F-Secure to Power Eastlink's Consumer Personal Cloud Offering
SAN JOSE, Calif. – November 5, 2013 – Consumers are about to get a lot more from their Internet experience with Eastlink Personal Cloud, powered by F-Secure.
Consumers have evolved from simply surfing the web to doing virtually everything online, from getting their news to doing their banking, from catching up with friends and family to catching up on their favorite TV series or sporting events, from watching video to sharing photos and more.
Consumers are looking for accessible, reliable service across all their communication and entertainment devices and practical solutions to common problems like:
· The ability to back up, store, and access digital files from anywhere
· Protection of PCs and Macs
· Eastlink Personal Cloud delivers an internet experience that provides consumers with the ability to access, backup and share photos and more instantly, on any device
· 500 million pictures are saved and/or shared every day globally
· Consumers have more connected devices in the home than ever before
· Today’s home has an average of 9 connected devices which includes at least one cell phone; almost half of those households have one or more tablets with PCs still outnumbering Macs by almost 6 to 1
Eastlink Internet Security Services provides protection for both PC and Mac on up to 5 computers combating viruses, spyware and other threats that put computers at risk with:
o The mix and volume of connected devices in the home, the cost and complexity of keeping personal information safe and devices running smoothly continues to grow
o Consumers are looking for protection that is seamless with automatic security updates, robust parental controls and protection on all of their devices
As Canada's largest, family owned and operated telecommunications company with operations in eight Canadian provinces and Bermuda, Eastlink provides residential, business and public sector customers with industry leading video entertainment and communications services.
Powered by state-of-the-art fibre optic and wireless networks, Eastlink's advanced services include Unmatched TV, Internet Evolved, wireless, competitive local and long distance telephone, home security and automation, data communications and exclusive locally-produced programming via Eastlink TV. Thanks to its 1,700 employees across Canada, Eastlink has been recognized as one of Canada's Best Managed Companies for seven years running.
About F-Secure – Protecting the irreplaceable
While you concentrate on what is important to you, we make sure you are protected and safe online whether you are using a computer or a smartphone. We also backup and enable you to share your important files. Our services are available through over 200 operators around the world and trusted in millions of homes and businesses. Founded in 1988, F-Secure is listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd.
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For more information, please contact:
LEWIS PR for F-Secure
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