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Babcock selects Good Technology for its Global Mobile Enterprise Management and Security Capabilities

London, UK and Sunnyvale, CA, — December 8, 2011 — Good Technology, the leader in multiplatform enterprise mobility, announced today that Babcock International Group Plc, the UK's leading engineering support services organization, is adopting the Good for Enterprise solution. Good Technology will provide Babcock with enterprise-grade security and control over business data and applications for the company's 27,000 global workforce.

Babcock, which relies on enterprise mobility for its support of global clients that span the defence, energy, telecommunications, transport and education sectors, has chosen to implement the Good for Enterprise solution to:

  • enable significant employee collaboration efficiencies;
  • support a broader range of employee-ported mobile devices;
  • provide rigorous mobile enterprise security across multiple platforms;
  • reduce costs associated with enterprise mobility functions across the organization

Previously, Babcock used Blackberry’s enterprise products but decided to upgrade to Good Technology’s services to harness more recent technological advances in enterprise mobile solutions. In addition, Babcock desired to seamlessly adapt to an evolving enterprise mobility marketplace that has become more dominated by emerging and popular iOS and Android devices increasingly brought into the workplace by employees.

"We are thrilled to incorporate a global leader like Babcock into our growing customer base of Fortune 500 companies and other organizations who value excellence in mobile enterprise security and data management," said Andrew Jacques, GM, Good technology, UK. "Our customers are embracing device choice in the enterprise space to enhance and expand the productivity and mobility of their workforce. With the Good for Enterprise solution, we offer a one-stop-shop proposition for companies looking for better mobile management, data security, and an array of other mobile efficiencies that have a positive impact across the organization."

"The adoption of Good’s services is a timely move for us and our on-going commitment to operational excellence," said Simon Parker, Chief Information Officer of Babcock. "We recognize that our employees, more than ever before, are introducing a wider range of devices and platforms into the workplace. We needed an efficient and effective solution to meet that growing trend."

The Good for Enterprise solution delivers:

  • Comprehensive Security – proven secure infrastructure, no outbound firewall holes or VPN required, control access within the corporate firewall, protect enterprise data over-the-air and at rest, enterprise data loss prevention for consumer applications.
  • Flexible Management – manage multiple corporate and personal devices from a single solution, keep corporate and personal data separate with container approach, enforce consistent policies and compliance requirements, mange entire deployment with Web-based portal, and perform basic tasks like adding devices or remote wipe.
  • Extensive Collaboration – improve productivity with real-time access to email/calendar/contacts, expand collaboration by providing access to Web-enabled apps via a secure browser, reduce training and support costs with intuitive user experience.
  • Device Choice – support for a wide range of devices, reduce mobility costs by embracing employee-owned devices, adapt to changing mobile device market dynamics.

The partnership between Good Technology and Babcock continues the momentum Good has established in the global engineering space, following other agreements with such global engineering firms Mott MacDonald, Boeing and Northrup Grumman.

About Good
Good Technology combines award-winning enterprise-grade mobile security and control with an exceptional user experience, allowing enterprise and government employees to connect, communicate, and collaborate on their devices of choice. Recognized by the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA) as the Best Mobile Operations Management Solution in 2011, Good opens new possibilities for maximizing business and personal productivity by providing secure, easy-to-use, and instant mobile access to data, applications and services on hundreds of mobile devices. Want to know more? Visit www.good.com.

About Babcock
For over a century, Babcock has been a name synonymous with ultra-reliable engineering excellence. Today, Babcock is the UK's leading engineering support services organization with revenue of circa £3bn in 2010 and an order book in excess of £12 billion. Defence, energy, telecommunications, transport and education are all sectors where Babcock can be found working diligently behind the scenes, delivering critical support. Our services are underpinned by three core capabilities: Managing Assets and Infrastructure; Delivering Projects and Programmes; Integrating Engineering Expertise. We take great pride in the considerable depth and breadth of our people's expertise. Our 27,000 skilled staff design, build, manage, operate and maintain assets that are vital to the delivery of many key public services, both in the UK and overseas. Our market-leading reputation is based on one key fact: Babcock is a partner which can be trusted to deliver™. www.babcock.co.uk

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