Hypori to showcase virtual mobile device in the Enterprise/Big Data category
AUSTIN, Texas–Hypori, a market leader in Virtual Mobile Infrastructure (VMI), today announced its selection as a finalist in the Enterprise/Big Data category for the 7th annual SXSW Accelerator competition presented by Oracle, the marquee event of SXSW Interactive Festival’s Startup Village, where leading startups from around the world showcase some of the most impressive new technology innovations to a panel of hand-picked judges and a live audience. Hundreds of companies submitted to present at SXSW Accelerator, where Hypori was selected out of 48 finalists in six different categories.
“The adoption of BYOD has introduced significant risk and legal challenges for organizations trying to protect data while supporting users’ need for greater flexibility, convenience and collaboration”
The two-day event will be held the first weekend of SXSW Interactive, Saturday, March 14 through Sunday, March 15, on the sixth floor of the Downtown Austin Hilton. The pitch competition will then culminate with the SXSW Accelerator Awards Ceremony on Sunday evening, March 15, where winning startups from each category will be announced and honored. The Accelerator competition will feature finalists across categories including Enterprise and Smart Data Technologies, Entertainment and Content Technologies, Digital Health and Life Sciences Technologies, Innovative World Technologies, Social Technologies, and Wearable Technologies. SXSW Category Sponsors include Rackspace, Enterprise and Smart Data Technologies Category Sponsor; and IBM, Innovative World Technologies Category Sponsor and Dyn, Social Technologies Category Sponsor.
Hypori will present alongside seven other companies in the Enterprise/Big Data category at 11am-1:30pm on Saturday, March 14th.
“The adoption of BYOD has introduced significant risk and legal challenges for organizations trying to protect data while supporting users’ need for greater flexibility, convenience and collaboration,” said Justin Marston, CEO and co-founder of Hypori. “We’re thrilled to be recognized by SXSW for our innovative approach to this problem, and look forward to participating in an exciting and competitive showcase.”
Hypori will demonstrate its virtual mobile device running in the cloud that shields enterprises from the risks of BYOD while providing a secure, flexible solution with a rich, responsive end-user experience. With a highly scalable infrastructure built on open source, the device supports multiple platforms and can seamlessly integrate with existing enterprise mobility management (EMM) technologies.
Co-developed with the US Department of Defense (DoD), Hypori’s Android Cloud Environment (ACE) is already being used by defense organizations and Fortune 1000 companies to bridge the gap between mobile productivity and mobile security.
“Over the past six years of companies competing in SXSW Accelerator, more than 50 percent have gone on to receive funding in excess of $1.7 billion and 12 percent of the companies have been acquired,” said SXSW Accelerator Event Producer, Chris Valentine. “This year’s finalists have all demonstrated the capability to change our perception of technology and we expect to see them achieve similar, if not greater, success than our past finalists.”
For more information about SXSW Accelerator and to view the complete list of finalists, visit the following site: http://sxsw.com/interactive/2015-sxsw-accelerator-finalists.
For more information about Hypori, please visit: http://hypori.com.
Hypori provides virtual mobile infrastructure (VMI) solutions to shield enterprises from the risks of BYOD. Trusted by defense organizations and Fortune 1000 companies around the world, Hypori safeguards enterprise data without impacting the user experience. Founded in 2011, Hypori is headquartered in Austin, Texas and backed by Green Visor Capital as well as numerous private equity investors. For more information, visithttp://hypori.com.
About SXSW Interactive
The 22nd annual SXSW Interactive Festival returns to Austin from Friday, March 13 through Tuesday, March 17. An incubator of cutting-edge technologies and digital creativity, the 2015 event features five days of compelling presentations and panels from the brightest minds in emerging technology, scores of exciting networking events hosted by industry leaders and an unbeatable lineup of special programs showcasing the best new websites, video games and startup ideas the community has to offer. From hands-on training to big-picture analysis of the future, SXSW Interactive has become the place to preview the technology of tomorrow today. Join us in March 2015 for the sessions, the networking, the evening events, the 18th Annual SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards, SXSW Accelerator, the SXSW Gaming Expo, the SXSW Trade Show,SXSW Create, the Digital Creative Job Market, cross-industry conversations with attendees from SXSW Film and SXSW Music, and, most of all, the unforgettable inspirational experiences that only SXSW can deliver.