iKey 2000 PE for Entrust Authentication Token Delivers Proven PKI Security for Robust Network Environments
IRVINE, Calif. – April 10, 2001 – The Digital Rights Management group of Rainbow Technologies, Inc., (Nasdaq: RNBO), a leading provider of high-performance security solutions for the Internet and eCommerce, today announced that the company’s iKey 2000 series workstation security solution has been awarded the Entrust-Ready( designation by Entrust Technologies (Nasdaq: ENTU), the leading global provider of Trust Relationship Management( software and managed services. The Entrust-Ready designation means that the iKey 2000 PE for Entrust has been tested for compatibility and interoperability with Entrust’s market-leading public-key infrastructure (PKI) software.
With this designation, the iKey 2000 series is the industry’s first USB authentication token to earn the Entrust-Ready designation. Rainbow, a member of the Entrust( Alliance Developer Program, has initiated Entrust compatibility testing with other members of the iKey authentication token family.
“Working with organizations like Rainbow is one way Entrust can extend the reach of its Trust Relationship Management portfolio and provide customers with comprehensive trust solutions. We are pleased to award the Entrust-Ready designation for Rainbow’s iKey 2000 PE,” said Paul Doscher, executive vice president, marketing and business development, Entrust Technologies Inc. “We remain committed to working with a wide array of organizations to deliver solutions that leverage our customers’ existing investments.”
“Rainbow’s iKey 2000 series is the industry’s first true plug-and-play PKI security token,” said Robert Shields, sr. director of strategic marketing, Rainbow Technologies. “The Entrust-Ready designation gives our joint customers a proven solution for authentication and authorization of users in a PKI environment and for secure remote access. We are pleased to continue working with Entrust to further certify other members of our iKey product family.”
About Rainbow’s iKey
The iKey workstation security solution family currently features two authentication tokens developed by Rainbow Technologies. The iKey 1000 is a low-cost security token for B2C loyalty and branding, Windows 2000 security and public-key infrastructure (PKI) applications. Rainbow’s iKey 2000 is a physically secure token for B2B, enterprise security and other sophisticated PKI applications.
About Entrust Technologies Inc.
Entrust Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENTU) is the leading global provider of Trust Relationship Management( software and managed services that enable organizations to optimize their business relationships by providing confidence and convenience to exchange information and conduct transactions via the Internet. Today, companies and government agencies in more than 40 countries rely on the end-to-end Entrust Technologies’ Trust Relationship Management portfolio, which is based on the company’s award-winning public-key infrastructure (PKI) and privilege management technology. Through Trust Relationship Management software and managed services from Entrust, organizations worldwide are able to extend innovative and highly efficient services to millions of customers, partners and suppliers – via conventional computers and networks, wireless devices and other Internet appliances. Entrust Technologies is a recipient of the CrossRoads 2001 A-List Award. For more information, please visit www.entrust.com.
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.