Rainbow Teams With Global E-Secure to Provide Industry-Leading Security Solutions for India Marketplace

India's Leading Security Solutions Provider Will

Market Rainbow's iKey Authentication Solution



Apr 30, 2001, 01:00 ET from Rainbow Technologies, Inc.

    IRVINE, Calif. and MUMBAI, India, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Digital
 Rights Management (DRM) group of Rainbow Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:   RNBO), a
 leading provider of security solutions for the Internet and eCommerce, has
 partnered with Global E-Secure (GESL) of Mumbai, one of India's leading
 providers of high-performance security solutions, to market Rainbow's iKey
 workstation security solution to eBusinesses throughout the expanding Indian
 market.  GESL is a strategic initiative of Global Tele-Systems (GTL), one of
 the top 20 companies in India.
     GESL will integrate several client authentication solutions with Rainbow's
 iKey to allow clients in enterprise environments to store and use digital
 certificates and digital signatures.  Additionally, GESL will use iKey as the
 principal device for implementing public key infrastructure (PKI) solutions in
 a variety of eBusiness networks.
     "By leveraging iKey as the authentication solution of choice for customers
 seeking solutions for secure remote access, secure e-mail and virtual private
 network (VPN) security, GESL is providing its customers with an easy way to
 store and use digital signatures and certificates," said Deepak Prasad,
 general manager of Rainbow's India operations.
     "Global E-Secure is committed to offering its customers integrated
 security solutions," said Rajeev Wadhwa, chief operating officer, GESL.  "We
 work closely with our partners to ensure interoperability with existing
 customer applications.  We believe that iKey would be a robust and portable
 means of authentication for our clients.  We believe our relationship with
 Rainbow will help us in delivering iKey-based authentication solutions that
 are robust and scalable for our clients."
 
     About Rainbow's iKey
     The iKey 2000 is a USB authentication token that allows users to store
 their digital identities on a device that fits on their keychain.  The iKey
 2000 is specifically designed for use in PKI environments where on-board
 private key signing and storage is critical.  The iKey 2000 supports
 enterprise, business-to-business and business-to-consumer applications built
 on all major PKI systems, including: Microsoft (Internet Explorer and
 Outlook), Netscape, Entrust, Baltimore, Xcert, Verisign, CyberTrust,
 Checkpoint, Aventail, KyberPASS and many others.  The iKey 2000 works out of
 the box with all of these PKI environments.
     In addition, Rainbow offers the iKey 1000 workstation security solution.
 The iKey 1000 is a cost-effective security token for B2C loyalty and branding,
 Windows 2000 security and secure remote access.
 
     About GESL
     GESL is the only company in India focused on providing end-to-end security
 solutions.  The services offered cover the entire gamut of security
 applications including PKI, firewalls, biometrics, IDS, anti-virus, NMS and
 managed security services.  GESL has emerged from a background of running,
 creating and managing applications.  GESL is India's first company focused on
 providing end-to-end security solutions on an international basis.  PKI is the
 core area of expertise at GESL.
     GESL is a strategic initiative of Global Tele-Systems (GTL) which is
 ranked as one of the top 20 companies in India.  GTL is listed at the National
 Stock Exchange (NSE) as well as the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE).  The company
 is headquartered at Mumbai, India, with more than 12 offices outside India
 covering the US, Europe, Australia and New Zealand.
 
     About Rainbow Technologies
     Founded in 1984, Rainbow Technologies is a leading provider of security
 solutions for the Internet and eCommerce.  Rainbow applies its core technology
 to a variety of Internet applications from securing software, to the
 acceleration of secure communication for eCommerce and Virtual Private
 Networks (VPNs).  Rainbow's products include; secure Web server and VPN
 acceleration boards; anti-piracy and Internet software distribution solutions;
 PKI-based security solutions; voice, data and satellite security systems; and
 USB-based authentication tokens.  The company's Digital Rights Management
 group is headquartered in Irvine, California, and has offices throughout the
 United States, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Australia, China, India, The
 Netherlands, Brazil, and Taiwan.  A network of nearly 80 authorized
 distributors sell Rainbow products worldwide.  For more information, visit our
 Web site at http://www.rainbow.com.
 
     Rainbow Technologies and iKey are trademarks of Rainbow Technologies.  All
 other product names and company names are trademarks of their respective
 organizations
 
     The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 provides a "safe
 harbor" for forward-looking statements.  Certain information included in our
 Annual Report on Form 10-K and other materials filed with the Securities and
 Exchange Commission ("SEC") (as well as information included in oral
 statements or other written statements made or to be made by the Company)
 contain statements relating to the following:  dependence upon existing and
 new product offerings, competition, intellectual property and licensing,
 future growth, rapid technological and market change, manufacturing and
 sourcing risks, Internet infrastructure and regulation, the inclusion of
 network security functionality in hardware or system software, international
 operations, among others.  These conditions involve important factors that
 could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in any
 forward-looking statements made by or on behalf of the Company.  Any forward-
 looking statements are made pursuant to the Private Securities Litigation
 Reform Act of 1995 and, as such, speak only as of the date made.  Statements
 made in this document that are not purely historical are forward-looking
 statements, including any statements as to beliefs, plans, expectations, or
 intentions regarding the future.  The Company assumes no obligation to update
 information concerning its expectations.
 
     For further information please contact: Dan Chmielewski of Rainbow
 Technologies, Inc., 949-450-7377, dchm@rainbow.com; or Shay Stockdill of
 Strategies, 714-957-8880 ext. 116, shay@strategiesadpr.com, for Rainbow
 Technologies, Inc.
 
