Utimaco Awarded Best Marks for Securing Mobile Data

London (UK), 28 July 2005 – Utimaco Safeware AG is confirmed a world leader in securing mobile data by Gartner in its report evaluating mobile data protection solutions. The IT security specialist is placed ahead of its competitors for ‘Completeness of Vision’.

In this year’s ‘Magic Quadrant’ for Mobile Data Protection study, Gartner, the leading IT analyst, evaluates providers against two fundamental criteria; Ability to Execute and Completeness of Vision. Utimaco is praised for dramatically extending and improving its range of solutions on offer and selected as the vendor with the greatest vision worldwide. According to Gartner, its opinion was verified by good customer references, strong growth in revenues and frequent knowledge exchange with partners. Utimaco’s close cooperation with IBM and its international outlook are also cited as important indicators of its excellent position.

“Utimaco’s position as a Leader in the Magic Quadrant is confirmation that our security solutions for mobile computing are exactly what the market wants,” says Martin W??lfert, Utimaco’s CEO. “This top mark for our product strategy shows that we are set for long term success with our innovations.”

The Gartner Group considers security for mobile data as essential for protecting privacy and performing audits securely. Gartner predicts the market for security solutions for mobile personal devices is growing with this latest study revealing higher market revenues in 2004 than the total revenue for the years 2001 through 2003.

For more information about the Magic Quadrant, go to http://www.gartner.com.

Source: “Magic Quadrant for Mobile Data Protection, 1H05”, John Girard and Ray Wagner, 21st July 2005 / ID number G00129735.

For more information about Utimaco, go to http://www.utimaco.de.

Utimaco Safeware AG
Utimaco is the leading European technology manufacturer of professional IT security solutions. The security technology and solutions developed by Utimaco protect the electronic data of companies and government bodies against unauthorised access and guarantee that business processes and administrative procedures in the electronic world are binding and confidential. Utimaco Safeware’s Personal Device Security division supplies technologies and solutions for mobile security in the areas of high-level authentication including biometric techniques, encryption and integrity checks. Its products and solutions secure data in terminal server and Citrix environments, on the PC, notebook and PDA at the workplace, and on the move.

Utimaco Safeware’s Transaction Security division specialises in security solutions for e-business, e-government and e-payment based on its own technologies (telecommunications management systems, hardware security modules, gateways for e-mail security, authentication and digital signatures, Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), and PKI-enabled applications).

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