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SSH and Javerdel Join Forces to Enhance Cloud Services Security

2010-02-18

__Helsinki, Finland & Wellesley, MA, USA - __ SSH Communications Security (HEL:SSH1V), the market maker in real-time security software for modern networked organizations, today announced a strategic partnership with Javerdel, a Finnish ICT service provider.

The ultimate goal of the parties is to establish highly secure ICT services offering - “Dedicated Cloud” - to enterprise customers. Enterprises' increasing dependency on their confidential business data combined with the growing outsourcing phenomenon requires a completely new approach to ensure safe business operations.

One of Javerdel's enterprise customers, an industrial company with business operations in several European countries and in USA, realized a need for stronger authentication for all users that remotely access confidential business data. Javerdel proposed a combination of Tectia MobileID and remote access VPN as a service. According to the customer the new solution was quickly deployed, is extremely easy to use, and fits commercially well to their way to purchase ICT services.

“We decided to apply Tectia MobileID to our cloud services business model since mobile authentication provides us a new way to enhance the security of our enterprise customers. The rich feature set of SSH Tectia MobileID allows us to integrate it with the other modern identity and access management technologies used in our data centers. We envision that enhanced security soon becomes a vital part of every successful cloud services offering,” said Jussi Haverinen, CEO of Javerdel.

“We are happy to hear that Javerdel has successfully deployed Tectia MobileID to secure end customer's international business operations. We look forward to continue our co-operation with Javerdel in our mission towards more secure, enterprise-class cloud services. We aim to utilize the knowledge to address the cloud service security challenges globally," said Jari Mielonen, CEO of SSH Communications Security.

Javerdel Oy is an innovative Finnish ICT services provider that serves over 700 enterprise customers and public sector organizations. Javerdel has grown profitably and is today one of the 50 largest ICT services companies in Finland. We advice our customers' management to make future-proof decisions about their business-critical applications and ICT infrastructure. We combine the best products and technologies from market-leading vendors, and transform them into secure, reliable and affordable ICT services. We aim for true partnership with our customers and vendors.

SSH Communications Security Corp. is the market maker in real-time security software for modern, networked organizations. We create the 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 have thousands of customers in multiple industries 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.