VASCO adds virtual appliance to its IDENTIKEY product range

Wed Jan 16, 2013 3:00am EST

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Virtual appliance offers remote access security
OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill.  and  ZURICH,  Jan. 16, 2013  /PRNewswire/ -- VASCO Data
Security International, Inc. (Nasdaq: VDSI;, a leading software
security company specializing in strong authentication products and services,
announced today the release of its IDENTIKEY Virtual Appliance.

IDENTIKEY Virtual appliance complements VASCO's successful IDENTIKEY Appliance
product range offering hypervisor remote access security providing customers
with the flexibility to choose the deployment model that best meets their unique
security requirements.  

The virtual appliance delivers the same unmatched security features and
functionality as the current stand-alone hardware IDENTIKEY Appliance. Offering
the many benefits of virtualization such as cost savings, rapid deployment and
provisioning, simplified policy management and a web based administrator
interface, IDENTIKEY Virtual Appliance is an excellent choice for organizations
that have developed a virtualization strategy and are looking to move their
security infrastructure to a virtual environment.

IDENTIKEY Virtual Appliance validates DIGIPASS generated one-time passwords and
e-signatures to secure remote access to corporate networks and web-based
applications offering high-level security by replacing weak static passwords.
The appliance is supported on the most popular hypervisor products, guaranteeing
a widespread acceptance.

The virtual appliance complements the existing IDENTIKEY offering:

* IDENTIKEY Authentication Server: a robust and complete off-the-shelf
centralized authentication server  
* IDENTIKEY Federation Server: a server appliance providing you with the most
powerful identity & access management platform  
* IDENTIKEY Appliance: merges the IDENTIKEY Authentication Server and a 19"
physical appliance into a completely managed server

"With the release of the IDENTIKEY Virtual Appliance, VASCO answers
organizations' growing business needs driven by increasing mobility and
virtualization," states  Jan Valcke, President and COO of VASCO Data Security.
"The extended portfolio of VASCO's authentication server products provides
customers with a wide choice of highly scalable and cost-effective security
solutions allowing them to stay ahead in the rapid changing IT landscape while
protecting their corporate assets."

This complete and strong offer is available as of mid-February and addresses the
needs of small and large companies in any market, as well as financial
institutions that are looking to deploy an on-premise solution with the highest

VASCO is a leading supplier of strong authentication and e-signature solutions
and services specializing in Internet security applications and transactions.
VASCO has positioned itself as a global software company for Internet security
serving a customer base of approximately 10,000 companies in more than 100
countries, including approximately 1,700 international financial institutions.
VASCO's prime markets are the financial sector, enterprise security, e-commerce
and e-government.

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performances are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements
(1) are identified by use of terms and phrases such as "expect," "believe,"
"will," "anticipate," "emerging," "intend," "plan," "could," "may," "estimate,"
"should," "objective" and "goal," "possible," "potential," and similar words and
expressions, but such words and phrases are not the exclusive means of
identifying them, and (2) are subject to risks and uncertainties and represent
our present expectations or beliefs concerning future events. VASCO cautions
that the forward-looking statements are qualified by important factors that
could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the
forward-looking statements. These risks, uncertainties and other factors have
been described in greater detail in the Annual Report on Form 10-K for the
fiscal year ended  December 31, 2010  filed with the Securities and Exchange
Commission and include, but are not limited to, (a) risks of general market
conditions, including currency fluctuations and the uncertainties in world
economic and financial markets, (b) risks inherent to the computer and network
security industry, including rapidly changing technology, evolving industry
standards, increasing numbers of patent infringement claims, changes in customer
requirements, price competitive bidding, and changing government regulations,
and (c) risks specific to VASCO, including, demand for our products and
services, competition from more established firms and others, pressures on price
levels and our historical dependence on relatively few products, certain
suppliers and certain key customers. Reference is made to VASCO's public filings
with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for further information
regarding VASCO and its operations.

This document may contain trademarks of VASCO Data Security International, Inc.
and its subsidiaries, including VASCO, the VASCO "V" design, DIGIPASS, VACMAN,

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