Safelayer Secure Communications,a leader in the security and trust market for information and communication technologies, recorded a 10% increase in revenue in 2011.Over the course of last 12 months, Safelayer has maintained and even strengthened its solid positioning as a provider of digital identification and electronic signature technology in key sectors, including banking and finance, public administration, corporate and, specifically, in solutions for trust service providers (TSPs). In these sectors, the security software developer continues to hold a strong position in Spain and has clients in a number of countries in Europe, Latin America and North Africa.
In the trust service providers sector, the security software developer highlights its collaboration in Fujitsu's Logalty project. Logalty provides trusted third party services offering the maximum legal assurances in the use of telematic means for notifications, contracting and publications. Safelayer provides the technology for the use of digital certificates and time-stamping.
In terms of the company's presence in LATAM, important operations include the implementation of Paraguay's root certification authority and Uruguay's top level certification authority as part of the development of digital identification infrastructures in MERCOSUR. These projects, awarded to Safelayer's partners ISA and Bull Uruguay, will be completed in 2012.
In 2012, the company aims to further strengthen its VARs network and increase its presence in the TSPs segment in different markets. During 2011, Safelayer signed a new collaboration agreement with the Czech integrator Sefira spol. s r.o., which reinforces its VARs network formed by 19 partners from 13 countries.
According to Francisco Jordan, Safelayer's CEO and cofounder, "from our solid position in the local market, our growth strategy is based on continual technological innovation and internationalization." Furthermore, "technology differentiation is one of the cornerstones of Safelayer's strategy", adds Jordan.
The company increased its investment in R&D by 20% and reinforced its quality and interoperability policy for its solutions in taking part in the international ETSI Plugtests with its TrustedX product and in starting the Common Criteria EAL 4+ certification process for its new versions of the KeyOne products.
Founded in 1999, Safelayer Secure Communications S.A. (http://www.safelayer.com) is a Spanish developer of security software solutions for managing digital identity, electronic signature and data protection. Safelayer solutions are backed up by quality and security certifications of the highest level that are the result of heavy investment in R&D and innovation, the exclusive adoption of standards and strict interoperability control. Safelayer technology is based on open standards and is characterized by performance, simplicity and flexibility, and by being Common Criteria EAL4+ security and quality certified.