This report examines research and manufacturing firm Philips’ five-year social collaboration journey, which took the firm from the unmanaged, employee-led adoption of a free tool to a strategic enterprise-wide social collaboration platform based on VMware’s Socialcast technology.
MWD Advisors case study reports are designed to help organisations considering or actively working with collaboration technology understand how others have worked to obtain benefits from collaboration technology, and how they have worked to overcome challenges that have arisen along the way. All our case study reports follow a standard model, and are researched using a standard process which is driven by senior MWD Advisors analysts.
Sprint uses VMware technology to make everyday business practices mobile across the company. In retail stores, associates use VMware AirWatch®-managed tablets to move away from static point of sale systems and engage customers on the floor. Sprint’s business sales force is a major reseller of AirWatch to small and medium businesses, and also uses AirWatch-managed mobile devices to showcase and promote Sprint services. In their corporate offices Sprint is converging desktop and mobile, using VMware Horizon® Air™ to provide secure digital workspaces with virtual desktops and VMware AirWatch to enable employees’ personal mobile devices for business use. Sprint’s mission is to empower people with mobile connectivity, and VMware helps Sprint’s people manage the tools they use to share that message.
ANZ Bank is committed to extending customer service beyond the desks, landline phones and even the physical walls of traditional banking. Mobile banking is an important part of this commitment. ANZ’s bankers travel to meet their customers wherever they are— on the Internet, on their smartphones, at their homes and businesses or at digital-enabled spaces within a bank building. VMware® helps ANZ Bank manage 18,000 devices across 34 countries using VMware AirWatch® and VMware App VolumesTM to streamline applications delivered to virtual desktops. ANZ has also used the AirWatch® Software Development KitTM to develop more than 20 mobile apps. Together, these VMware solutions help ANZ fulfill their goal to deliver excellent mobile banking experiences to
The transportation industry is being transformed through mobile technology providing improved speed, customer service and efficiencies. In France, Allocab is the leader in car and motorbike services that predominantly uses a mobile app for bookings. Allocab has 1,000 partner drivers who use their smartphones, either in a bring your own device (BYOD) mode or company provided devices, as these are an essential tool for their work. Allocab was founded based on the idea of creating an automated booking service that could easily respond to demands. This translates into a mobile based business app, Allocab Driver, which is available on iOS and Android. The app allows partner drivers to plan and develop their business, and customers can easily book an available driver. Started in 2011, the company is now the leader of its sector in France, with 1,000 partner drivers in 22 cities and 2,000 clients.
Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) is a leading public, research university. Founded in 1875, IUP is valued at more than $61 million today and has 13,775 undergraduate and graduate students enrolled as of 2015. The university aims to remain one of the top 100 public universities in the U.S. as ranked by U.S. News and World Report, and a top public four-year schools in Pennsylvania for return on investment as assessed by Affordable Colleges Online by offering an engaging, challenging and enriching education experience, up to doctorate degrees.
Fortune 500 Global company Siemens produces a diverse portfolio of technologies, services and industry solutions in areas such as electrification, automation and digitalization. In addition to being the largest engineering company in Europe, the Siemens global footprint reaches beyond headquarters in Germany to all regions worldwide. In business for almost 170 years, Siemens operates in more than 280 sites across the world with a total of 348,000 employees (as per September 30, 2015).
Lufthansa Cargo was founded in 1994 and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Deutsche Lufthansa AG. The company employs more than 450 crew members, and services 45 destinations worldwide.
The Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST) is the leading group of independent girls’ schools in the UK with 20,000 students between the ages of three and 18 and nearly 4,000 staff. Established in 1872, the GDST strives to offer girls the best possible education to prepare them to take advantage of the greatest opportunities in life. The school Trust provides its students with a vibrant and supportive environment to help girls fulfill their academic ambitions.
Established in 2011, American Prison Data Systems (APDS) is a Public Benefit Corporation (PBC) and Certied B Corp providing digital content and services to inmates in correctional facilities across the United States. APDS aims to improve the quality and productivity of inmates’ lives and reduce the likelihood of recidivism upon release.
Miroglio Fashion is the clothing division of Miroglio Group, based in Alba, Italy, with subsidiaries all around the world. The company owns 11 brands including Motivi, Caractere, Oltre, Elena Mirò and Fiorella Rubino and nowadays operates a network of 1,300 stores worldwide.
Mobility is crucial for the 3,700 employees of BearingPoint, a European firm delivering IT and business consulting. Located across 20 countries, the company’s consultants travel the world to meet clients from major companies of the public and private sector.
