Aruba Networks Launches WorkSpace Partner Program

Over 40 Mobile Applications Integrate with Aruba WorkSpace for Mobile Enterprise Security

SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Aruba Networks, Inc. (NAS: ARUN) , a leading provider of next-generation network access solutions for the mobile enterprise, today introduced a new mobile application partner program for its Aruba WorkSpace solution that already boasts more than 40 applications at launch. The Aruba WorkSpace Partner Program establishes a community of mobile application vendors whose apps are integrated and certified to work with Aruba WorkSpace. Also announced today, Aruba WorkSpace is an addition to Aruba's ClearPass Access Management System that secures and manages mobile apps, devices and network access from one interface to secure company data and reduce BYOD helpdesk costs.


Recognizing that comprehensive BYOD management includes mobile applications as well as the mobile devices these apps are running on, the Aruba WorkSpace Partner Program allows application vendors to meet the mobile security requirements of enterprise customers. These rich security capabilities include jailbreak detection, encryption of application data, authentication against active directory and policy controls, such as identifying which devices the application is running on, which users are utilizing the application and the location of the users/devices.

To participate in the Aruba WorkSpace Partner Program, application vendors can register on the Aruba WorkSpace site to receive a toolkit that they can apply to their application in just a few minutes. Enterprises can then use the ISV's application in their Aruba Enterprise WorkSpace knowing that these applications can be safely distributed, managed and used throughout their organization.

More than 40 applications have already joined the Aruba WorkSpace Partner Program. These companies represent a wide variety of popular enterprise applications. Applications currently certified with Aruba WorkSpace include:

  • File Access: Avatron Air Sharing, Averail Access, Filamente
  • Business Analysis: Roambi
  • Collaboration: Jive Mobile, LiveBoard, Producteev, TeamBox, Zoom, Xavy-MSFT Lync, Xime-IBM Sametime, Xriz-Asterisk, Xvio-Cisco Tandberg
  • Office Document Editor: CloudOn, PDF Expert Enterprise, Polaris Office Enterprise, SmartOffice 2
  • Education: Lanschool
  • Enterprise Productivity: Avatron Air Display, Avatron Air Login, BigTinCan, BizExpense, Box, Breezy, CamCard, CamDictionary, CamScanner, Dolphin, Mail+, mColleagues, mMeetings, SlideShark, TouchDown, YouMail
  • Healthcare: Eye Chart Pro, MobileCare, TigerText
  • File Sharing: Egnyte, NetDocuments, SugarSync, YouSendIt

"Developing and supporting an ecosystem of mobile applications is central to our strategy for Aruba WorkSpace and critical to its success in the enterprise," said Peter Cellarius, vice president of business development and partnerships, Aruba Networks. "We're pleased to see such a positive response from the mobile application community, with 40+ applications integrated at launch - and growing quickly. These application vendors recognize the importance of giving enterprises the right tools to securely and efficiently manage corporate applications and data that reside on employees' mobile devices."

To find out more about the Aruba WorkSpace Partner Program, visit the following link:

http://www.arubanetworks.com/workspace-partners

To learn more about Aruba WorkSpace, visit this link:

http://www.arubanetworks.com/beyondMDM

Supporting Quotes

"Today's SharePoint customers want to access their data from anywhere. Support for Filament with Aruba WorkSpace for mobile devices makes our app even more beneficial by giving our users a way to totally free themselves from laptops and desktops in a secure, easy to manage platform." - Jason Huh, CEO, Aircreek

"Averail is excited to be partnering with Aruba to secure corporate data on mobile devices by integrating with Aruba's WorkSpace offering. CIOs implementing BYOD strategies now have a comprehensive solution to control corporate content with Averail Access while enforcing corporate policies and managing applications on mobile devices." - Marc Olesen, President and CEO, Averail

"Bigtincan and Aruba Networks share a vision of a mobilized world with workers able to get access to powerful content on mobile devices in a way that delivers the engagement necessary for the enterprise mobility revolution to succeed. Partnering with Aruba on Aruba WorkSpace will allow our enterprise and government users to improve the way their mobile teams get access to content and gain the interaction and social learning necessary to drive the enterprise mobility revolution." - David Keane, CEO, BigTinCan

