Getac and Bittium partner to improve productivity, security and user experience for field workers


Bittium and Getac have established a partnership to improve productivity, security and user experience for field workers in the most demanding environments. Bittium SafeMove Mobile VPN and Analytics software will be available as an option on all Getac's rugged tablets and notebooks across Europe from May 2016.

Getac, the global designer and manufacturer of rugged mobile devices, offers the most extensive rugged computing product lines including notebook, tablets and handheld computers. Its products are found across the globe in a wide range of sectors from military and defence, law enforcement and public safety, utilities, field service, oil and gas, telecommunications, healthcare, transportation to manufacturing.

Bittium SafeMove Mobile VPN is an advanced remote access solution that provides mobile workforce always-on, secure and seamless connectivity to the corporate network regardless of time and place. Bittium SafeMove automatically establishes the connection to the best available network with no user involvement. SafeMove also enables application-specific control of the data traffic in different networks, for example according to network speed. This ensures that business critical data is always a priority, and also defines which applications and services are allowed to use paid networks. Ease-of-use, solid security and extensible data collection and analysis tool for measuring and monitoring connectivity performance improves productivity and ensure the best possible user experience.

"Getac's rugged devices are an excellent choice for professionals working in demanding environments, where secure and reliable connectivity are crucial. Bittium meets this challenge by bringing SafeMove Mobile VPN solution available for Getac's customers. It is also important to understand how the software and devices behave in the field, to be able to optimise business processes. SafeMove Analytics is the perfect tool for that. Getac's and Bittium's products thus complement each other and we truly believe that our cooperation brings significant added value to customers", says Jari Sankala, Senior Vice President, Sales at Bittium.

Chris Bye, President at Getac UK comments; "for almost 30 years we've been focused on providing durable, and reliable, mobile computers that withstand the harshest of environments. The partnership with Bittium further enhances Getac's value to customers by adding the key critical area of security. We are proud to offer powerful solutions that significantly enhance the way our customers operate in the field."

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