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EZOS Announces European Launch of EzWAP 2.0 at 3GSM World Congress

BRUSSELS, Belgium February 19, 2001 - EZOS, a service provider active in the field of the mobile I.T. business, announced the European launch of its second generation of WAP micro-browsers today. The main advantages of EzWAP 2.0 include full support for WTLS and Push technologies.
Last year, EZOS developed EzWAP 1.0, the first platform-independent WAP micro-browser that enables a variety of computing systems to access the mobile Internet environment such as: mobile devices (Pocket PCs, PC companions), embedded systems and PCs running Microsoft Windows 95/98, Windows NT, Windows 2000 or Windows CE. Thanks to its modular design, EzWAP can be integrated into virtually any appliance, regardless of its operating system and only requires a minimum amount of software adaptation to be made.
" WTLS (Wireless Transport Layer Security) is the security standard within WAP which has been designed to secure both communications and transactions over wireless networks" states Benoit Huon - Research & Development Manager at EZOS. M-commerce (i.e. mobile commerce) is set to explode, but obviously, top quality cryptographic and certificate management technologies are basic prerequisites. Devices fitted with our upand-coming version of EzWAP, utilizing RSA BSAFE WTLS-C, will thus be ready to used for a variety of secured services, such as banking and trading he adds.
As a provider of services and solutions for mobile technologies, EZOS is exploring innovative ways of working closely with equipment manufacturers. "Our aim is to encourage wider dissemination of WAP technology which is currently only available for a very limited number of devices. We want to throw wide open the doors into the WAP universe to each and every platform in order to provide access to, and facilitate the development of, services using this protocol", explains Jean-Claude Streel, Business Development Manager at EZOS.
RSA Security has always been a leader in both wired and wireless security thanks to its involvement in different organizations such as WAP, PKCS, IEEE and CDPD, to name but a few. RSA BSAFE WTLS-C contains complete, high performance client and server implementations of WTLS, including all three levels of authentication. RSA fully supports EZOS integration of WTLS since this will enable a whole series of applications that are out there waiting for end-to-end secured mobile transactions to actually get going, states Yves De Smet, Sales Director for the EMEA Northern Region of OEM and Strategic Alliances.
About RSA Security Inc.
RSA Security Inc., The Most Trusted Name in e-Security, helps organizations build secure, trustworthy foundations for e-business through its RSA SecurID® two-factor authentication, RSA BSAFE(R) encryption and RSA Keon® digital certificate management systems. With more than half a billion RSA BSAFE-enabled applications in use worldwide; more than seven million RSA SecurID users and almost 20 years of experience in the industry, RSA Security has the proven leadership and innovative technology required to address the changing security needs of e-business and establish trust in the new, online economy. RSA Security can be reached at http://www.rsasecurity.com/.

About EZOS
EZOS is a service provider active in the field of mobile and e-business, providing companies with development, training and consulting services. EZOS specializes in the development and integration of mobile Internet and Internet business solutions into core back-office systems.
EZOS has built up its expertise from years of experience in various fields: back-office infrastructures since 1992; Internet development since 1996 and in WAP and mobile I.T. since as early as 1998.
This unique combination of competence and experience means that m-business and e-business solutions are always built on solid technical foundations.
For more information on EZOS, or to download a demo of EzWAP, please visit http://www.ezos.com/.


Contacts

Jean-Claude Streel - [email protected]
Yves De Smet [email protected]