GENEVA, Switzerland, Nov. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackphone is pleased to announce its partnership with Safe Host, which will continue as the brand's Geneva, Switzerland-based data center provider. The partnership illustrates Blackphone's ongoing commitment to data protection, as Safe Host shares its philosophy on security and privacy and leverages Switzerland's up-to-date data legislation to protect the rights of users.
Blackphone – the world's first smartphone built from the ground up to maximize user privacy – gives users control over their data. "Security and privacy form the foundation of what Blackphone is built upon, and to be a truly private company every aspect of what we offer needs to be of the highest standards," said Daniel Ford D.Sc., CSO of SGP Technologies. "Safe Host has been a partner in this endeavor since our launch, and we are pleased to announce that this partnership will continue. Safe Host provides a highly secured data hosting environment, which should give Blackphone users greater peace of mind and allow our brand to maintain and expand its presence in a country globally renowned for its advanced position on data protection."
Whether c-level executives, public figures or simply people who wish to control who has access to their data, Blackphone and its security-enhanced operating system, PrivatOS, provides protection and control over private information and security issues without the usual compromises. For more information on Blackphone's availability, feature set and technical specifications, please visit https://www.blackphone.ch or follow @Blackphone_ch on Twitter.
For information on how Safe Host can help secure your digital assets in Switzerland, visit www.safehost.ch
About Safe Host
Safe Host SA provides a complete range of data centre services in its Tier III Data Centers in Switzerland. Leveraging Safe Host's competencies in data centre management; customers can focus on their core skills and confidently leave their data centre facility operations to us. The company provides a number of best-in-class solutions to industry-leading financial institutions, multinationals and international organizations. Safe Host is ISO 9001 certified for quality management systems, ISO 27001 for information security and a FINMA-compliant company.
About SGP Technologies SA
SGP Technologies is the manufacturer of Blackphone, the best privacy oriented Android phone for personal and enterprise use. Formed as a joint venture between the internationally recognized secure communications provider, Silent Circle, and award-winning Spanish mobile device manufacturer, Geeksphone, SGP Technologies is based in Geneva, Switzerland, with major operations in Madrid and Washington, DC, Silicon Valley and cities throughout Europe, East Asia, and North America. For more information on Blackphone, please visit https://www.blackphone.ch.
Blackphone Press Contact:
+44 (0) 203 003 6541
Safe Host Press Contact:
Ms. Elena Sikias
+41 22 884 5045