Dropbox has acquired a network access startup MobileSpan for an undisclosed amount. MobileSpan will continue to function until the end of the calendar year when all four employees will join the technology they developed for Dropbox for Business.

MobileSpan brings BYOD access through an enterprise firewall. This approach is commonly referred to as Uncloud. By installing the software, both the corporate server and mobile device, MobileSpan will be able to provide enough security and control to make BYOD-use practical.

 

MobileSpan Gateway and MobileSpan apps for iOS and Windows allow for secure adhoc access to business content and editing of MS Office documents that is behind a corporate firewall with native US on each platform.

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