SentinelLM Provides Easy Implementation, Customization for SBT’s Facility Management Application
IRVINE, Calif., June 25, 2001 – The Digital Rights Management group of Rainbow Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: RNBO) a leading provider of high-performance security solutions for the Internet, eCommerce and software protection, today announced that Siemens Building Technologies (SBT), of Buffalo Grove, Ill., has selected Rainbow’s SentinelLM( electronic license management solution to secure SBT’s new revision of APOGEE Insight( software, a leading-edge facilities management application.
SBT sought a simple, yet highly customizable licensing-protection scheme in order to extend the life of SBT’s APOGEE Insight software product. In addition, SBT wanted a software-based license management solution that would last the useful lifetime of SBT’s APOGEE Insight(r) software product and would be easy for end users to understand and implement, and offer versatility in customizing the licensing distribution for each customer system. SBT needed to fully implement the new solution in time for a new major release of the Insight software version 3.3 scheduled for earlier this spring. SBT chose Rainbow’s SentinelLM.
“SentinelLM is a quality and proven product that is well-suited for our needs, and backed by an established and stable company,” said Mory Matias, product manager, automation software, SBT. “We have incorporated SentinelLM into our Insight(r) Revision 3.3. SentinelLM helps us better minimize the risk of license infringement, while providing our customers and the company with the flexibility and pricing advantages of a highly customizable license management solution. We are eager to take advantage of the flexibility that SentinelLM offers us in economically customizing our software licensing to suit the needs of our diverse customers.”
The Sentinel Suite of Products
The Sentinel product family enables software security for ISVs and software developers through secure hardware and software-based license software distribution and management tools. Sentinel secures applications from unauthorized execution and protects developers and ISVs from illegal licensing and distribution. These products represent the industry’s most powerful and flexible solution for securing critical applications in stand-alone or networked environments. Rainbow’s Digital Rights Management group markets the industry’s leading software security, electronic software licensing and management, and digital rights management solution.
Rainbow’s Sentinel solutions provide the tools to enable:
* Digital Rights Management (DRM) for software and applications
* Electronic License Distribution/Management (ELD/M)
* Electronic Software Distribution (ESD)
* Electronic Commerce Licensing Tools and Security
Rainbow has sold more than 26 million smart tokens to date, securing more applications for more users than any other company in the industry.
Rainbow’s SentinelLM 7.1.1 is a secure software-based solution for managing, controlling and administering software distribution, updates, new releases and software patches. SentinelLM provides support for Microsoft Windows 2000 operating system and is localized for six of the world’s most used business languages: English, French, Spanish, Japanese, traditional Chinese and simplified Chinese. Other key features of SentinelLM include License Server Usage log file reporting capability, change in Network Trial License behavior, enhanced Subscription Trial License file and UNIX support.
Siemens Building Technologies, Inc. is a world leader providing cost-effective, facility performance solutions for the comfort, life safety, security, energy efficiency and operation of commercial buildings. Originally founded in 1891 as the Powers Regulator Company, today Siemens Building Technologies Landis Division, has more than 5,000 employees in more than 100 locations across North America, delivering facility performance, turnkey installation and support services. In addition, domestic and international distributors and wholesalers market the company’s products and services. SBT seeks to create outstanding customer value by partnering with customers to improve energy efficiency and facility performance. SBT works with customers to help them achieve their business objectives and better serve the needs of their customers. For more details, see the company’s Web site at www.sbt.siemens.com/companyinformation.
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 security solutions; voice, data and satellite security systems; and USB-based authentication tokens. Rainbow’s Digital Rights Management group headquarters are in Irvine, California, with offices throughout the United States, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Australia, China, The Netherlands, Brazil, India and Taiwan. A network of nearly 80 authorized distributors sells Rainbow products worldwide. For more information, visit our Web site at www.rainbow.com.
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