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SOURCE Rainbow Technologies, Inc.
    IRVINE, Calif. and MUMBAI, India, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Digital
 Rights Management (DRM) group of Rainbow Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:   RNBO), a
 leading provider of security solutions for the Internet and eCommerce, has
 partnered with Global E-Secure (GESL) of Mumbai, one of India's leading
 providers of high-performance security solutions, to market Rainbow's iKey
 workstation security solution to eBusinesses throughout the expanding Indian
 market.  GESL is a strategic initiative of Global Tele-Systems (GTL), one of
 the top 20 companies in India.
     GESL will integrate several client authentication solutions with Rainbow's
 iKey to allow clients in enterprise environments to store and use digital
 certificates and digital signatures.  Additionally, GESL will use iKey as the
 principal device for implementing public key infrastructure (PKI) solutions in
 a variety of eBusiness networks.
     "By leveraging iKey as the authentication solution of choice for customers
 seeking solutions for secure remote access, secure e-mail and virtual private
 network (VPN) security, GESL is providing its customers with an easy way to
 store and use digital signatures and certificates," said Deepak Prasad,
 general manager of Rainbow's India operations.
     "Global E-Secure is committed to offering its customers integrated
 security solutions," said Rajeev Wadhwa, chief operating officer, GESL.  "We
 work closely with our partners to ensure interoperability with existing
 customer applications.  We believe that iKey would be a robust and portable
 means of authentication for our clients.  We believe our relationship with
 Rainbow will help us in delivering iKey-based authentication solutions that
 are robust and scalable for our clients."
 
     About Rainbow's iKey
     The iKey 2000 is a USB authentication token that allows users to store
 their digital identities on a device that fits on their keychain.  The iKey
 2000 is specifically designed for use in PKI environments where on-board
 private key signing and storage is critical.  The iKey 2000 supports
 enterprise, business-to-business and business-to-consumer applications built
 on all major PKI systems, including: Microsoft (Internet Explorer and
 Outlook), Netscape, Entrust, Baltimore, Xcert, Verisign, CyberTrust,
 Checkpoint, Aventail, KyberPASS and many others.  The iKey 2000 works out of
 the box with all of these PKI environments.
     In addition, Rainbow offers the iKey 1000 workstation security solution.
 The iKey 1000 is a cost-effective security token for B2C loyalty and branding,
 Windows 2000 security and secure remote access.
 
     About GESL
     GESL is the only company in India focused on providing end-to-end security
 solutions.  The services offered cover the entire gamut of security
 applications including PKI, firewalls, biometrics, IDS, anti-virus, NMS and
 managed security services.  GESL has emerged from a background of running,
 creating and managing applications.  GESL is India's first company focused on
 providing end-to-end security solutions on an international basis.  PKI is the
 core area of expertise at GESL.
     GESL is a strategic initiative of Global Tele-Systems (GTL) which is
 ranked as one of the top 20 companies in India.  GTL is listed at the National
 Stock Exchange (NSE) as well as the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE).  The company
 is headquartered at Mumbai, India, with more than 12 offices outside India
 covering the US, Europe, Australia and New Zealand.
 
     About Rainbow Technologies
     Founded in 1984, Rainbow Technologies is a leading provider of security
 solutions for the Internet and eCommerce.  Rainbow applies its core technology
 to a variety of Internet applications from securing software, to the
 acceleration of secure communication for eCommerce and Virtual Private
 Networks (VPNs).  Rainbow's products include; secure Web server and VPN
 acceleration boards; anti-piracy and Internet software distribution solutions;
 PKI-based security solutions; voice, data and satellite security systems; and
 USB-based authentication tokens.  The company's Digital Rights Management
 group is headquartered in Irvine, California, and has offices throughout the
 United States, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Australia, China, India, The
 Netherlands, Brazil, and Taiwan.  A network of nearly 80 authorized
 distributors sell Rainbow products worldwide.  For more information, visit our
 Web site at http://www.rainbow.com.
 
     Rainbow Technologies and iKey are trademarks of Rainbow Technologies.  All
 other product names and company names are trademarks of their respective
 organizations
 
     The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 provides a "safe
 harbor" for forward-looking statements.  Certain information included in our
 Annual Report on Form 10-K and other materials filed with the Securities and
 Exchange Commission ("SEC") (as well as information included in oral
 statements or other written statements made or to be made by the Company)
 contain statements relating to the following:  dependence upon existing and
 new product offerings, competition, intellectual property and licensing,
 future growth, rapid technological and market change, manufacturing and
 sourcing risks, Internet infrastructure and regulation, the inclusion of
 network security functionality in hardware or system software, international
 operations, among others.  These conditions involve important factors that
 could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in any
 forward-looking statements made by or on behalf of the Company.  Any forward-
 looking statements are made pursuant to the Private Securities Litigation
 Reform Act of 1995 and, as such, speak only as of the date made.  Statements
 made in this document that are not purely historical are forward-looking
 statements, including any statements as to beliefs, plans, expectations, or
 intentions regarding the future.  The Company assumes no obligation to update
 information concerning its expectations.
 
     For further information please contact: Dan Chmielewski of Rainbow
 Technologies, Inc., 949-450-7377, dchm@rainbow.com; or Shay Stockdill of
 Strategies, 714-957-8880 ext. 116, shay@strategiesadpr.com, for Rainbow
 Technologies, Inc.
 
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