SafeStone Technologies Selected as IBM iSeries Systems Management Partner

Apr 26, 2001, 01:00 ET from SafeStone Technologies

    PRINCETON, N.J., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- SafeStone Technologies, a global
 leader in security management, announced today that it has again been selected
 for IBM's Systems Management Partner Group (SMPG). The company's selection by
 IBM allows SafeStone to provide security management to IBM eServer iSeries
 users worldwide with SafeStone's DetectIT, a suite of security software,
 including policy compliance, authentication, access control, audit and
 intruder detection modules.
     IBM's SMPG is a combined program from the iSeries Development Team, IBM
 PartnerWorld for Developers, iSeries, and Systems Management Vendors, to
 increase customer awareness of solutions and resources that can help them
 better manage their IBM iSeries servers. These industry-leading systems
 management tools for IBM iSeries increase system and network availability,
 contain IT costs, manage security and data integrity, and improve operations
 productivity.
     "Providing timely solutions that help our customers manage their resources
 amid a rapidly changing business environment is an important focus for us,"
 said Elaine Case, Director, IBM Business Partner and Channel Enablement,
 iSeries.  "The Systems Management Partner Group brings together the iSeries
 development and marketing teams and key solution developers. It allows us to
 deliver solutions for our customers that will extend iSeries systems
 management functions. SafeStone provides a comprehensive security management
 solution for iSeries data, system parameters, applications, and objects that
 can be used for a large number of users, multiple iSeries servers, and
 multiple networks."
     "We're honored to be recognized by IBM as a leader in security
 management," said John Todd, CEO of SafeStone Technologies. "We are proud to
 offer solutions that complement IBM's iSeries systems management strategy and
 the SMPG solutions."
     SafeStone provides a best-of-breed, heterogeneous solution.  They have
 partnered with Symantec, formerly known as AXENT Technologies Ltd., to provide
 an integrated multi-platform security solution for AS/400 iSeries, NT/Windows,
 and UNIX environments.  Moreover, DetectIT seamlessly integrates into Q S
 Software's Aquila application module for J.D. Edwards.
  In addition a strategic partnership alliance with RSA enables the RSA SecurID
 two-factor authentication solution to be extended to the AS400 iSeries
 environment.
 
     About IBM PartnerWorld(TM)
     IBM is the world's number one server company and largest information
 technology provider, with 80 years of leadership in helping businesses
 innovate.  Launched in May 1999, IBM PartnerWorld is a marketing and
 enablement program designed to create new revenue opportunities for IBM
 Business Partners. PartnerWorld initiatives are built around e-business and
 emphasize IBM's industry-leading portfolio of offerings -- including
 technology, software, services and financing. For more information on
 PartnerWorld contact http://www.ibm.com/partnerworld.
 
     About SafeStone Technologies Plc
     SafeStone Technologies Plc., a global leader in security management,
 provides high quality, comprehensive security solutions for both today's and
 tomorrow's heterogeneous enterprise computing environments. SafeStone offers a
 well-respected range of enterprise security software for FTSE 100 and Fortune
 500 companies. With headquarters both in the U.K. and in Princeton, NJ,
 SafeStone has offices in five countries and nine major U.S. cities. SafeStone
 is an IBM Systems Management Business Partner and an IBM Development Partner.
 For more information, please visit http://www.safestone.com, or call
 800-558-3544 (North America) or 01-494-723372 (United Kingdom).
 
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    PRINCETON, N.J., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- SafeStone Technologies, a global
 leader in security management, announced today that it has again been selected
 for IBM's Systems Management Partner Group (SMPG). The company's selection by
 IBM allows SafeStone to provide security management to IBM eServer iSeries
 users worldwide with SafeStone's DetectIT, a suite of security software,
 including policy compliance, authentication, access control, audit and
 intruder detection modules.
     IBM's SMPG is a combined program from the iSeries Development Team, IBM
 PartnerWorld for Developers, iSeries, and Systems Management Vendors, to
 increase customer awareness of solutions and resources that can help them
 better manage their IBM iSeries servers. These industry-leading systems
 management tools for IBM iSeries increase system and network availability,
 contain IT costs, manage security and data integrity, and improve operations
 productivity.
     "Providing timely solutions that help our customers manage their resources
 amid a rapidly changing business environment is an important focus for us,"
 said Elaine Case, Director, IBM Business Partner and Channel Enablement,
 iSeries.  "The Systems Management Partner Group brings together the iSeries
 development and marketing teams and key solution developers. It allows us to
 deliver solutions for our customers that will extend iSeries systems
 management functions. SafeStone provides a comprehensive security management
 solution for iSeries data, system parameters, applications, and objects that
 can be used for a large number of users, multiple iSeries servers, and
 multiple networks."
     "We're honored to be recognized by IBM as a leader in security
 management," said John Todd, CEO of SafeStone Technologies. "We are proud to
 offer solutions that complement IBM's iSeries systems management strategy and
 the SMPG solutions."
     SafeStone provides a best-of-breed, heterogeneous solution.  They have
 partnered with Symantec, formerly known as AXENT Technologies Ltd., to provide
 an integrated multi-platform security solution for AS/400 iSeries, NT/Windows,
 and UNIX environments.  Moreover, DetectIT seamlessly integrates into Q S
 Software's Aquila application module for J.D. Edwards.
  In addition a strategic partnership alliance with RSA enables the RSA SecurID
 two-factor authentication solution to be extended to the AS400 iSeries
 environment.
 
     About IBM PartnerWorld(TM)
     IBM is the world's number one server company and largest information
 technology provider, with 80 years of leadership in helping businesses
 innovate.  Launched in May 1999, IBM PartnerWorld is a marketing and
 enablement program designed to create new revenue opportunities for IBM
 Business Partners. PartnerWorld initiatives are built around e-business and
 emphasize IBM's industry-leading portfolio of offerings -- including
 technology, software, services and financing. For more information on
 PartnerWorld contact http://www.ibm.com/partnerworld.
 
     About SafeStone Technologies Plc
     SafeStone Technologies Plc., a global leader in security management,
 provides high quality, comprehensive security solutions for both today's and
 tomorrow's heterogeneous enterprise computing environments. SafeStone offers a
 well-respected range of enterprise security software for FTSE 100 and Fortune
 500 companies. With headquarters both in the U.K. and in Princeton, NJ,
 SafeStone has offices in five countries and nine major U.S. cities. SafeStone
 is an IBM Systems Management Business Partner and an IBM Development Partner.
 For more information, please visit http://www.safestone.com, or call
 800-558-3544 (North America) or 01-494-723372 (United Kingdom).
 
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