Oct 08, 2013

    LG Gate lets you BYOD to the office

    LG ELECTRONICS has announced the release of LG Gate, a secure, enterprise-ready mobile platform for the business sector.

    With LG Gate, on-the-go employees can conveniently utilise work resources from any location, while companies can better manage IT security and privacy.

    Designed to meet the demands of the fast-growing "bring your own device (BYOD) to the workplace" market, LG Gate combines with the LG G2 smartphone to provide a seamless experience that is private and secure, according to the announcement on LG's website.

    Users can simultaneously run two operating systems on a single smartphone, enabling them to keeping personal and business information completely separate.

    In addition to Private & Business Virtualization, LG Gate also supports a range of top-notch software and features, including Data Encryption, Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync, Virtual Private Network (VPN) and Mobile Device Management (MDM).

    LG has collaborated with major VPN and MDM providers to ensure an optimal mobile environment for business users, anywhere, anytime.

    Additionally, LG Gate incorporates powerful encryption technology, meaning companies can feel confident that their digitally stored and transmitted resources are protected by the highest level of security.

    "With the increasing popularity of BYOD, employees...are demanding improved work solutions for mobile. LG Gate satisfies the need for both company security and individual privacy," said Dr Park Jong Seok, president and chief executive of LG Electronics Mobile Communications.

    The new platform will be launched first in the United States on the LG G2 smartphone.