India’s Leading Security Solutions Provider will Market Rainbow’s iKey Authentication Solution
IRVINE, Calif., and MUMBAI, India, April 30, 2001 – 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.
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.