Entrust Technologies Introduces Comprehensive Secure E-mail Solution for Global 1000 Enterprises.
DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 15, 1997--Entrust Technologies, Inc., the leading provider of Certification Authority See CA. and public-key management products, today introduced a scalable, cross-platform and interoperable secure e-mail solution for Global 1000 enterprises.
Based on Entrust's award-winning public-key infrastructure (PKI (Public Key Infrastructure) A framework for creating a secure method for exchanging information based on public key cryptography. The foundation of a PKI is the certificate authority (CA), which issues digital certificates that authenticate the identity of ) and its compatibility with today's most popular e-mail systems, the solution offers enterprises the ability to extend secure communications over the Internet or through extranets. It also provides for secure data and user mobility and allows organizations to benefit from secure workflow automation See workflow. over any public or private network. In addition, use of the Entrust(R) PKI ensures that enterprises have the ability to provide security features for any other desktop or legacy application that is in use within the organization.
The solution's core components include the Entrust PKI, Entrust/Express(TM) and Entrust-Ready(TM) applications that are offered by Entrust Partners. The company's alliances with key players in the messaging industry allow the layering of Entrust security onto the customer's existing messaging infrastructure, while ensuring ease-of-use and interoperability.
"Global 1000 organizations are facing challenges today in implementing a secure e-mail solution across the enterprise," said John Ryan John Ryan can refer to:
Positive Responses from Industry Leaders
Entrust Technologies' partnerships with industry leading companies such as Netscape Communications Corporation (company) Netscape Communications Corporation - (Formlerly "Mosaic Communications Corporation", MCC) A company set up in April 1994 by Dr. James H. Clark and Marc Andreessen <marca@netcom. , Lotus Development Corporation (company) Lotus Development Corporation - A software company who produced Lotus 1-2-3, the Symphony spreadsheet and Lotus Notes for the IBM PC.
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Quarterly sales $224M, profits $10M (Aug 1994). and Worldtalk Corporation have resulted in the delivery of security features for leading e-mail products such as Microsoft Exchange Messaging and groupware software for Windows from Microsoft. Exchange Server is an Internet-compliant e-mail system that runs under Windows NT/2000 and Windows Server 2003. It can be accessed by Web browsers, the Exchange client, versions of Outlook and the earlier Windows Inbox. , Microsoft Outlook, Lotus Notes, Lotus cc:Mail, Netscape Messenger, Novell GroupWise and Qualcomm Eudora Pro on multiple platforms. To ensure interoperability, the S/MIME See MIME. standard - championed by RSA (1) (Rural Service Area) See MSA.
(2) (Rivest-Shamir-Adleman) A highly secure cryptography method by RSA Security, Inc., Bedford, MA (www.rsa.com), a division of EMC Corporation since 2006. It uses a two-part key. Data Security, Inc. - will be implemented in these products. In addition, Entrust continues to offer any company that provides an S/MIME-compatible product the ability to test interoperability with Entrust's products via an autoresponder which is available at email@example.com.
"As a leading provider of secure e-mail solutions, Worldtalk views Entrust's public-key infrastructure as a key component to a secure e-mail solution for the enterprise," said Simon Khalaf, vice president of marketing at Worldtalk Corporation. "The Entrust-Ready WorldSecure Client will provide an additional layer of security for a range of e-mail applications and will extend an organization's ability to communicate safely with business partners, customers, clients and remote offices."
"Entrust Technologies' commitment to S/MIME will extend the benefits of private and interoperable e-mail to a broader worldwide market and further establish S/MIME as the de facto standard Hardware or software that is widely used, but not endorsed by a standards organization. Contrast with de jure standard.
de facto standard - A widespread consensus on a particular product or protocol which has not been ratified by any official standards body, such as ISO, for secure, cross-platform c mmunications over private and public networks," said Jim Bidzos, president of RSA Data Security, Inc.
Entrust Technologies' complete enterprise secure e-mail solution is available today for Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft Outlook. All other Entrust-Ready e-mail clients will be in beta in the third quarter of 1997 and commercially available in the fourth quarter of 1997.
Entrust Technologies is dedicated to ensuring the privacy and authenticity of data communications enterprisewide. Its award-winning public-key infrastructure technology combines encryption and digital signature capabilities with fully automated key management. Widely used by financial institutions, government agencies and high-tech corporations, the Entrust software family provides a complete security solution across multiple platforms for desktops, corporate networks, intranets and the Internet. Entrust Technologies is headquartered in Richardson, Texas with offices in New York New York, state, United States
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