Reading, Berks -4th September 2001, HarrierZeuros a division of Harrier
Group plc (AIM: HRR) announced today that the Government agency, Office of
Government Commerce (OGC) has chosen HarrierZeuros to provide a highly
secure, remote access solution for off-site personnel.
OGC has been set up to lead a wide-ranging programme to modernise
procurement in government, and deliver substantial value for money
improvements. OGC is developing an integrated procurement policy and
strategy across government and represents the UK on procurement matters in
Europe, in the World Trade Organisation.
"Many civil servants are already working from remote sites, in hotels and
from home and require access to essential information and to exchange data.
To support these changes it will be vital to extend the organisation's
security strategy to cover secure portable computing, over our networks,"
commented Ian Marks of OGC.
HarrerZeuros' solution includes Check Point's Firewall-1, to track and
control communications and RSA Security's ACE/Server. RSA Security's
ACE/Server facilitates user authentication and segregates duties for remote
users; it is also capable of handling a significant amount of simultaneous
David Cheesman CEO of HarrierZeuros commented, "We are delighted to be
working with OGC on this project, to facilitate the growing trend for
flexible working. Our solution will provide the scalability required to
handle the growing traffic volumes, whilst offering remote users secure
access to the OGC's networks."
About HarrierZeuros Ltd
HarrierZeuros Ltd offers an independent approach to technology led solutions
enabling its customers to leverage further productivity from their networks
and the data stored within them. The company's extensive range of Managed
Services also provides HarrierZeuros' customers with an effective way to
secure and protect their business critical data without the enormous
overheads of setting up and maintaining a suitable system.
HarrierZeuros Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of Harrier Group plc (AIM:
HRR), the only UK listed secure managed services company that has been
providing major corporations with comprehensive network, security and
advanced data protection and management solutions since 1987.
HarrierZeuros' clients include: Prudential, Vodafone, CSC Computer Sciences,
Friends Provident Life and GKN Westland Helicopters.
For further information please visit http://www.harrierzeuros.co.uk
Harrier Group plc
Tel: 0118 931 9310
Marylebone Media Relations
Tel: 0118 975 5188
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