BullGuard to Provide the Most Comprehensive Mobile Security Suite to Consumers as Smartphone Use Drives Security Risk
BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 13, 2011 — Juniper Networks (NASDAQ:JNPR, news, filings) and BullGuard today announced that the two companies have signed an agreement that enables BullGuard to co-brand and sell the BullGuard Mobile Security 10 based on Junos® Pulse Mobile Security Suite, Juniper's comprehensive software suite to secure mobile devices with anti-virus, personal firewall, device loss and theft protection, parental controls, and remote management and control capabilities. BullGuard is marketing and selling BullGuard Mobile Security 10 directly to consumers, selling through its established sales channels, including retail outlets, service providers and other organizations globally.
"The surge of smartphones and tablets for personal and business use, and the increase in rich mobile content and applications, makes mobile security one of the biggest concerns for consumers and parents," said Sanjay Beri, vice president and general manager, Junos Pulse Business Unit, Juniper Networks. "Juniper is an enabler of the secure mobile Internet, helping ensure people derive maximum value from their mobile devices and applications without putting crucial data at risk. BullGuard is well-placed to help drive the secure mobility solution out into the wider retail market."
"Part of BullGuard's product strategy is to deliver best-in-class technologies to consumers, and Juniper's software fits the profile perfectly. Coupled with our experience of understanding the consumer's requirements and behaviors, it is a winning combination," said Søren Ravn, BullGuard's CEO. "With smartphone penetration growing even faster than the PC market did, we plan to position ourselves aggressively in the market. BullGuard Mobile Security will be sold through major retail outlets to ensure an easy uptake from consumers as they start to understand how vulnerable their devices and data can be."
About Junos Pulse Mobile Security Suite
The Junos Pulse Mobile Security Suite, on which BullGuard Mobile Security 10 is based, includes antivirus, personal firewall, anti-spam, loss and theft protection, parental controls, and monitoring and control services purpose built for smartphones and other mobile devices. It can remotely backup and restore data, locate a mobile device in the event it is lost or stolen, remotely lock and wipe it, and can send an alert when a SIM card has been removed, swapped or replaced.
Launched in 2002, BullGuard is one of the fastest growing security brands. Its philosophy has always remained the same - to combine technical excellence with a genuine understanding of consumer needs, creating simple, easy to use products that deliver universal, complete protection as well as enabling customers to control and manage their digital footprint. BullGuard has offices in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Benelux, Denmark, Sweden, Romania, Australia and the US.
About Juniper Networks
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