IBM bags mobile cloud solution deal from AT&T

Enterprise IT vendor IBM announced its mobile cloud solution deal from AT&T, a leading telecom network operator in the U.S.

AT&T and IBM can deliver a scalable mobile cloud solution to protect corporate data and apps – enabling workforce at enterprises to be productive without compromising security and the mobile user experience.

“More employees are using mobile devices to be more productive. At the same time, data and apps are moving to the cloud. The changes are exciting, but security needs to be top-of-mind,” said Steve McGaw, chief marketing officer, AT&T Business Solutions.

The AT&T Cybersecurity Insights report states that its experts have seen a 62 percent increase in DDoS attacks over the past 2 years. The increasing use and value of mobile data has created a challenge for CIOs looking to connect customers, partners and employees across devices.

The AT&T and IBM mobile cloud security solution will help customers secure the device, connectivity and data.
IBM MobileFirst Protect helps organizations manage and control mobile devices, apps and documents.

AT&T NetBond provides secure, scalable network connection to IBM’s Cloud infrastructure services, SoftLayer.

IBM Cloud SoftLayer infrastructure secures public and private clouds for applications and data storage.

AT&T Work Platform enables separate billing of business and personal charges for voice, messaging and data use on an employee’s personal handset.

“Balancing employees’ need for convenience with security has become a challenge for CISOs and CIOs across the world,” said Caleb Barlow, vice president, IBM Security.

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