WISeKey becomes Microsoft Gold Certified Partner

Geneva (ots) - WISeKey announces achievement of Microsoft Gold Certified Partner status, reaching the highest level in the ISV/Software Solutions competency as a result of its success in delivering solutions to customers.

"We greatly appreciate the ongoing investment of WISeKey in the partnership with Microsoft and congratulate WISeKey for the recently acquired Microsoft Gold Certified Partner status. The integrated and holistic business approach does allow WISeKey to realize solutions with a maximum value for customers", says Beat Sommerhalder, Director SMS&P, Microsoft Switzerland Ltd.Liab.

During the last year, WISeKey worked on several initiatives, announcing products that support and extend the latest Microsoft technology, including CertifyID TrustCenter (BlackBox) that brings organisations to the next level of business integration and efficiency with collaborative trust ecosystems, CertifyID Guardian enabling customers such as major Fortune 500 companies to run mission critical security systems with confidence, and the CertifyID Account system which implements the recently released CardSpace technology. WISeKey's products have also passed Windows Server and SQL Platform Tests, and most recently been Certified for Windows Vista, and WISeKey is working closely with Microsoft to support Longhorn Windows Server 2008 and have its CertifyID TrustCenter Certified for Windows Server 2008 later this year.

"This important nomination arrived just one year after WISeKey entered into a Service Level Agreement (SLA) with Microsoft on PKI and Digital Identification, allowing WISeKey to expand the reach of its Digital Identification technology as a ' lead partner for Digital Identification of Microsoft ' . By making WISeKey a Gold Certified Partner, Microsoft is acknowledging the expertise and influence that WISeKey has on the eSecurity market and is another major milestone for the company on its strategic relation with Microsoft." said Carlos Moreira, CEO, WISekey SA.


Daniel Ybarra,

VP Corporate Communications

E-Mail: dybarra@wisekey.com

Tel.: +41/22/594'30'00