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AirWatch Commitment to User Privacy Honored by IAPP, the World’s Largest Privacy Community

AirWatch Wins the HP-IAPP Privacy Innovation Award for Most Innovative Privacy Technology

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - September 30, 2015) - AirWatch®, the leader in enterprise mobility management (EMM), today announced the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) granted AirWatch with the HP-IAPP Privacy Innovation Award for Most Innovative Privacy Technology. AirWatch received the award for its overall commitment to delivering a leading EMM platform focused on maintaining user privacy.

"AirWatch is committed to protecting the privacy of our users and today's recognition from IAPP is a major validation to our efforts," said Noah Wasmer, vice president of Product Management and CTO, End-User Computing, VMware. "We believe that security should not come at the expense of a user's privacy, and this award proves our dedication to developing solutions that protect both enterprise data and personal information. AirWatch's dedication to privacy enables us to the earn trust of the people using their devices, which is crucial to the success of our customers' mobile programs."

The HP-IAPP Privacy Innovation Award for Most Innovative Privacy Technology recognizes one organization annually that integrates privacy into solutions to elevate consumer trust and serve as a competitive differentiator. IAPP, the largest and most comprehensive global information privacy community, selected AirWatch based on the level of innovation, depth of adoption and integration of the AirWatch Privacy First program.

AirWatch Privacy First is an initiative incorporated into every facet of the AirWatch by VMware™ Enterprise Mobility Management™ Suite. AirWatch Privacy First helps organizations comply with privacy principles by default and provides transparency to employees. Features are developed with privacy considerations of both the enterprise and the end user in mind; enabling simple privacy administrator configurations while giving end users with tools to stay educated and informed.

"Each year, the HP-IAPP award honors an organization that best demonstrates dedication to safeguarding the privacy of consumer, citizen and employee data," said J. Trevor Hughes, CIPP, president and CEO, IAPP. "We were impressed by AirWatch's robust privacy program and solution settings that inherently protect user information and data. We're proud to extend this prestigious award to AirWatch and commend them on their commitment to user privacy in the technology industry."


About AirWatch
AirWatch is the leader in enterprise mobility management, with more than 16,000 global customers. The AirWatch by VMware platform includes industry-leading mobile device, email, application, content and browser management solutions. Organizations can implement these solutions across device types and use cases, including complete EMM for corporate and line of business deployments, and containerized solutions for bring your own device (BYOD) programs. Acquired by VMware in February 2014, AirWatch is based in Atlanta and can be found online at VMware is headquartered in Silicon Valley and can be found online at

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