Prestigio to provide GO!Enterprise to 2.5m devicesNovember 22, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
22 November 2012
Prestigio to provide Globo’s GO!Enterprise on smartphones and tablets, up to 2.5 million devices
GLOBO Plc (LSE: GBO) the international Mobile solutions and SaaS provider, is delighted to announce an alliance with Prestigio, under which GO!Enterprise will be made available on all of its smartphones and tablets. This follows the distribution agreement signed in July, 2012, between Globo and ASBISC Enterprises plc to distribute GO!Enterprise Server products in key markets.
Prestigio, owned by ASBIS, is one of the leading brands of mobile devices in the EMEA region. The first roll out under the agreement will begin in Russia towards the end of December 2012. The estimated volume of Prestigio devices that can be enabled with GO!Enterpise technology in the coming year is 2.5 million.
Prestigio’s state-of-the art Android-based smartphones and tablets, will be enabled by the GO!Enterprise Mobile Client and GO!Enterprise Office solution, to provide enterprise grade and totally secure (FIPS 140-2 compliant) mobile productivity and collaboration enablement of the employees, increasing efficiency in many business processes and activities. This offering will be available for both on premise and cloud operation, enabling customers of all sizes to take advantage of the unique Enterprise mobility characteristics that GO!Enterprise offers and to embrace a “Bring Your Own Device” (BYOD) strategy.
This new and innovative business partnership was presented by ASBIS CEO, Siarhei Kostevitch in a press conference in Moscow on Friday, 16 November. Other countries will soon follow, starting with Serbia where a press conference is scheduled on Monday, 26 November.
Prestigiohas established itself as one of the leading vendors and distributors in mobile devices, digital solutions and accessories. Currently headquartered in Cyprus, Prestigio actively operates in the EMEA region through business partnerships and representative offices located in more than 26 countries, holding a leading position in Russian market.
GO!Enterprise is GLOBO‘s comprehensive enterprise mobility platform catering for the B2Employees, B2B and B2C needs of enterprises, for mobilization of business apps and software across any mobile operating system. GO!Enterprise Office is part of its enterprise mobility suite, covering needs for secure communication, collaboration, productivity and controlled access to all critical and necessary data from any mobile device or tablet. GO!Enterprise Mobile Client provides a single point of interaction for accessing business information over a secure network, without having to setup and install multiple mobile clients, each one performing different tasks.
Globo plc – www.globoplc.com
Costis Papadimitrakopoulos, CEO
Dimitris Gryparis, Finance Director
GLOBO Plc (LSE-AIM:GBO), is an international leader and technology innovator delivering mobile, telecom and software products and services. Globo has established itself as one of the market leaders in the ICT market, offering a wide range of products and services to the corporate, public and consumer market. The Group operates internationally through subsidiaries and offices in US, UK, Europe, Middle East and South East Asia. For more information visit the company’s website at www.globoplc.com
ASBIS Group www.asbis.com is one of the leading distributors of Information Technology products in Europe, Middle East and Africa Emerging Markets, combining a broad geographical reach with a wide range of products distributed on a “one-stop-shop” basis. The Group distributes IT components (to assemblers, system integrators, local brands and retail) as well as A-branded finished products like desktop PCs, laptops, servers, and networking (to SMB and retail). ASBIS commenced business in 1990 in Belarus and in 1995 incorporated its holding company in Cyprus moving its headquarters to Limassol.