SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Good Technology™, the leader in secure enterprise mobility, applauds the United States Coast Guard's (USCG) nomination as a 2013 Computerworld Honors Program Laureate. The annual awards program honors visionary applications of information technology, promoting positive social, economic, and educational change.
"Technology continues to play a pivotal role in transforming how business and society functions. For the past 25 years, the Computerworld Honors Program has had the privilege of celebrating innovative IT achievements," said John Amato, vice president and publisher at Computerworld. "Computerworld is honored to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of the 2013 class of Laureates and to share their work. These projects demonstrate how IT can advance organizations' ability to compete, innovate, communicate and prosper."
By deploying Good's Mobility suite, including Good for Enterprise™, the Coast Guard now has secure mobile access to information behind the firewall, enabling members of the USCG to work and communicate more efficiently and effectively. In doing so, more than 8,000 current members of the Coast Guard are able to better fulfill the service core missions of ensuring the security, safety and well-being of the country's coast, ports, inland waterways and its citizens.
"We strive to develop innovative products and solutions that will empower businesses and people to collaborate more efficiently and effectively, from anywhere in the world, on any device," said Christy Wyatt, President and CEO of Good Technology. "The USCG's Laureate and 21st century achievement nominations reaffirm Good's commitment to providing technology that will benefit societies in philanthropic, economic and sustainable ways for decades to come – this is truly an honor."
This year's Laureates were selected by a distinguished panel of 22 judges based on humanitarian benefits and measurable results of applying technology to meet specific social or business needs. The Coast Guard was chosen from a competitive pool of more than 700 global nominations to become one of 269 Laureates.
On June 3, 2013, the USCG will be recognized for its innovative use of Good's mobile technology at the Computerworld Honors Program Awards Ceremony at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C. Additionally, as part of the Laureate nomination, the USCG has been named a finalist for Computerworld's 21st Century Achievement Award, which will also be announced during the Honors Program Gala and Awards Dinner.
About the United States Coast Guard The U.S. Coast Guard is one of the five armed forces of the United States and the only military organization within the Department of Homeland Security. Since 1790, the U.S. Coast Guard has safeguarded maritime interests and the environment around the world. The Coast Guard is an adaptable, responsive military force of maritime professionals whose broad legal authorities, capable assets, geographic diversity, and expansive partnerships provide a persistent presence along our rivers, ports, littoral regions, and on the high seas. The U.S. Coast Guard's presence and impact is local, regional, national, and international, making the USCG a unique instrument of maritime safety, security, and environmental stewardship.
About Good Technology Good Technology transforms enterprises by mobilizing employees through secure, collaborative workflows. Good also empowers IT to protect and manage mobile apps, devices, and enterprise data. Good's Secure Collaboration solutions include Good's applications for email, PIM, browser, file sharing, instant messaging, as well as a broad ecosystem of third party applications. Good's Enterprise Mobility Management Platform allows enterprises and ISVs to build, manage, analyze and secure mobile applications. Good Technology has delivered solutions to more than 3,800 organizations worldwide, including FORTUNE 100™, eight of the top 10 financial services, five of the top 10 healthcare, and leaders in retail, telecommunications, manufacturing, legal, and government. Learn more at www.good.com.
About Computerworld Computerworld is the leading source of technology news and information for IT influencers, providing peer perspective, IT leadership and business results. Computerworld's award-winning website (http://www.computerworld.com/), bi-weekly publication, focused conference series, custom solutions and custom research forms the hub of the world's largest (40+ edition) global IT media network and provides opportunities for IT solutions providers to engage this audience. Computerworld leads the industry with an online audience of over 3.5 million unique, monthly visitors (Omniture, August 2012) and was recognized as the Best Website by ASBPE and TABPI in 2012. Computerworld is published by IDG Enterprise, a subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world's leading media, events and research company. Company information is available athttp://www.idgenterprise.com/.
About The Computerworld Honors Program Founded by International Data Group (IDG) in 1988, The Computerworld Honors Program is governed by the not-for-profit Computerworld Information Technology Awards Foundation. Computerworld Honors is the longest running global program to honor individuals and organizations that use information technology to promote positive social, economic and educational change. Additional information about the program and a Global Archive of past Laureate case studies and oral histories of Leadership Award recipients can be found at the Computerworld Honors website http://events.computerworld.com/2013Honors.
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