Fiberlink Announces Support for all Versions of Windows 8 Operating System
November 08, 2012
By Anshu Shrivastava
, TMCnet Contributor
Fiberlink has announced the first comprehensive support for all versions of the new Windows 8 operating system, including Windows 8, Windows RT and Windows Phone (News - Alert) 8.
Chuck Brown, senior product manager at Fiberlink, said the latest extensions to MaaS360 for Windows 8 reinforce the company’s product strategy to simplify enterprise mobility in this increasingly complex, multi-platform environment.
Thanks to Fiberlink’s MaaS360, organizations can embrace the new operating system on any device. Unveiled in October, Microsoft (News - Alert) Windows 8 claims to deliver a personalized experience that fits each user’s unique style and needs – whether they want a tablet or a PC, whether they want to consume or create, and whether they want to work or play.
This operating system is currently available on a wide range of new mobile devices, including laptops, tablets and smartphones. Microsoft is touting it as the first attempt to standardize the operating system across multiple platforms.
MaaS360 enables IT organizations to evolve their mobile strategies to secure and manage all their Windows 8 devices, apps and content, along with their iOS and Android (News - Alert) deployments – from a single console. It offers customers the widest support of Microsoft operating systems across Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows Mobile and Windows Phone 7.
MaaS360 is delivered as a true cloud-based service. Company officials said all customers experience instant visibility and control as it eliminates the need to explore a complicated server upgrade process to support new devices and OSs.
Fiberlink is a provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS (News - Alert)) solutions for secure enterprise mobile device and application management.
A provider of remote monitoring and management (RMM) and business continuity solutions, Continuum recently announced a technology partnership with Fiberlink that will enable Continuum managed service providers to offer enterprise-class mobile device management (MDM) to the small and medium-sized business (SMB) market.
Edited by Braden Becker