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Mobile enterprise security vendor MobileIron raises $20M

 MobileIron screenshot iPhoneMobileIron just announced that it has raised $20 million in growth capital to accelerate global growth. The company creates mobile device management and security tools for enterprise systems.

The financing round included MobileIron’s current investors Foundation Capital, Norwest Venture Partners, Sequoia Capital, and Storm Ventures. The funding will be used to drive global growth and accelerate initiatives for existing and emerging mobile platforms.

MobileIron has products for Android, iOS, BlackBerry, Symbian and Windows Phone operating systems. With MobileIron, a company can view employee smartphone data, allowing the company to monitor calls in real-time and locate lost phones through an online map. MobileIron has also a solution for building and publishing in-house apps via Enterprise App Storefront.

Chief executive Bob Tinker says that the company is investing in growth to be the go-to leader for enterprise customers for mobile management, security, and apps.

MobileIron has previously raised $36 million in three financing rounds. The company claims that it has added 200 enterprise customers in 90 days and it is increasing its workforce by 30 percent.