Vattenfall, in business for over 100 years, is one of Europe’s largest generators of electricity and the largest producer of heat. With over 32,000 employees, they produce heat and electricity from six energy sources; wind, hydro, biomass, nuclear power, coal and gas.
Gulf Air is the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain and one of the longest serving airlines in the Middle East. Having started in 1950 as a small scale commuter service, Gulf Air today is a major international airline with an expanding network that serves over 40 destinations in 24 countries, transporting millions of passengers yearly across Africa, Asia and Europe.
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is one of the leading companies in the healthcare industry, with branches in 180 countries around the world. The company focuses its activities on innovation and scientific achievements across three business units: vaccination (GSK Vaccines), modern prescription drugs (GSK Pharmaceutical) and health products (GSK Consumer Healthcare).
While Trinidad and Tobago is known for its oil and gas production and beaches, the Trinidad and Tobago International Financial Centre (IFC) is fostering greater recognition for the country as an emerging international financial hub. The company will support the expansion of the Financial Services Sector by facilitating new financial programs, professional training and a diverse clientele of investors in the sector, leading to greater real-time access to corporate data for office employees and traveling executives.
Washington State University (WSU) was founded in 1890 as a land-grant college in Pullman, Washington. Today it is a nationally recognized research university providing world-class education to more than 26,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students enrolled in ten different colleges.
ADS Securities is a leading financial services institution which provides high quality investment opportunities for institutional, private and retail clients. The company offers a full range of sophisticated forex, bullion and commodities trading solutions to investors in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Strategically located between Europe and the Far East, the UAE-based company aims to help bridge cash flows and maintain liquidity in global trading markets around the clock.
When companies throughout Sub-Saharan Africa and South Africa need packages delivered expediently and reliably, they frequently turn to Value Logistics, a subsidiary of the Value Group that provides supply chain solutions for many of South Africa’s leading brands. With approximately 350 000 square meters of warehouse space, a centralised national distribution center and integrated IT systems, the company is a leading supplier of merchandise transport, warehousing, distribution and logistics solutions.
The Italian Army Foreign Language School (Scuola Lingue Estere dell’Esercito italiano, or SLEE) was founded in 1963 by the Italian Army General Staff and reports to the School of Application (Comando per la Formazione e Scuola di Applicazione). The school, with headquarters in Perugia and a detachment in Rome, employs more than 100 people consisting of military and civilian personnel, including several native speaker teachers from around the world.
Based in Virginia, United States, the Presidential Precinct is a non-profit consortium of six institutions – two premier public universities and three historic Presidential sites. The organization’s mission is to empower the next generation of influential leaders through education, collaboration and digital networking.
David’s Bridal has more than 60 years of experience dressing women of all ages for life’s special occasions. Nearly 50 percent of all United States (U.S.) brides choose to shop at one of more than 300 David’s Bridal stores in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico.
City of South Bend, located in the northern part of Indiana, is the fourth largest city in the state. Like other cities around the country, South Bend works on a limited budget to ensure its more than 100,000 residents receive effective and useful public services.
Colegio Mirasur strives to improve the traditional classroom learning experience for its more than 1,000 students. Due to its diverse student body, the school wants each child to take the lead in developing his or her own learning process to best comprehend classroom material.
Groupe BPCE, the 2nd largest banking group in France with 36 million clients, is focused on protecting confidential data while staying compliant with industry regulations. With more than 8,000 physical branches and numerous banking tools, the group’s headquarters wanted to provide employees with mobile devices to better meet their line of business needs.
VITAS Healthcare, a pioneer and leader in the hospice movement since 1978, is the nation’s leading provider of end-of-life care. With headquarters in Miami, VITAS operates 49 hospice programs in 16 states and the District of Columbia. VITAS employees care for terminally ill patients daily, primarily in the patients’ homes, but also in the company’s 34 inpatient hospice units as well as in hospitals, nursing homes and assisted living communities/residential care facilities for the elderly.
University Hospital Basel (Universitätsspital Basel), one of the leading hospitals in Switzerland, is characterised by excellence in teaching and research. The hospital’s goal is to provide the best treatment for patients and it places high value on the provision of cutting edge technology.
Edison, now part of the EDF Group, is the oldest European company in the energy sector and for more than 130 years has combined tradition and pioneering spirit with innovation and new technologies. Recently, the company decided to adopt a systematic approach to the use of mobile devices to address their spread within the enterprise. With representative offices in many countries and thousands of employees around the world, Edison needed to manage and control devices containing business critical information that could be lost.
