Good buys Boxtone, launches Good Pro app

Summary:Good Technology beefs up with an acquisition as well as a new app and distribution deals.

Good Technology on Sunday said it acquired Boxtone, a privately held company that makes enterprise mobility management software, and launched a cloud-based platform called Good Pro.

goodpro

For Good, a cloud-based platform and the addition of Boxtone, could broaden its addressable market and boost its customer base. The company also announced distribution deals with Tech Data and TELUS. Good provides mobile device management and security tools. The news was announced at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. 

The cloud platform, dubbed Good Pro, allows large companies to small enterprises to individuals to manage mobile devices via a app. The Good Pro app integrates Microsoft Exchange, email, contacts and calendar and links with file sharing services.

Good Pro will be available on Android in March and Apple's iOS in April.

As for Boxtone, Good acquires a company that'll bolster security in joint products, and add 130 customers. Terms of the Boxtone deal weren't disclosed.

Topics: Mobility

About

Larry Dignan is Editor in Chief of ZDNet and SmartPlanet as well as Editorial Director of ZDNet's sister site TechRepublic. He was most recently Executive Editor of News and Blogs at ZDNet. Prior to that he was executive news editor at eWeek and news editor at Baseline. He also served as the East Coast news editor and finance editor at CN... Full Bio

zdnet_core.socialButton.googleLabel Contact Disclosure

Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.

Related Stories

The best of ZDNet, delivered

You have been successfully signed up. To sign up for more newsletters or to manage your account, visit the Newsletter Subscription Center.
Subscription failed.