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Lookout scores $150M to secure enterprise mobile apps

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Lookout, the mobile security vendor which has seen good traction in the consumer market, now has $150 million in fresh funding from big-name backers to ease that transition.

As mobile devices become the gadgets of choice for many tasks — including banking and business workflow, the need to secure them is growing — hence VMware’s acquisition of Airwatch last year and a range of other M&A deals around identity and access management.

This round included contributions from new investors including Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ Bezos Expeditions, Morgan Stanley Investment Management, Wellington Management, and Goldman Sachs(s gs). And it follows a $55 million round last fall from Deutsch Telekom and Qualcomm’s(s qcom) venture arm among others. Total funding now stands at a healthy $280 million.

Lookout has won consumer marketshare — it claims 50 million users via deals that preload its service with AT&T(s t),  T-mobile(s tmus) and Sprint(s s) phones. Now it hopes to replicate that success…

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