MELBOURNE, Fla., June 7, 2012 – AuthenTec (NASDAQ:AUTH), a leading provider of mobile and network security, today announced it is a new member in the ARM® Connected Community, the industry’s largest ecosystem of ARM technology-based products and services. As part of the ARM Connected Community, AuthenTec will gain access to a full range of resources to help it market and deploy innovative solutions that will enable developers to get their ARM Powered® products to market faster.
”ARM-based architectures have become the architecture of choice in today’s high performance mobile and network processing chips, and we are pleased to become the newest member of the ARM Connected Community to help add security to ARM platforms without sacrificing processor throughput or performance,” said Dr. Simon Blake-Wilson, Vice President of AuthenTec Embedded Security Solutions. “As a member, we will have better insight into existing and future ARM platforms and more nimble in delivering new ARM-compatible security offerings to customers.”
AuthenTec adds a host of embedded security to ARM architectures including cryptographic cores, packet engines, true random number generators, public key infrastructure cores, public key accelerators, and other standards-compliant MACsec and IPsec offerings.
The ARM Connected Community is a global network of companies aligned to provide a complete solution, from design to manufacture and end use, for products based on the ARM architecture. ARM offers a variety of resources to Community members, including promotional programs and peer-networking opportunities that enable a variety of ARM Partners to come together to provide end-to-end customer solutions. Visitors to the ARM Connected Community have the ability to contact members directly through the website.
“The Connected Community is all about companies working together to provide the most complete solutions in the shortest possible time. By joining the Community, which now comprises more than 900 companies, AuthenTec increases the large portfolio of skills, products and services that are centered around the ARM architecture, and currently available to developers worldwide,” said Lori Kate Smith, Sr. Manager Community Programs for ARM.
For more information about the ARM Connected Community, please visit http://www.arm.com/community.
AuthenTec is a leading provider of mobile and network security. The Company's diverse product and technology offering helps protect individuals and organizations through secure networking, content and data protection, access control and strong fingerprint security on PCs and mobile devices. AuthenTec encryption technology, fingerprint sensors and identity management software are deployed by the leading mobile device, networking and computing companies, content and service providers, and governments worldwide. AuthenTec's products and technologies provide security on hundreds of millions of devices, and the Company has shipped more than 100 million fingerprint sensors for integration in a wide range of portable electronics including over 20 million mobile phones. Top tier customers include Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco, Fujitsu, HBO, HP, Lenovo, LG, Motorola, Nokia, Orange, Samsung, Sky, and Texas Instruments. Learn more at authentec.com .