(Gawkwire) – Fiberlink®, the leader in software-as-a-service solutions for secure mobile device and application management, today announced the appointment of industry veteran Alan Giles as managing director of EMEA. Giles’ appointment reflects the company’s continued focus on driving international adoption of its cloud-based mobile device management solution, MaaS360.
“The proliferation of consumer smartphones and tablets in the enterprise has introduced new challenges and security risks for companies of all sizes,” commented Giles. “MaaS360 uniquely solves this problem by making it simple for organizations to embrace a ‘bring your own device strategy’ while complying with evolving legal, corporate and IT requirements. This is a top priority for CIOs in 2012 and I’m delighted to join Fiberlink’s team during a period of such rapid growth.”
Giles joins Fiberlink from Excitor, where he served as vice president of global business development. Previously, he held senior business development roles at Sony Ericsson and Research in Motion (RIM). He will draw on his significant experience in leading international growth to create, develop and implement Fiberlink’s expansion strategy in EMEA with MaaS360.
“Alan Giles brings nearly 20 years of experience and a wealth of local knowledge to his role as EMEA managing director,” said Steve Hammond, president, Fiberlink International. “With Alan at the helm of our European operations, we are well-positioned to meet the needs of our growing customer base and partner network in this key region.”
Fiberlink is the recognised leader in software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions for secure enterprise mobile device and application management. Its cloud-based MaaS360 platform provides IT organisations with mobility intelligence and control over mobile devices, applications and content to enhance the mobile user experience and keep corporate data secure across smartphones, tablets and laptops. MaaS360 helps companies monitor the expanding suite of mobile operating systems, including Apple iOS, Android, BlackBerry, and Windows Phone. Named by Network World as the Clear Choice Test winner for mobile device management solutions, MaaS360 is used to manage and secure more than one million endpoints globally. For more information, please visit http://www.maas360.com.
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