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New Encryption Solution From Sun Microsystems Sets Bar for Online Application and Transaction Security

Next-Generation Sun Crypto Accelerator 6000 Optimizes Security and Performance for UltraSPARC(R)- and AMD Opteron Processor-Base

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- At the RSA Security Conference, Sun Microsystems today announced the latest in hardware security: the new Sun Crypto Accelerator 6000 (SCA6000) designed as a high-performance Hardware Security Module (HSM) for Sun Fire(TM) servers with a tamper-resistant secure crypto key store. Priced lower than competing HSM products on the market, the SCA6000 offers industry leading performance and internal-to-server HSM capabilities.

The Sun Crypto Accelerator 6000 exceeds FIPS 140-2 Level 3 requirements and enables a new vision for hardware-based cryptographic security by offering an industry-focused solution for Web Services, e-Commerce, Finance and Banking, Government, Retail, Healthcare, ISPs, and Telecommunications. Together with the leading Solaris(TM) Cryptographic Framework, Java(TM) and Sun's latest SPARC- and AMD Opteron(TM)-processor based server lines, customers can now take advantage of the industry's most powerful and advanced computing environments to deploy Sun solutions for their enterprise and mission-critical solutions.

"The SCA6000 is a powerful tool that will be used to prevent attacks on enterprise networks and servers," said Mark Taylor, Director of Engineering, Netra Systems and Networking , Scalable Systems Group, Sun Microsystems. "For Java and C applications, as well as security protocols, cryptographic keys can be securely stored and operated on within the SCA6000's secure key store -- resistant to network, software, insider, and physical attacks."

Offering customers a versatile platform for cost-effective solutions security, the SCA6000 optimizes Sun hardware security and increases secure applications throughput.

The SCA6000 product offers premium features which significantly improve performance and security, including support for:

-- IPsec, IKE, SSL, and other security protocols; -- A comprehensive set of public key and symmetric crypto algorithms; -- Secure remote key management as well as a local, direct key management interface; -- Split-key quorum key management (M of N); -- Solaris 10 and Red Hat and SUSE Linux (Linux support available summer 2006); -- C and Java programs through industry standard APIs; -- Financial service PIN and credit card validation. Pricing and Availability in the US Pricing begins at $1,350. The SCA6000 will be available April 28, 2006. About Sun Microsystems, Inc.

A singular vision -- "The Network Is The Computer"(TM) -- guides Sun in the development of technologies that power the world's most important markets. Sun's philosophy of sharing innovation and building communities is at the forefront of the next wave of computing: the Participation Age. Sun can be found in more than 100 countries and on the Web at http://sun.com/.

NOTE: Sun, Sun Microsystems, the Sun logo, Java, Solaris, and The Network Is The Computer are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the United States and other countries. All SPARC trademarks are used under license and are trademarks or registered trademarks of SPARC International, Inc. in the United States and other countries. Products bearing SPARC trademarks are based upon an architecture developed by Sun Microsystems, Inc. AMD, Opteron, the AMD logo, and the AMD Opteron logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices.

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