SOURCE: Article12


February 23, 2016 03:00 ET

Article12 Partners With OctoGence Digital Systems

Partnership Opens Indian Market for Article12's Enterprise-Grade Mobile Privacy Platform

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND--(Marketwired - Feb 23, 2016) - On the heels of the launch of its enterprise-grade mobile privacy platform, Article12, a global provider of affordable and secure smartphones and applications, today announced the appointment of OctoGence Digital Systems Pvt Ltd as Article12's premier India distributor.

India is one of the top three global markets for smartphones in terms of units sold and is expected to see continued growth over the next two years. OctoGence has committed to distributing 250,000 Article12 devices to sub-distributors in India during the first year of a multi-year agreement. 

"With the exceptional growth in the mobility market in India, mostly due to e-banking and e-commerce, enterprise and consumer users are increasingly aware of the emerging threats to their privacy," said Derek Roga, CEO of Article12. "By combining Article12's innovative technology with OctoGence's understanding of the Indian market, we are confident that this strategic partnership will find rapid acceptance."

"OctoGence has been building a holistic understanding of user concerns related to privacy and security in India and seeks to address these with Article12's solutions," said BVR Subbu, Director of OctoGence. "We believe the Indian enterprise market will start seeing the benefits of this partnership almost immediately after launch." 

Article12 offers a portfolio of secure mobile devices and apps, combining the power of a multi-layered enterprise security platform with the familiarity and affordability of today's popular mobile operating systems, ensuring every conversation and message is safe and secure. Article12 expects volume commercial delivery to commence during the second half of 2016.

For more information on the Article12 mobile privacy platform and to apply for the Enterprise Trial Program, visit, or visit Article12 at Mobile World Congress on February 22-25, at stand 1A40 in Hall 1. 

About Article12 Technologies
Article12 connects secure mobile devices, apps and platforms that combine the power of a multi-layered security and privacy platform with flexible methods of deployment that meet the unique needs of today's organizations, ensuring that every conversation and message is safe and secured from malicious interference or attacks. With operations in Zurich, Switzerland and Ottawa, Canada, Article12's mission is to ensure that everyone in the mobile economy has the right to communicate securely. For more information, visit

About OctoGence Digital Systems
OctoGence Digital Systems is focused on OSINT solutions and secure communication systems and devices to meet the requirements of Govt agencies and enterprise customers in India. With offices in Delhi and Mumbai and a service/manufacturing facility under development in Chennai, OctoGence is well poised to meet the requirements of its varied Indian client base.