There’s a better alternative than replacing E-Business Server encryption tools. Software Diversified Services now supports, maintains, and develops the E-Business Server.
If you’ve been using E-Business Server before October 2013, keep using it. Support continues without interruption. You need not convert to some new product. You suffer no new costs. And product enhancements are coming soon.
SDS E-Business Server®:
- Easy to Use.
- Absolutely Secure.
- Enterprise-Wide Service.
Software Diversified Services has assumed all support and development of the E-Business Server data-encryption and security tools.
SDS sees immense value in the E-Business Server, especially for protecting data at the large scales required by its traditional customers: Fortune 1,000 corporations and large government agencies.
SDS brings new expertise and its complete commitment to the E-Business Server. We will ensure that it continues to work efficiently and reliably on new and updated platforms, with state-of-the art encryption algorithms.
“Our continuing maintenance and development of E-Business Server will guarantee its credibility with auditors and the organizations that enforce compliance with security standards—for example, the PCI Security Standards Council,” said Jim Lampi, Vice-President, SDS.
Support and development of E-Business Server by SDS has the advantage of teaming with our other security tools. VitalSigns for FTP automates enforcement of security standards throughout enterprises. Our collaboration with SSH Corporation provides SSH encryption for data in transit through networks.
E-Business Server provides a simple-to-use infrastructure for OpenPGP encryption throughout an enterprise. Features include versatile APIs for integrating security into applications, scripts, and batch processes; unified, browser-based controls for managing multiple key and certification servers; data compression and automatic translation between ASCII and EBCDIC.
E-Business Server FAQs regarding Acquisition
Q: Why is SDS assuming the E-Business Server?
A: SDS is a leader in the security, encryption and data compression technologies, and brings more than 30 years of software expertise. SDS is the right choice to ensure customers can continue to protect their data using the industry-standard encryption technologies provided by E-Business Server.
Q: What will happen to E-Business Server solutions existing before October 2013?
A: From October 1, 2013, SDS will provide ongoing support and maintenance in addition to managing future product development.
Q: Is there a migration plan or product replacement for previous customers?
A: Pre-Oct.-2013 customers can contact SDS directly to arrange extended support contracts. In the meantime, you can continue to use E-Business Server with no service interruption. Because SDS will provide support and maintenance for continuing customers and plans to continue to actively develop the E-Business Server product, there is no need to replace E-Business Server.
Q: Will E-Business Server continue to be upgraded to meet evolving security needs?
A: Yes, SDS plans to continue to develop the E-Business Server product to ensure that this product meets evolving security needs.
Q: Can I purchase additional licenses for E-Business Server?
A: Yes, you can purchase additional licenses for E-Business Server directly from SDS. To ensure continuous service and support for valued customers, SDS delivers sales and support to both existing and new users.
Q: Who do we contact and when can we contact you for support?
A: You can contact SDS for any support related issues beginning October 1, 2013. If you are current on your maintenance, support is free of charge. When your maintenance expires, you’ll need to renew with SDS.
Q: What do you need from me, as a customer, if I want to renew maintenance with SDS when my current maintenance expires?
A: We will honor your past charges from last year for maintenance/support. You’ll want to provide us with the cost from last year’s bill along with the grant number.
Q: What do you need from me, as a reseller, if my customer wants to renew their maintenance?
A: Provide your customer’s grant number, entitlement number, anniversary renewal date, and last year’s PO or cost.
Q: Do I keep working with my software reseller or do I create a vendor relationship with SDS?
A: Please contact SDS if you have questions or would like a list of resellers.
Q: I discontinued maintenance because I thought E-Business Server was reaching its end-of-life. Why should I renew maintenance?
A: SDS has agreed to assume customer support and is committed to enhancing E-Business Server. Customers wishing this support and added enhancements must be current with maintenance.