As a leader in high-security USB devices and pioneer in secure ‘PC on a
Stick’ solutions, the IronKey Workspace will be the first of Imation’s
planned line of Windows To Go mobile workspaces for government and
OAKDALE, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 15, 2012--
Corp. (NYSE: IMN), a global scalable storage and data security
company, today announced that its IronKey Workspace has been certified
as a go-to-market USB 3.0-based mobile workspaces for deployment of Windows To Go.
Windows To Go is a feature of Windows 8 that lets enterprise users boot
a full version of Windows 8 from an external USB drive on multiple host
The IronKey Workspace will be available later in Q4 2012. The IronKey
Workspaces will offer a simple, affordable option for organizations
seeking to quickly implement Windows To Go in their organizations,
featuring high-speed USB 3.0 technology and using Windows BitLocker
Drive Encryption to protect data. For more information on Imation’s
certified IronKey Workspaces for Windows To Go, visit www.imation.com/IronKeyWorkspace.
“We are excited to announce Imation as one of our go-to-market
associates to help enterprises take advantage of Windows To Go.
Imation’s IronKey Workspace is designed for Windows To Go and will help
organizations deliver a full-featured Windows 8 experience on multiple
devices when booting from a USB drive,” said Karri Alexion-Tiernan,
Director of Product Marketing, Windows Enterprise, Microsoft.
Next year, Imation plans to roll out a line of solutions that empower
organizations to deploy Windows To Go security-enhanced via Imation’s
hardware encrypted flash drives, strong authentication and centralized
device management. Organizations will be able to turn to Imation for
security-enhanced workspace solutions for teleworkers, contractors and
travelers at an attractive total cost of ownership using Windows To Go.
“Imation is committed to helping address the challenge of data security
and compliance for its customers – from security-enhanced tiered storage
solutions to helping secure data on portable devices that enable the
workforce to be more mobile. The mobile workspace represents a
significant evolution in personal computing and Imation is extremely
pleased to bring USB drives and solutions for Windows To Go to market,
and we look forward to using Imation’s hardware encryption technology,
device management and deployment experience into our future offerings,”
said Lawrence Reusing, General Manager for Mobile Security at Imation.
Blueprint for a security-enhanced mobile workspace strategy
As a pioneer
in USB-based security-enhanced mobile workspaces for Windows,
Imation also today released a “Blueprint
to Secure Mobile Workspaces” whitepaper to aid IT pros and others
within organizations considering USB-based mobile workspaces.
“The idea of Windows To Go is an attractive one because it helps support
the needs of the organization for security and management, and the
desire of employees for portability, flexibility, and ease of use with
their own devices,” said Lawrence Reusing of Imation.
Secure, compliant PC USB-based mobile workspaces represent a new
personal computing category, ideal for organizations seeking to enable
security-enhanced mobility for teleworkers, contractors and those that
work from many different computers. Based on a track record with
customer deployments of its security-enhanced mobile workspaces for
Windows 7, Imation today published a “Blueprint to Secure Mobile
Workspaces,” which outlines the opportunities, use cases and key
considerations for deploying security-enhanced mobile workspaces. The
whitepaper is available for download here: www.imation.com/WTG.
Imation’s Mobile Security Solutions
Data, Identity and Mobile Workspace product family
helps organizations protect against data loss and supports
compliance strategies, providing users secure and convenient access to
their data and applications wherever they are, while delivering managed
security and ensuring compliance over a range of USB devices and
Imation’s secure mobile solutions are available through Imation’s
network of channel partners. For more information, visit http://www.imation.com/en-US/Mobile-Security/Mobile-Security-Products/.
Imation is a global scalable storage and data security company. Our
portfolio includes tiered storage and security offerings for business,
and products designed to manage audio and video information in the home.
Imation reaches customers in more than 100 countries through a powerful
global distribution network and well recognized brands. For more
information please visit, www.imation.com.
Imation, the Imation logo, IronKey and the IronKey logo are
trademarks of Imation Corp. and its subsidiaries. Windows is a
registered trademark of Microsoft Corp. in the United States and other
countries. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.
Source: Imation Corp.
Ken Kadet, 651-704-3388
MSL for Imation
Nina Gill, 781-684-6232