New version fully equips companies to create a future-proof mobile enterprise strategy
(BERLIN/DENVER, September 4, 2013) Cortado, a leading provider of enterprise mobility solutions, today announces Cortado Corporate Server 7. The new version, available in October, includes full support for iOS 7 business functionality while offering enhanced and secure file sharing and mobile printing. The combination of iOS 7 and Cortado Corporate Server 7 enables secure and productive integration of iPhones and iPads into the corporate IT landscape based on the existing Windows environment and complete Active Directory integration.
Apple’s market share for business users continues to grow, with iPads and iPhones playing an increasingly important role for enterprises. With iOS 7, Apple implements long-awaited business features, which allow IT departments to have greater control over these devices and their assigned rights.
With the newly announced Cortado Corporate Server 7, businesses can:
- Manage iOS 7 business features based on the Windows Active Directory rights system
- Fully set up new devices with e-mail accounts, VPN and Wi-Fi profiles
- Selectively delete apps and data on smartphones or tablets
- Create a secure container for iPads and iPhones
- Use the native Apple e-mail app in the secure container
- Connect the container via a container-specific VPN with the file and print systems in the company
- Embed intranet applications in the mobile container via the secure browser
- Synchronize laptop, PC and Mac folders and constantly backup documents while simultaneously making them available on iPhones and iPads
- And much more
“Combining Cortado Corporate Server and iOS 7, as well as the complete integration of the existing Active Directory system, gives IT departments a powerful tool. Merging secure and convenient device and application management, file access, file sharing, working with team folders and mobile printing, which is unique to the market,” said Carsten Mickeleit, CEO of Cortado AG. “The consumer version of our solution is rated with 5 stars in the App Store, displays outstanding usability and is continually being improved based on feedback of its more than 350,000 users.”
In addition, Cortado Corporate Server continues to support iOS devices with previous operating systems, Android smartphones, in particular Samsung SAFE, as well as BlackBerry devices. Enterprise file sharing with the Cortado solution is based upon the existing file system, meaning all PC workstations can also exchange data.
Cortado Corporate Server 7 is due for release at the end of October 2013. A fully functional demo version of the current version, Cortado Corporate Server version 6.5, is available at: www.cortado.com/ccs.
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Cortado – formerly ThinPrint – has delivered solutions for the modern working world since 1999. Enterprise mobility, printing, virtualization and BYOD are the main focus of the company. Cortado combines innovative devices such as smartphones and tablets with the customary requirements of office work, in teams and beyond space and system boundaries.
Easy for users, innovative, reliable, and with a high return on investment. These are the distinguishing features of Cortado products. No other company focuses so much on the issue of consumerization. By constantly evaluating feedback from users of its free cloud services available in all major app stores, Cortado continuously improves its products. These foundations allow Cortado to optimally implement an enterprise mobility strategy for businesses of all sizes.
Cortado established itself internationally with ThinPrint, the leading printer virtualization technology, which is used in over 80 countries by thousands of companies. Even the biggest customers of Citrix XenApp and Microsoft Remote Desktop Services rely on ThinPrint. Via a long-term OEM partnership, VMware integrates ThinPrint technology.
The advantages of printer virtualization will only increase, also for cloud providers and in networks with physical desktops. Results are significant cost savings, immensely reduced helpdesk requests and noticeably more satisfied employees.
Over 18,000 enterprise customers with 5 up to 150,000 employees, as well as hundreds of thousands of individual users worldwide rely on Cortado solutions. As an internationally operating company, and founder of the Cloud Printing Alliance, Cortado employs over 220 highly skilled employees at its headquarters in Berlin, Germany and in its branch offices in the United States, the UK, Australia, France and Japan. Cortado was a winner of the 2013 Great Place to Work® competition and is named as one of the “Best Employers in Berlin-Brandenburg 2013”.