Absolute Expands Getac Partnership to Include European Mobile Device Fleet
Reading, United Kingdom: March 10, 2016–Absolute®(TSX: ABT), the industry standard for persistent endpoint security and data risk management solutions, today announced an expanded partnership with Getac, a leading global designer and manufacturer of rugged mobile devices.
"We are pleased to be extending our relationship with Absolute and enhancing our security offering in Europe," said Peter Molyneux, president, Getac UK. "Today’s announcement underpins our commitment to delivering additional value to customers, particularly in the critical areas of durability and security."
Getac customers include armed forces, emergency services, utilities, and logistics providers across Europe. This partnership will allow them to leverage patented Persistence® technology to maintain tight control over their devices and the sensitive data they contain.
Under the agreement, Persistence technology by Absolute will be embedded in Getac's European suite of rugged mobile devices during the manufacturing process. By activating Persistence, Getac customers will benefit from a reliable two-way connect with their endpoints, regardless of user or location.
"Getac’s purpose-built rugged devices are designed to get business-critical data in the hands of knowledge workers in the field, no matter where their jobs take them," said James Pattinson, vice president, EMEA, Absolute. "We are pleased that Getac has expanded its focus to protect not only physical devices, but to also help secure the sensitive data they contain. We look forward to building upon our existing relationship with Getac and expanding our European footprint.”
Getac Technology Corporation, a key subsidiary of MiTAC-Synnex Business Group, was established in 1989 as a joint venture with GE Aerospace to supply defence electronic products. Getac’s business coverage includes; rugged notebooks, rugged tablet PCs and rugged handheld devices for military, police, government, communications, manufacturing and transportation applications ranging from fully rugged to commercial-grade rugged. Getac’s strong R&D capabilities allow it to provide a high level of customization and all-aspect hardware-software integration solutions.
Absolute empowers more than 12,000 customers worldwide to protect devices, data, applications, and users against theft or attack — both on and off the corporate network. With the industry’s only tamper-proof endpoint visibility and control solution, Absolute allows IT organizations to enforce asset management, security hygiene, and data compliance for today’s remote digital workforces. Absolute’s patented Persistence®technology is embedded in the firmware of Dell, HP, Lenovo, and 22 other leading manufacturers’ devices for vendor-agnostic coverage, tamper-proof resilience, and ease of deployment. See how it works atwww.absolute.comand follow us at@absolutecorp.