April 25, 2013
™, 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
, 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
, President and CEO of Good Technology. "The USCG's Laureate and 21
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.