Newton, Mass -- December 20, 2004 -- Rocket Software today announced that it has signed a pact with Selesta, to expand marketing of Rocket's security-focused software in Spain, Portugal and Italy. Under terms of the agreement, Selesta will resell Rocket Agent for SecurID and z/OS and Rocket's LDAP technologies.
These solutions are distributed by Selesta Security Systems SpA, a Selesta Group stock company, which designs and implements advanced solutions for the logic security of informative systems. The company stands out for its ability to collaborate with and assist its clients in the activities necessary to reach an adequate level of "Security Government," by means of the supply of projects, specific know-how and the best technological solutions.
Adriano Prefumo, president of the board of directors of Selesta S.p.A., said: "Rocket Software has a strengthened experience in some thematic areas of great interest for us, as they have several partnerships with some of the major software vendors. Rocket Software technology will allow Selesta to provide the reference market with a more complete and worthwhile offering."
Johan Magnusson, CFO of Rocket Software, said, "Selesta has strong customer relationships and a good knowledge of the Southern European market. We are excited to work with them as we expand the international distribution of our products."
Selesta S.p.A. is one of the Italian successes, of international scope, playing a major role in the world of Information Technology, especially in large and medium sized enterprise environments. The innovative connotation of the solutions offered, the ability to listen to clients and the market, together with the great specialization acquired through its Business Units, make up the determining factors for the success that Selesta has reached in more than twenty years of activity on both national and international markets.
Selesta S.p.A. operates in Italy from the head office and historical seat in Genoa and offices of Milan, Rome, Turin, Vicenza and Bologna. At the international level, the branch offices are: Madrid, Lisbon and Paris. For more information, please visit www.selesta.com.
Selesta Security Systems S.p.A
This is the Selesta Group company dedicated to the design and implementation of advanced solutions for the Logical Security of Informative Systems. In this field, it stands out for its remarkable specialization in the thematic areas of greatest significance such as: Identity & Access Management, Provisioning, Web Access Control, Enterprise Single Sign-on, Strong Authentication, Real Time Security Monitoring, Security Auditing & Forensics Analysis, Risk & Vulnerability Assessment.
About Rocket Software
Rocket Software (www.rocketsoftware.com) is a global software development firm that builds enterprise products and delivers enterprise solutions in the following segments: Business Intelligence and Analytics; Storage, Networks, and Compliance; Application Development, Integration, and Modernization; and Database Servers and Tools. Rocket is engaged in business and technology partnerships with IBM, EMC, Fujitsu, HP Enterprise Services, Hitachi Data Systems, Avaya, Motorola, Epicor, and many others. The company is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, USA.