HitachiSoft and Pointsec Join Forces to Offer Full Disk Encryption
A new partnership has been formed by Pointsec Mobile Technologies, a provider of enterprise security software for laptop and desktop PCs, PDAs and smartphones, and software company Hitachi Software Engineering Co Ltd (HitachiSoft).
HitachiSoft has obtained OEM rights from Pointsec Mobile Technologies for its Pointsec for PC product, which offers protection from information leakage caused by lost, stolen or discarded notebooks and PCs. The solution provides protection through full-disk encryption and will be distributed by HitachiSoft under the ‘Hibun AE Full Disk Encryption’ name as part of the company’s Hibun product series.
Pointsec Mobile Technologies said the partnership and OEM agreement gives the company a stronger presence in the Japanese market where data protection is vital for conducting business. It plans, with HitachiSoft, to consider mutual OEM opportunities and a possible co-development of new products in order to strengthen the partnership further. More info…