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Sophos-Under Armour

The main challenge Under Armour was facing was that their endpoint solution was difficult to manage and had several limitations, one of them being that unwanted applications could not be blocked or prevented from launching. The company wanted a solution that would offer better security, enhanced data control, and improved threat protection.

Vendor: Sophos
Customer: Under Armour www.underarmour.com 
Vertical Markets: Retail
State: Maryland

Technology Used: Sophos Endpoint Security and Control, SafeGuard Easy

Solution: Under Armour produces performance sportswear and footwear designed for the serious athlete. The company's lightweight, technologically advanced apparel is designed to keep wearers cool and dry during intense games and workouts. Headquartered in Maryland, Under Armour has 2,100 employees in North America, the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, and other parts of the globe.

The main challenge Under Armour was facing was that their endpoint solution was difficult to manage and had several limitations, one of them being that unwanted applications could not be blocked or prevented from launching. The company wanted a solution that would offer better security, enhanced data control, and improved threat protection.

After thoroughly evaluating its options, the clothing retailer chose Sophos Endpoint Security and Control and SafeGuard Easy. Cross-platform licensing, ease of management, and the effectiveness of Sophos products were all factors in the company’s decision.

Thanks to Sophos, Under Armour's multiplatform environment now has comprehensive threat and data protection to guard against malware, spyware, and adware. Features of the Endpoint Security and Control solution, including at-a-glance dashboards, remote monitoring, and automation of daily management tasks have reduced the time required for system maintenance. The system’s integrated graphical reporting feature delivers instant and scheduled reports about the latest security and infection risks so Under Armour can stay protected. Thanks to the speed and efficiency of the Sophos solutions, necessary IT tasks can often be completed without employees even noticing, and staff members have reported increases in productivity as a result.

Further details: http://www.sophos.com/sophos/docs/eng/case_studies/sophos-underarmour-csna.pdf




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