Zenprise has launched the next version of its mobile device management software to include geo-fencing and the ability to share and view secure content and collaboration material.

According to the company, Zenprise MobileManager 7.0 focuses on 'business-ready' apps, mobile content security and harmonising IT needs with the user experience. It said that the geo-fencing which enables users to track devices via GPS and take action in the event of a device being removed from a specific location if an approved area for the device is specified.

In the case of theft or other mishandling, all corporate-owned information can be wiped from the device in order to protect sensitive data stored on the device.

Also new in Zenprise MobileManager 7.0 is an integration with Samsung SAFE devices so companies can add strict access configurations and lock all but a few business apps down. Secure content and collaboration capabilities are also added for Android, by providing secure integration with Microsoft SharePoint and Office365, as well as enhanced mobile DLP for iOS, by enabling users to annotate documents in the secure mobile content container provided by Zenprise.

Amit Pandey, CEO of Zenprise, said: “The advanced MDM features we are introducing in Zenprise MobileManager 7.0 are the building blocks in the realization of our future vision for MDM.

“Until now, the industry has been singularly focused on managing devices and, while that will always be the foundation of any enterprise mobile strategy, it's the ability to secure applications and content on mobile devices that will give businesses a holistic approach to mobility.”