"The widespread adoption of iPads in the enterprise has created a massive shift in the way businesses operate. Powerful productivity applications like Box are enabling today's knowledge workers to be more productive, responsive and effective in their roles, yet mobile security is critical. Aruba's app-centric approach of securing business content in Box on mobile devices answers the needs of our security-conscious customers." - Whitney Bouck, General Manager of Enterprise, Box

"Sales reps and other mobile business professionals are eager to take advantage of the productivity benefits of iPads. However sales, marketing and IT are challenged with managing and securing the content that's presented and distributed from these devices. Solutions like SlideShark and Aruba allow organizations to adopt a BYOD strategy and improve productivity while maintaining control of content, branding, and sensitive data." - Joe Gustafson, CEO and Founder, Brainshark, Inc.

"Partnering with Aruba to include Breezy within the Aruba WorkSpace offering was an easy choice for us. Security is Breezy's most important feature, and we're pleased to work with a proven company like Aruba in securing corporate data all the way from mobile device to printed page." - Jared Hansen, CEO, Breezy

"We are excited to partner with Aruba to include a comprehensive mobile solution within Aruba WorkSpace for extending the Microsoft Lync platform to mobile devices. Together we significantly raise the bar regarding true enterprise mobility within the mobile unified communications and collaboration (UCC) market." - Siva Chaturvedi, CEO, Damaka

"Dolphin for Business provides the most secure and intuitive mobile web browser for the enterprise. With Aruba's WorkSpace integration, Dolphin for Business provides secure access to the web and corporate networks while also encrypting all of the browser's data on the device. Dolphin is a market-leading 3rd party browser with over 50 million installs." - Yongzhi Yang, CEO, Dolphin Browser

"CIOs concerned with providing a solution for separating personal and corporate email can now deploy comprehensive BYOD using iKonic App's email client to leverage Aruba's robust app management and policy enforcement capabilities. The implementation has been a smooth partnership that offers end users a top-notch experience while still addressing security concerns." - Brad Van Dyk, Founder, iKonic Apps

"CamCard and CamScanner are every business person's best friends, making it fast and easy to scan business cards and files to share them with anyone. Both apps are the most downloaded business and productivity apps with cloud sync across all platforms. CamDictionary is the perfect video translator for business travelers. Now CamCard, CamScanner and CamDictionary are available within the Aruba WorkSpace offering. Customers can instantly and securely digitize all business data including business cards, receipts, notes, contracts, and any paper documents to translate and use on mobile devices with Aruba's robust BYOD support. " - Michael Zhen, CEO, INTSIG

"We're excited to partner with Aruba to include Eye Chart Pro within its Aruba WorkSpace offering. It's the next step in securing corporate data in today's leading mobile device platforms, and this is becoming especially important in bringing mobile technology to healthcare." - Manu Lakkur, Founder, Iris Labs

"As the workforce become more mobile, businesses need mobile tools that are both secure and provide a rich mobile experience. As a member of Aruba's partner program for Aruba WorkSpace, Jive is committed to delivering enterprise class security and consumer grade usability to drive increased productivity for mobile workers." - Brian Roddy, SVP Engineering, Jive Software

"NitroDesk is very excited about our integration with Aruba Networks. Being able to manage mobile devices in the enterprise while maintaining the existing infrastructure is a big win for enterprise customers. Aruba's WorkSpace combined with TouchDown from NitroDesk allows IT to ensure the security of corporate data on mobile devices while maintaining the separation of personal and corporate data. In these days of shrinking IT budgets, this capability is critically important." - Ron Goins, Chief Operating Officer, NitroDesk

