Mobile Security and Services Developer AirPatrol Corporation Opens Latin America Office

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Sao Paulo, Brazil office will provide sales and support in Central and South America for company’s location-based cybersecurity and services platforms.

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Brazil and several other countries in Latin America have become some of our fastest growing markets.

AirPatrol Corporation today announced it has opened a new regional office in Sao Paulo, Brazil to support its growing customer base in Central and South America. Headed by industry veteran and cybersecurity expert, Fernando Fontao, AirPatrol Latin America will provide sales and support for the company’s customers and partners from Mexico to Argentina. AirPatrol develops a suite of location-based security and services platforms for cellular and WiFi mobile devices and has customers in a broad range of enterprises and government organizations worldwide. The company also opened an Asia-Pacific regional office earlier this month.

“Brazil and several other countries in Latin America have become some of our fastest growing markets,” said Cleve Adams, AirPatrol’s CEO. “Having a physical presence in the region led by a professional of Fernando Fontao’s caliber will allow us to better support our existing customers and pursue the numerous opportunities AirPatrol has there.”

Fontao is a cybersecurity industry veteran with an extensive technical and sales management background with such notable security firms as Check Point, RSA, Trend Micro and Websense. A native of Brazil, he is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish and English.

“I’m excited to join the AirPatrol team and lead our business efforts in Latin America,” Fontao said. “We have some of the fastest growing economies on the globe and mobile usage is exploding. The opportunities for AirPatrol products here are virtually unlimited,” he added.

AirPatrol develops precision locationing software and systems that allow organizations to identify mobile phones, tablets and wireless devices within buildings and enforce security policies or push services and information to the device based on where and who its user is. AirPatrol’s ZoneDefense location-based mobile security platform is used by government agencies, research and development firms and large enterprises around the globe. AirPatrol’s ZoneAware platform allows retailers, healthcare providers, service and entertainment firms and other organizations to enable applications and access to information via mobile phones and tablets as they enter and exit “hot zones” as small as six feet across. Based in Maple Lawn, Maryland, the company has recently opened regional offices in Vancouver, Canada, Sydney, Australia as well as its new Sao Paulo, Brazil location.

About AirPatrol
AirPatrol Corporation is a developer of mobile device identification and locationing systems. Its flagship product, ZoneDefense, is a security platform for wireless and cellular networks that can detect, monitor and manage the behavior of smartphones, tablets, laptops and other mobile devices based on their location. AirPatrol customers include numerous government and military agencies and large enterprises around the globe. For more information on AirPatrol Corporation and its products call 410-290-3446, email: ledwards(at)airpatrolcorp(dot)com or visit

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