Armor5 CloudEdit is an enhancement to the Armor5 service, an award-winning on-demand cloud security solution that instantly provides access to enterprise applications, data, content and cloud services in a standard browser with zero installs or configuration required. Armor5 is device agnostic, enforces compliance and privacy policies, and eliminates the risk of data leakage by never letting corporate information reside on users' devices.
"We are finally liberating the mobile workforce from IT's mandate to use corporate-owned or managed devices to get work done," said
"According to CIOs, enterprises that offer only corporate-liable programs will become the exception soon," states Gartner (BYOD: The Facts and the Future,
In the same report, Gartner says, "Unsurprisingly, security is the top concern for BYOD. After decades of owning the device that a business user would use and centering much of its security protections around control over the endpoint, the new BYOD model makes the business more like a cloud service provider. Security has to exist in the application, in data controls and in add-on capabilities like containerization or virtualization."
"With the proliferation of BYOD, it's becoming clear that locking down individual devices is an antiquated model," said
Armor5 CloudEdit empowers mobile workers within BYOD environments to be more productive by enabling users to view and edit Microsoft Office documents. Unlike other mobile virtualization services, Armor5 CloudEdit is a high fidelity, low latency cloud solution that can be used to view and edit documents stored on the corporate intranet or enterprise applications like SharePoint, Excel, PowerPoint and Word. The Armor5 service simply connects to a company's existing secure Virtual Private Network (VPN) and provisions BYOD user access through a secure URL from any device using a standard browser.
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