Jamaica Money Market Brokers (JMMB) is one of the leading brokerage houses in the Caribbean and strives to successfully create wealth for its clients through its vision, value and expertise in the brokerage business. JMMB is dedicated to serving its clients, team members and shareholders across the Caribbean in Jamaica, the Dominican Republic and Trinidad and Tobago.
Crossrail is currently Europe’s largest civil engineering project. It involves the construction of a new metro railway from Reading and Heathrow airport in the west through central London to Shen¬eld and Abbey Wood in the east. This 118km route includes 21km of central twin-bore 6.2m diameter rail tunnels underneath central London and Docklands.
As a company that continuously introduces innovative products to the medical field, B. Braun Melsungen AG strives to make its business more effective. In 2011, B. Braun saw enterprise mobility management (EMM) as an opportunity to empower employees with mobile devices.
HealthTronics, Inc. is a urology solutions company that provides lithotripsy, laser and cryotherapy solutions to physicians across the United States. The company also maintains medical equipment in the urology field and manufactures cryotherapy devices.
Lärande i Sverige AB (Lärande) is a Swedish group of private schools that specialise in primary and secondary education. The educational group, which has approximately 3,500 students ranging from kindergarten to high school, owns and operates 17 schools across Sweden and employs 500 teachers and administrative staff members.
Since opening its doors in 1984, River Spirit Casino has provided a premier entertainment experience for its guests and earned a reputation as a top tourist destination in Tulsa, Okla. The casino offers a unique variety of casino games, casual and ne dining choices as well as live entertainment.
Professional sports across the world operate in extremely competitive environments. Modern technology can play a critical role in gaining an edge over the competition. Since sporting venues range from pools to ski slopes to soccer fields, having remote access to technology is key.
The healthcare industry has seen a dramatic increase in the use of mobile devices in the last few years. New technologies and applications are helping organizations lower costs and provide a higher quality of service to patients.
Lomond School is an independent, co-educational day and boarding school in Helensburgh, Scotland, with more than 500 students and 50 teachers. Lomond School prides itself as an innovative educational institution, transforming learning through technology and mobility.
Merck KGaA is a leading pharmaceutical, chemical and life science company that provides solutions that make peoples’ lives better and helps businesses be more successful in their quest to improve the lives of their customers.
United Bankshares, Inc. is a $12.1 billion regional bank holding company with a longstanding reputation for providing excellent service to its shareholders, employees, customers and the communities they call home. The company employs more than 1,700 knowledgeable nancial professionals throughout its 133 full-service ofces in West Virginia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Maryland and Washington, DC.
The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is a major academic medical center, the largest research institution in eastern Wisconsin and second largest in the state. Throughout its history, faculty, scientists and physicians have generated more than 200 discoveries that have helped to save lives and improve health.
Founded in 1624, Latymer Upper School has a long tradition in high quality education leadership. Its aim is to provide a broad and stimulating educational experience with very high teaching standards for boys and girls 11-18 years of age. The school is fully digitalised, giving its students a chance to discover the world of new technology and preparing them for adulthood in the 21st century.
2gether NHS Foundation Trust (2gether) provides mental and social healthcare services. The trust employs more than 2,300 staff members and serves a population of 761,000.
This IDC Buyer Case Study is based on a conversation IDC had with Darin Adcock, chief information officer (CIO) for Dowling Aaron Inc., a privately held full-service legal firm located in California. The discussion centered on how Dowling Aaron has spent the past 10 years evolving its access, control, and security policies when deploying mobile devices for its 50 attorneys. This is of particular note since the firm operates in a non-IT-intensive industry and has always been a 100% bring–your-own-device (BYOD) shop.
Formed in 1998, Canada-based Trillium Lakelands District School Board (TLDSB) is dedicated to the success of students in the municipalities of the City of Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton County and the District Municipality of Muskoka. Students are supported at elementary, secondary and adult education levels.
Harrogate Grammar School (Harrogate) is an independent, co-educational specialist language and technology school in North Yorkshire, England, which offers an enhanced language learning provision.
Duke University is a private research university located in Durham, North Carolina. Consistently ranked among the nation’s top colleges, Duke has a longstanding reputation for top tier academics as well as award winning athletic programs. Duke Athletics is part of the Atlantic Coast Conference and has 26 NCAA Division I varsity sports teams, including its football team, the Blue Devils.
Founded in 1928 in Monroe, Louisiana, Delta Air Lines provides air transportation for passengers and cargo in the United States and around the world. Through its regional carriers and partnerships, the company serves 333 destinations in 64 countries, and it operates a fleet of 700-plus aircraft, as well as maintenance, repair and cargo operations. Delta serves six continents through more than 4,900 flights per day for its customers. Delta is a founding member of the SkyTeam airline alliance along with other large airlines, including Air France, KLM and Alitalia.
