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Tectia Announces New Sales Distribution Hub and Competence Center in Germany


HELSINKI, Finland and REDWOOD, CA, September 20 2011 - Tectia Corporation (HEL: TEC1V), the market maker in real-time information security solutions, has announced the establishment of a distribution hub for new sales channels that will also serve as a competence center in Germany.

Located in Wiesbaden, Tectia Germany is a privately-owned company that has been authorized to use the Tectia name in the local markets. It will function as a sales, marketing and technical competence center that sells and delivers Tectia information security solutions to customers and channel partners.

We are impressed by the corporate spirit and technical competence of the Tectia Germany team and look forward to our cooperation. They will be the face of the Tectia brand in Germany. Not only do they share our brand message, but they also strengthen our reputation with relevant and cost-effective software solutions. In so doing we can satisfy our customers' enterprise data security challenges, said Jouni H. Leinonen, Tectia Chief Operating Officer.

The decision to rely on a distribution network of highly competent partners will enable us to better understand our customers' issues and the unique nature of each industry. At the same time we create the necessary scalability for the growing demand in the market, added Matthew McKenna, Head of Channel Operations for Tectia.

Mr. Christian Kress, General Manager of Tectia Germany, said he looks forward to working closely with the global Tectia organization. We already have a longstanding and successful cooperation with Tectia. Tectia products are an essential part of our comprehensive solution portfolio for the application outsourcing or managed file transfer domains. They are the communication backbone of many data centers. Tectia has an excellent history as developer of best-in-breed security solutions, which are easy to deploy and offer a first-rate ROI. We want more businesses to benefit from these values and also look forward to complementing our product range with 24/7 German support. This way we support all enterprises with an essential need for frictionless operation in a high availability environment, explained Mr. Kress.

Tectia Corporation (formerly SSH Communications Security Corp.) is the market maker in real-time information security solutions for modern, networked organizations. We create an invaluable Circle of Trust for our customers and their stakeholders by securing, automating, managing and sharing confidential information with Tectia solutions in fixed, mobile, and cloud environments.

We enable and enhance business for thousands of customers in multiple industries in the private and public sectors around the world. We operate in the Americas, Europe, and APAC regions, with headquarters located in Helsinki, Finland. The company was established in 1995, and holds 15 patents. Its shares are quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.

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