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TESSCO and Silent Circle Team up to Offer Enterprise Privacy Platform

HUNT VALLEY, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 9, 2016-- TESSCO Technologies, a leading provider of the product and value chain solutions required to build, use, and maintain wireless systems, has partnered with Silent Circle to expand their offerings to include Silent Circle’s Enterprise Privacy Platform. Silent Circle offers a revolutionary set of secure devices, software, and services designed to deliver privacy to businesses and government organizations of all sizes.

“As Silent Circle’s first channel partner in North America, we are pleased to continue introducing the cutting-edge solutions that meet the new challenges of today’s wireless enterprise. Silent Circle’s innovative suite secures the most sensitive and vulnerable communications, reducing the risk of corporate espionage and reinforcing employee safety,” said Steven Tom, Senior Vice President of Analytics, Innovation & Learning at TESSCO Technologies.

Robert VanKirk, Silent Circle’s Executive Vice President of Sales, the Americas, added, “We are excited to partner with TESSCO Technologies to add more momentum to the adoption of Silent Circle. TESSCO’s full service, solutions-based approach to meeting customer needs, combined with their program and deployment management capabilities and expertise, made them the ideal choice as one of our first partners in North America.”

TESSCO is offering Silent Circle’s full Enterprise Privacy Platform to include the Silent Phone encrypted communications application, the Silent Manager web service, and Blackphone 2. Silent Phone blankets your organization with secure communication across an iOS and Android device utilizing a no-touch, near immediate, cloud-based deployment. Silent Manager offers a simple and secure web-based service providing full control and oversight. Blackphone 2 delivers best-in-class privacy and security without compromising on the powerful functionality and seamless usability of today’s most cutting-edge smartphones. Blackphone 2 provides full disk encryption by default, harnessing the company’s secure operating system, Silent OS, in partnership with Google services.

Silent Circle’s products are now available from TESSCO and will be on display at TESSCO’s yearly event, the TESSCO One Innovation Showcase & Conference on February 23-24 in Phoenix, Arizona. Silent Circle’s Chief Security Officer Dr. Dan Ford will also make a keynote address on wireless security at TESSCO One.

For more information visit www.tessco.com, email GetSilentCircle@tessco.com, or call 800-204-2286.

For more information or to register for TESSCO One visit www.tessco-one.com.

About TESSCO (NASDAQ: TESS)

The convergence of wireless and the Internet is revolutionizing the way we live, work, and play. New systems and applications are creating challenges and opportunities at an unprecedented rate. TESSCO is there ‒ enabling organizations to capitalize on the opportunities in wireless by providing Your Total Source® of end-to-end solutions. TESSCO delivers the knowledge, and product and supply chain solutions required to build, use, maintain, and resell Cellular, Mobile Communications, Wi-Fi, Machine-to-Machine, Internet of Things, Wireless Backhaul, and Monitoring & Control systems. For more information, visit TESSCO.com or connect with us on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.

About Silent Circle

Silent Circle is a leader in enterprise privacy, delivered through a revolutionary platform of devices, software, and services, built on its proprietary ZRTP technology, a fundamentally different, cloud-based, mobile architecture.

Now led by Bill Conner, the former Entrust President and CEO and Nortel President, Silent Circle was co-founded by Mike Janke, former Navy SEAL and security expert; Phil Zimmermann, co-founder of PGP, developer of the ZRTP protocol and 2015 inductee into the Internet Hall of Fame; and Jon Callas, creator of Apple's whole disk encryption software and Co-founder of PGP Corporation.

Silent Circle is headquartered in Switzerland, home of the world's best privacy laws. For more information on Silent Circle visit www.silentcircle.com.

Source: TESSCO Technologies

TESSCO Press Contact:
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Silent Circle Press Contact:
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