Aachen, Germany and Campbell (CA), February 9, 2021 – Utimaco, a leading global provider of IT security solutions, introduces its next generation HSM platform u.trust Anchor, a robust and converged hardware security module (HSM) platform for both payment and general purpose use cases that enables Cloud Service Providers and Enterprises to offer HSM as a Service (HSMaaS). It is simple to manage and provides end customers full control with best-in-class performance, unlimited key storage and auditability over their cryptographic keys, which are the Root-of-Trust in data protection and IT security.
With u.trust Anchor’s unique architecture of containerized HSMs, customers can simultaneously run multiple and concurrent types of firmware stacks that solve specific use cases, e.g. for FIPS-compliance, payment, post-quantum crypto, custom firmware, block-chain on a single converged crypto platform, managed through one pane of glass for their crypto infrastructure. This reduces complexity in HSM installations, solves the challenges of cloudifying HSMs and gives customers like Cloud Service Providers and Enterprises scalability and elasticity to add both payment and general purpose HSM applications/services (FIPS and Non-FIPS) which usually require different hardware.
u.trust Anchor builds on Utimaco’s market proven HSM portfolio and is thus fully backwards-compatible.
u.trust Anchor features include:
“u.trust Anchor is a strategic development, which underlines Utimaco’s strategy to help our customers to stay ahead of future challenges, while accelerating their digital transformation. u.trust Anchor is a converged crypto platform combining general purpose and payment use cases and offering the much needed functionality to create a best of breed HSM portfolio that allows our customers to meet today’s and tomorrow’s demands. u.trust Anchor reduces complexity as well as operational costs for our customers.” states Mario Galatovic; VP Products & Alliances.
u.trust Anchor is now available for selected customer project installations and will be generally available as of Q2 2021.
Utimaco is an international provider of IT security solutions with headquarters in Aachen (Germany) and Campbell, CA (USA). Utimaco develops hardware security modules and key management solutions as well as compliance solutions for telecommunication providers in the field of regulation. Utimaco is one of the world’s leading manufacturers in both market segments.
Over 350 employees have committed to the company´s goal to protect people, identities and data. Customers and partners value the reliability and long-term investment security of Utimaco’s high-security products and solutions. Utimaco stands for recognized product quality, user-friendly software, excellent support and products that effectively meet market requirements. Further information is available at www.utimaco.com.