Today, we are excited to launch Industry’s First Unified Identity Solution for Security and Management of Mac Users and their Mobile Devices. In addition to our on-premise Mac Centrify Direct Control offering, it is now possible to enroll Mac’s to Centrify Cloud Service, and control them from anywhere.
Today we announced a very major release to our Mac solution. Known as the Centrify User Suite, Mac Edition, or “Centrify for Mac,” our solution for Mac OS X lets organizations easily implement Active Directory-based management for both connected and remote Mac OS X systems, as well as end-user’s Apple iOS and Android mobile devices. New major features announced today include cloud-based remote Mac management; integrated Mac and mobile management; enhanced Mac security policies; and enhanced mobile capabilities. In this blog post I will try down in each one in detail.
So now that we know about the different types of accounts in OS X, it’s time to learn about what to do if those accounts ever decide to play hide-and-seek. There may come a time, either during the initial setup, or after some mysterious environment change that an account may fail to let the user in. After all, AD environments are like ice cream – they come in all kinds of flavors… some even have sprinkles on top.
Every six months or so I like to give our current and prospective customers and partners an update on the status of our business. In my last update 6 months ago I highlighted Centrify’s OEM agreement with Samsung whereby Samsung will embed Centrify’s identity and mobile management capabilities as part of its upcoming Knox platform for enterprises. In this update I want to draw attention to our recently concluded Fiscal Year results (FY ending June 30) whereby the company posted its best-ever fiscal year, with record bookings and revenue; and that we are on track to exceed plans to grow sales more than 40 percent when comparing the current calendar year to last calendar year.
Earlier this year, our CEO Tom Kemp wrote a detailed post describing Samsung’s new enterprise platform called KNOX. KNOX was unveiled at Mobile World Congress earlier this year where we also remarked on new enterprise mobility trends. Well, the launch date for KNOX is nearly here. In preparation for launch, we have met with many potential customers and partners. We noticed some recurring themes in these conversations; and in this post, I’d like to address some of the more frequently asked questions. 1. Why do we need a mobile container? What’s wrong with conventional MDM? The reason secure mobile containers for business and similar types of…