SOURCE: Ingrian Networks

June 11, 2007 07:30 ET

Ingrian Teams With IBM to Deliver Innovative Solutions for Retail

Ingrian's DataSecure Platform Validated on the IBM Store Integration Framework Solution

REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwire - June 11, 2007) - Ingrian® Networks, Inc., the leading provider of data privacy solutions, today announced it has successfully completed validation of its DataSecure® Platforms on IBM Store Integration Framework -- IBM's flexible, scalable Java™ 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE), operating environment and componentized architecture, built for retail stores using industry-leading IBM middleware.

The Ready for IBM Retail Store Innovations - Store Integration Framework initiative brings together platform-independent software vendors that deliver proven solutions designed and built for the retail industry. Through this initiative, IBM works with select IBM Business Partners to validate solutions that meet a rigorous assessment of next-generation, open-standards-based store environments.

Ingrian and IBM are working to deliver enterprise encryption solutions to help retailers encrypt sensitive data to protect their customers and adhere to PCI and other regulatory requirements. Ingrian DataSecure® Platforms provide an intelligent, cost-effective way to protect critical data from both internal and external threats. Featuring dedicated hardware appliances and patent-pending cryptography software, Ingrian's solutions deliver capabilities for granular encryption, seamless integration, and centralized key and policy management including:

--  Retailers, financial institutions, and payment processors in adhering
    to card issuer security policies like the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data
    Security Standard.
--  Organizations around the world seeking to comply with privacy
    legislation, such as California SB1386, the Europe Union Data Protection
    Directive, and many others.
--  Financial institutions seeking to comply with Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act.
--  Government agencies striving to adhere to the Federal Information
    Security Management Act.
    
"We are pleased to be partnering with IBM and have received validation on the IBM Store Integration Framework," said Michael Howard, president and CEO of Ingrian Networks. "Security for retail organizations has become imperative and as IT environments become more complex, it's more important than ever for retailers to be able to turn to proven solutions from names they trust."

Ingrian provides a solution for encrypting retailers' sensitive data at the point of capture, whether it be at the store or via e-commerce websites, and provides a mechanism for maintaining this data encrypted throughout its lifecycle in the retailers' data center. Ingrian supports central management of keys, auditing, logging, separation of roles and responsibilities, policy support so that retailers can deploy a solution that meets their operational requirements and adheres to the various regulatory requirements.

For more information on IBM Retail solutions, please visit www.ibm.com/retail.

About Ingrian Networks

Ingrian Networks brings complete data privacy to the enterprise. With Ingrian DataSecure Platforms, organizations can protect structured and unstructured data, within the data center out to remote locations, and ensure compliance with legislative and policy mandates for security. DataSecure features a dedicated security appliance and specialized software that enables organizations to encrypt sensitive data in applications and databases. With its capabilities for granular encryption, seamless integration, and centralized key and policy 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 VentureWorks. For more information, visit http://www.ingrian.com.

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