Jeppesen, a unit of Boeing Flight Services, will now offer commercial, business and military aviation operators industry-leading mobile device management (MDM) and mobile content management (MCM) services through a new reseller agreement with AirWatch, an international service provider. Aviation operators using Jeppesen electronic flight bag (EFB) solutions such as Jeppesen FliteDeck Pro for Windows tablets or iPad or Android-based EFB solutions will now be able to receive AirWatch MDM solutions as part of their service agreement.
“Teaming with AirWatch is an exciting development for operators interested in professional management of their mobile devices to increase operational efficiency,” said Tim Huegel, director, Jeppesen Aviation Portfolio Management. “Offered as part of a bundled EFB solution for operators, AirWatch mobile device management services enhance a seamless ‘one-stop shop’ approach for Jeppesen mobile solutions and the management of data and resources.”
AirWatch MDM services will primarily be provided on a cloud-based data management system for secure and scalable enterprise use related to Jeppesen aviation operator customer operations. MDM services simplify management of essential mobile device functions, including configuration of device settings and application versions, enforcement of security settings and compliance, secure mobile access to corporate resources and provides a catalog of mobile devices to keep track of tablet devices across large-scale enterprise operations.
Additionally, AirWatch provides a secure “content locker” via their MCM offering, which provides secure document distribution and mobile access to corporate documents, enabling secure access corporate resources on-the-go from Apple iOS and Android tablet devices.
Essential flight information for Jeppesen mobile solutions, including worldwide navigation charts is delivered through the Jeppesen Distribution Manager Pro (JDM Pro) solution for the enterprise. The JDM Pro global management solution distributes encrypted and virus-free operational data and documents efficiently, ensuring timely and accurate delivery of current navigational and operational information to pilots and other users. AirWatch MDM, MCM and JDM Pro work in concert to provide an end-to-end solution for control of EFB data and mobile device management, allowing customers to focus on other operational tasks.
“Jeppesen represents a committed partner with AirWatch, allowing both companies to showcase their expertise and product offerings for the aviation industry. The partnership will provide a complete mobile device and mobile content empowerment solution. Our product’s architecture is designed for scalability and securing critical data through our Secure Content Locker. These advancements allow increased efficiency, while reducing operational costs,” John Marshall, CEO, AirWatch said. “We’re excited to continue our growth with Jeppesen in this ever-evolving space.”
For more information on the complete mobile solutions offered for the aviation industry, please visit www.jeppesen.com/mobile. For more information on the mobile device management solutions offered by AirWatch, please visit www.air-watch.com.
For more than 75 years Jeppesen has made it possible for pilots and their passengers to safely and efficiently reach their destinations. Today this pioneering spirit continues as Jeppesen delivers transformational information and optimization solutions to improve the efficiency of air, sea and rail operations around the globe. Jeppesen is a subsidiary of The Boeing Company. Jeppesen corporate information is available online at www.jeppesen.com.
AirWatch is the global leader in enterprise-grade Mobile Device Management, Mobile Application Management, Mobile Content Management, Mobile Email Management and BYOD Management solutions designed to simplify mobility. An award-winning company, AirWatch has more than 3,500 customers in the retail, financial services, healthcare, government, distribution, education, hospitality, manufacturing, telecommunications and transportation industries. For more information, visit www.air-watch.com.