The integration is designed to make it easier for Salesforce.com developers to build apps compatible with Good's containerization technology, which offers features such as app-level encryption as well as compliance and jailbreak detection. Good says enterprises can also add data loss prevention and automated actions that lock and wipe appss without impacting a user's device or personal data.
The Mobile SDK, which is available for Android and iOS.
(Managing apps, security and developer issues will be among the key topics discussed at the upcoming TabletBiz conference and expo coming to New York on November 13, 2013).
Answering questions at Salesforce's Cloudforce show, Benioff claimed that the prevalence of smartphones and tablets will have a negative impact on Microsoft’s new OS, and even cited one global CIO who is getting rid of PCs because of a supposed lack of demand from employees.
According to Venture Beat, the Cloudforce CEO added that people are now more often talking about which smartphones and tablets they want to buy, rather than PCs, and said that CIOs will feel less inclined to upgrade to the new OS than they did with Windows 7.
“Windows 8 is the gambit — will [CIOs] upgrade, or will they do something else?" asked the Cloudforce exec. [...]