SAP to offer containment software for smartphone and tablet security

SAP's concept similar to BlackBerry Balance but for Android, iOS and Windows 8

By , Computerworld |  Consumerization of IT, Mobile Device Management, SAP

"We will partner with RIM on [Balance], but that won't run on other platforms," Poonen said. "We have no issues with Balance. The security challenge just isn't BlackBerry alone."

Poonen said the containerization feature from SAP might not add to the cost of Afaria, without offering specifics. "Stay tuned," he said.

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