"We are in the forefront of defining new ways of collaboration in an enterprise BYOD model. Inclusion of the LiveBoard mobile and tablet app within Aruba's WorkSpace allows users to securely browse and interact with internal corporate data on leading mobile device platforms, while interacting face to face with a group of users using the embedded video chat functionality. Executives, marketers and development teams can use this powerful combination to make faster decisions, share ideas and increase productivity. CIOs concerned with providing a solution for context based collaboration in the corporation can now do so in a BYOD environment that leverages Aruba's robust app management and policy enforcement capabilities." - Pulin Patel, CEO, OpenClove

"Taking a consumer-oriented approach to business intelligence with enterprise applications from vendors like Roambi is becoming increasingly important when it comes to interacting with key business data. Security, ease-of-use, and application-aware policies provided by Aruba WorkSpace allow our customers to manage their data on mobile devices in more meaningful and useful ways." - David Becerra, Vice President of Strategy and Business Development, Roambi

"We are extremely happy to have partnered with Aruba on their Aruba WorkSpace solution. This is yet another example of our ability to integrate SmartOffice™ for Enterprise with emerging security solutions for the mobile device space and strengthens our position in the demanding enterprise sector." - Imran Khand, CEO, SmartOffice Technologies

"Partnering with Aruba to include the Teambox mobile app within its Aruba WorkSpace offering is the next step in delivering a secure, robust suite of applications for collaboration and file sharing on leading mobile device platforms. CIOs concerned with providing a solution for separating personal and corporate messaging can now deploy comprehensive BYOD support that leverages Teambox together with Aruba's robust app management and policy enforcement capabilities." - Dan Schoenbaum, CEO, Teambox

"With the proliferation of BYOD, the TigerText-Aruba partnership enables organizations to include secure messaging as an important tool in the suite of mobile services they provide to their employees. With TigerText's administrative and policy controls, enterprises can allow employees to utilize their own mobile devices without having to incur substantial hardware costs. This is a significant benefit to administrators who need control and compliance checks as well as to employees who don't want to carry multiple devices." - Brad Brooks, President, TigerText, Inc.

"A secure mobile experience is critical for our YouMail Mobile users. By pairing YouMail with Aruba WorkSpace, our customers can use their favorite communication apps on their preferred mobile devices. At the same time, enterprise IT can benefit from state of the art mobile voice services while ensuring that their BYOD deployment leverages Aruba WorkSpace's rich app management and policy enforcement capabilities. It's a winning scenario for both users and their IT departments." - Alex Quilici, CEO, YouMail

"Combining YouSendIt mobile apps within Aruba's new WorkSpace offering is a logical step in making certain our customers can secure corporate files on their mobile device platforms. WorkSpace's ability to create a secure, mobile environment that allows the separation of personal and corporate files and protects our users' privacy, while giving IT the policy management capabilities they need to deliver a high level of corporate security is powerful." - Eric van Miltenburg, SVP of Business and Corporate Development, YouSendIt

"Zoom provides the first Unified Meeting Experience platform, bringing together HD video and web conferencing features, full mobility (meet and screen-share from any mobile device) and a secure hybrid cloud service. Ensuring a rich, mobile experience for Zoom customers, while providing IT with secure app management and policy enforcement capabilities is critical to Zoom's success. By integrating Zoom with Aruba WorkSpace, we're able to meet the rigorous mobile security requirements our customers are demanding." - Eric S. Yuan, CEO, Zoom Video Communications

About Aruba Networks, Inc.

Aruba Networks is a leading provider of next-generation network access solutions for the mobile enterprise. The company's Mobile Virtual Enterprise (MOVE) architecture unifies wired and wireless network infrastructures into one seamless access solution for corporate headquarters, mobile business professionals, remote workers and guests. This unified approach to access networks enables IT organizations and users to securely address the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) phenomenon, dramatically improving productivity and lowering capital and operational costs.

Listed on the NASDAQ and Russell 2000® Index, Aruba is based in Sunnyvale, California, and has operations throughout the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific regions. To learn more, visit Aruba at http://www.arubanetworks.com. For real-time news updates follow Aruba on Twitter and Facebook, and for the latest technical discussions on mobility and Aruba products visit Airheads Social at http://community.arubanetworks.com.

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