BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Sep 12, 2012) - Sophos today announced its data protection solution, SafeGuard Enterprise, has been certified by Lenovo for use on all Lenovo ThinkPad laptop and ThinkCentre desktop products.

SafeGuard Enterprise provides businesses with industrial-strength encryption for their users' computers, shared folders, removable media and cloud storage -- stopping data breaches, saving IT managers time and ultimately, making cloud encryption simple.

"Lenovo and Sophos have a long history marked by a collaborative effort to integrate Lenovo's ThinkVantage and Biometric fingerprint authentication technologies within one of the industry's most secure computing platforms," said Robin Marley, director of software, Lenovo. "Lenovo certification for Sophos SafeGuard builds on our shared commitment to deliver products that meet the security needs of an increasingly distributed workforce. With the latest release of SafeGuard Enterprise, Lenovo users can ensure their data is protected regardless of device or where the data is stored, including a cloud security value proposition that is unmatched in the industry."

"Lenovo is one of the world's preeminent PC suppliers with a great reputation in the global IT community. Achieving Lenovo certification further validates the strength of Sophos SafeGuard," said Matthias Pankert, vice president, product management, Sophos. "The powerful combination of SafeGuard and Lenovo provides companies with considerable benefits -- first and foremost, using the cloud to improve productivity without compromising data security."

SafeGuard is part of Sophos' line of Complete Security offerings, which combine key functions like endpoint, data and web and email protection, along with mobile device management and protection. Sophos Complete Security Suites are available from the company's channel of authorized partners including Lenovo.

About Sophos
More than 100 million users in 150 countries rely on Sophos' complete security solutions as the best protection against complex threats and data loss. Simple to deploy, manage, and use, Sophos' award-winning encryption, endpoint security, web, email, mobile and network security solutions are backed by SophosLabs -- a global network of threat intelligence centers.

Sophos is headquartered in Boston, US and Oxford, UK. More information is available at

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