TechEd Spotlight: Milja Gilliespie on the Latest Mobile Announcements from SAP

  • by Jessica Sirkin, Managing editor, SAPexperts, IT and Mobile hubs
  • November 6, 2013
Read this interview with Milja Gillespie, Director of Product Marketing for SAP Mobile Security to learn about the latest announcements from SAP in Mobile Security. Learn about app-wrapping and SAP's partnership with Mocana. Get answers on what Apple's iOS 7 means for SAP's security solutions.

Milja Gillespie is the Director of Product Marketing for SAP Mobile Security. I met her on the show floor at TechEd where she was explaining mobile security to a crowd of SAPers eager to try everything out on the iPads provided for them. She agreed to take a break and talk to me about SAP’s latest announcements in the world of mobile security and what they mean.

Tell me about the big mobile announcements.

What we actually announced this morning [10/22/13] were some pretty significant enhancements to the SAP Mobile portfolio. So, we have three key products as a part of this portfolio around managing and securing devices, apps, and content. With each of these three technologies we’ve done significant enhancements that we just announced. The first one is around securing devices. We just announced support for – this is the SAP Afaria product – Samsung Knox. This is something a lot of customers have been asking for. Knox is a container-based dual persona-type device and we can now manage about one hundred and eighty features within that capability and support for iOS 7 and all their new MDM capabilities that Apple released September 10th.

Jessica Sirkin

Jessica Sirkin is the managing editor of the IT and Mobile hubs of SAPexperts.  She comes to SAPexperts after being a reporter on big data and business intelligence.  She received a B.A. in English and writing from Bard College.  Send her an email or follow her on twitter @JessicaSirkin.

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