HELSINKI, Finland, PALO ALTO, Calif. and TOKYO, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- SSH
Communications Security (HEX: SSH1V), a world-leading developer of managed
security middleware, today announced that its SSH Tectia(TM) client/server
solution 4.1 for integrated, multi-platform secure communications has achieved
Entrust Ready(TM) status.
The Entrust Ready designation is awarded by Entrust, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENTU),
a world-leading provider of Identity and Access Management solutions, and
refers to products and services that have been reviewed for compatibility and
interoperability with Entrust offerings.
This integration will allow customers to leverage Entrust's Secure
Identity Management and Secure Data solutions for secure remote access and
file transfer using the SSH Tectia product.
"Our relationship with Entrust and achieving the Entrust-Ready designation
will enable us to provide customers with a robust secure and scalable
authentication infrastructure, including transparent business application
protection and secure system administration," said Tatu Ylonen, founder and
CTO of SSH Communications Security Corp. "SSH's continuing mission is to
educate IT managers on the need for end-to-end security and align itself with
world-leading companies such as Entrust in order to help achieve this goal."
SSH Tectia client/server solution 4.1, based on the SSH Secure Shell
technology, is designed to protect enterprises, government and financial
organizations from internal and external threats to the network. Integration
with Entrust products will allow SSH Tectia customers to:
-- Use digital certificates issued with Entrust Authority(TM) Security
Manager for authenticating both users and servers within SSH Tectia
client/server solution 4.1. This will enable secure and scalable
authentication, while reducing the administration burden related to
-- Integrate SSH Tectia Client and Connector 4.1 with products from the
Entrust Entelligence(TM) product portfolio, which provides Windows
users with a single login procedure for both secure remote
administration and application tunneling. As a result, organizations
can implement transparent communications security to enterprise
desktops helping to reduce total costs.
-- Incorporate Entrust Authority(TM) toolkit libraries with SSH Tectia
Server 4.1 to facilitate centralized host key management for
scalability without the need for third party-driver installation.
"We are pleased to continue our long-term relationship with SSH, a well
respected industry leader. Our relationship with SSH is a great example of
how Entrust is working with leading companies to bring customer-driven
solutions to market," said Chris Voice, vice-president, Identity Management,
Entrust. "With the combined solution, customers can leverage the strong
authentication capabilities of Entrust(R) products with SSH's remote access
and secure interactive file transfer capabilities."
SSH Communications Security is a Technology Partner in the Entrust
TrustedPartner Program, a global program designed to extend the marketing and
services capabilities of vendors who consider security a business imperative.
The program builds on a 10-year history and is comprised of participants who
are leaders in service, technology and innovation and who share Entrust's
objective in delivering customer-driven solutions to market.
About SSH Tectia
SSH Tectia is an enterprise class suite of security solutions based on
SSH's industry leading technologies. SSH Tectia client/server solution is
based on the award winning SSH Secure Shell used by millions worldwide. SSH
Tectia enables end-to-end secure communications throughout the internal and
external network. SSH Tectia provides transparent strong encryption and
authentication and easily integrates into heterogeneous, multi-platform
environments. SSH Tectia's management capabilities allow for easy scalability
and centralized policy deployment.
Entrust, Inc. is a world-leading provider of Identity and Access
Management solutions. Entrust software helps enable enterprises and
governments to extend their business reach to customers, partners and
employees. Entrust's solutions for secure identity management, secure
messaging and secure data can help increase productivity and improve extended
relationships by helping to transform the way transactions are done online.
Over 1,250 organizations in more than 50 countries use Entrust's proven
software and services to turn business and security challenges into secure
business opportunities. For more information, please visit:
About SSH Communications Security
SSH Communications Security is a leading provider of easy-to-use centrally
managed data security solutions addressing the most critical needs of large
enterprises, financial institutions, and government agencies. As the original
developer of the widely used Secure Shell technology, SSH is also pioneering
the managed security middleware market with its award-winning SSH Tectia(TM)
solution. With SSH Tectia, organizations can cost-effectively protect their
business communications against both internal and external security risks.
Currently more than 100 of Global Fortune 500 companies are using SSH security
solutions to secure their data communications. SSH shares are quoted on the
Helsinki Exchanges Main List. For more information, please visit www.ssh.com.
NOTE: Entrust is a registered trademark of Entrust, Inc. in the United
States and certain other countries. In Canada, Entrust is a registered
trademark of Entrust Limited. All Entrust product names are trademarks or
registered trademarks of Entrust, Inc. or Entrust Limited in certain
countries. All other company and product names are trademarks or registered
trademarks of their respective owners.
SSH(R) is a registered trademark of SSH Communications Security Corp in
the United States and in certain other jurisdictions. All other names and
marks are property of their respective owners.
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