Getac rugged tablet gains airwatch accreditation

Nov 29, 2013 • HardwareNews

The Getac Z710 Android 4.1 rugged tablet has been officially certified by AirWatch – a global leader and innovator in mobile security and the largest Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) provider – for compatibility with its Mobile Device Management (MDM) software.

The assessment of Getac’s Z710 fully rugged tablet completed by AirWatch's quality assurance department included ensuring the device was able to fully handle asset tracking, commands, profile configuration, application management, Secure Content Locker™, AirWatch Browser and push services. The accreditation confirms that Getac’s tablet solution can be managed successfully by a systems administrator using the AirWatch platform.

Peter Molyneux, President at Getac UK, welcomed the announcement saying “The rugged construction of the Z710 Android tablet makes it an ideal choice for businesses needing field-based computing power in critical working environments, allowing them to push out updates, change settings and manage security without having to recall units. The new AirWatch accreditation means that our customers can be reassured that the Z710 can be managed remotely using one of the world’s leading industry standard platforms.”

Mr Molyneux added “The AirWatch platform features industry-leading MDM and application management, and gives businesses the confidence to use Android mobile devices in the field knowing they will continue to perform, and be secure.”

Ian Evans, AirWatch Managing Director for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region commented further saying: “The accreditation of Getac’s rugged tablet means businesses operating in demanding environments now have access to an industry-leading EMM solution that will optimise functionality while reducing costs and minimising downtime.  We are confident this new partnership with leading rugged computing manufacturer Getac will enhance our joint solutions offering to field users across the UK and Europe.”