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Echoworx and Avema Partner to Support Encryption on Mobile Devices

mobilEncrypt ENDPOINT Delivering End-To-End Email Encryption for iOS and BlackBerry (October 13, 2011)

ATLANTA, GEORGIA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/13/11 -- Echoworx, a leading provider of credential management and managed encryption services for complete email and data protection is pleased to announce a new reseller partnership with Avema Corporation, a global provider of telecom and wireless cost optimization services. Under the terms of the agreement, Avema will be adding Echoworx' recently launched mobilEncrypt Endpoint solutions for mobile to its mobile device management (MDM) offerings.

According to Michael Ginsberg, Chief Executive Officer for Echoworx, "Mobile security has become a major focus as organizations try to secure the explosive growth of corporate information being accessed by mobile device users. To that end, email encryption and credential management for mobile have presented significant challenges for IT managers. mobilEncrypt ENDPOINT is the only solution that works natively with devices to deliver easy-to-use encryption and credential management capabilities. As a leader in providing MDM solution sets, Avema is the ideal partner for Echoworx as they are experts in creating offerings that close the mobile security 'loopholes' plaguing IT managers today."

Roger Yang, Chief Executive Officer for Avema Corporation sees the Echoworx platform as a significant value-add for its customers. "The classic problem for customers is the segmentation in mobile device usage, which makes it difficult to come up with a single MDM system that fits all user needs. Our role is to create MDM solutions that meet their business security needs through the integration of best of breed technology. That's exactly where Echoworx makes perfect sense, because its encryption application can be downloaded and activated without having to retrofit devices or go through complex setups; and organizations can easily restrict corporate access to authorized users only. It's good to know that with Echoworx, we are partnering with a future-thinking company."

With mobilEncrypt ENDPOINT, iPhone, iPad and BlackBerry users can compose, send, download and receive secure, encrypted messages through their existing business email account. No additional components are required, since the application creates a native email experience. IT managers for their part can centrally manage the infrastructure "over-the-air" and assign user credentials, as well as revoke or suspend them if a device gets lost or stolen. The solution is backed by a comprehensive public key infrastructure (PKI) credential management platform and globally recognized Certificate Authority. An Android version is scheduled for release this fall.


About Echoworx

Echoworx Corporation is a world leader in managed encryption services for complete enterprise email and data protection. It is an encryption service provider of choice for, Symantec, AT&T, Verizon, McAfee, BT, Intermedia and Clearswift among other global resellers. Echoworx provides a SaaS (software as a service) model built on best-of-breed technology that reduces encryption complexity for the end user. With Echoworx, organizations can protect their email and data without changing their day-to-day workflow. Users can easily send encrypted documents and digitally signed email messages to anyone in their address book. Echoworx has offices in the U.S., Canada and the United Kingdom. For more information visit www.echoworx.com.

About Avema Corporation

A pioneer in telecom and wireless cost optimization, Avema's expertise has helped hundreds of organizations including Suncor, RBC, and Spectra Energy. Avema's software and managed services helps large organizations to clearly understand their telecom and mobile costs, rid themselves of manual administrative chores, and free up more time to focus on higher value strategic work. For more information visit www.avema.com.

Contacts:
Global Media Contacts:
Kathryn Boothby
PR Consultant (for Echoworx)
+1.905.330.0943
kmboothby@sympatico.ca

Echoworx
Sharon Miller
VP Marketing
+1.416.226.8603
miller@echoworx.com


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