LG to Offer a Complete Suite of Enterprise Mobility Solutions for Consumers at Work
SAN DIEGO, Calif., October 11, 2011 — CTIA ENTERPRISE AND APPLICATIONS 2011 — McAfee and LG Electronics (LG) today announced a partnership that will uniquely position LG to address the mobile security challenges facing both enterprise and consumer segments (CTIA Enterprise and Applications 2011 Show Booth #835). LG plans to extend McAfee Mobile security technologies to its smartphones and tablets that run on the Android platform, making LG one of the first mobile manufacturers in the world to offer comprehensive security solutions for all facets of the mobile experience.
“Security and manageability are critical enablers for enterprises of all sizes,” said Ki S. Kim, corporate vice president of Global Enterprise Solutions at LG Electronics. “Through our partnership with McAfee, we will deliver essential, out-of-box capabilities to millions of our smart mobile device users while addressing the security concerns of our enterprise customers, especially those who already benefit from McAfee-branded solutions.”
As part of the partnership, LG smart devices will support the latest McAfee mobile security technologies, enabling a host of security solutions that defend against personal data loss, protects against malware, manages enterprise devices, and enables connectivity to enterprise computing environments. This solution will ensure that corporations can manage LG devices in accordance with corporate security policy, enforce compliance via network access control, and securely deliver mobile access to business applications. In addition, employees as consumers can extend their brand affinity with LG into their workplace by leveraging enterprise-ready LG mobile devices.
The McAfee Mobile security solutions that will be integrated on LG smart devices include the following:
“By running McAfee mobile security technologies on LG mobile devices, LG can offer its users the opportunity to protect their devices and personal data,” said Todd Gebhart, co-president at McAfee. “In addition, when users see the McAfee Enterprise Mobility Management shield on LG devices, they can be confident in bringing the device to their IT department and securely connecting it to the corporate network.”
About LG Electronics, Inc.
LG Electronics, Inc. (KSE: 066570.KS) is a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, mobile communications and home appliances, employing more than 93,000 people working in over 120 operations around the world. With 2010 global sales of 55.8 trillion Korean won (USD 48.2 billion), LG comprises four business units – Home Entertainment, Mobile Communications, Home Appliance, and Air Conditioning & Energy Solutions. LG is one of the world’s leading producers of flat panel TVs, mobile devices, air conditioners, washing machines, and refrigerators. LG has signed a long-term agreement to become both a Global Partner and a Technology Partner of Formula 1™. As part of this top-level association, LG acquires exclusive designations and marketing rights as the official consumer electronics, mobile phone and data processor of this global sporting event. For more information, please visit www.lg.com.
About LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company
The LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company is a leading global mobile communications and information company. With its cutting-edge technology and innovative design capabilities, LG creates handsets that provide an optimized mobile experience to customers around the world. LG is pursuing convergence technology and mobile computing products, while continuing its leadership role in mobile communication with stylish designs and smart technology. For more information, please visit www.lgmobilephones.com.
About McAfee, Inc.
McAfee, a wholly owned subsidiary of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), is the world's largest dedicated security technology company. McAfee delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that help secure systems, networks, and mobile devices around the world, allowing users to safely connect to the Internet, browse and shop the Web more securely. Backed by its unrivaled Global Threat Intelligence, McAfee creates innovative products that empower home users, businesses, the public sector and service providers by enabling them to prove compliance with regulations, protect data, prevent disruptions, identify vulnerabilities, and continuously monitor and improve their security. McAfee is relentlessly focused on constantly finding new ways to keep our customers safe. http://www.mcafee.com.
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