NW_20071112_en_VASCO Expands aXs GUARD Product Offering
OAKBROOK TERRACE, Illinois and ZURICH, Switzerland – November 12, 2007 – VASCO Data Security International Inc. (Nasdaq: VDSI; www.vasco.com), the leading software security company specializing in authentication products, announced today that it expands its aXs GUARD product family. The aXs GUARD Authentication appliance will be available worldwide through VASCO’s network of VASCO’s channel partners. The aXs GUARD Internet Security Appliance will be distributed by VASCO's certified resellers.
VASCO's aXs GUARD Authentication Appliance is a standalone DIGIPASS authentication solution, based on VASCO's VACMAN core authentication platform. This easy to install, plug-and-play complete authentication solution is the ideal solution for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SME) that want to grant their remote users secure access to the company's network without having to hire an army of IT-engineers to install and maintain the system.
VASCO's aXs GUARD Internet Security Appliance provides a comprehensive and easy to use solution for every company wanting to secure its Internet related applications. Based on VASCO's VACMAN authentication platform, the product offers advanced security functionalities such as anti-virus protection, spam filtering, intrusion detection, remote connection & SSL-VPN and many more.
"With the development of the aXs GUARD product family, VASCO proves once again to be the Full Option, All Terrain Authentication Company," said Jan Valcke, VASCO's President and COO. "With aXs GUARD, we tackle the rapidly expanding market of small and medium sized enterprises in need of secure Internet applications. Smaller companies are as vulnerable as large corporations for online fraud. They mostly lack the resources to tackle online security issues. With aXs GUARD, VASCO offers an affordable, easy to install, low maintenance solution that caters the e-security needs of any SME."
The new aXs GUARD models will be available starting January 1, 2008.
For more information about aXs GUARD, please visit www.axsguard.com .
About VASCO: VASCO is the number one supplier of strong authentication and e-signature solutions and services. VASCO has established itself as the world’s leading software company specialized in Internet Security, with a customer base of close to 6,000 companies in more than 100 countries, including approximately 950 international financial institutions. VASCO’s prime markets are the financial sector, enterprise security, e-commerce and e-government.
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