Simpana 9 also has a new Web interface that lets users recover specific files without the need for administrator help. It is now integrated with iOS and Android devices. "It lets mobile users call up backups and do restores as needed from wherever they are," Echols said.
For companies concerned about regulatory issues associated with data on mobile devices, Simpana 9 now allows legal departments to develop controls for eDiscovery and legal holds, he said.
The new mobile device capabilities could prove useful as part of a mobile device management offering for customers, Melvin said.
ePlus is just starting to explore the mobile device management market, he said. "This is becoming a big business for us," he said. "We have a team now looking at the right tools for customers."