SAP Inks Mobile Security Partnership Deal

The enterprise applications provider will sell privately held Mocana's security solution.

Tim Brugger
Tim Brugger
May 14, 2013 at 2:55PM
Technology and Telecom

In an effort to expand its enterprise mobile application security offerings, SAP (NYSE:SAP) has reached an agreement with Mocana to resell its Mocana Mobile App Protection (MAP) solution, the companies announced today.

MAP will be marketed as SAP Mobile App Protection, part of SAP's Mobile Secure Portfolio offerings. The goal of the mobile security product is to enable users to add mobile usage and OS security policies for both iOS and Android apps, without the need to write code, and to expedite the process of rolling out secure mobile applications.

The president of SAP's mobile division, Sanjay Poonen, said: "This announcement helps reaffirm our commitment to be at the forefront of enterprise mobile app security and to provide customers with the highest level of viability, management and security available today."

CEO of Mocana, Adrian Turner, added, "Whether it's application development, device management, scalable app distribution or now application security, SAP continues to see what matters most for enterprise mobility ahead of the rest."

Today's announcement was made at SAPHIRE NOW, an industry event hosted by SAP. Terms of the reselling arrangement were not announced.