VASCO Launches DIGIPASS as a Service, a Cloud-Based Authentication Offering, on salesforce.com's AppExchange, the World's Most Popular Marketplace for Business Apps

VASCO provides secure access to business-critical data with strong user authentication

Aug 22, 2011, 03:00 ET from VASCO Data Security International, Inc.

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. and ZURICH, Aug. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (Nasdaq: VDSI; www.vasco.com), a leading software security company specializing in strong authentication products, announced today that it has launched its DIGIPASS as a Service platform on salesforce.com's AppExchange. DIGIPASS as a Service is now available for test drive and deployment on the AppExchange, the world's most popular marketplace for business apps, at http://www.salesforce.com/appexchange/. VASCO will demo the solution at Dreamforce 2011 in San Francisco from Aug. 30Sept. 2.

DIGIPASS as a Service is VASCO's cloud-based authentication offering for cloud computing and web-based applications, giving enterprises the strong user authentication they need to protect business-critical information.

VASCO manages the full authentication process on the back-end so that the application provider can focus on its core business. DIGIPASS as a Service is aimed at the business-to-employee (B2E) segment. Earlier, VASCO launched its hosted authentication services for the B2B segment.

"DIGIPASS as a Service is an efficient and very flexible solution allowing application providers to focus on their core business while at the same time boosting customers' confidence in their services thanks to enhanced security," said Jan Valcke, president and COO of VASCO Data Security. "This is yet another important step for VASCO and will further expand the reach of our service offering."

About the Force.com Platform and AppExchange

Force.com is the trusted social enterprise platform for building and running any employee app in the cloud. Force.com powers the Salesforce CRM apps, the more than 200,000 custom apps used by salesforce.com customers such as Japan Post, Kaiser Permanente, KONE, and Sprint Nextel and the more than 1,200 ISV apps built by partners such as BMC, FinancialForce.com and Fujitsu.

Enterprise apps built on the Force.com platform can be easily distributed and marketed through the salesforce.com AppExchange http://www.salesforce.com/appexchange/.

The salesforce.com social enterprise platform delivers the most trusted and comprehensive cloud technologies for social, mobile and open apps.  The social enterprise platform includes Force.com, the cloud platform for employee apps, Heroku, the cloud platform for customer apps and Database.com, the cloud database to integrate the social enterprise.

Salesforce, Dreamforce, Force.com, AppExchange and others are trademarks of salesforce.com, inc.

About VASCO

VASCO is a leading supplier of strong authentication and e-signature solutions and services specializing in Internet security applications and transactions. VASCO has positioned itself as a global software company for Internet security serving a customer base of approximately 10,000 companies in more than 100 countries, including approximately 1,700 international financial institutions. VASCO's prime markets are the financial sector, enterprise security, e-commerce and e-government.

Forward-Looking Statements:

Statements made in this news release that relate to future plans, events or performances are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements (1) are identified by use of terms and phrases such as "expect," "believe," "will," "anticipate," "emerging," "intend," "plan," "could," "may," "estimate," "should," "objective" and "goal," "possible," "potential," and similar words and expressions, but such words and phrases are not the exclusive means of identifying them, and (2) are subject to risks and uncertainties and represent our present expectations or beliefs concerning future events. VASCO cautions that the forward-looking statements are qualified by important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. These risks, uncertainties and other factors have been described in greater detail in the Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2009 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and include, but are not limited to, (a) risks of general market conditions, including currency fluctuations and the uncertainties in world economic and financial markets, (b) risks inherent to the computer and network security industry, including rapidly changing technology, evolving industry standards, increasing numbers of patent infringement claims, changes in customer requirements, price competitive bidding, and changing government regulations, and (c) risks specific to VASCO, including, demand for our products and services, competition from more established firms and others, pressures on price levels and our historical dependence on relatively few products, certain suppliers and certain key customers. Reference is made to VASCO's public filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for further information regarding VASCO and its operations.

This document may contain trademarks of VASCO Data Security International, Inc. and its subsidiaries, including VASCO, the VASCO "V" design, DIGIPASS, VACMAN, aXsGUARD and IDENTIKEY.

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SOURCE VASCO Data Security International, Inc.



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