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SSH Communications Security Corp. Wins Major Expansion Order from World-Leading US-Based Retail Chain


Helsinki, Finland and Wellesley, Mass. - February 13, 2007, SSH Communications Security (HEX:SSH1V), a world-leading provider of enterprise security solutions and end-to-end communications security, and the original developer of the Secure Shell protocol, today announced that a world-leading US retail chain has placed its second significant order for SSH Tectia. This expansion order is based on the multi-year frame agreement signed in December, 2006. The customer has a company-wide program to secure its data end-to-end across its broad international inter-site network with a centrally managed SSH Tectia solution. The SSH Tectia products for this second order have already been delivered, and the order added the annual support fees for the expanded product licenses.

“We are very pleased with this major new order. It proves the value of SSH Tectia for very large enterprise-wide deployments and how we help our customers respond to the new regulations such as Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) and the consumer credit card protection PCI standards”, said Arto Vainio, CEO of SSH Communications Security Corp. “Customers select SSH Tectia because it can protect their data end-to-end seamlessly across all their essential systems platforms, without costly changes to their IT infrastructure. This marks a very successful start for the new year.”

About SSH Tectia
SSH Tectia is the leading end-to-end communications security solution for the enterprise. The SSH Tectia solution is based on the SSH Secure Shell and SSH’s other industry-leading technologies used by millions worldwide. SSH Tectia enables secure system administration, secure file transfer and secure application connectivity with centralized management throughout the internal and external network. SSH Tectia products provide transparent, strong encryption and authentication, and are available for all key enterprise platforms including Windows, Unix, Linux, and mainframes to easily integrate into heterogeneous network environments.

About SSH Communications Security
SSH Communications Security is a world-leading provider of enterprise security solutions and end-to-end communications security, and the original developer of the Secure Shell protocol. The company’s SSH Tectia solution addresses the most critical needs of large enterprises, financial institutions, and government agencies. With SSH Tectia, organizations can cost-effectively secure their system administration, file transfers and application connectivity against both internal and external security risks. As the original developer of the Secure Shell protocol and other key network security technologies, SSH has for 10 years developed end-to-end communications security solutions specifically for the enterprise. Currently more than 100 of Global Fortune 500 companies are using SSH security solutions. SSH shares are quoted on the Helsinki Exchanges. For more information, please visit


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