Adventist Health System is a faith-based health care organization headquartered in Altamonte Springs, Florida. Adventist Health System’s more than 70,000 employees maintain a tradition of whole-person health by caring for the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of every patient.
Giochi Preziosi is a leading Italian manufacturer and distributor of toys and products for children. With an international distribution network and a diverse range of high quality products, including app-based games for children, Gruppo Preziosi stands apart from its competitors. Some of the company’s best-selling products include the well-known Cicciobello doll, action figures such as Gormiti and Peppa collection.
Intermountain Healthcare is an internationally recognized, nonprot health system comprised of 22 hospitals and a medical group with more than 185 physician clinics. It also offers health insurance plans from SelectHealth.
Intermountain’s 34,000 employees serve patients and plan members in Utah and southeastern Idaho. Whether patients need a u vaccination or the latest in cancer treatment, Intermountain offers a full range of services, from urgent care to home care, to the region’s most advanced trauma centers. Providing excellent care of the highest quality at an affordable cost is at the heart of Intermountain Healthcare’s mission.
Employees in today’s workforce expect the flexibility of a ‘bring your own device’ (BYOD) environment that enables them to use their personal smart phones and devices to access both work and personal information. This presents significant challenges for IT decision makers who must balance the security and usability needs of a large user population. Furthering the complexity is often the existence of an environment consisting of multiple device types. IT decision makers are often faced with the realization that whichever Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solution is chosen, that it must be able to support multiple operating systems seamlessly.
Safexpress is India’s leading logistics and supply chain management company. With offices in more than 610 locations and a fleet of 4,000 trucks, Safexpress provides high-speed, door-to-door delivery services for commercial goods and cargo throughout India. The innovative supply chain company partners with and provides customized, value-added services to a variety of Fortune 500 and top Indian brands across various industry sectors in the country.
With bases in Switzerland, the UK and Spain, TAG Aviation Europe offers a broad range of aviation services including aircraft management, charter, maintenance, xed-base-operators and handling. More than 100 owners, including corporations and private individuals, put their trust in TAG Aviation Europe’s aircraft management operations. The company boasts two of the biggest European aircraft maintenance centres in Geneva and Farnborough, representing many major aircraft carriers.
Following its roots back to 1889, the University of Cincinnati’s College of Nursing has a strong history of successful students and alumni. The college’s programs have expanded to include more than 2,700 students in a variety of educational programs from undergraduate through doctoral degrees. Embracing mobility was a natural step for the Ohio-based \school, whose vision states, “Through creative leveraging of technology, the UC College of Nursing will lead the transformation of health care in partnership informed by the people we serve.”
Atlantis, The Palm is the first entertainment resort located at the center of The Palm Jumeirah in Dubai. The unique ocean-themed resort opened in September 2008 and features a variety of marine and entertainment attractions, as well as 17 hectares of waterscape amusement at Aquaventure Waterpark, all within a 46 hectare site. Atlantis, The Palm is known as the culinary destination in the region with a collection of world-renowned restaurants, including Nobu and Ronda Locatelli. The resort boasts an impressive collection of luxury boutiques and shops as well as extensive meeting and convention facilities. From the hotel architecture to the award-winning restaurants and must-visit aquatic attractions, this is one of Dubai’s luxury resorts that never ceases to amaze the senses.
St. Edward’s University is recognized among the nation’s best Catholic universities and colleges. Named one of “America’s Best Colleges” by U.S. News and World Report, it stands distinctively as a top liberal arts university, with partner schools in eleven countries. The private Texas-based college is focused on utilizing the power of technology to enhance global learning; developing more educational partnerships and portal campuses worldwide; and cultivating a stronger international community.
The Hebrew Academy of Long Beach is a private, Jewish day school in Long Island, New York. It is comprised of a preschool, an elementary school, which has been in existence for 50 years, and two high schools: the Stella K. Abraham High School for Girls and the Davis Renov Stahler Yeshiva for Boys. The schools reside on three campuses and are home to approximately 1,800 students and 350 staff members.
Coachella Valley Unified School District (CVUSD) has been educating students for 120 years. The California district, which is larger than the state of Rhode Island, includes 24 schools: 14 elementary schools, four middle schools, two comprehensive high schools, a continuation high school, a middle high school and a large adult education school.
Located just outside of Dallas, Texas, Mansfield Independent School District (ISD) is home to 30,000 students and spans 42 campuses. Since 2012, Mansfield ISD has successfully deployed 13,000 mobile devices, secured by AirWatch® by VMware, to teachers and students, and the district is considered a leader in mobility by others in the region.
