Getac boosts security on its rugged devices with Bittium partnership

Bittium SafeMove Mobile VPN and Analytics software will be available as an option on all Getac rugged computers with the aim of improving productivity, security and user experience for field workers

Getac boosts security on its rugged devices with Bittium partnership

Bittium and Getac have established a partnership to improve the productivity, security and user experience for field workers by offering Bittium SafeMove Mobile VPN and Analytics software on all Getac’s rugged tablets and notebooks as an option across Europe from May 2016 onwards.

Getac rugged computing product lines include notebook, tablets and handheld computers. Its products are found across the globe in a wide range of sectors from military and defence, law enforcement and public safety, utilities, field service, oil and gas, telecommunications, healthcare, transportation to manufacturing.

Bittium SafeMove Mobile VPN is an advanced remote access solution that provides mobile workforce always-on, secure and seamless connectivity to the corporate network regardless of time and place. Bittium SafeMove automatically establishes the connection to the best available network with no user involvement.

SafeMove also enables application-specific control of the data traffic in different networks, for example according to network speed. This ensures that business critical data is always a priority, and also defines which applications and services are allowed to use paid networks.

Ease-of-use, solid security and extensible data collection and analysis tool for measuring and monitoring connectivity performance improves productivity and ensure the best possible user experience.

Jari Sankala, Senior Vice President, Sales at Bittium, said: “Getac’s rugged devices are an excellent choice for professional working in demanding environments, in which also the significance of secure and reliable connectivity are crucial.

“Bittium meets this challenge by bringing SafeMove Mobile VPN solution available for Getac’s customers. It is also very important to understand how the software and devices behave on the field, to be able to optimise business processes.

“SafeMove Analytics is the perfect tool for that. Getac’s and Bittium’s products thus complement each other and we truly believe that our cooperation brings significant added value to customers,” said Sankala.

Chris Bye, President at Getac UK, commented: “For almost 30 years we’ve been focused on providing durable, and reliable, mobile computers that withstand the harshest of environments. The partnership with Bittium further enhances Getac’s value to customers by adding the key critical area of security. We are proud to offer powerful solutions that significantly enhance the way our customers operate in the field.”

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