Cortado Supports Apple’s New Enterprise Strategy

Mobile business apps, like those just introduced by IBM and Apple, can be managed entirely through the Cortado Corporate Server and combined with native apps like Mail and Safari

(Berlin/Denver, 18 December 2014) Cortado, maker of the enterprise mobility solution Cortado Corporate Server, has announced that it fully supports Apple’s new enterprise strategy. “Made-for-Business” apps, like those coming from the partnership between Apple and IBM, can now be managed and distributed via Cortado Corporate Server without app wrapping.

Since iOS 7, Apple has been investing heavily in secure enterprise technology for its iOS products. These functions were expanded further with iOS 8, with added focus on the native user experience and the simplicity of the administration. Since the beginning, Cortado has focused on supporting these native management functions instead of complex app wrapping. With Cortado, however, the integration of the Apple application management functions with the preexisting, usually Microsoft Windows Server-based IT infrastructure is the first priority.

Cortado makes it possible to build business containers from mobile business apps, the Safari browser and the native e-mail without significant additional administration effort and while meeting the highest security requirements.

“With the new mobile business apps, Apple continues to consistently follow its course of establishing mobile productivity in enterprises natively at the operating system level,” said Kristin Montag, product manager Cortado Corporate Server. “Since we also fully rely on the Apple-designed functions without app wrapping, enterprises can start using the new mobile business apps with our solution immediately without great expense and without any delay.”

More information on building a secure business container with iOS 8 can be found in the white paper Enterprise Mobility with iOS 8 – The New Business Functions of the iPhone and iPad.

An infographic on the topic “Using the New iOS 8 Mail App in the Secure Container“ can be found at: http://corporateserver.cortado.com/de-de/ressourcensupport/ressourcen/infografiken/ios8mail.aspx

Cortado Corporate Server can be tested without any installation required with the free Online Test Drive. Alternatively, a free 30-day demo version can be downloaded from Cortado’s website: corporateserver.cortado.com

This press release and the press photo are available online and ready to download: www.cortado.de/presse

About Cortado
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 116 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 20,000 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 and 2014 Great Place to Work® competition and is named as one of the “Best Employers in Berlin-Brandenburg”.

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