Informatica and RSA Security Partner to Help Ensure Secure Data Integration Across WAN and Corporate Firewalls
BEDFORD, Mass. and PALO ALTO, Calif., July 16 /PRNewswire/ — RSA Security Inc. (Nasdaq: RSAS), the most trusted name in e-security(TM), and Informatica Corporation (Nasdaq: INFA), the leading provider of business analytic solutions, today announced that Informatica has incorporated RSA BSAFE(R) Crypto-J encryption software into its new PowerChannel offering to help secure sensitive data that is transferred via the Internet.
PowerChannel helps enable secure, high-performance data interchange across wide area networks (WAN) and corporate firewalls. It extends the capabilities of the Informatica data integration platform to support distributed data exchange across and amongst global enterprises. A broad spectrum of vertical industries, including government, health care, financial services, retail, and high-tech manufacturing, can benefit from the high-performance security enabled by RSA Security, and data integrity of the Informatica PowerChannel solution.
“We have chosen the premier security software partner to provide essential encryption and authentication algorithms for PowerChannel,” said Girish Pancha, senior vice president and general manager of platform technologies with Informatica. “RSA Security technology is used throughout the U.S. Government and it complies with government standards in specific industries, such as the HIPAA health care guidelines for secure exchange of confidential patient and hospital information. RSA Security technology is an excellent choice for Informatica PowerChannel.”
“Informatica is the leader in global data integration for 360-degree enterprise analytics,” said Bill McQuaide, vice president of product marketing at RSA Security. “As one of the first business analytic solutions provider to adopt RSA BSAFE software for its security needs, Informatica has demonstrated its commitment to providing world-class security standards to its customers by way of its proven technology.”
The RSA BSAFE line of security software is embedded in many of today’s most successful Internet applications, including Web browsers, wireless devices, commerce servers, e-mail systems, and virtual private network products. Built to provide implementations of standards such as SSL, S/MIME, WTLS, IPSec and PKCS, these RSA BSAFE products can save developers time and reduce risk in their development schedules.
Informatica provides business analytic solutions that enable companies to leverage business insight for competitive advantage. More than 1,200 global customers, including over half of the Fortune 100, leverage the Informatica Insight Network to integrate, analyze and personalize critical business information to improve business performance and responsiveness across the entire business value chain. Informatica products include a comprehensive family of analytic applications, the industry’s most powerful data integration platform and a wide range of supporting services and partnerships. The company’s list of leading customers includes 3Com, AMD, American Airlines, BMW, Borders Group, Chevron, Cisco, CNET, Deutsche Bank, eBay, General Electric, HP Corporation, Merck, Merrill Lynch, MetLife, Motorola, Philips, Polo Ralph Lauren, Sprint and UBS. For more information, call +1-800-970-1179, or visit the Informatica Web site at http://www.informatica.com .
About RSA Security Inc.
RSA Security Inc., the most trusted name in e-security, helps organizations build secure, trusted foundations for e-business through its RSA SecurID(R) two-factor authentication, RSA BSAFE encryption and RSA Keon(R) digital certificate management systems. With approximately a billion RSA BSAFE-enabled applications in use worldwide, more than nine million RSA SecurID authentication users and almost 20 years of industry experience, RSA Security has the proven leadership and innovative technology to address the changing security needs of e-business and bring trust to the new, online economy. RSA Security can be reached at http://www.rsasecurity.com. NOTE: RSA, BSAFE, Keon and SecurID are registered trademarks, and The Most Trusted Name in e-Security is a trademark of RSA Security Inc. Informatica, PowerChannel, PowerCenter, and Informatica Insight Network are trademarks or registered trademarks of Informatica Corporation. All other product names or services are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.