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Bull and Vordel combine their TrustWay® box and Vordel Gateway® products to provide security and performance for Service-Oriented Architectures (SOAs)

Vordel's SOA technology for securing and managing XML flows has been ported for Bull's Trustway HSM (hardware security module) box, to offer a comprehensive solution enabling public and private sector organizations to meet data protection and security regulations

Paris, March  30, 2010 -


Vordel - the publisher/vendor of SOA and Cloud governance software and hardware - and Bull are today announcing that the flagship product Vordel Gateway has been ported for Bull TrustWay encryption boxes.

The TrustWay box equipped with Vordel Gateway offers a powerful combination of innovative SOA security and management technologies and cryptographic services, as well as managing Common Criteria-certified keys to protect the implementation of Service-Oriented Architectures.

The TrustWay Vordel Gateway box:

- Combines the TrustWay Crypto PCI encryption card with the Vordel Gateway software

- Offers both security and performance

- Ensures conformity with even the most stringent data protection regulations.

"Nowadays, protecting sensitive data is a priority for every single organization," confirms Max Tu Ba, head of the Bull TrustWay product line. "Our partnership with Vordel is absolutely in line with our vision to offer our customers in the public and private sectors alike the ability to operate systems that can be totally trusted, while focusing on their core business activities. So the new TrustWay Vordel Gateway box opens up new market opportunites, both for Bull and Vordel."

Hervé Aubin, Director of Vordel France, comments: "The fact that Bull and Vordel have decided to offer a shared platform for securing and managing XML flows for SOA and Cloud architectures demonstrates that both partners want to offer innovative and high-performance solutions to their customers. Vordel's reputation in the security and management of XML infrastructures has been further strengthened by this partnership, which will enable us to develop new strategic markets."

Key features of the TrustWay Vordel Gateway box include:

  • Common Criteria certification
    Incorporates the TrustWay Crypto PCI card, which is Common Criteria EAL4+ certified and approved by ANSSI

  • XML processing
    Vordel XML Accelerator (VXA) engine, which enables XML analyses

  • Identity management and transformation
    Security Token Service (STS) mode, SAML token management and injection, support for WS-Trust, credential mapping, token mapping (X.509 to SAML, Kerberos, etc)

  • Extended protocol support for the following
    HTTP 1.0 and 1.1, JMS, MQ, FTP, SFTP, TIBCO Rendezvous, TIBCO EMS, SMTP, POP, TCP

  • Support for Web Service-oriented protocols
    SOAP 1.1 and 1.2 , Plain XML (POX), REST, Web 2.0 (XMLHttpRequest, JSON)

  • Web Service governance
    WSDL 1.2, WS-Policy 1.2, WS-SecurityPolicy 1.1, WS-Policy Attachment, UDDI

  • Safeguarding of confidential data
    The same security regulations apply to Clouds as already apply to companies: SOX, HIPPA, Basle II, Basle III...

About Vordel

Vordel provides high performance, enterprise-level hardware and software products to enable governments and large enterprises confidently deploy SOA and Cloud-linked applications. Vordel uniquely accelerates, manages and protects applications to enable enterprises govern their service usage and performance in a cost effective manner.

For more information visit: http://www.vordel.com/

About Bull, an Atos company


Bull is the trusted partner for enterprise data. The Group, which is firmly established in the Cloud and in Big Data, integrates and manages high-performance systems and end-to-end security solutions. Bull's offerings enable its customers to process all the data at their disposal, creating new types of demand. Bull converts data into value for organisations in a completely secure manner.

Bull currently employs around 9,200 people across more than 50 countries, with over 700 staff totally focused on R&D. In 2013, Bull recorded revenues of €1.3 billion.

For more information:
http://www.bull.com  /  http://www.facebook.com/BullGroup  /  http://twitter.com/bull_com


About Atos

Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is a leader in digital services with 2013 pro forma annual revenue of €10 billion and 86,000 employees in 66 countries. Serving a global client base, the Group provides Consulting & Systems Integration services, Managed Services & BPO, Cloud operations, Big Data & Security solutions, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry. With its deep technology expertise and industry knowledge, the Group works with clients across different business sectors: Defence, Health, Manufacturing, Media & Utilities, Public Sector, Retail, Telecommunications and Transportation.

Atos is focused on business technology that powers progress and helps organizations to create their firm of the future. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and is listed on the Euronext Paris market. Atos operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, and Worldline.

For more information, visit: atos.net

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