Datapath, KoolSpan Team To Deliver Innovative Managed Secure Communication Services
DataPath to add KoolSpan’s TrustChip Voice and TrustCenter to provide customers in government and commercial mission-critical operations with an ultra-secure managed communications offering.
Duluth, Ga. and Bethesda, Md., March. 23, 2009 – DataPath, Inc., a leading provider of satellite and wireless communications networks around the world, and KoolSpan, Inc., developer of the TrustChip® family of secure connectivity solutions that seamlessly unite mission-critical network devices, today announced that they will team together to deliver innovative managed secure voice communications to government and commercial mission-critical operations.
DataPath specializes in providing reliable and secure communications solutions for military, government, media and telecom network operators. Under the agreement, KoolSpan’s TrustChip Voice will be deployed to enable secure voice communication, and TrustCenter will be added to DataPath’s world-class Network Operations Center (NOC) for ease of management and scale.
“TrustChip Voice and TrustCenter are excellent products that help us expand our portfolio of managed secure voice services to both current and prospective customers,” said Brian Symonds, DataPath’s vice president of Global Services. “TrustChip Voice and TrustCenter will be especially critical in markets where there is a clear need for secure mobile communications on existing cellular infrastructure.”
KoolSpan’s TrustChip technology is designed to make use of industry standard SD memory slots (micro, mini and full-size) available on cell phones, computers and other devices. KoolSpan TrustChips feature a streamlined device-to-device architecture, providing host devices strong mutual authentication and fully encrypted network connectivity.
“We are pleased to work with DataPath, one of the world’s leading managed communication services providers,” said KoolSpan Area Director Mike Maurer. “DataPath’s state-of-the-art NOC provides the ideal environment for TrustChip Voice delivery.”
KoolSpan technology has been rigorously tested and reviewed by top security research organizations in the United States government, as well as many industry trade publications. KoolSpan is an Information Security Magazine/TechTarget Readers Choice Award winner for Best Emerging Technology, a category winner of the SC Award for Best Multi-Factor Authentication technology, and was featured by the editors of Network World as one of the Top Ten “Security Companies to Watch.”
About KoolSpan, Inc.
Based in Bethesda, Md., KoolSpan is the leading innovator of simple secure connectivity solutions that seamlessly unite mission-critical network devices. From smartphones to servers, KoolSpan’s TrustChip® crypto engine creates secure and trusted connections between any two points independent of network boundaries. KoolSpan delivers off-the-shelf enterprise and developer-friendly embeddable solutions, enabling a flexible, cost-effective approach to device security that can drop in, operate automatically and self-manage in a wide range of platforms. To learn more, visit www.koolspan.com or call 240.880.4400.
About DataPath, Inc.
DataPath is a global leader in creating satellite-based network solutions that solve customers’ toughest communications challenges. We specialize in enabling highly complex, video-intensive communications networks that are critical to the operations of military, civilian government and commercial organizations. Even in the most urgent time frames and extreme conditions, we establish and maintain communications anywhere and deliver total network control through our communications solutions, MaxView® network control software and comprehensive services. SWE DISH Satellite Systems AB, a Stockholm-based, global leader in the design and manufacture of mobile satellite communications systems, is a wholly owned subsidiary. DataPath is headquartered in Duluth, Ga., U.S.A. and operates via more than two dozen offices and distributor locations around the world. For more information, visit www.datapath.com.
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