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Acer America
Acer America Corp. is a computer manufacturer of business and consumer PCs, notebooks, ultrabooks, projectors, servers, and storage products.


333 West San Carlos Street
San Jose, California 95110
United States


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October 12, 2017 |

Kensington’s New Locking Bracket for Microsoft Surface Book Enables Users to Protect Valuable Data on their Mobile Devices

Locking Bracket Joins Keyed Cable Lock for Surface Pro and Locking Kit for Surface Studio in Family of Locking Solutions Designed Exclusively for Microsoft Surface Products

Kensington, a worldwide leader of desktop computing and mobility solutions for IT, business and home office professionals and The Professionals’ Choice, announced general availability of Locking Bracket for Microsoft Surface Book, the newest member to join its family of products that support Microsoft Surface devices.

Setting the standard by providing vigorously tested locking technology, the Kensington Locking Bracket provides users with a non-invasive solution for securing their Surface Books. The locking bracket is constructed with†Kensington’sindustry standard security slot, bundled with a MicroSaver 2.0 lock that comes with innovative common keying system, simplifying the process of locking down multiple devices for IT managers.

Kensington†is a member of the “Designed for Surface” program and worked closely with Microsoft to design a locking solution for the Surface Book that effectively secures the device without compromising aesthetics, useability, or device warranty. Other†Kensington†products designed to secure Surface devices include†Keyed Cable Lock for Surface Pro,†Locking Kit for Surface Studio†and other locking accessories.

“Protecting valuable data and device security is a primary concern for both individual Surface users and businesses,” said†Sheri Brassell, Senior Director of Surface Program Management, Microsoft. “With expertise and longstanding leadership in physical security,†Kensington†has produced another exceptional solution that meets user requirements for device security. We’re happy to see that†Kensington†has produced a solution that meets user requirements for device security designed exclusively for Surface Book.”

Kensington Locking Bracket for Surface Book†(SKU# K64821; SRP†$49.99)
Kensington Locking Bracket for Surface Book Master Keyed (SKU# K64822M; SRP†$49.99)
Kensington Locking Bracket for Surface Book Supervisor Keyed (SKU# K64822S; SRP†$49.99)

Features of the Locking Bracket for Surface Book include:

  • Designed for Surface Book to provide professional-level security and superior performance
  • Non-Invasive Locking Technology attaches to the bottom of the screen for an easy-to-use security solution that requires no device modifications, preserving the hardware warranty and aesthetics of your Surface Book
  • Steel-Reinforced Security Bar provides strong anti-theft protection
  • MicroSaver 2.0 Keyed Laptop Lock has been verified and tested for industry-leading standards in torque/pull, foreign implements, lock lifecycle, corrosion, key strength and other environmental conditions
  • 5mm Keying System with Hidden Pin Technology offers patented anti-pick solution, accommodates today’s thinnest devices, and is part of†Kensington’s†robust key management solutions that include Master Keyed (K64822M) and Supervisor Keyed (K64822S) options to help IT managers minimize the number of keys required to secure devices in mixed technology environments
  • Register & Retrieve program offers free and secure cloud-based key management and replacement

As the inventor and market leader of laptop locks worldwide,†Kensington’s†locking solutions accommodate 95 percent of the world’s laptops, projectors, printers, and monitors. Extensive support for the Surface family of products, including rugged cases, sleeves, docks, hubs, locking kits, and privacy screens,†Kensington†is The Professionals’ Choice for organizations incorporating the Microsoft Surface line into their computing environments.

“Physical security is a critical first step in protecting mobile devices such as the Surface Book when putting a security strategy in place,” said†Gwen Hsu, Senior Director of Global Product Management,†Kensington. “We worked closely with Microsoft to create a convenient, non-invasive locking solution for the Surface Book that met our rigorous standards for security. Our innovative 5mm keying system is an added benefit for IT managers – the system is compatible across all of†Kensington’s†newer locks, so that less keys are needed in heterogeneous computing environments.”

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