Silent Circle and WidePoint Team to Deliver Secure Mobile Solutions to the U.S. Federal Sector
Strategic Partnership Already Securing Wins with Government Agencies
McLean, VA – December 14, 2017 – WidePoint Corporation (NYSE: WYY), a leading provider of Trusted Mobility Management (TM2) specializing in Telecommunications Lifecycle Management (TLM) and Cybersecurity solutions, today announced a strategic partnership with Silent Circle, a pioneer in enterprise-class mobile security, privacy and compliance solutions. The two companies are currently delivering joint security solutions based on Silent Circle’s secure mobile communications suite to high-profile U.S. federal agencies through WidePoint’s Cellular Wireless Management Services (CWMS) Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
WidePoint has been enabling government agencies and commercial enterprises to deploy fully compliant TLM and Identity Management (IdM) solutions in accordance with government-mandated regulations for more than 20 years. Underscoring its reputation as a trusted solutions provider, WidePoint recently announced new multimillion-dollar contract awards and renewals with numerous U.S. federal agencies.
Silent Circle’s products are deployed in hundreds of the most demanding network environments worldwide including leading Fortune 100 accounts and government agencies. Integrating mobility, encryption, security and privacy, Silent Circle’s fundamentally different technology sets the standard for enterprise privacy and security.
Mr. Jin Kang, Chief Executive Officer of WidePoint Corporation, stated, “WidePoint’s next-generation Trusted Mobility Management (TM2) solutions uniquely address the convergence of two high-growth markets: mobile communications and security. We are continuing to team with strategic partners to broaden our capabilities. With proven expertise in both disciplines based on enterprise-scale deployments around the world, Silent Circle exemplifies the ideal partner for us.”
Silent Circle CEO Gregg Smith noted, “With WidePoint, we are offering our world-class secure mobile communications platform to meet the exacting demands of government and enterprise. We’re already jointly delivering strategic solutions to major accounts, and look forward to further collaboration and success.”
WidePoint Corporation (NYSE: WYY) is a leading provider of technology-based management solutions including telecom management, mobile management, access management and identity management. For more information, visit www.widepoint.com
About Silent Circle
Silent Circle’s enterprise-scale secure mobile communications solutions are deployed in hundreds of the most demanding networking environments worldwide, including the Fortune 100 and government agencies in 100+ countries. Delivered through a game-changing mobile ecosystem of software and services, the company’s award-winning product family comprises: Silent Phone, a secure calling and messaging application; Blackphone, a hardened, secure handset; Silent World, a secure way to communicate globally outside of the Silent Phone network; and Silent Manager, a web-based administrative console for managing users. Company founders include former Navy SEAL and security expert Mike Janke; Internet Hall of Famer Phil Zimmermann, developer of Silent Circle’s ZRTP cryptography protocol and co-founder of PGP Corporation; and Jon Callas, creator of Apple’s whole disk encryption software and also a PGP Corporation co-founder. Silent Circle is headquartered in Columbia, Maryland. www.silentcircle.com.