May 21, 2010 in Announcements (E)
[prMac.com] Toronto (Ontario, Canada) - Agile Web Solutions, creators of 1Password, today announced the acquisition of Knox from Helsinki, Finland-based Marko Karppinen & Co. LLC (MK&C).
Knox is the leading solution for secure data storage. Knox lets you easily create, access, and backup encrypted file vaults. These vaults are great for storing large number of files of any size: confidential documents, images, source code, application data files, customer information. Knox is a part of the daily workflow of professional organizations in over 60 countries worldwide. The uses of Knox in these organizations include:
* Ensuring the confidentiality of medical records and other sensitive patient information
* Securing legal documents, case files and privileged attorney-client correspondence
* Encrypting company trade secrets on corporate computers and on business travelers' laptops
Starting immediately Agile Web Solutions will support and develop Knox. Knox is an excellent addition to Agile Web Solutions' 1Password application. It provides users a simple solution for securing their sensitive files while 1Password excels at protecting account and login information.
"Knox and 1Password are a perfect match," said Marko Karppinen, managing director, MK&C. "1Password is a testament to just how well Agile Web Solutions gets the needs and wants of the security-conscious Mac user. I cannot imagine a better home for Knox."
"We have been using Knox for years to protect our source code and documents," said David Teare, CTO of Agile Web Solutions. "Knox has kept our most precious assets safe and we're excited Knox has joined our family."
Knox is 'Highly Recommended' Macworld, rated 4 out of 5 mice. 1Password is 'Highly Recommended' by Macworld rated 4.5 out of 5 mice, an Apple Staff Pick, and is a Mac|Life Editors' Pick. All Agile products are available for download from its company website or the iTunes App Store.
MK&C is a 15-person software development studio in Helsinki, Finland. The firm specializes in designing and developing human-friendly software for the Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod touch platforms.
Pricing and Availability:
The new version of Knox can be downloaded today from Agile Web Solutions' website. All existing Knox license holders will receive a free license for Knox 2. A single user license of Knox is available for $34.95 (USD) and a family license for $59.95 from the Agile online store.
Agile Web Solutions is dedicated to enhancing Mac, iPhone, and iPad with innovative applications like 1Password - the premier password and identity manager, and Knox - the simply secure file encryption and backup utility. All Agile products are available for download for free from the Downloads page. Copyright (C) 2010 Agile Web Solutions. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, Quick Look and Macintosh are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.