NQ Mobile™ Enters Strategic Alliance with Ingram Micro Mobility for Distribution Across EMEA

World's largest wholesale technology distributor and a global leader in IT supply-chain and mobile device lifecycle services to help NQ Mobile accelerate adoption of mobile security and privacy solutions throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa

Dec 23, 2013, 09:03 ET from NQ Mobile Inc.

DALLAS and BEIJING, Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NQ Mobile (NYSE: NQ), a leading global provider of mobile Internet services, today announced a strategic alliance with Ingram Micro Mobility. Through their Distribution Agreement with NQ Mobile, Ingram Micro Mobility will partner to distribute select NQ Mobile security applications through Europe, the Middle East and Africa 

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Products included in the agreement are:

  • NQ Mobile Security: The most widely used app of its type from NQ Mobile, with millions of monthly active user accounts worldwide, provides protection from viruses, malicious URLs, spam and data-theft.  
  • NQ Mobile Vault: A top app on Google Play with millions of downloads and an average user rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, the app allows consumers to password protect and encrypt photos, videos and other valuable personal information on their smartphones to assure it remains safe from prying eyes.
  • NQ Family Guardian: Recent winner of the Mobile Excellence Award for best utility, offers parents a complete mobile protection and monitoring solution to ensure their children's mobile experiences remain safe, secure and within established boundaries.

"Ingram Micro Mobility is excited to be working with NQ Mobile," said Jac Currie, president of Ingram Micro Mobility Europe. "The strength of NQ Mobile as a mobile security provider complements Ingram Micro's distribution with 77,000 value-added resellers and enterprise customers."

"NQ Mobile's agreement with Ingram Micro Mobility furthers our fight to safeguard mobile users' safety and privacy in regions where these threats are rapidly rising," said Geoff Casely, managing director, EMEA, NQ Mobile. "By offering our mobile safety and protection applications, Ingram Micro Mobility is furthering our goal to ensure the security of every business user and consumer from mobile threats around the world." 

NQ Mobile's solutions, including NQ Mobile Security, NQ Family Guardian™ and NQ Mobile Vault™ for Android, are also available directly to consumers through the Google Play store.

About NQ Mobile NQ Mobile Inc. (NYSE: NQ) is a leading global provider of mobile Internet services.  NQ Mobile is a mobile security pioneer with proven competency to acquire, engage and monetize customers globally.  NQ Mobile's portfolio includes mobile security and mobile games & advertising for the consumer market and consulting, mobile platforms and mobility services for the enterprise market.  As of Sept. 30, 2013, NQ Mobile maintains a large, global user base of 427 million registered user accounts and 133 million monthly active user accounts through its consumer mobile security business, 98 million registered user accounts and 19 million monthly active user accounts through its mobile games & advertising business and over 1,250 enterprise customers.  NQ Mobile maintains dual headquarters in Dallas, Texas, USA and Beijing, China. For more information on NQ Mobile, please visit http://www.nq.com.

About Ingram Micro Inc. Ingram Micro is the world's largest wholesale technology distributor and a global leader in IT supply-chain and mobile device lifecycle services. As a vital link in the technology value chain, Ingram Micro creates sales and profitability opportunities for vendors and resellers through unique marketing programs, outsourced logistics and mobile solutions, technical support, financial services and product aggregation and distribution.  The company is the only global broad-based IT distributor, serving approximately 160 countries on six continents with the world's most comprehensive portfolio of IT products and services.

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Ingram Micro Mobility is a leading provider of device lifecycle services - with the ability to provide complete lifecycle capabilities from basic warehousing to software loading, order and accounts receivable management, end-user fulfillment, and reverse logistics, which includes services from repair to refurbishment and recycling of wireless devices.

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