/PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SSH Communications Security (OMX: SSH1V), a
leading global provider of secure file-transfer and end-to-end
communications security solutions for the enterprise, today announced that
SSH Tectia Client/Server 6.0 now supports the Sun Solaris 10 operating
system running on Sun SPARC and x86-64 platforms, and also supports Solaris
Zones. Solaris Zones is a new method of providing secure, flexible,
scalable, and lightweight virtualized OS services that function like
independent Solaris systems.
Support for Solaris 10 provides users the combined benefit of SSH
Tectia's unsurpassed secure system administration, secure file transfers
and application connectivity capabilities with the robust built-in security
features of the Solaris 10 operating system. An ideal complement for Sun
servers running the SunSSH utility is the newly released SSH Tectia
SSH Tectia ConnectSecure works with any Secure Shell (SSH) server
product and features automatic and transparent File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
to Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) conversion, with a configurable FTP
fallback option for ease of migration and transparent FTP tunneling. SSH
Tectia ConnectSecure delivers advanced SSH Tectia FTP functionality to SSH
and OpenSSH servers, including SunSSH servers, without modification to the
existing infrastructure or applications.
SSH Tectia's support of Solaris Zones enables customers to securely
meet the growing demand for virtualization capabilities as more enterprises
adopt the Solaris platform for tasks once reserved for large mainframes.
Solaris Zones allow large, high-performance systems to operate as if they
were two or more independent servers, completely isolated from one another,
providing a level of security previously unavailable. SSH Tectia and Sun
Solaris provide powerful, cost-effective solutions with best-of-breed
"Our support for Solaris Zones was the result of real-world needs by a
wide range of our major enterprise customers with critical data sensitivity
requirements," said George Adams, president and CEO of SSH Communications
Security, Inc. "Now, Sun users everywhere can enjoy the unparalleled
protection of SSH Tectia, whether they employ Solaris with Global or Local
Zones. In addition, we embrace Sun's commitment to the x86 hardware
architecture and are delighted that Solaris users can now enable end-to-end
security with SSH Tectia, whether they use Sun SPARC or x86 systems."
SSH Tectia provides end-to-end security for data in transit in large,
heterogeneous, enterprise networks, where Solaris operating systems are
commonly used. SSH Tectia provides the finest in authentication and
encryption methods, including support for X.509 certificates, public keys,
3DES, AES, DSA, and RSA. Its broad platform support ensures seamless,
secure data communications for Solaris systems communicating with other key
enterprise computing platforms, including Linux, UNIX, Windows, and IBM
About SSH Tectia
SSH Tectia is the leading end-to-end communications security solution
for the enterprise. The SSH Tectia solution is based on the SSH Secure
Shell and SSH's other industry-leading technologies used by millions
worldwide. SSH Tectia enables secure system administration, secure file
transfer and secure application connectivity with centralized management
throughout the internal and external network. SSH Tectia products provide
transparent, strong encryption and authentication, and are available for
all key enterprise platforms, including Windows, UNIX, Linux, and
mainframes to easily integrate into heterogeneous network environments.
About SSH Communications Security
SSH Communications Security is a world-leading provider of enterprise
security solutions and end-to-end communications security, and the original
developer of the Secure Shell protocol. The company's SSH Tectia solution
addresses the most critical needs of large enterprises, financial
institutions and government agencies. With SSH Tectia, organizations can
cost-effectively secure their system administration, file transfers and
application connectivity against both internal and external security risks.
As the original developer of the Secure Shell protocol and other key
network security technologies, SSH has since 1995 developed end-to-end
communications security solutions specifically for the enterprise.
Currently more than 100 of Global Fortune 500 companies are using SSH
security solutions. SSH shares are quoted on the Helsinki Exchanges Main
List. For more information, please visit http://www.ssh.com.
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