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Wandera partners with Three to provide mobile data security and optimization

New partnership extends Wandera’s Secure Mobile Gateway to Three’s business customers in Ireland

Ireland, August 3, 2015 – Wandera, provider of advanced mobile threat prevention and data usage optimization for enterprises, together with enterprise mobility specialist CWSI, has announced a strategic partnership with Three to deliver its secure mobile gateway services to business customers in Ireland. The integration will enable Three’s business customers to secure, control and manage mobile data usage across employee devices.

The partnership comes at a time when businesses are focused on driving increases in productivity with mobile workforces conducting business anytime from anywhere. According to Cisco, mobile data consumption is predicted to grow 10-fold over the next four years accelerating the need to manage the associated data costs effectively.

Furthermore, mobile devices are loaded with sensitive corporate and personal data making them a clear target for cyber criminals. Wandera’s technology has detected that 7 in 10 devices in its network are transmitting sensitive data such as usernames and passwords in the clear, the type of data that can be easily stolen by a man-in-the-middle attack. In addition, 1 in 5 devices are vulnerable to local access attack.

Wandera’s Secure Mobile Gateway, now delivered by Three, is a mobile first cloud service that offers three core services:

  • Secure: proactive, multi-level malware protection to detect zero-day threats, enable automatic policy based remediation while also identifying risk exposures from data leaks and anomalous user activity
  • View: actionable real-time insights into mobile usage to get the best out of your enterprise mobile investment
  • Extend: intelligent policies, controls and data compression to increase productivity, eliminate bill shock, cut data usage and save costs

“We are making significant progress in bringing the latest technology to our customers in Ireland and we see Wandera as a leader in mobile data security with a unique solution,” said Eoin MacManus Business Director of Three. “By partnering with Wandera, our customers across the country will have the tools to effectively manage and secure their company mobile data usage.”

“We’re very excited to be partnering with Three, to offer our services to its customers ensuring a productive and secure mobile Internet experience,” said Eldar Tuvey, CEO at Wandera. “With the explosion of employee mobile data usage and growing mobile security threats, this partnership with Three will become the foundation of efficient and transparent mobile strategies for some of the world’s top enterprises.”

About Wandera
Wandera is the leader in mobile data security and management, protecting enterprises with real-time threat prevention, compliance and data cost management. Wandera’s multi-level architecture, which includes a pioneering cloud gateway for mobile, offers unrivalled visibility and control. With the industry’s largest mobile dataset, Wandera analyzes billions of daily inputs across its network in real-time to detect emerging mobile attacks and protect sensitive company data. Founded in 2012, Wandera is headquartered in San Francisco and London. For more information visit the website wandera4.wpengine.com

About CWSI
CWSI is a dedicated Mobile IT integrator in Ireland and the UK.  The company enables mobile workers to move freely, securely and focus on what matters.  The company provides innovative solutions in the areas of mobile IT, including mobile device management (MDM), mobile file management (MFM) and the delivery of enterprise mobility solutions and policies.  With a specialist knowledge of Mobile IT and a network agnostic position in the market allows CWSI to work with multiple carriers and operating systems. CWSI also provides solutions, managed services and integration services to many of Ireland’s and the UK’s best known enterprises and institutions.  The company has offices in Dublin and London.

About Three Ireland
Launched in 2005, Three shook up a stale and uncompetitive market with our great value price plans and services. Three has to date invested almost €2 billion in building our Irish business and in July 2014, completed a deal to purchase O2 in Ireland. Three is now Ireland’s second largest mobile operator with 37% market share and over two million customers (as of December 2014). Three operates 2G, 3G and 4G networks, with 96% coverage nationwide. We will invest a further €300m in building our state-of-the-art 4G network over the next two years. Three’s head office is in Dublin, with our Customer Care centre in Limerick and in February 2015, Three and Tech Mahindra opened a Customer Service centre in Waterford creating 130 jobs. Three operates 68 retail stores and currently employees over 1,400 employees throughout Ireland. Three sponsors the Irish International Football and Rugby teams and Ireland’s largest indoor music venue, 3Arena. In February 2015 , Three announced a four year partnership deal with Electric Picnic, Longitude and the NYF Countdown Concert