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Tech Mahindra and SSH to Deploy Cutting Edge Cybersecurity Solutions to Secure Access Control for Enterprises

Tech Mahindra expands its cybersecurity portfolio to enable customers to secure their digital assets and provide 24x7 global managed services

Helsinki, New Delhi – July 2nd, 2019: Tech Mahindra Ltd. a leading provider of digital transformation, consulting and business reengineering services and solutions, announced a strategic partnership with SSH.com - one of the most trusted brands in cyber security, to deploy cutting edge cybersecurity solutions to secure access control for enterprises.

Through this partnership, Tech Mahindra will bolster its Identity & Access Management portfolio by adding two extensive enterprise solutions - Universal SSH Key Manager(UKM) and Privileged Access Management solution (PrivX®). These cutting-edge solutions aim to protect enterprise businesses from unforeseen security breaches arising due to bypass of older solutions in the Privileged Access Management (PAM) space.

Based on this joint unique offering, Tech Mahindra is implementing a cyber security solution for one of the largest European semiconductor chip makers by supplementing and providing an additional layer of security on top of its existing password vaulting system. With UKM, the customer can be assured of security and compliance in a critical part of its operation.

Rajiv Singh, Global Head of Cybersecurity, Tech Mahindra, said, "We are pleased to be partnering with SSH.COM to accomplish our shared vision of assisting our customers with future ready solutions to secure their digital assets and providing them with 24x7 global managed services. The industry-leading solutions by SSH (UKM and PrivX) are a natural fit to Tech Mahindra’s cybersecurity offerings that answer today’s security issues especially across large enterprises for their privileged access management needs."

The SSH protocol, also known as Secure Shell, refers to a cryptographic network protocol is a method for secure remote login from one computer to another. The global gold standard for secure remote system administration, the SSH protocol is being widely used by data centers and large enterprises to mitigate security risks that could hamper growth as part of their digital transformation journey.

Sami Ahvenniemi, Chief Customer Officer, SSH.COM, said, "We are excited to work with Tech Mahindra to bring UKM and PrivX to an even wider audience. Tech Mahindra’s strong footprint across 90+ countries,coupled with its subject matter expertise in cybersecurity, will provide SSH with a sustainable competitive advantage, thus improving our ability to scale rapidly, help customers prevent cyber-attacks and achieve compliance."

As part of the TechMNxt charter, Tech Mahindra is betting big on next gen technologies such as Cybersecurity to solve real business problems of the customers by delivering innovative solutions and services.

About SSH.COM

SSH.COM helps organizations access, secure and control their digital core – their critical data, applications and services. We have over 3,000 customers around the world, including 40 percent of Fortune 500 companies, many of the world’s largest financial institutions, and major organizations in all verticals. We are committed to helping our customers thrive in the cloud era with solutions that offer secure access with zero inertia, zero friction and zero credentials risk. SSH.COM sells online; through offices in North America, Europe and Asia; and through a global network of certified partners. The company’s shares (SSH1V) are quoted on the NASDAQ Helsinki. For more information, visit www.ssh.com.

About Tech Mahindra

Tech Mahindra represents the connected world, offering innovative and customer-centric information technology experiences, enabling Enterprises, Associates and the Society to Rise™. We are a USD 4.9 billion company with 121,000+ professionals across 90 countries, helping 938 global customers including Fortune 500 companies. Our convergent, digital, design experiences, innovation platforms and reusable assets connect across a number of technologies to deliver tangible business value and experiences to our stakeholders. Tech Mahindra is the highest ranked Non-U.S. company in the Forbes Global Digital 100 list (2018) and in the Forbes Fab 50 companies in Asia (2018).

We are part of the USD 21 billion Mahindra Group that employs more than 200,000 people in over 100 countries. The Group operates in the key industries that drive economic growth, enjoying a leadership position in tractors, utility vehicles, after-market, and information technology and vacation ownership.

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