Örebro Kommun is the local government organization for Örebro, a city in central Sweden. The organization employs 12,000 people and is governed by a municipal council. Örebro Kommun selected AirWatch® by VMware® to deliver secure access to information through mobile devices to politicians, including representatives on the City Council Assembly and members of the City Executive Committee. The municipality´s information security policies are very strict and enforcing them is a high priority for the IT department. The advanced security capabilities of AirWatch, including user authentication using AD/LDAP, certificate-based access to enterprise email, Wi-Fi and VPN networks, help Örebro Kommun to meet its requirements.
Satmex is a Mexico-based satellite operator, known for the exclusive orbital positions of its satellites and the ongoing support and service it provides to customers. With more than 25 years of experience, the company’s mission is to connect the world through innovative satellite services. After a thorough analysis of the leading EMM solutions, Satmex selected AirWatch by VMware to manage its mobile device deployment and bring your own device (BYOD) program. The keys to Satmex’s successful mobility initiative are due to comprehensive AirWatch professional services and support available in Spanish and the fact that AirWatch meets the satellite company’s strict security standards.
Located in the heart of Georgia, the Houston County School System educates approximately 28,000 K-12 students on 38 campuses. AirWatch and Xirrus teamed up to bring Mobile Device Management, Mobile Application Management, Mobile Email Management and a wireless system. Together, Xirrus and AirWatch enforce access polices and enable BYOD with guest access to Wi-Fi.
Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs is one of the largest and most distinctive entertainment, gaming, harness racing, shopping and dining destinations in Pennsylvania. The resort needed to migrate from BlackBerry devices to an enterprise mobility management solution to scale with their growing organization. Mohegan Sun chose AirWatch to secure and manage iPads used by guests and employees, as well as to implement a BYOD policy. Next, the company plans to use AirWatch Content Locker integration with SharePoint to enhance their long-term mobile strategy.
Brake France distributes poultry products to restaurants and company, school and hospital canteens across France, Ireland, Sweden and the United Kingdom. In 2010, the company decided to deploy a range of corporate-owned, personally enabled mobile devices. After reviewing a number of solutions, Brake France selected AirWatch® to meet its mobility needs. With AirWatch, Brake France can enable WiFi and VPN automatically on corporate devices, push an internal app with the AirWatch App Catalog and deliver secure email, calendar and contact access for end users.
Explore Learning is a growing British company that provides math and English tutoring services to students in small group settings. Founded in 2001, the company now has 90 learning centers located across the UK. To streamline and integrate the flow of information between sales staff, office administrators and prospects, Mr. Morgan introduced a customized, internal prospecting app, which was pushed to the sales team’s mobile devices using the AirWatch App Catalog. App installation is tracked to ensure that all centers are utilizing the application, and communication with prospects has improved dramatically.
Rotho Blaas is a leading, multinational developer and provider of technology solutions in the wood building sector. To increase efficiency and to deploy an internal app across all major operating systems, Rotho Blaas’ leadership team transitioned its mobile fleet of Blackberry® devices to Apple® iOS smartphones and tablets. The company’s IT team turned to AirWatch to make the transition as seamless as possible.
Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) is one of the nation’s leading comprehensive, integrated health systems. Henry Ford Health System’s workforce had been exclusively using BlackBerry devices for many years, but as more clinical applications have been moving toward Android and Apple iOS platforms, the organization has had to adapt its mobility strategy accordingly. After reviewing three of the top solution providers, HFHS leaders selected AirWatch based on three main points of differentiation: it offered an option to be hosted by the vendor instead of by HFHS, integration with Active Directory and the ability to bring ActiveSync traffic through the AirWatch gateway and rapid adoption by the platform of new operating system features within days after release.
Essilor International is the world’s largest manufacturer of ophthalmic lenses, based in France and quoted on the Euronext Paris Stock Exchange. Essilor operates in more than 60 countries and employs nearly 55,000 associates. The company chose AirWatch to implement their mobile initiatives because AirWatch offers the most features on the market and variable costs, thanks to a scalable cloud solution. Essilor utilizes AirWatch Mobile Device Management to secure devices and enable access to corporate email, along with AirWatch Mobile Device Management to deliver internal and purchased apps to users.
The proliferation of mobile devices and tablets is transforming classroom learning. As traditional paper textbooks are replaced with digital books on tablets, students are reaping the benefits of having continuous access to the latest information. Open Your Tomorrow is an initiative launched by the Lebanese Ministry of Telecommunications, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, to regenerate the country by enabling youth. The Lebanese Ministry of Telecommunications funded the project by sourcing 15,000 tablets that were custom designed by Intel and equipped with parental controls and AirWatch Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM).
