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VASCO adds virtual appliance to its IDENTIKEY product range

Virtual appliance offers remote access security

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. and ZURICH, Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (Nasdaq: VDSI; www.vasco.com), a leading software security company specializing in strong authentication products and services, announced today the release of its IDENTIKEY Virtual Appliance.

IDENTIKEY Virtual appliance complements VASCO's successful IDENTIKEY Appliance product range offering hypervisor remote access security providing customers with the flexibility to choose the deployment model that best meets their unique security requirements.  

The virtual appliance delivers the same unmatched security features and functionality as the current stand-alone hardware IDENTIKEY Appliance. Offering the many benefits of virtualization such as cost savings, rapid deployment and provisioning, simplified policy management and a web based administrator interface, IDENTIKEY Virtual Appliance is an excellent choice for organizations that have developed a virtualization strategy and are looking to move their security infrastructure to a virtual environment.

IDENTIKEY Virtual Appliance validates DIGIPASS generated one-time passwords and e-signatures to secure remote access to corporate networks and web-based applications offering high-level security by replacing weak static passwords. The appliance is supported on the most popular hypervisor products, guaranteeing a widespread acceptance.

The virtual appliance complements the existing IDENTIKEY offering:

  • IDENTIKEY Authentication Server: a robust and complete off-the-shelf centralized authentication server
  • IDENTIKEY Federation Server: a server appliance providing you with the most powerful identity & access management platform
  • IDENTIKEY Appliance: merges the IDENTIKEY Authentication Server and a 19" physical appliance into a completely managed server

"With the release of the IDENTIKEY Virtual Appliance, VASCO answers organizations' growing business needs driven by increasing mobility and virtualization," states Jan Valcke, President and COO of VASCO Data Security. "The extended portfolio of VASCO's authentication server products provides customers with a wide choice of highly scalable and cost-effective security solutions allowing them to stay ahead in the rapid changing IT landscape while protecting their corporate assets."

This complete and strong offer is available as of mid-February and addresses the needs of small and large companies in any market, as well as financial institutions that are looking to deploy an on-premise solution with the highest security.

VASCO is a leading supplier of strong authentication and e-signature solutions and services specializing in Internet security applications and transactions. VASCO has positioned itself as a global software company for Internet security serving a customer base of approximately 10,000 companies in more than 100 countries, including approximately 1,700 international financial institutions. VASCO's prime markets are the financial sector, enterprise security, e-commerce and e-government.

Forward Looking Statements:
Statements made in this news release that relate to future plans, events or performances are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements (1) are identified by use of terms and phrases such as "expect," "believe," "will," "anticipate," "emerging," "intend," "plan," "could," "may," "estimate," "should," "objective" and "goal," "possible," "potential," and similar words and expressions, but such words and phrases are not the exclusive means of identifying them, and (2) are subject to risks and uncertainties and represent our present expectations or beliefs concerning future events. VASCO cautions that the forward-looking statements are qualified by important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. These risks, uncertainties and other factors have been described in greater detail in the Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2010 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and include, but are not limited to, (a) risks of general market conditions, including currency fluctuations and the uncertainties in world economic and financial markets, (b) risks inherent to the computer and network security industry, including rapidly changing technology, evolving industry standards, increasing numbers of patent infringement claims, changes in customer requirements, price competitive bidding, and changing government regulations, and (c) risks specific to VASCO, including, demand for our products and services, competition from more established firms and others, pressures on price levels and our historical dependence on relatively few products, certain suppliers and certain key customers. Reference is made to VASCO's public filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for further information regarding VASCO and its operations.

This document may contain trademarks of VASCO Data Security International, Inc. and its subsidiaries, including VASCO, the VASCO "V" design, DIGIPASS, VACMAN, aXsGUARD and IDENTIKEY.

For more information contact: Jochem Binst, +32 2 609 97 00, [email protected]

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SOURCE VASCO Data Security International, Inc.

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