ComputerLinks extends BYOD protection with M@D signing


ComputerLinks extends BYOD protection with M@D signing

Simon Quicke
jigsaw puzzle thomas northcut.jpgComputerLinks has placed another piece of its datacentre strategy jigsaw into place signing up Mobile Active Defense (M@D).

Following on from the decision to sign with Aerohive and Ericom, which offer products that deal with branch office connection and connectivity, the M@D solution is designed to secure mobile devices.

With analysts of all shapes and sizes forecasting a continued boom in the bring your own device trend the distributor has pitched its latest signing as a timely one.

"It's clear that this is a very hot area and one that we know our partners are looking to address for their customers. We are very excited by this new relationship," said Dave Ellis, director of new technology and services at ComputerLinks.

Austin Wright, M@D's director of business development, EMEA, said that the distributor would help it extend its reach in the UK and Ireland and that the market was already one where user demand was being felt by the channel.

"Customers are now demanding enterprise-class security for their smartphones, iPads and tablet devices when connecting to the corporate network," he said.

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