Zambon is a leading chemical and pharmaceutical company that has been in operation for 108 years. The family-owned, Italian company is well established in three therapeutic areas: respiratory, pain and women’s care. In 2011, Zambon’s leadership decided to ‘go mobile’, providing Field Force users with iPads® to work more efficiently and perform on field activities. Zambon chose AirWatch after seeking a a mobile solution to protect the flow of information and allow the sales team to securely access documents and apps for market analysis and product promotion on their devices.
Luxottica Group is a leader in premium, luxury and sports eyewear with approximately 7,000 optical and sun retail stores in North America, Asia-Pacific, China, South Africa, Latin America and Europe.
Headquartered in Caxias do Sul, Brazil, Sumig specializes in professional solutions for welding and cutting developed with in-house technology. Founded in 1980, the company is continually expanding and is the segment leader in the Brazilian market. After researching a number of EMM providers, Sumig selected AirWatch® to manage its growing mobile fleet. “I explored a few other suppliers, but the AirWatch team offered an immediate solution and cared about the needs of our company,” explained Schaefer. “I ultimately selected AirWatch because of the customer service I received from the beginning. The AirWatch sales team and the technical team have the expertise and commitment to provide a seamless deployment.” Sumig Invests in Mobile Innovation with AirWatch.
Relay Foods is an online grocery store that provides customers with the best sustainable products from local stores, restaurants and farms, including a wide variety of specialty foods and local produce. Shoppers can select a convenient pickup location close to where they live or work, or have their order delivered to their doorstep. By partnering with both local artisans and national brands, Relay provides customers with a healthier, sustainable way to shop and eat and vendors with a marketplace to start their businesses and sell their products. The company has been in operation since 2009 and now has more than 135 employees in six markets throughout the mid-Atlantic.
reed.co.uk is a leading recruitment website in the UK. The firm highlights vacancies from more than 10,000 recruiters and 4.5 million job seekers rely on reed.co.uk in their search for employment. The company uses AirWatch to manage a fleet of employee-owned and corporate-owned devices that includes a range of operating systems. Implementing AirWatch was easy and employees are grateful for the ability to protect corporate and personal information, especially in the event that a device is lost or stolen.
A local health district in NSW provides a range of public health services to the diverse region. The district delivers services to approximately 850,000 people, employs 15,500 staff and 1,600 volunteers. During a pilot tablet deployment to patients, the health service need a way to secure the devices, enable care through applications and filter Internet searches for pediatric patients. The organization chose AirWatch to meet its mobility needs.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), funded by FEMA, provides vital public engineering services to strengthen our nation’s security, energize the economy, and reduce risks from disasters. One of the Corps’ missions is to assist homeowners who have roof, entryway or window damages after natural disasters.
With more than 150,000 employees around the world, many of this company’s executives and client advisors travel extensively and require mobile access to email, contacts, calendar and corporate documents. When the company issued more than 14,000 smartphones and tablets to employees, the leadership team needed a technology partner to simplify mobility for the entire organization. The company chose AirWatch to institute a BYOD policy, secure email and manage content with AirWatch Content Locker.
GA Communication Group is a marketing and advertising agency serving the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries. The company chose AirWatch to manage a hybrid fleet of corporate and employee-owned smartphones and tablets. One of the most valuable benefits of AirWatch has been the ability to centrally manage all devices, which has resulted in significant time savings for the IT department. GA Communication Group also uses the AirWatch App Catalog to push apps to employees.
Managing mobility on a global level is critical for Big Picture, the UK’s premier field marketing agency with more than 200 staff members in 16 countries. The company’s main challenge was to provide all employees with up-to-date information in their respective languages, whether they used a company-owned device or an employee-owned device. With AirWatch Content Locker, Big Picture can securely distribute content for mobile access to employees, based on their location and language preferences. Big Picture uses advanced analytics to create reports on what content is accessed most, and uses continuous compliance monitoring to keep resources secure.
As a large company comprised of multiple brands and six office locations, Ideal Stelrad Limited faced a number of challenges when it made the decision to embrace mobility. More than 300 Stelrad employees including executives, engineers and sales people required mobile access to corporate information – wherever and whenever. AirWatch’s multi-tenant architecture offers a streamlined way to manage hundreds of devices based on user role, device type and organization group. In addition to remote mobile access to email, Ideal Stelrad engineers now have the ability to digitally complete various forms from their mobile device.
