Get Ready to Meet the World’s ‘First Ultra-Rugged’ and Safest Enterprise-Managed Smartphone

Get Ready to Meet the World’s 'First Ultra-Rugged' and Safest Enterprise-Managed SmartphoneIt’s quite a claim. But it’s the latest — and boldest — proclamation of Mobiliya Technologies.

On Wednesday, the company gave MMW  a preview of what’s next for them.

Known for powering secure, differentiated devices through its Android-based custom ROM Mobiliya KratOS, the company has just inked a new partnership with Sonim Technologies, maker of the “world’s toughest smartphones” for folks in extreme environments.

We’re told that, together, the two companies will bring to market the “first ultra-rugged, secure, enterprise-managed Android/LTE/WiFi smartphone.”

Mobiliya Technologies and Sonim will collaborate on both hardware and software to create what will be a one-of-a-kind secure ruggedized device. By combining the revolutionary secure and manageable Mobiliya KratOS with the latest Sonim hardware, models XP7 & XP6 are poised to provide fast, secure and ruggedized solution to users and enable a flurry of innovative enterprise services.

The defining characteristics on tap? Here’s what the company says:

1.      Ultra-rugged, durable and made for harsh conditions with special capabilities for panic button, emergency services and constant tracking of the device.

2.      Enterprise-level enhanced security on device – With enhanced security, encryption of all data, permission based cross app data transfer, secure zone for enterprise apps and enables complete data security on the device.

3.      Enterprise manageability – Ability to centrally manage all device data, enable geo-location, restrictions, App download permissions and deletions with full wipe in case of lost or stolen device.

4.      Enterprise readiness – Enables single sign-on, integration with VPN of choice and full capability to work with enterprise infrastructure setup.

“Today’s international workforce is increasingly reliant on mobile devices, specialized apps and ecosystem features which go above and beyond standard, consumer-grade capabilities, particularly in industrial enterprises served by Sonim Technologies,” says Krish Kupathil, CEO of Mobiliya Technologies. “Mobiliya’s secure custom ROM, Mobiliya KratOS, will further strengthen Sonim’s differentiated smartphone hardware by providing superior manageability and enhanced security—a crucial component in a time when breaches of sensitive information and data are at an all-time high.”