to make the mobile devices more friendly to the business world. Enterprise Mobile Today has the details.

AirWatch is one of the first companies out of the gate to announce enterprise support for Apple's new iOS4 operating system and the iPhone. The company's forthcoming Mobile Device Management (MDM) solution is designed to let IT perform a number of remote or over-the-air security and management tasks without impacting users' ability to continue using their iPhone.

While the iPhone has proven to be a popular device among corporate users, Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) didn't design the handset with the kind of deep enterprise support and integration features that a competitor like Research-In-Motion (RIM) provides for its BlackBerry line.

Read the full story at Enterprise Mobile Today:
iPhone iOS4 Gets an Enterprise Assist From AirWatch