Columbitech Mobile VPN Certified As AT&T Enterprise Solution

By PRESS RELEASE — May 21, 2009

NEW YORK -- Columbitech announced its mobile VPN successfully achieved validation as an AT&T Certified Enterprise Solution.

After an independently verified evaluation of quality from the AT&T devCentral program, the software security solution was recognized as a certified security optimization and VPN solution.

The AT&T Enterprise Solution Program provides potential customers with assurance of quality and reliability across AT&T networks and devices. Columbitech complements this focus by providing wireless security for all Windows Mobile devices and laptops using Windows XP or Vista.

The certification process involves stringent testing to confirm the solution's performance, user interface, data integrity, application security and wireless data transmission efficiency all meet or exceed AT&T usability guidelines. As the only FIPS 140-2 certified intelligent mobile VPN, Columbitech meets AT&T's need for both mobility and security in one, comprehensive solution.

"AT&T's validation of our mobile VPN further demonstrates our commitment to providing customers with the highest quality of enterprise mobility solutions," said Asa Holmstrom, president of Columbitech. "It is important that our customers embrace the power of wireless, and our mobile VPN enables them to do so through a combination of productivity and strong security. We look forward to expanding our ongoing business efforts with AT&T customers to help enterprises realize the benefits of true mobility."

The Columbitech Mobile VPN provides secure, continuous access to files and applications for remote and field workers. The only solution to deliver simultaneous voice and data capabilities for new and existing devices, Columbitech's session persistence and seamless roaming features allow users to increase productivity without sacrificing security. The solution also features two-factor authentication as well as military-grade FIPS 140-2 certification

The Columbitech Mobile VPN supports broadband and wireless networks and devices, including 2G (CDMA, iDEN, GSM), 2.5G (EDGE and CDMA2000 1x-RTT), 3G (EV-DO, UMTS, HSPA), and future 4G-capable networks. The solution is available for hyper mobile users in any enterprise environment and is currently deployed in a number of industries, including public safety, government, banking, retail, transport/logistics and insurance.

About Columbitech

Columbitech, the world's most deployed mobile VPN provider, enables fearless enterprise mobility. It allows organizations to protect their entire workforce with one, cost-effective VPN solution while improving productivity. The software-based solution offers secure, persistent remote access from laptops and other mobile devices, with seamless roaming between wired and wireless IP-based networks, including Wi-Fi, 3G and WiMAX. The Columbitech Mobile VPN provides transparent access to any enterprise application without any software changes.
The embedded solution is OEM licensed by leading companies such as Motorola, Ericsson and TeliaSonera, and holds a FIPS 140-2 certification. With over two million users, customers include three of the top ten U.S. retailers, public safety agencies, all military branches in the U.S., postal and logistics companies as well as several large telecommunications service providers. Columbitech has been recognized with Frost & Sullivan's 2008 Global Market Strategy Leadership Award. The company is privately held with offices in Stockholm, Sweden and New York, U.S.A.)


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