While bring your own device (BYOD) programs have fueled the widespread use of smartphones and tablets in businesses, mobile employees today struggle to securely and easily leverage the diverse business content they need to perform their jobs while on the go. Employees frequently pursue work around solutions to copy, send or sync files to mobile devices to ensure that content are readily available when they need it.
In addition to lost employee productivity, these actions increase the risk of loss or leakage as sensitive enterprise documents move outside corporate managed systems. Averail was founded in 2011 to address these challenges for both mobile employees and IT organizations.
Headquartered in San Jose, CA, Averail has already raked in $6 million from leading venture capital investors, Foundation Capital and Storm Ventures even before officially launching their first offering, Averail Access is now in limited release. The solution allows mobile employees to be more productive by giving them a powerful and intuitive mobile solution to access, manage and share business content without sacrificing enterprise security and control. “Unlike other mobile solutions that require organizations to deploy new or secondary storage, Averail Access provides native access to Microsoft SharePoint and other storage sites. This unique approach preserves governance, minimizes storage costs, eliminates unnecessary overhead and promotes better collaboration across the organization,” says Rahul Sharma, VP Engineering, Averail.
According to market research firm IDC, 70 percent of all smartphones are used for business purposes, and mobile tablet usage among working professionals is also growing rapidly. Hence Access addresses this need and eventually allows Mobile employees to safely and easily reach the information they need to stay productive and deliver business results.