German HSM Manufacturer Utimaco Provides the Anchor of Trust for PrimeKey's Revolutionary, Ready-to-use PKI Appliance

 German HSM Manufacturer Utimaco Provides the Anchor of Trust for PrimeKey's
                  Revolutionary, Ready-to-use PKI Appliance

  PR Newswire

  AACHEN, Germany, and SAN FRANCISCO, February 21, 2013

AACHEN, Germany, and SAN FRANCISCO, February 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

- Visit Utimaco Safeware AG next week at PrimeKey's booth #459 during the RSA
Conference in San Francisco

"Made in Germany" stands for sophisticated engineering that is robust and
flawless. Values which naturally also ring true for hardware security modules
(HSMs) from Utimaco, the European leader in tamper-responsive HSMs. Utimaco's
SafeGuard CryptoServer portfolio is fully certified to FIPS 140, level 3 or 4,
and therefore meets the highest level of security in the market. 

Driven by its quest for product quality, PrimeKey Solutions AB (PrimeKey)
chose to bring Utimaco into the product development team for the PrimeKey PKI
appliance. The clincher for PrimeKey, however, is Utimaco's deep industry
know-how paired with exceptional commitment and a hands-on, problem-solving
mentality. Utimaco integrates its HSMs as OEM-ware into partner solutions or
as standard products within joint projects. "We are delighted that we were
able to win over Utimaco as an extraordinary partner. They helped craft our
PrimeKey PKI appliance with their commitment and expertise, leading to a whole
new product type on the crypto market," says Admir Abdurahmanovic, VP and
co-founder at PrimeKey.

At this year's RSA Conference, PrimeKey is launching its new ground-breaking
PKI appliance, which combines the security, reliability, trust and deployment
of PKI in one hardware device. It sets up a complete private key
infrastructure (PKI) with no installation and no configuration necessary.
While PrimeKey is the visionary mastermind behind this crypto appliance, a
collaborative partnership resulted in its ultimate realization. PrimeKey's two
long-time partners, C2 Company from San Mateo, California, and Utimaco
Safeware AG from Germany, joined forces for the project.

The trust provider for the PKI appliance is Utimaco, whose tamper-responsive
HSMs are at the heart of PrimeKey's product. The engineers neatly integrated
the HSM into the appliance to deliver a robust architecture and sleek
processing performance. C2 Company is in charge of deployment, which comprises
devising and integrating the unique security policy, the adaptation to PKI
systems as well as rollout and operation mode.

Because the PrimeKey PKI appliance is set up in a snap, it provides rapid
deployment and low maintenance costs. It makes PKI even interesting for
smaller companies who require thorough key protection for their sensitive
data, but who have never been able to master the integration process before.
The ease of use on the client side is achieved by teaming up highly
sophisticated crypto technology with unparalleled industry know-how.

Visit Utimaco Safeware AG during this year's RSA Conference in San Francisco,
from February 25 to March 1, at booth #459 - and discover how Utimaco,
together with PrimeKey Solutions AB, can help you make your vision of security
a reality.

Learn more about Utimaco's hardware security modules at:

About Utimaco

Utimaco Safeware AG , a member of the Sophos Group, has been a global leading
provider for data encryption and the related cryptography for 25 years. The
division of Hardware Security Modules (HSM) provides a comprehensive product
portfolio for security requirements in industrial applications including the
only freely-programmable HSM technology. Utimaco HSM develops and produces its
CryptoServer product lines exclusively in its German headquarters. Utimaco HSM
operates globally through its own sales and service network in Germany and
North America and through its international partner network.

Press contact Tanja Tölke Utimaco Safeware AG - A member of the Sophos Group
Germanusstr. 4 52080 AachenGermany  Phone:  +49-241-1696-210 Fax: 
+49-241-1696-199 E-mail: Web:
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