SOURCE: PhoneGuard


November 20, 2009 10:34 ET

NetQin Unveiled the Establishment of Strategic Partnership With PhoneGuard

BEIJING--(Marketwire - November 20, 2009) - NetQin Tech. Co., Ltd., the largest Chinese mobile security service provider, announced today the company has debuted in the North America market through the partnership with Cellular Spyware Inc., (NV) ("CSI") d/b/a PhoneGuard. PhoneGuard ( has released the commercial version of "PhoneGuard Powered by NetQin" which is available on a 14-day free trial basis from:

Lin Yu, CEO of NetQin, has stated: "North America is one of the most important strategic markets for NetQin, with this strategic moving, we're now able to provide award-winning and certified mobile security protections to those smart phone users who are more vigilant to mobile threats. The international market development also validates NetQin's capability in R&D and operations to service a wide range of customers."

Cooperating with CSI/PhoneGuard.

PhoneGuard is taking full advantage of mobile technology. Under constant pressure to provide faster and greater competition, organizations are expanding their mobile technology infrastructure and capabilities to support an ever-increasing number of mobile employees. As market adoption of mobility surges, the responsibility for managing and supporting Anti-Virus software becomes a vital component of a company's security and potential survival from malicious attacks.

Where is the potential market?

ITU forecasts that mobile users will hit 4.6 billion by the end of 2009 while Infonetics projects that over 1.5 billion new smart phone users worldwide will be added from 2008 to 2013. With the explosive growth of mobile applications, the wave of smart phone growth makes mobile devices an enticing target for hackers, and mobile security threats become more real than ever. Today's smart phones are more likely to be PCs, with operating systems, storage, applications and wireless accesses to internet and enterprise network. These applications make the smart phone an enticing target for hackers and internet criminals. Users are overwhelmed by SMS spam and spyware and are concerned about virus threats and privacy leakage as they have experienced on PCs.

"PhoneGuard is capable of being the best partner for NetQin. The Chinese mobile security provider has strong R&D resources to support diversity of products. Based on the wide range of product lines, its expressing high quality and practical products. Consequently PhoneGuard could utilize their broad distribution channel to help NetQin achieve the market expectations.

"Let's wait and see."


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