Telvent Teams Up with Apani® for Unprecedented SCADA System Security

           EpiForce® security solution provides network encryption and access control for Telvent customers

May 12, 2009 — Telvent (NASDAQ: TLVT), the IT company for a sustainable and secure world, announced it has partnered with Apani® to provide Apani’s EpiForce® network security software with Telvent’s flagship OASyS DNA 7.5 supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) suite. The OEM partnership will provide pervasive and resilient network security for Telvent’s SCADA customers.

Network encryption and access control are critical to regulatory compliance and the security of data in today’s environment of highly interconnected networks - where more and more data are made available for real-time business. Because Apani EpiForce provides leading-edge encryption and network access control via a flexible and powerful application architecture, Telvent chose it as the single network encryption solution capable of supporting the highly adaptive and resilient networking models relied on by OASyS SCADA system customers.

Telvent’s OASyS DNA 7.5 SCADA suite is the leading secure control system solution, providing unmatched levels of operational and software security. OASyS DNA 7.5 reflects Telvent’s secure development practices and leading commercial technologies and applications, resulting in powerful deployment flexibility. Inclusion of compatible network security software guarantees successful implementation and yields unmatched safety and security for all OASyS DNA users.

According to Larry Stack, President of Telvent’s Energy business, “After reviewing the leading network security and encryption applications on the market, Telvent found that only Apani EpiForce could meet the performance requirements of our advanced, real-time systems. We see enhanced security benefits across our businesses, for our Energy, Environment, Transportation, and Public Administration customers.”

Koichi Takazawa, President of Apani, noted, “EpiForce is a strong product; allying with Telvent’s industry-leading solutions yields a powerful combination. The partnership has tapped our technology at exceptional performance levels, and we have demonstrated that we can keep pace with the fastest real-time control systems available. Apani’s goal is to secure critical data around the world without impacting existing infrastructure, and working with Telvent lets us help secure the most critical systems in the world.”

All new OASyS DNA 7.5 control system installations now include EpiForce. Telvent also expects to offer the compatible EpiForce software as an upgrade to enhance the security and regulatory compliance of existing Telvent control platforms.

Telvent (NASDAQ: TLVT) is a global IT solutions and business information services provider that improves the efficiency, safety and security of the world's premier organizations. The company serves markets critical to the sustainability of the planet, including Energy, Transportation, Agriculture, and the Environment.

Apani is the preeminent provider of identity-aware network solutions for large enterprises, protecting an organization’s internal network and business-critical data from intruders. Apani EpiForce®, the company’s flagship product, allows an organization to create an identity-aware network that protects data and network communications by isolating users, servers, clients and mission-critical data into security zones, regardless of system platform or physical location. EpiForce uses the identity of the user to control access to security zones and selectively encrypt traffic between users and machines on the network.

Working to provide an evolutionary improvement in efficiency, flexibility, manageability and total costs of ownership, Apani technology is used by much of the Fortune 500. Based in Southern California, Apani was founded in 2003 and is privately held. More information about the company can be found at

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