Gemalto Adds Strong Identity Protection to Citrix Access Gateway

 

AUSTIN, TX, Dec 11, 2007 - Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, today announced its strong authentication platform is verified as Citrix Ready™ for use with the Citrix Access Gateway™ line of SSL VPN appliances, including its Standard, Advanced and Enterprise editions.  The Gemalto platform—which includes an authentication server and a family of convenient, personal, portable security devices—addresses the security risks of static passwords by adding two-factor identity protection to Citrix Access Gateway, a key component in the Citrix application delivery infrastructure.
 
The strong authentication platform is available through Protiva™, Gemalto’s packaged, end-to-end secure network identity solution that is optimized for easy deployment in organizations of all sizes and offered through Gemalto’s channel partners.  It supports a range of two-factor devices and authentication technologies, including one time password (OTP) based on the OATH standard and Gemalto .NET technology for certificate-based authentication.
 
Citrix and Gemalto have collaborated to ensure that Protiva solutions easily integrate with Citrix Access Gateway to add multi-factor user authentication for users who require secure application access to IT applications and resources.
 
“As a packaged solution, Protiva provides organizations with a convenient way to add an additional level of identity protection to Citrix Access Gateway,” said Jerome Denis, Gemalto’s global marketing director for identity and access management.  “It strongly protects access at both the client and the server while preserving the full capabilities of the Citrix application delivery infrastructure.”
 
More information about Protiva is available at www.protiva.gemalto.com.


About Gemalto

Gemalto (Euronext NL 0000400653 GTO) is the leader in digital security with pro forma 2006 annual revenues of €1.7 billion, more than 85 offices in 40 countries and about 10,000 employees including 1,300 R&D engineers.
In a world where the digital revolution is increasingly transforming our lives, Gemalto’s solutions are designed to make personal digital interactions more convenient, secure and enjoyable.
Gemalto provides end-to-end digital security solutions, from the development of software applications through design and production of secure personal devices such as smart cards, SIMs, e-passports, and tokens to the deployment of managed services for its customers.
More than a billion people worldwide use the company's products and services for telecommunications, financial services, e-government, identity management, multimedia content, digital rights management, IT security, mass transit and many other applications.

As the use of Gemalto’s software and secure devices increases with the number of people interacting in the digital and wireless world, the company is poised to thrive over the coming years.
Gemalto was formed in June 2006 by the combination of Axalto and Gemplus.
For more information please visit www.gemalto.com.

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