If you are worried about confidentiality and integrity of data and you have to meet the diverse needs for remote-access for today’s enterprise then your worries are over. HCL Infosystems, India’s premier information enabling company and PortWise, Europe’s leading company for SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) VPN (Virtual Private Network) solutions entered into a strategic OEM alliance. Under the terms of the agreement, HCL Infosystems will incorporate PortWise’s software suite – which provides totally secure access for all types of users from multiple channels and devices. This announcement consolidates HCL’s position in providing value-added services to its customers across the country.
The PortWise product suite provides companies with secure remote access to corporate applications using the Internet and the latest security standards. This type of access significantly improves enterprise efficiency and productivity – without the limitations and expense associated with other access technologies-and dramatically lowers administrative requirements. The PortWise product suite, shipped as both software and security appliance, is widely recognised as the leading offering in terms of its ability to address the issues facing the next generation of SSL VPNs – scalability and policy management.
“We pride ourselves on delivering world-class information technology solutions and services to our customers, and are forever setting new standards for IT throughout the industry,” said George Paul, Vice-President Marketing, HCL Infosystems. “In keeping with that, we wanted to take the initiative and bring this technology to India. We are happy to partner with PortWise and are confident that we will be able to provide more secure solutions to our enterprise customers across the country”.
HCL is launching ‘HCL InfoSecuAccess’ for multi-factor authentication and secure access to an enterprise’ business applications. HCL shall have the unique PortWise technology integrated in its product to provide secure access to partners, employees, suppliers on a commercial network.
“We are very happy to have HCL Infosystems join the PortWise family of OEM partners,” said Kaushik Thakkar, Co-Founder and Vice President Strategic Development for PortWise. “India remains a vast market for IT hardware and services, and HCL is a leader throughout the country. Our strategic partnership moves us one step closer to making our technology available to corporate enterprises on a global basis”.
Founded in 1976, HCL Infosystems offers its customers technology solutions across multiple platforms. The company was rated the number one brand in the IDC India – Dataquest Customer Satisfaction Audit 2004. HCL has been rated number one in product reliability and performance, pre-sales and marketing and delivery and installation parameters exceeding the industry expectation.
PortWise is the European leader in the SSL VPN market, with a client portfolio that includes over 150 corporate customers, 500,000 users and some of the world’s largest implementations. The company’s software suite provides highly secure, clientless, remote access; the only piece of equipment required to access corporate applications and data is an industry standard browser, enabling access from anywhere, at any time, and from any device. The award winning PortWise product suite, shipped as both software and security appliance, is widely recognised as the leading offering in terms of its ability to address the issues facing the next generation of SSL VPNs – scalability and policy management. Blue chip clients that are currently enjoying the benefits of the PortWise solution include: Ericsson, Toyota, HSB Bank and the Central Bank of Sweden. PortWise is a privately owned company, and its investors include Cazenove Private Equity, Four Seasons Venture and Scope. PortWise have offices in London, Sweden, the USA and India. For more information, please go to www.portwise.com
About HCL Infosystems
HCL Infosystems, India’s premier information enabling and integration company, offers its customers technology solutions across multiple platforms. It works closely with many leading global player like Intel, Toshiba, HP, Ericsson, Microsoft, Nokia and Sun Microsystems among others.
HCL Infosystems has direct customer services center across 160 locations and two ISO 9001 certified state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities. With a mission to provide world-class information technology solutions and services to enable its customers to serve their customers better, HCL Infosystems is forever setting new standards of IT in the country.