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[February 04, 2013]

comForte 21 GmbH Joins the Accredited Standards Committee X9

WIESBADEN, Germany --(Business Wire)--

comForte 21 GmbH, a global provider of connectivity, middleware, and security solutions for the HP NonStop platform, today announced that it joined the Accredited Standards Committee X9 (ASC (News - Alert) X9) at the beginning of 2013. comForte 21 is a member of the X9F Data & Information Security sub-committee which deals with standardization to reduce financial data security risk and vulnerability.

'We are very pleased to be accepted as a new member of the ASC X9 committee and are looking forward to actively helping to develop and shape new security standards in the Data & Information Security Sub-committee', says Thomas Burg, CTO of comForte 21. 'comForte 21 provides organizations in the payment industry with innovative and robust security solutions and our customers will benefit from our involvement in the creation of security standards. One focus of our research is the Tokenization of credit card data which resulted in the development of our own Tokenization algorithm.'

About ASC X9

The Accrdited Standards Committee X9 (ASC X9) is an industry non-profit association made up of members from the financial services industry. ASC X9's mission is to develop and manage voluntary, consensus-based technical standards certified by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).

ASC X9 brings more than three decades of leadership in financial industry standards development. Its members include bankers, vendors, government agencies, associations, security experts, software producers, consultants and others who address technical issues, find the best solutions, and codify them into American National Standards (ANS (News - Alert)).

About comForte 21

comForte is a global leader in the market for HP NonStop solutions-offering customers a comprehensive suite of proven and innovative middleware, connectivity, and security products. Organizations in all industries are using comForte products to more effectively leverage their investment in HP NonStop systems.

With comForte, organizations can …

  • Connect NonStop platforms with the systems, applications, users, and initiatives required to meet their business and technical objectives.
  • Protect mission-critical data as it is stored in and exchanged with NonStop environments.
  • Modernize their environment by seamlessly integrating NonStop with Web services and SOA initiatives.
  • Streamline administrative efforts though intuitive interfaces, and sophisticated, robust management capabilities.

Today, more than 500 customers around the world rely on comForte products to manage access to mission-critical NonStop server applications and data.

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