NightWatchman® and 1E WakeUp Gain Common Criteria Certification

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London & New York, 21st January 2010, - 1E, a leading provider of software and services which reduce organizations’ IT costs and environmental footprint, today announced that its flagship PC power management solution, NightWatchman 5.6 and corresponding Wake-on-LAN availability management solution 1E WakeUp 5.6 have both gained Common Criteria Evaluation Assurance Level 2 (EAL2) Certification[i].
 
This certification assures customers that the 1E solutions have gone through a rigorous analysis and testing process and conforms to standards sanctioned by the International Standards Organization. Common Criteria is an important worldwide security evaluation standard, which is recognized in 26 countries around the world. It provides a clear and reliable evaluation of the security capabilities of IT products.
 
“We are delighted to announce that our PC power and patch management solutions have met the stringent requirements of Common Criteria accreditation. Designing secure and scalable solutions is at the heart of what we do and this important, independent validation further demonstrates our commitment to providing the highest possible standards of software security”, comments Sumir Karayi, CEO, 1E.
 
“Achieving this internationally recognized standard means that our global customers can make smarter, more informed purchasing decisions about our solutions”, concludes Karayi.
 
NightWatchman is the world leading PC power management solution for organizations both large and small. Simple and quick to implement and with proven accuracy, it enables significant cost savings by applying effective PC power management that won’t slow business productivity down.  Since its inception, NightWatchman has saved our customers USD$360 million in energy costs alone and it is now installed on four million PCs.
 
1E WakeUp is proven and scalable technology for securely powering on PCs for successful software updates. By working in synchronization with Microsoft® System Center Configuration Manager 2007, 1E WakeUp, which is now installed on over five million seats worldwide and at several 200,000+ seat organizations, increases delivery success and visibility of PC health.
 
For further information about this certification, please visit:
http://www.commoncriteriaportal.org/products_ALL.html#2472009 
 
About 1E
1E helps large enterprises and government organizations reduce IT costs and environmental footprint. Our expertise in providing leading-edge automation solutions, which reduce complexity, management costs and power consumption, has earned us the trust and confidence of over 12 million licensed users across 1,100 businesses in 42 countries worldwide. Customers include AT&T, Allstate Insurance, Blue Cross, British Airways, CSC, Dell Inc., DWP, HSBC, ING Investment Management, Marks & Spencer, Microsoft, Nestlé, SABMiller, Syngenta, Veterans Administration, US Air Force on behalf of the Pentagon, Center for Disease Control and Verizon Wireless. For further information, please visit www.1e.com
About Common Criteria
The Common Criteria for Information Technology Security Evaluation (CC) is a set of evaluation criteria agreed to by the United States’ National Security Agency/National Institute of Standards and Technologies and equivalent bodies in 25 other countries. It was designed to resolve the technical and conceptual differences among existing standards for the evaluation of security systems and products. Certification to the Common Criteria requires in-depth analysis of product design and development methodology, backed by extensive testing. Common Criteria is currently recognized by the following countries: United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Austria, The Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, The Netherlands, Norway, Pakistan, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, and the United Kingdom.
For more information, please visit: http://www.commoncriteriaportal.org/theccra.html
 [i]The solutions from 1E were evaluated by the the Certification Body of the Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG), the UK's national technical authority for information assurance, under the terms of the UK IT Security Evaluation and Certification Scheme.
 NightWatchman® and 1E WakeUp Gain Common Criteria Certification
About Transend
Being environmentally sustainable makes economic sense, and Transend believes that Green IT should be a priority for every company looking to reduce costs.  Our clients reduce their impact on the environment while at the same time saving money and increasing their competitiveness in the market.
Founded in 1997, Transend achieves Green IT and environmental sustainability for our clients by recommending and supplying technology that is greener to produce, distribute and deploy, by identifying energy efficiency, consumption and waste reduction opportunities, and through environmentally sound disposal or re-use of obsolete equipment (referred to as e–waste). Transend helps clients become more sustainable with their Green IT through the supply and support of internationally leading technology solutions, such as the best in class PC and Server power management software from 1E as well as the latest developments in greener technology from IBM, Acer, Lenovo, Hewlett Packard and many more. We are New Zealand's leading Green IT specialists. www.transend.co.nz