SafeNet Security IP Helps Secure Texas Instruments Next-Generation OMAP Applications Processors

BARCELONA, Spain & BALTIMORE—(BUSINESS WIRE)—February 17, 2009— SafeNet, Inc., a global leader in information security, today announced that its silicon-proven SafeXcel IP will add security capabilities to the Texas Instruments (TI) Incorporated OMAP4 platform.

SafeNet's award-winning semiconductor IP provides silicon-proven security for next-generation SoC and ASIC designs. SafeXcel IP solutions enable handset OEMs to implement a wide range of security functions in system-on-chip designs, including cryptographic building blocks, VPN packet engines for SSL and IPsec, and content inspection engines. Fully integrated with SafeNet's embedded security software, SafeXcel IP enables a complete security system - delivering fast time-to-market while reducing design and engineering costs.

“Our customers demand powerful security as an essential feature of high-performance applications processors,” said Robert Tolbert, OMAP platform marketing manager, TI. “The integration of SafeNet's proven SafeXcel IP with TI's OMAP4 platform allows mobile handset manufacturers and other OEMs to build wireless multimedia applications that meet today's demanding requirements for cost-effective security with high performance.”

SafeNet's SafeXcel IP offers a set of highly integrated cryptographic engines for security algorithms and protocols, such as Internet Protocol Security (IPsec), Secure Socket Layer (SSL), Transport Layer Security (TLS), and Secure Real-Time Transport Protocol (sRTP). Designed for the specific needs of semiconductor manufacturers, SafeXcel IP features versatility, ease of integration, and performance.

“TI's high-performance OMAP processors have a long history of being selected by the world's top mobile handset and wireless OEMs, and SafeNet's technologies provide cryptographic functionality for TI's next generation of processors,” said Simon Blake-Wilson, managing director of embedded security solutions, SafeNet. “With a 25-year history and market leadership, SafeNet has the capabilities to provide the highest level of solutions to fulfill the security needs of the world's leading companies. We are proud to extend our relationship with TI, securing their new OMAP4 platform.”

SafeNet will be showcasing its portfolio of mobile networking security solutions at the 2009 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, February 16-19, 2009. SafeNet is located in Booth 2G18 in Hall 2. The company will also be featuring its Femtocell Security Solutions in the FemtoZone in Hall 2, Level 1, Booth B34, where SafeNet's Simon Blake-Wilson, director, embedded security solutions, will be presenting on Femtocell Security on Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at 3:15 PM. For more information about SafeNet's presence at Mobile World Congress, or to request a meeting with one of our mobile security specialists while on site, visit

Embedded Security Solutions for OEMs

SafeNet is the only supplier of complete security solutions that enable OEM developers to integrate robust security into networking products while reducing cost and time to market. SafeNet's award-winning security solutions are deployed by leading global telecommunications, networking, and semiconductor vendors who trust SafeNet's best-in-class security solutions for their next-generation networking products. SafeNet OEM customers include companies such as Nokia, Ericsson, NEC, AMCC, AMD, Azaire Networks, Cisco, Hitachi, HP, Juniper Networks, PMC-Sierra, Alcatel-Lucent, Nortel, Siemens, Samsung, and Texas Instruments. For more information about SafeNet's embedded security systems, please visit

About SafeNet, Inc.

SafeNet is a global leader in information security. Founded more than 25 years ago, the company provides complete security utilizing its encryption technologies to protect communications, intellectual property, and digital identities, and offers a full spectrum of products, including hardware, software, and chips. UBS, Nokia, Fujitsu, Hitachi, Bank of America, Adobe, Cisco, Microsoft, Samsung, Texas Instruments, the U.S. Departments of Defense and Homeland Security, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service, and scores of other customers entrust their security needs to SafeNet. In 2007, SafeNet was acquired by Vector Capital, a $2 billion private equity firm specializing in the technology sector. For more information, visit

OMAP is a registered trademark of Texas Instruments. SafeNet is a registered trademark of SafeNet, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.


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