Tumbleweed Enhances Web App Support

Tumbleweed Communications has updated its Server Validator solution to further support the latest SSL-enabled applications

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. -- Tumbleweed® Communications Corp. (NASDAQ:TMWD), the industry’s leading pure play messaging security vendor, today announced it has updated its Server Validator™ solution to further support the latest SSL-enabled applications. As a result, Server Validator now offers the industry’s broadest support of digital certificate validation for web servers and applications.

Tumbleweed’s Server Validator protects against unauthorized access by enforcing strong user authentication for the latest versions of mission-critical web service applications via X.509 identity certificates. With this release, Server Validator has extended support to the latest versions of validation-enabled applications including Oracle Application Server, Lotus Domino Server, BEA WebLogic, along with the most current versions of Apache and Sun ONE web server.

“With these enhancements, our customers get an even more mature version of a PKI-enabled product that focuses on ease-of-use and streamlining operational aspects for validating the digital certificates associated with commonly deployed web applications,” said Taher Elgamal, chief technology officer at Tumbleweed. “This innovation furthers our technological advantage over competitors, as we offer the most mature SSL-based validation plug-in with the broadest platform support in the market.”

Server Validator ensures the authentication of X.509 certificates in SSL-based communication, confirming they are trustworthy and have not been revoked or suspended. Tumbleweed’s Server Validator solution is the only SSL validation product on the market today to earn FIPS 140 certification, utilizing a NIST FIPS 140-2 Validated Cryptographic Module.

Tumbleweed Communications Corp. (Nasdaq: TMWD)

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