SOURCE: Zenprise, Inc.

Zenprise, Inc.

February 22, 2012 11:02 ET

Zenprise and Palo Alto Networks Team Up to Secure Smartphones & Tablets

Enables Joint Customers to Extend Visibility and Control of Applications on Smartphones and Tablets

SANTA CLARA, CA and REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwire - Feb 22, 2012) - Palo Alto Networks™, the network security company, and Zenprise®, Inc., the leader in secure mobile device management (MDM), today announced that Zenprise has joined the Palo Alto Networks Technology Partner Program. Customers using Palo Alto Networks next-generation firewalls and Zenprise MobileManager™ can now extend visibility and control of applications running on smartphones and tablets.

"Enterprises are looking to Palo Alto Networks to provide the same policies, visibility and control of the next-generation firewall to any and all user network connections regardless of their location," said Punit Minocha, vice president of business and corporate development at Palo Alto Networks. "By working with Zenprise we can offer customers with more capabilities to manage, control, and view applications running on mobile devices."

Together, Palo Alto Networks and Zenprise enable customers to:

  • Automatically provision and configure Palo Alto Networks GlobalProtect connectivity for iOS devices utilizing Zenprise MobileManager
  • Provision, view, and control applications on a wide range of smartphones and tablets
  • Ensure that all mobile devices adhere to corporate security policy and best practices
  • Enable BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) while maintaining security and compliance requirements

"Zenprise provides customers with a secure MDM solution that provides protection at the device, application, network and data levels. The number of smartphones and tablets accessing data on the corporate networks is exploding. Today, IT is challenged with balancing security and end user freedom, particularly around personally owned devices," said Ahmed Datoo, chief marketing officer at Zenprise. "We are pleased to deliver a solution with Palo Alto Networks that enables secure application and data access on smartphones and tablets."

About Palo Alto Networks
Palo Alto Networks™ is the network security company. Its next-generation firewalls enable unprecedented visibility and granular policy control of applications and content -- by user, not just IP address -- at up to 20Gbps with no performance degradation. Based on patent-pending App-ID™ technology, Palo Alto Networks firewalls accurately identify and control applications -- regardless of port, protocol, evasive tactic or SSL encryption -- and scan content to stop threats and prevent data leakage. Enterprises can for the first time embrace Web 2.0 and maintain complete visibility and control, while significantly reducing total cost of ownership through device consolidation. Most recently, Palo Alto Networks has enabled enterprises to extend this same network security to remote users with the release of GlobalProtect™. For more information, visit

About Zenprise, Inc.
Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Zenprise is the leader in secure mobile device management. Zenprise MobileManager™ and Zencloud™ let IT say yes to personal and corporate-owned mobile devices without sacrificing security and compliance requirements. Only Zenprise protects the mobile enterprise end-to-end with the industry's easiest to use MDM solution. This lets executives take their businesses mobile, gives IT peace of mind, and makes employees productive while on the go. For more information, visit or follow us on the Zenprise blog, Facebook, and Twitter (@Zenprise_Inc).

© 2012 Palo Alto Networks and Zenprise, Inc. All rights reserved.

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Zenprise is a registered trademark, and Zenprise MobileManager and Zencloud are trademarks of Zenprise, Inc. All third-party trademarks, trade names, or service marks may be claimed as the property of their respective owners.

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