TORONTO, Canada — June 20, 2013
Fixmo, a leading provider of mobile security and mobility management solutions, today announced that it has acquired Perlego Systems, Inc., a leading developer of carrier-grade data protection and personal privacy solutions for smartphones and tablets. Through the acquisition, Perlego will become the Fixmo Carrier Services (Fixmo CS) division of Fixmo, and will continue to operate out of their offices in Issaquah, Washington. Fixmo CS will focus on delivering consumer-oriented mobile security and personal protection solutions through wireless operators and mobile device retailer channels.
Perlego is an innovator in the smartphone software development space with a long history of providing carrier-grade mobility solutions. Offering data transfer, protection, smartphone location, security and personal information portal solutions for business and private use, Perlego is revolutionizing the way customers use smartphones and tablets.
Perlego brings unique capabilities in cloud-based mobile backup and restore, as well as file transfer capabilities between smartphone brands and models. By combining these solutions with additional offerings from Fixmo, Fixmo CS will provide wireless operators and mobile device retailers a comprehensive suite of mobility solutions for ensuring device users can protect their personal information and easily take it with them as they move from one device to the next. Fixmo CS will enable carriers and retail partners to white label its robust portfolio of products and offer those mobile services to customers as value-added services at the point of sale.
“We are thrilled to announce that Perlego has become a part of Fixmo and will power our new Carrier Services division,” said Rick Segal, Fixmo CEO. “Fixmo CS’s solutions will be an asset to consumers looking to protect their personal data and securely transfer it with them as they upgrade devices or replace a lost or stolen smartphone. It will also be an asset to our channel partner ecosystem as it affords a new value-added service to offer directly to consumers at the point of sale.”
Fixmo Inc. is the mobile risk management company that helps organizations identify, mitigate and manage the risks associated with mobile devices in the workplace. The company’s MRM solutions enable protected and compliant mobile computing, helping organizations embrace a wide range of mobile devices and applications while maintaining system integrity, protecting confidential data and proving regulatory compliance. Fixmo’s MRM technology has been developed as part of a Co-operative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA). Fixmo is headquartered in Sterling, Virginia and Toronto, Canada (http://fixmo.com).
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