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Ameritas Investment Corp. Recognized by Computerworld as a 2011 Honors Laureate

  (August 24, 2011)

Lincoln, Neb. (PRWEB) August 24, 2011

IDGs Computerworld Honors Program recently announced Ameritas Investment Corp. (AIC) as a 2011 laureate. The annual award program honors visionary applications of information technology (IT) promoting positive social, economic and educational change.

The number and quality of nominations this year were very inspiring and demonstrate how valuable IT is to community change, said John Amato, publisher, Computerworld. Computerworld is very proud to name the 2011 class of laureates and showcase their initiatives benefiting society through innovative uses of IT.

We are delighted to receive this recognition from Computerworld, stated Salene Hitchcock-Gear, president and CEO of AIC. Being acknowledged for our efforts to protect client data means a lot to our organization.

Jonathan Dale, product marketing manager at Fiberlink commented, AIC has done a great job managing and securing their mobile devices by leveraging the automated nature of the MaaS360 Platform. We are proud to see them recognized for an award of this magnitude.

Ameritas Investment Corp. was specifically recognized for its applied use of Fiberlink Communications end point security application. AIC is leveraging Fiberlinks cloud-based MaaS360 platform to ensure advisors laptop and desktop computers are appropriately protected. Fiberlinks technology can determine whether or not adequate security, including antivirus and encryption, are present on a device. One of the many benefits of Fiberlinks offering is that it helps sustain the flexibility AIC registered representatives have in selecting from a wide array of technology solutions to manage their practices.

Micah McCann, AIC technology manager, said, Were in the business of maintaining trusted relationships between advisors and clients. Improving our ability to safeguard sensitive data will help to preserve that trust.

The Computerworld Honors awards were presented at the Annual Laureates Medal Ceremony and Gala Awards on June 20 at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C.

About Computerworld Honors Program
Founded by International Data Group (IDG) in 1988, the Computerworld Honors Program is governed by the not-for-profit Computerworld Information Technology Awards Foundation. Computerworld Honors is the longest running global program to honor individuals and organizations that use information technology to promote positive social, economic and educational change. Additional information about the program and a Global Archive of past laureate case studies and oral histories of Leadership Award recipients can be found at the Computerworld Honors Web site at

About Computerworld
Computerworld is the leading source of technology news and information for IT influencers worldwide, providing peer perspective, IT leadership and business results. Computerworlds award-winning Web site,, bi-weekly publication, focused conference series and custom research forms the hub of the worlds largest (40+ edition) global IT media network. In the past five years alone, Computerworld has won more than 100 awards, including Magazine of the Year by American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) awards in 2010, the 2009 Best Blog from the Neal awards and 2006 Best Overall Web Publication from ASBPE. Computerworld leads the industry with an online audience of over 3.5 million unique monthly visitors (comScore Media Metrix, August 2010). Computerworld is published by IDG Enterprise, a subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the worlds leading media, events and research company. Company information is available at

About Ameritas Investment Corp.
Ameritas Investment Corp. (AIC) is a privately owned broker dealer and registered investment advisor with a network of more than 1,300 registered representatives and financial advisors nationwide. AIC retains over 45,000 customer accounts from its three primary lines of business: brokerage, investment advisory and municipal finance. Total client account assets exceed $13.9 billion, including more than $2.5 billion of RIA assets under management.

AIC offers a wide range of products and services to help clients achieve their unique financial goals. Through a financial advisor, clients can utilize mutual funds, stocks, 529 plans, variable insurance products, asset management programs, unit investment trusts, individual securities, retirement plans, alternative investments and an array of fixed income securities to meet their financial objectives. With more than 25 years in the business, AIC is an experienced provider.

Additional information about Ameritas Investment Corp. is available at

About Fiberlink
Fiberlink®, the Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) company, is the recognized leader in Mobile Enterprise Device Management. The companys true cloud-based MaaS360 platform enables IT to manage laptops, desktops and smartphones, such as the Android and iPhone, as well as tablet devices such as the iPad, in one window, one system. Fiberlink helps Global 2000 companies and smaller businesses across all industries cost-effectively support expanding mobile workforces and use mobile devices to remain competitive in todays economy. MaaS360s highly secure, multi-tenant production environment provides instant-on access to powerful MDM capabilities, with rapid deployment and the fastest time-to-value of any solution on the market. MaaS360 is used to manage and secure more than one million endpoints globally, and has won several industry awards. Fiberlink executives frequently speak at leading industry trade shows and are often quoted in the media. For more information, visit

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