New York, NY – March 11th, 2016 –MobileGuard, Inc., a pioneer in SMS/MMS archiving and mobile compliance, is pleased to announce their solutions can now be purchased by any local government agency in any city in the United States of America. Through an affiliation with SHI, MobileGuard announced that its products can be purchased on the NASPO ValuePoint contract, formerly known as Western States Contracting Alliance (WSCA).
NASPO ValuePoint is a cooperative purchasing program that facilitates public procurement solicitations and agreements using a lead state model. It is a non-profit organization dedicated solely to providing State Chief Procurement Officers with the support and procurement resources they need.
“MobileGuard is thrilled to deliver our solutions through SHI,” said Todd Michael Cohan, Founder & CEO. “Our primary goal is to provide agencies with Mobile Compliance solutions for their workforce, but there was always a challenge with the purchasing vehicle. Now that our solutions are available to all participating states, government agencies will be in compliance with the Open Records Laws which are making headlines more and more these days.”
MobileGuard’s full product line will be available for state agencies procurement, including MessageGuard, NetGuard and SecureChat.
– NetGuard: A network solution allowing text message archiving on any device, including iPhones. Currently available on AT&T and Verizon Wireless in the United States. No app installation is required on any device.
– SecureChat: An iOS app providing a solution for BYOD environments. The app provides a virtual number, secure app-to-app messaging as well as phone calls and text messaging with any telephone phone number.
– MessageGuard: For Android and Blackberry devices, this client application enables users to use native text messaging tools and archive those communications as well as call logs and GPS data.
“Text messaging is treated just like email, impacting laws and freedom of information act requests,” said Blane Warrene, COO of MobileGuard. “The demand for text message archiving has increased at all levels of government. Open Records laws, designed to allow access to governmental documents while protecting privacy rights and maintaining public safety, are being more closely monitored than ever before. Working with SHI provides a forum to introduce our services to agencies in need of mobile compliance.”
The MobileGuard suite of products offers a comprehensive compliance solution for government enterprises that provides unified, real-time monitoring, alerts, capture, archival and analysis across all mobile device operating systems, including the Apple iPhone device.
In addition, deploying our Hosted offerings on Amazon Web Services and their AWS GovCloud (US), government agencies and customers can move sensitive workloads into the cloud with the confidence that their specific regulatory and compliance requirements are fulfilled. The AWS GovCloud (US) Region adheres to U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) requirements.
• Capture SMS and MMS messages on iPhones and other mobile devices
• App and no-App options
• Easy provisioning via text message
• Conversation threading available
• FIPS 140-2 compliant cloud-hosted and on premise deployment options available
In addition, MobileGuard integrates with the major mobile device management (MDM) solutions, making provisioning efficient in large deployments. MobileGuard also offers integrations with a wide range of email archiving solutions – allowing MobileGuard to distribute the text message archives to destinations where email, social media and other messaging data is reviewed.
About MobileGuard, Inc.
MobileGuard is the most experienced provider of mobile communication monitoring and archiving solutions for Android, Apple iPhone, Windows and Blackberry devices. The solution suite ensures compliance with all relevant regulatory bodies such as FINRA, SEC 17-4, HIPAA, Dodd-Frank, FCA and Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. MobileGuard compliance solutions provide monitoring, capturing, logging, archiving, supervision and alerting of all communications on company mobile devices. MobileGuard’s solutions are provided as either a hosted platform or in the customer’s environment. To learn more, please visit www.MobileGuard.com.