SSH Establishes a Regional Sales Office in APAC

2010-03-02

__Helsinki, Finland & Wellesley, MA, USA - __ SSH Communications Security (HEL:SSH1V), the market maker in real-time security software for modern, networked organizations, continues building its world-class Customer and Markets Operations organization in the Asia-Pacific region and opens an office in Hong Kong.

The purpose of the office is to establish a local presence that will allow the company to more efficiently bring the benefits of its secure communications solutions to customers in the Asia-Pacific region. The regional hub will also offer more effective support to channel partners providing customers with our business-enhancing solutions.

SSH has appointed Tommi Lampila, VP of APAC to lead customer and market operations as head of the Hong Kong office. With more than ten years of experience at SSH in various roles in the Americas and Finland, Lampila will launch operations in Hong Kong by April 2010.

“The easy-to-use and fast-to-deploy Tectia security solutions are an ideal fit for the fast-paced and rapidly growing Asian business environments,” said Tommi Lampila. “I am excited to work even more closely with our valued customers and business partners in the APAC region.”

“We have ambitious growth targets in the Asia-Pacific area and it is imperative that we have our own office in the region to support our customers and channel partners more effectively. Our operations will be in very strong hands with Tommi, who knows our solutions and business thoroughly," said Jouni H. Leinonen, Executive VP and COO of Customer and Market Operations of SSH Communications Security.

SSH Communications Security Corp. is the market maker in real-time security software for modern, networked organizations. We create an invaluable Circle of Trust for our customers and their stakeholders by securing, automating, and governing confidential information with our 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 14 patents. Its shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki.

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