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Smith Micro Delivers Android and Windows 8.1 Connectivity and Security Solutions for Enterprise and Public Sector

Jun 12, 2014
New QuickLink solutions provide flexibility and control for ruggedized Panasonic devices

ALISO VIEJO, CA – June 12, 2014 - Smith Micro Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMSI) today announced the company has released two new QuickLink® Mobility solutions targeted for enterprises and public safety agencies.  The QuickLink Mobile VPN software for Android and QuickLink Unified Connection & Security Manager for Windows 8.1 will provide flexibility and control to expand mobile security and connectivity to a variety of mobile devices beyond legacy Windows-based platforms.  In many industries where field equipment must be ruggedized, demand for smaller form factors is driving rapid replacement of larger laptops to ruggedized Windows 8.1 and Android tablets and smartphones.  Smith Micro’s QuickLink Mobility solutions facilitate this evolution with proven, dependable security and control capabilities for these platforms built by Panasonic and other manufacturers.

“Like many industries, public safety and government agencies are no longer utilizing just traditional PC platforms. They are rapidly adopting newer, smaller devices to provide support for various needs such as license plate readers, dashboard cameras, CAD systems, etc.,” said Yankee Group Principal Analyst Ken Rehbehn. “With many of these new platforms built on Android, robust security and connectivity solutions that support operating system are needed now. Believing the public sector to be slow in adopting new technologies is a misconception, but they can be held back if the software needed for effective control and compliance is not readily available.”

“As workforces become increasingly mobile and tablets grow in popularity, solutions for managing connectivity and security on these platforms become a critical part of a company’s mobile device strategy,” said Cheryl Noti, Director, Solutions Architecture Team, Panasonic System Communications Company of North America. “We see an increasing demand for these types of offerings on the Windows 8.1 and Android operating systems as our traditional customers adopt smaller mobile platforms. Proven solutions, like those offered by Smith Micro, will help our customers transition to these new form factor devices as efficiently as possible.”

“Smith Micro’s QuickLink products are the gold standard in connectivity, used on Windows laptops for years.  Now these proven solutions support Android and Windows 8.1 platforms which are becoming more prevalent in public safety, utilities, and transportation, as well as in the BYOD workplace,” said Mark An, Senior Product Manager at Smith Micro. “Unlike some Android VPN solutions out on the market today, QuickLink Mobile VPN can be installed over the top without sacrificing key features.

Smith Micro's QuickLink Mobility Mobile VPN solution is available on Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Android 4.0 for tablets, smartphones and other mobile devices. The QuickLink Mobility Unified Connection & Security Manager is available on Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 for tablets and laptops. Specific benefits of QuickLink Mobility for enterprises and public safety agencies include:

  • Secure connection management that is carrier-agnostic, with the ability to hide unauthorized networks to prevent access to unsecured networks
  • Advanced authentication for CJIS compliance
  • Secure 256-bit AES encryption to ensure data security
  • Single-sign-on (SSO) and Connect-before-login (CBL) features to simplify access and reduce the risk of password failures
  • Fully configurable to provide enhanced command and control over mobile devices

For more information about QuickLink Mobility and other solutions for Enterprise, visit:

 About Smith Micro Software, Inc.:

Smith Micro Software provides solutions that simplify, secure and enhance the mobile experience. Our portfolio includes a wide range of applications that manage broadband connectivity, data traffic, devices, voice and video communications over wireless networks. With 30 years of experience developing world-class client and server software, Smith Micro helps the leading mobile network operators, device manufacturers and enterprises increase efficiency and capitalize on the growth of mobile-connected consumers and workforces. For more information, visit (NASDAQ: SMSI)


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