PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fiberlink ®, the leader in cloud-based enterprise mobility management (EMM), and the Center for Internet Security (CIS) today announced a new agreement through which government agencies and educational institutions can purchase MaaS360 through Fiberlink's pre-existing contract with the State of Michigan.
MaaS360 is a comprehensive platform that allows organizations to securely manage mobile devices, applications and content. This new program enables government agencies and educational institutions to quickly and cost effectively access MaaS360 to meet a wide range of mobility and security requirements through CIS's Trusted Purchasing Alliance. Working through CIS not only saves time and money, but also gives customers access to expert advice from both CIS and MaaS360.
"We chose Fiberlink because of their experience and proven cloud-based solutions for mobility management," said Kristin Judge, Executive Director, CIS Trusted Purchasing Alliance. "By leveraging the buying power of our community to acquire solutions in an affordable way, we're supporting our mission to improve the cyber security readiness and response of state, local, territorial, and tribal governments and nonprofits across the country."As more organizations are using mobile devices and allowing BYOD, mobility management is becoming even more critical to protecting and securing data. Fiberlink's MaaS360 platform allows organizations of all sizes to increase access to data, applications, and services while reducing security risks and data loss. MaaS360 provides flexible ways to contain work email, apps, and documents to ensure proper management of both BYOD and corporate-owned devices. "Winning the competitive bid with the State of Michigan says a lot about the flexibility, scalability and dependability of MaaS360," said Eric Cunningham, vice president of North America sales at Fiberlink. "We're proud to extend the great partnership with the State of Michigan to CIS government and educational customers to manage devices, secure their most valuable data, and maximize employee productivity while mobile." About MaaS360 MaaS360 by Fiberlink is the trusted enterprise mobility management solution to more than 5,000 customers worldwide -- from Fortune 500 companies to small businesses. We make working in the mobile era simple and safe by delivering comprehensive security and management for applications, documents, email, and devices. Instantly accessible from the web, MaaS360 is easy to use and maintain, and provides the flexibility organizations need to fully embrace mobility in every aspect of their businesses. Backed by the most responsive support in the industry, we put our customers first by providing them with the best user experience for IT and employees. To learn more go to http://www.maas360.com. About the Center for Internet Security The Center for Internet Security (CIS) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization focused on enhancing the cyber security readiness and response of public and private sector entities, with a commitment to excellence through collaboration. CIS produces consensus-based, best practice secure configuration benchmarks and security automation content, and serves as the key cyber security resource for state, local, territorial and tribal governments, including chief information security officers, homeland security advisors and fusion centers. CIS provides products and resources that help partners achieve security goals through expert guidance and cost-effective solutions. To learn more please visit cisecurity.org or follow us at @CISecurity © 2013 MaaS360 and the MaaS360 logo are trademarks of Fiberlink Communications and may be registered in certain jurisdictions. All other brand names are trademarks of their respective partners.