CRYPTOCard secures distribution in Sultanate of Oman
02/25/2010

Oman’s leading software services company Riyam Computer Services LLC is the latest company to adopt and promote its award winning managed authentication service CRYPTO-MAS and the market leading BlackShield ID server.

Online PR News – 25-February-2010 – – Bristol, UK, & Muscat, Oman, 25 February 2010: CRYPTOCard, a leading developer of two-factor authentication (2FA) technology, today announced that Oman’s leading software services company Riyam Computer Services LLC is the latest company to adopt and promote its award winning managed authentication service CRYPTO-MAS and the market leading BlackShield ID server.

Bundling the CRYPTOCard solutions into its portfolio of computer and network related services; Riyam is able to deliver added value and security to its customers’ IT infrastructure making it secure and robust.

Manoj Shah, COO of Riyam, a business which manages a large number of servers and desktops within Oman commented, “We are always looking to bring leading edge solutions into Oman. The potential to supply CRYPTOCard’s solutions to our customers is a natural fit for our business, as we place great importance on offering customers unmatched security solutions.”

“Security solutions are a growing market here, as customers look to counter the threats presented by hackers and ID thieves and reduce the security risks that traditional passwords simply can’t address. We have seen demand for security solutions increase incredibly in the past 12 months. This tremendous increase in demand makes the alliance with CRYPTOCard beneficial as it will strengthen our portfolio and help to offer greater value to our customers,” said Manoj.

Riyam will be working closely with CRYPTOCard to provide customers with options which will benefit them by adding authentication as an essential element when building remote access networks. The security for remote access in Oman is echoing that of other countries – as businesses look to improve efficiency and effectiveness on a global stage. CRYPTOCard’s solution offering will also help the nation’s foray into the IT enabled society for digital economy and e-Government projects.

“This partnership underlines the global growth in demand for authentication solutions.” says Jason Hart, Snr VP EMEA, CRYPTOCard. “The development of traditional access networks and the increasing adoption of on-line services that offer access to both employees, partners and suppliers, is being driven by Cloud-computing and our partnership will mean that Riyam is well positioned to help businesses secure their valuable business assets”.

CRYPTO-MAS is a unique managed service which provides a flexible, affordable solution using two-factor authentication technology to positively identify individuals before giving them access to applications, data and networks. CRYPTO-MAS simply sits in front of a company’s access network – no hardware or software installation is required. High levels of security can be provided in a matter of minutes.

BlackShield ID is an award winning server based authentication solution that combines with CRYPTOCard’s wide range of tokens to secure access to a company’s network. Recent addition of SMS tokens and integration with secure USB devices such as Ironkey make BlackShield ID one of the most flexible and secure solutions on the market. Extensive integration options are included within the price and the simple management interface minimises the amount of time spent deploying and managing tokens for the users.

About Riyam Computer Services LLC, http://www.omzest.com/rcs.htm

Established in 1983, Riyam Computer Services LLC (RCS) is a leading software solution and services provider in the Sultanate of Oman. It belongs to one of the leading business Groups, the OMZEST (Omar Zawawi Establishment) Group of Companies (www.omzest.com) . RCS has built a strong track record of providing professional IT solutions and services to both private and government sectors. RCS has earned the trust and goodwill of the market as one of the most competent, customer-friendly and reliable software consultancy companies to do business with.

About CRYPTOCard, www.cryptocard.com
CRYPTOCard’s award winning two-factor authentication solutions reduce the risks associated with remote access and web-based processes through strong password security and increased compliance, at a price all businesses can afford. The only company to offer authentication in server-based, managed service and build-it-yourself options, CRYPTOCard provide the most flexible solutions on the market for matching customer’s password security policies. Twenty-years of technical achievements have won CRYPTOCard the trust of thousands of organizations in over 70 countries, including BMW, Dubai Bank and TTT Moneycorp.

For further information contact:
Pamela Oldfield
CRYPTOCard
Tel : +44 (0)870 7077 700
Email: pamela.oldfield@cryptocard.com

NFN Rahman
Riyam Computer Services LLC
Tel : +968 2456 1122
Email : rahman_rcs@omzest.com