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22nd April 2008

The Bunker Joins CRYPTOCard to Launch Secure Security Service to Financial Services Market

The Bunker & CRYPTOCard provide leading UK financial institution with the ultimate two-factor authentication security solution

The Bunker Secure Hosting Ltd, providers of Ultra* Secure Data Centres and Managed Services today announces its partnership with CRYPTOCard to provide a leading UK financial institution with the ultimate in two-factor authentication (2FA) security.

Boasting the best token technology in the industry, CRYPTOCard is the only company to offer 2FA as a managed service and, by working in partnership with The Bunker, it is able to provide additional options that make the service more attractive to financial services institutions.

Paul Lightfoot, director of Managed Services at The Bunker comments, “I am delighted that The Bunker is working in partnership with CRYPTOCard, together we can deliver the ultimate in two-factor authentication security. Combine this with The Bunker’s strict security protocol and you have market leading solutions that deliver.”

Both The Bunker and CRYPTOCard will be attending this year’s Infosecurity Europe where The Bunker plans to showcase The Bunker Security Protocol and promote its ISO 27001 accreditation. Jason Hart, senior VP Europe at CRYPTOCard, comments; “Compliance and auditability are essential elements for today’s financial services community. Our joint belief is that delivery against the industry standard practices of Confidentiality, Integrity, Availability and Auditability (CIAA) are essential for an industry where PCI and Sarbanes Oxley keep organisations under constant scrutiny. The development of an ultra secure service for the financial services industry takes risk reduction, resilience and standards based delivery to a new level. CRYPTOCard is pleased to be working with The Bunker in the development of such an innovative service.”

The announcement of the relationship coincides with CRYPTOCard’s launch of its service provider partner program, which provides a structured approach to helping channels increase their share of the rapidly growing revenues from managed security services. With no upfront investment and immediate service availability, CRYPTOCard’s CRYPTO-MAS managed authentication service is a unique market development opportunity for service providers and their clients. “Not only is CRYPTOCard providing us with a unique service,” continued Lightfoot, “but it is also helping us develop the market – something we wish other vendors were more proactive in doing.”

Both companies will be exhibiting at Infosecurity Europe, Olympia, London, from 22nd - 24th April. The Bunker from stand E244, and CRYPTOCard from stand G225.


About CRYPTOCard
With the best token technology in the industry and the lowest total cost of ownership, CRYPTOCard offers unsurpassed value in solutions for positively identifying individuals before giving them access to applications, data and networks. Twenty years of technical achievements have won CRYPTOCard the trust of thousands of organizations in over seventy countries. CRYPTOCard’s solutions reduce the risks associated with remote access and web-based processes, and increase compliance, at a price all businesses can afford. The only company to offer authentication in server-based, managed service and build-it-yourself options, CRYPTOCard provides the most flexible solutions on the market.

About The Bunker
The Bunker operates and supports the most secure data centres developed today and can facilitate the toughest and most demanding requirements. At The Bunker we offer market leading solutions for power, space, security, support, flexibility and scalability, with a high level of availability, resilience and redundancy built into our data centres by their very design. Both our Kent and Newbury facilities are N+1 and offer carrier independent colocation.

We specialise in ensuring the world’s most security-minded organisations have peace of mind through the provision of ultra* secure, high-availability, high-performance data centre services for clients with mission-critical applications. The Bunker boasts an unrivalled Disaster Recovery environment by coupling together unique ultra* secure data centres with highly skilled support teams to ensure un-interrupted availability, 24 x 7 x 365.

For further information contact:
David Evans/Marcus Warner
Cohesive Communications
+44 (0) 1291 626200

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