Fort Bend ISD includes 74 campuses, which are prone to hurricanes and tropical storms. When inclement weather strikes, the school’s priority is the safety and security of its students. The school’s Enterprise Application Support, Training and Reporting (EASTR) department created ICE (In Case of Emergency), an internally developed tablet app, deployed exclusively through AirWatch® to nurses and members of the school’s Safe and Secure task force. Currently, 72 nurses at 74 campuses are using the ICE app distributed by AirWatch, which has been met with resoundingly positive feedback.
Headquartered in San Francisco, Blackboard is a leader in enterprise technology and innovative solutions that improve the experience of millions of students and learners every day around the world. The Blackboard marketing team completed a successful deployment across iOS® and Android™ devices. With hundreds of mobile applications developed, Blackboard can now manage applications on smartphones and tablets to ensure field representatives have the latest application version installed. Blackboard will also use AirWatch Content Locker from AirWatch to distribute and manage content securely on mobile devices.
Founded in 1997, YO! Sushi introduced the concept of a Japanese ‘kaiten,’ or sushi bar, which delivers food to customers on a conveyor belt. Using AirWatch technology, YO! Sushi ensures that it protects both sensitive restaurant and customer data. With its mobility initiative in place, YO! Sushi has increased efficiencies and enhanced customer experience in its restaurants. Waiters are saving time by entering orders directly on mobile devices, fewer orders are lost or misread by kitchen staff, and each restaurant’s order fulfillment speed has increased.
The inomed leadership team sought a device, content and application management solution that would enable employees to securely distribute updated product documents to subsidiaries and partners, to replace product CDs, and to globally distribute internal and public applications. With AirWatch, the company can automatically push profiles, VPN access and email configurations to devices without user interaction, as well as push content for secure mobile access to documents, videos and more with AirWatch Content Locker.
Zambon Pharmaceutical Laboratories Ltda. is a pharmaceutical company that operates in three strategic areas: respiratory, pain and women’s health. In 2011, the company’s leadership decided to ‘go mobile’ and chose AirWatch to enable mobile device, email and application management. Custom profiles for employees based on job function ensure employees receive the exact level of access to information they need to do their job well, and the intuitive and simple design ensured IT could meet a tight deployment deadline. In the future, the company plans to use AirWatch Content Locker to enable secure mobile access to corporate documents.
Established in 1991 by the Queensland Government to manage its long-term investments, QIC is now the third-largest institutional investment manager in Australia with more than 90 local and international clients and $71.3 billion in funds under management (as of March 31, 2013). With AirWatch, QIC has simplified mobile security and device management to support the latest consumer-friendly mobile devices, push corporate email and applications to devices over-the-air, and wipe corporate data from lost or stolen devices.
Manitou Springs School District 14, located in Colorado, serves approximately 1,500 students in four schools and was named an Apple Distinguished Program for the 2012-2013 school year. As one of the first school districts in the United States to embrace mobility in the classroom, educators at Manitou Springs School District 14 turned to AirWatch to secure devices and deploy curriculum content to their large student body.
With 90 employees and a fleet of more than 150 planes, Flair Air provides passenger charters and workforce transportation both domestically and internationally. It also offers a unique luxury travel experience with an annual trip around the world from Vancouver, Canada to Russia, China, the United Arab Emirates, Africa, Europe and back. Flair Airlines needed a way to distribute flight manuals, company documents, internal memos, flight packages and weather apps to tablets. Flair Air chose to implement AirWatch to provide secure content and application management.
With more than 4,450 professionals, Lockton has become the largest privately held insurance broker in the world, providing risk management, insurance and employee benefits consulting services to more than 40,000 clients around the world. AirWatch EMM enables Lockton to support a variety of devices without having to worry about the security of corporate data. Associates benefit from Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies that allow corporate information to be accessed on personal devices, while privacy policies protect personal information.
California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), located in San Luis Obispo, California, is embracing mobile technology in academics and student life. The university chose AirWatch to secure devices, manage applications and enable mobile points of sale (MPOS) at sporting events, food trucks and bookstores.
ALBOA is the second largest social housing provider in Aarhus, Denmark. The company employs 180 and provides more than 7500 apartments. AirWatch allows ALBOA to quickly and easily set up policies and profiles, configure devices, distribute content with AirWatch Content LockerTM and deploy webclips for secure, online form submissions.
AriZona Beverage offers a wide array of iced tea beverages and energy drinks to customers around the world. The company uses AirWatch to push product catalogs to the sales team and provide secure Wi-Fi networks for mobile employees. AirWatch enables AriZona to stay a step ahead of their competition with order input on tablets and eliminating other paper processes.
