VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (Nasdaq: VDSI) (www.vasco.com), the global number one vendor of strong user authentication products to the financial sector, and Protocom Development Systems (www.protocom.com), the market leader in enterprise single sign on, today announced the signing of a Global Partnership Agreement, and the launch of Digipass Pack for Microsoft Windows Networks that integrates Protocom's SecureLogin Password Management Suite with VASCO's Digipass family of strong user authentication products.
The agreement brings together the demonstrated expertise of Protocom in the global network security sector and VASCO's international experience in strong user authentication. The joint solution brings best-of-breed authentication to secure the networks for all types of companies, from SME's with 100 users to Fortune 1000 corporations. The Digipass Pack for Microsoft Windows Networks is immediately available.
Protocom SecureLogin Advanced Authentication is a comprehensive network authentication solution that uses secure applications and resources in place of conventional passwords. SecureLogin Advanced Authentication combined with VASCO's DIGIPASS family of tokens provides strong and secure user authentication with minimal effort. VASCO's Digipass family consists of cost effective, flexible and easy to use strong user authentication tokens. VASCO is the world's leading vendor of strong user authentication tokens to the financial world.
According to Protocom Vice President EMEA, Dr. Harold Robles, "The proven track of Protocom in the delivery of innovative, efficient and effective security solutions coupled with VASCO's extensive experience in strong authentication, will ensure the delivery of a unique network security solution".
"Teaming up with Protocom will allow companies worldwide to use strong authentication tokens not only for remote access but also for the internal network applications, "said Jan Valcke, VASCO President and COO. "As a market-leading vendor of strong authentication products, VASCO is glad to partner with Protocom, the market leader in password management. VASCO has a strong offering for the Radius and Web market with its VACMAN Middleware product. The joint offering with Protocom makes VASCO's strong user authentication products available for LAN environments."