SafeNet Named to 2012 SD Times 100 for Fifth Consecutive Year

SafeNet Listed Among Leaders in the Software Development Industry for Its Market-Leading Software Monetization Solutions

Jul 30, 2012, 08:30 ET from SafeNet Inc.

BALTIMORE, July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SafeNet, Inc., a global leader in data protection, today announced that, for the fifth time, it has been named to the 2012 SD Times 100 in the Quality Assurance (QA) and Security category. The QA and Security category recognizes companies that have taken leadership positions in securing applications and ensuring they perform as expected.



"SafeNet has dedicated nearly three decades to developing and delivering best-in-class security solutions that enable software publishers to protect the usage and integrity of their applications," said Prakash Panjwani, senior vice president and general manager, Software Monetization Solutions, SafeNet. "Being listed among the prestigious SD Times 100 once again is a testament to the strength and quality of the security solutions in our portfolio of software monetization solutions."

The 2012 SD Times 100 is published in the June 2012 issue of BZ Media's SD Times, the leading magazine for the software development industry. Each year since 2003, SD Times editors have carefully reviewed the software industry to determine the top leaders and innovators, based on their achievements in the previous calendar year, taking into account each company's reputation and the attention garnered by its products.

"The software development industry has always been competitive, and this year's difficult horse-race showed that there's more than one way to thrive in a challenging economic climate," said Alan Zeichick, co-founder and editorial director of BZ Media's SD Times. "When calling the winners of the 2012 SD Times 100, the editors carefully considered each organization's products and services, industry thought leadership, and reputation with enterprise development managers. Thanks to companies like SafeNet, software developers always know the winning ticket."

About SafeNet's Software Monetization Solutions
Sentinel is the most trusted brand in the software industry for secure, flexible, and future-proof software monetization solutions. The robust portfolio of products and services address each and every aspect of the software monetization lifecycle – from copy and intellectual property (IP) protection to product catalog management and ongoing end-user experience improvement. SafeNet is the first and only vendor to offer a complete portfolio of software licensing and entitlement management solutions to enable monetization of any type of software – installed, embedded, and cloud services – using any combination of business models via any sales channel to any end-user device.

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About BZ Media and SD Times
BZ Media LLC® ( is a high-tech media company combining the best of print and Web-based publishing, offering industry-leading magazines, newspapers, websites, and conferences. BZ Media's SD Times® ( is the leading magazine for the software development industry. Published since 2000, SD Times reaches more than 65,000 subscribers in 131 countries, plus many more on

About SafeNet
Founded in 1983, SafeNet, Inc. is one of the largest information security companies in the world, and is trusted to protect the most sensitive data for market-leading organizations around the globe. SafeNet's data-centric approach focuses on the protection of high-value information throughout its lifecycle, from the data center to the cloud. More than 25,000 customers across commercial enterprises and government agencies trust SafeNet to protect and control access to sensitive data, manage risk, ensure compliance, and secure virtual and cloud environments.

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