|By PR Newswire||
|August 11, 2014 12:00 PM EDT||
PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SnapOne, Inc. a fast-growing developer of cross-platform individual and family "life" security cloud applications, and Protect Your Bubble, an Assurant brand and premier provider of specialty insurance and insurance-related products and services, announced their partnership today to bundle SnapOne, Inc.'s Snap Secure® service with Protect Your Bubble's protection plans.
Protect Your Bubble customers who purchase a variety of device warranty and identity protection plans now automatically receive a free 1-year subscription to Snap Secure®, the market's most comprehensive cross-platform "life" security cloud app, protecting families, data, and devices. The service covers a family of 6-users and allows for unlimited device installs, plus it gives consumers 100 GB of cloud storage space at no additional charge. Subscribers can continue their service as a paid subscription after the initial free year has ended. Snap Secure® is compatible with Android, iOS and Windows Phone 8 devices and is also accessible online at www.snapone.com. Desktop support is launching soon.
"Bundling Snap Secure® with Protect Your Bubble's protection plans offers unrivaled value for our customers. We are able to leverage our identity and device protection know-how with SnapOne's life security expertise to provide a comprehensive safety solution," said Stephen Ebbett, Chief Digital Officer at Protect Your Bubble. "Really, it's the only security service consumers will ever need."
"We're proud to partner with Protect Your Bubble to bring consumers the highest level of personal, data and device security," said Jiren Parikh, the CEO and president of SnapOne, Inc. "Protect Your Bubble offers an excellent set of protection services that are practical for consumers and their families. Our visions are aligned and we are focused on creating a powerhouse level of coverage."
The threat of identity theft, as well as lost, stolen and broken devices has made it more important than ever for customers to safeguard their personal information. SnapOne, Inc. addresses this issue and more through Snap Secure's broad range of safety features for data, devices, and most importantly, people, while Protect Your Bubble offers the most responsive and complete device protection plans for electronic devices, travel, pets, cars and more.
Key Snap Secure® features include:
- Personal and Family Safety: Family Locator, Map, and Footprints, Driver Safety monitoring to prevent distracted driving accidents, Safety Zones for managing family activity by location and arrival/departure alerts, Panic Button for alerting public safety, friends and family when you feel your security is at-risk, Call and Text Monitoring to keep track of who's contacting your family members.
- Data Protection: Full multimedia Backup and Cross-Platform Restore of mobile device data to the cloud and Anti-Malware for Android, powered by Bitdefender's #1 rated solution by PC Magazine.
- Device Security: Cross-platform device Locate, Lock, Wipe and Camera Control if your device is lost or stolen. Plus, SIM Card Guardian to protect your phone from unauthorized use.
- Social Media Security: Quick set up with real-time alerts for malicious connections, malware, inappropriate content, and more, on a wide range of social media sites.
Families can now use a single solution connected to the cloud and other family members on Apple iOS, Google Android and Microsoft Windows phones and tablets. Learn more at www.snapone.com/products/secure and for a full feature compatibility snapshot visit www.snapone.com/cross-platform.
Under the agreement, Protect Your Bubble is co-marketing Snap Secure® to over 700,000 current customers and will continue to grow with new customers in both the United States and United Kingdom. Snap Secure® is automatically included as part of a bundle with Protect Your Bubble's Gadget and Family Gadget insurance in the UK, and ID Theft protection in the US, with mobile device bundles launching in the US soon.
About SnapOne, Inc.
SnapOne, Inc. is a fast-growing developer of consumer and small business "life" security cloud apps and services. The company's Snap One®, Snap Secure®, Snap FamilySafe™, Snap FieldSafe™, Snap CloudView™ and Snap Play™ products allow individuals, families and businesses to leverage the cloud with simple yet powerful cross-platform apps and services to secure and manage people, data, devices and their digital life. SnapOne, Inc. is headquartered in Princeton, NJ, with offices located worldwide, and is backed by Edison Partners, Sycamore Ventures, and Naya Ventures. Learn more at www.snapone.com.
About Protect Your Bubble
Protect Your Bubble is a specialty insurance brand, offering convenient and affordable protection for smartphones, tablets, electronics, appliances, travel, rental cars, renter's insurance, identity theft and more – all for today's modern consumer. Protect Your Bubble is available online, via mobile app or phone, allowing consumers to understand, buy and, most importantly, protect the things and moments that enrich lives. Visit ProtectYourBubble.com for more information or to get a two-minute quote on insuring all the things and moments you can't live without.
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