Taco Bueno, a U.S.-based fast-food restaurant chain specializing in Tex-Mex style cuisine, recently deployed tablets secured by AirWatch. In the restaurants, tablets are used to digitally perform restaurant quality assurance checklists including food temperature readings, pictures of the dining area demonstrating cleanliness and readiness checks prior to lunch and dinner. With AirWatch, employee training is more efficient and the readiness checks are streamlined.
Named one of the top 20 largest accounting and advisory firms in the United States, according to Accounting Today’s “2012 Top 100 Firms,” Baker Tilly provides full service accounting and advisory services for to global customer base. Once the firm decided to open their corporate practice up to non-legacy devices, they chose AirWatch to manage their diverse device fleet due to AirWatch certificate integration, Active Directory integration, user authentication and network access control capabilities.
Mackenzie is an educational institution offering all levels of education, from basic to post-graduate, and serving 48,000 students and 2,000 faculty members. Mackenzie trusts AirWatch Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) to secure and manage devices, deploy applications and containerize content.
Lehigh Valley Health Network is one of the country’s premier healthcare organizations, earning 17 consecutive years of recognition from U.S. News and World Report as a top American hospital. AirWatch Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) helps enable Lehigh to secure mobile devices, comply with HIPAA regulations, configure custom policies for different organization groups and manage more than 2,000 application licenses with Apple Volume Purchase Program (VPP) integration.
Simplicity Bank secures financial documents and important client information with AirWatch Mobile Device Management. Executives are also able to access board documents securely on their mobile devices on an internal Simplicity app via the AirWatch Mobile Application Management solution.
Skanska, a global construction company, benefits from AirWatch Mobile Device Management and Mobile Application Management. The company utilizes Secure Email Gateway to keep their networks secure, ensuring corporate data is never breached. Skanska has a 2,000-count device fleet, and the scalability of AirWatch keeps operations running smoothly.
Advanced Home Care specializes in patient home care, empowering people to take care of themselves at home. Nurses visiting patients at home need to use tablets to log information and take photos to properly diagnose medical conditions. AirWatch provides Mobile Device and Application Management, as well as AirWatch Content Locker as a way to distribute collateral. Documents such as forms, patient data and presentations can be pushed to clinicians and sales while staying HIPAA compliant.
Cuatrecasas, Gonҫalves Pereira is an international corporate law firm that needed device management for their multi-OS fleet. The firm chose AirWatch for their BYOD policies and network security features such as VPN and Secure Email Gateway. Because legal documents must be safeguarded to protect client-attorney privilege, AirWatch is critical for the firm’s mobile security.
Advocate Health Care employs more than 35,000 doctors and nurses in the Chicago region. They utilize the latest tablet technology to provide clinicians with mobility to create a more productive and efficient work environment. AirWatch provides Mobile Device Management (MDM) to the team to safeguard all patient documents, keeping in line with HIPAA regulations.
Informatics Merseyside is an Information Management and Technology (IM&T) NHS shared service that supports 11 different trusts, with 28,000 users, 18,000 IT devices and 750,000 patients across the Merseyside Health Economy. Informatics uses AirWatch for Mobile Application Management (MAM) and Mobile Content Management (MCM), securing all patient records.
Sistema de Ensino Integral is a private school in Brazil and a publisher of educational materials that reach more than 15,000 students nationwide. In 2011, Integral made the choice to distribute 1,800 tablets to students, teachers and administrators becoming a pioneer in the mobile education movement in South America. Integral chose AirWatch® as its mobile device and mobile application management provider. Printed books are quickly becoming obsolete, and all educational material can be found on the device. Additionally, the students receive work tools from teachers such as homework, school appointments, and emails.
Located on the southern tip of Texas, only four miles from the U.S. – Mexico border, the city of McAllen is one the fastest growing metro areas in the nation. About 85 percent of the 129,877 residents are Hispanic and approximately 27 percent of them live below the poverty line.
Sunbelt Rentals, a leading supplier of industrial equipment, supplies their sales team with mobile devices to streamline business processes. AirWatch’s Mobile Enterprise Management software giving the sales team information on stock availability and price sheets while allowing for point of sale order entry.
FlightWorks is a private charter plane company out of Georgia. They use AirWatch to secure their Electronic Flight Bags (EFBs) and distribute manuals electronically. Flight manuals are kept up to date electronically and stored in the AirWatch Content Locker , which allows FlightWorks to be FAA compliant at all times.
Dowling Aaron is a 50 person full service law firm that utilizes AirWatch’s BYOD program. Because of AirWatch, Dowling Aaron saved $20,000 on devices. AirWatch also ensures that the client-attorney privileged information is kept secure.