SOURCE: Branchfire


January 15, 2014 08:00 ET

Branchfire Brings Secure Document Annotation and Sharing to MobileIron Customers

Maker of iAnnotate Enterprise Edition Integrates With MobileIron AppConnect

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - Jan 15, 2014) - Branchfire, Inc., maker of the award-winning productivity app iAnnotate, today announced the release of iAnnotate Enterprise Edition, which allows users to read, mark up and share virtually any document without compromising security. In conjunction with the debut of this latest version of iAnnotate, Branchfire announced it has joined the MobileIron AppConnect Partner Program. This will allow joint iAnnotate and MobileIron customers to ensure that employees can use powerful document editing and annotation tools without compromising the security of corporate data.

"iAnnotate Enterprise Edition allows today's mobile workforce to accomplish more on the go safely and securely," said Ravi Bhatt, CEO of Branchfire. "We're thrilled to partner with MobileIron AppConnect to bring our flexible, powerful and secure tools to more people and businesses around the world."

MobileIron, the leader in security and management for mobile apps, content, and devices, provides its AppConnect technology to third-party mobile app developers. With MobileIron AppConnect apps, companies can give their employees the best third-party application experiences with apps that have been enabled with auto-configuration, data containerization and secure tunneling to protect corporate data. 

"We're proud to welcome Branchfire as an AppConnect Partner and to feature iAnnotate among our top productivity applications available to the enterprise," said Ojas Rege, VP Strategy, MobileIron. "iAnnotate Enterprise Edition is a great example of a powerful tool that delivers the best of consumer functionality and usability, while also supporting the security that our customers and IT departments have come to expect."

iAnnotate Enterprise Edition supports secure mobile device policies and worker productivity needs. Key features available in iAnnotate Enterprise Edition include:

  • Enhanced Document Security Tools - Enables customers to control access to annotated documents, configure remote connections, and prevent data leakage through email sharing and unauthorized application access via MobileIron AppConnect.
  • iOS 7-optimized Design - Features a beautiful new interface with flat icons, a cleaner workspace and improved layout to increase productivity and decrease distraction.
  • Built-in Text-to-Speech - Allows users to select text to be read out-loud by the iPad's native speech system, enhancing workflow and flexibility.

For more information, or to purchase iAnnotate Enterprise Edition, visit the iTunes App Store.

About MobileIron
The leader in security and management for mobile apps, documents, and devices, MobileIron's mission is to enable organizations around the world to embrace mobility as their primary IT platform in order to transform their businesses and increase their competitiveness. Global companies, including 8 of the top 10 automotive manufacturers, 7 of the top 10 pharmaceutical companies, 5 of the top 10 banks, 5 of the top 10 law firms, and 4 of the top 10 retailers, rely on MobileIron's scalable architecture, rapid innovation, and best practices as the foundation for their Mobile First initiatives. For more information, please visit

About Branchfire
Branchfire builds software that simplifies how people work. Its award-winning iAnnotate app allows users to read, mark up and share documents and images via an iPad or Android tablet. The company also offers an enterprise version of iAnnotate for large organizations. Over one million people worldwide use applications powered by Branchfire. Based in Chicago, Branchfire is a privately-held company.

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