Entrust, EJADA Partner to Bring Layered Security Solutions to Middle East

    Partner to deploy strong authentication, PKI to protect information, meet

    DALLAS, Jan. 16 /CNW/ -- In an ongoing effort to bolster channel support
across the globe, EJADA Company Limited and Entrust Limited a subsidiary of
Entrust, Inc. (Nasdaq:   ENTU) announce a partnership agreement to offer Middle
East financial and telecommunications enterprises and government agencies
layered security solutions that protect information and digital identities.
    "This partnership agreement comes to ensure EJADA's commitment and
long-term objectives toward the Middle Eastern region and keeps our customers
ahead of the competition with the rapid adoption of emerging technologies,"
said Fawaz Abou Nasr, EJADA's executive vice president of Business Development
& Corporate Planning.
    EJADA, the leading IT services and solutions provider in the Middle East
and North Africa, will deploy Entrust's full range of security solutions to
enable Saudi Arabian, Jordanian and Egyptian customer bases to realize the
comprehensive benefits of a strategic layered security model.
    "EJADA has a strong foothold in the Middle Eastern and North African
markets," said Entrust Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Bill
Conner. "We look forward to leveraging their services and expertise in future
deployments of a layered security approach to help secure digital identities
and information in the region."
    With award-winning solutions like the Entrust IdentityGuard versatile
authentication platform, enterprises and government agencies in the Middle
East will be able to apply security policies and procedures that protect their
information and help fulfill regulatory demands, while still empowering users.
Entrust layered security solutions currently help protect organizations in
more than 60 countries across the globe.
    "Entrust is a great value-add to EJADA's broad range of security
management offerings and capabilities," said Tony Berro, EJADA's Regional
Director, Infrastructure & Service Management. "Entrust, a leader in PKI,
provides layered security solutions that help secure consumer, enterprise and
government environments."
    EJADA Systems Company Limited (EJADA) is a leading IT services &
solutions provider in the Middle East & North Africa enabling enterprises in
banking and finance, oil and gas, telecommunication and government sectors to
maintain their competitive edge in today's dynamic market. EJADA operates from
its head office in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and through branches in Jordan, Egypt
and United Arab Emirates with a network of various channel partners covering
the rest of the region.
    About Entrust
    Entrust (Nasdaq:   ENTU) secures digital identities and information for
consumers, enterprises and governments in 1,700 organizations spanning 60
countries. Leveraging a layered security approach to address growing risks,
Entrust solutions help secure the most common digital identity and information
protection pain points in an organization. These include SSL, authentication,
fraud detection, shared data protection and e-mail security. For information,
call 888-690-2424, e-mail entrust@entrust.com or visit http://www.entrust.com.
    Entrust is a registered trademark of Entrust, Inc. in the United States
and certain other countries. In Canada, Entrust is a registered trademark of
Entrust Limited. All Entrust product names are trademarks or registered
trademarks of Entrust, Inc. or Entrust Limited. All other company and product
names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

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