SOURCE: Ingrian Networks

October 30, 2006 05:00 ET

Ingrian Networks and nuBridges Partner to Deliver Comprehensive Data Security Solutions to Enterprises Worldwide

Ingrian and nuBridges Collaborate to Offer Enterprise Users End to End Encryption Solutions

REDWOOD CITY, CA and ATLANTA, GA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 30, 2006 -- nuBridges, LLC, an eBusiness software and services provider for thousands of manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, utilities, and financial services firms worldwide, and Ingrian® Networks, Inc., the leading provider of data privacy solutions, today announced a joint partnership to offer customers full and comprehensive solutions to their data security concerns. Under the agreement, nuBridges will participate in the Ingrian KeySecure™ Partner Program. The companies will work together to expand into new markets for data security and encryption, with special focus on helping AS400 users satisfy Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance.

"The nuBridges partnership with Ingrian is significant because of Ingrian's shared commitment to data security on a wide variety of technology platforms and databases," said Gary Palgon, Senior Director of Connectivity and Security for nuBridges. "Ingrian and nuBridges have security and encryption offerings that address different areas of the security gap and are quite complementary."

A known leader in AS400 encryption and data security, nuBridges' offerings allow companies to secure sensitive data when in transit and at rest, while complying to all industry mandates. Coupled with Ingrian's data privacy solutions, the two companies can now offer their customers complete data security services, customized and tailored to their specific needs in any environment.

Strengthening the partnership, the Ingrian KeySecure Partner Program is based on the Ingrian CHOICE™ encryption architecture. Ingrian CHOICE is a flexible, integrated approach allowing end-users to choose the solution they need today and then leverage their investment by adding solutions from Ingrian partners to further expand their security infrastructure. Ingrian CHOICE allows enterprises to address many of their data privacy related concerns through a combination of technology solutions and best practices. It is an architecture that enables compliance, encrypts data in business processes, and can adapt to the evolving nature of the threats that enterprises must combat on a daily basis. The KeySecure program offers several benefits to partners including joint marketing, lead referral support, training, and customer support.

"Ingrian is pleased to be aligned with a company with the caliber of nuBridges that understands connectivity, security, and collaboration throughout the supply-chain," said Karim Toubba, Vice President of Product Management and Corporate Strategy for Ingrian Networks. "As more businesses look for complete solutions to secure data and to meet government mandates, we're confident our partnership with nuBridges will enable us to offer superior value to customers of all sizes and technical levels."

About nuBridges, LLC

nuBridges, LLC provides eBusiness software and services for thousands of manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, utilities, and financial services firms worldwide. From secure connectivity to complete online collaboration, nuBridges is the practical path to eBusiness for trading partners of all sizes and technical levels. For more information on nuBridges, visit

About Ingrian Networks

Ingrian Networks brings complete data privacy to the enterprise. With Ingrian DataSecure Platforms, organizations can protect critical data from both internal and external threats, and ensure compliance with legislative and policy mandates for security. DataSecure features a dedicated security appliance and specialized software that enables organizations to encrypt critical data in applications and databases. With its capabilities for granular encryption, seamless integration, and centralized security management, DataSecure enables organizations to guard against a range of security threats, with unparalleled ease and cost effectiveness. Ingrian is a privately held company backed by such investors as Globespan Capital Partners, HighBAR Ventures, Menlo Ventures, Partech International, and Prism Venture Partners. For more information, visit

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