Sprint Secure Mobile VPN: Offering a new take on network roaming and application persistence

Via Sprint Newsroom

Oct 2, 2018

Sprint (NYSE: S) has announced that Sprint Secure Mobile VPN technology, powered by Columbitech, is now available for Sprint Business customers. The solution creates a seamless virtual private network connection with mobile devices across all different types of IP networks – including 4G/LTE, LAN and Wi-Fi – to ensure users can quickly and securely access critical data without having to worry about reconnecting or being forced to log in multiple times throughout the day.

"With security and regulatory compliance becoming a priority for businesses of all sizes, Sprint Secure Mobile VPN allows employees to conduct their everyday transactions in a trusted network where data is protected, and integrity is the priority," said Jan Geldmacher , president of Sprint Business. "Offering true session persistence with network roaming and transaction recovery, Secure Mobile VPN is a powerful IT tool for businesses of every variety – allowing for a superior mobile work experience for employees. In addition, the solution is purpose-built to boost productivity and overall corporate performance."

"The increase in cybersecurity risks and need for improved digital access for our law enforcement and all our nation’s emergency responders has inspired us to work with Sprint to create a new standard in VPN capabilities," said Tobias Englund , CEO at Columbitech. "It is our priority to make sure that the best mobile VPN technology is available for enterprise and SMB users that rely on Sprint’s network and converged information systems solutions."

Session Persistence. Military-Grade Security. Help with Regulatory Compliance. All Devices.

Sprint Secure Mobile VPN provides session persistence to the company VPN and protects any application on any device with the highest levels of military-grade security. It helps ensure regulatory compliance with the cryptographic guidelines and authentication requirements enforced by industry regulators such as NIST/FIPS 140-2, HIPAA and PCI.

Sprint Secure Mobile VPN is compatible with iOS, Android, Windows and Linux operating systems, as well as embedded operating systems used for Internet of Things (IoT) solutions across various industries. It is also available as an SDK for integration with applications.

About Columbitech

The Columbitech Mobile VPN seamlessly runs across all IP-network types, including LAN, Wi-Fi and 4G/LTE, and lets the user and its applications maintain connectivity even when one type of network becomes unavailable. Columbitech’s patented technology is the world’s first solution offering real session persistence with network roaming and also transaction recovery. The Mobile VPN client is application transparent and can be installed on most device types such as iOS, Android, Windows and Linux but also embedded OS used for Internet of Things (IoT) solutions across various industries. Columbitech has been recognized with Frost & Sullivan’s Global Market Strategy Leadership Award. The company is privately held with offices in Stockholm, Sweden , Tokyo, Japan and New York, U.S.A. (www.columbitech.com)

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