Ministry of Defense in the Netherlands to increase use of secure telephony using equipment from Sectra


The Ministry of Defense in the Netherlands is to order additional encrypted products from Sectra (NASDAQ OMX: SECT B) and will thus make secure communication possible for a larger number of users. The order value totals SEK 2.6 million.

The Ministry of Defense in the Netherlands is a loyal Sectra customer and has a framework agreement with Sectra for deliveries of Sectra’s Tiger products. Security awareness in the Ministry is high and even more employees will now be equipped with a personal Tiger XS to protect voice and data communication up to the highest security level, SECRET. The order also includes Sectra’s infrastructure for the distribution of cryptography keys, which will facilitate the task of system administrators to allocate the correct authority to users.

“In the Netherlands, Sectra’s secure communication products have been used by the Ministry of Defense since 2004 and secure solutions from Sectra have been used by all departments since autumn 2007. It is stimulating to deliver products to a discerning and experienced customer that is at the cutting edge in terms of taking into account the needs of both the organization and the individual,” says Michael Bertilsson, President of Sectra’s Secure Communication Systems business area.

Sectra’s close cooperation with customers and national security agencies has resulted in the company’s solutions for secure communications being used in a majority of European countries. Users are decision-makers and officials in governments, defense authorities and critical functions of society, such as municipalities, police, customs and rescue services. All of these customers have a shared need to communicate securely with approved products, everywhere at any time.

For further information, please contact
Michael Bertilsson, President of Sectra Communications AB, Tel: +46 708 23 52 25

Torbjörn Kronander, President and CEO, Sectra AB, Tel: +46 705 23 52 27

About Sectra
Sectra develops and provides effective security solutions for European government authorities, defense departments and other critical functions of society. These security solutions ensure that organizations and individual users can meet their continuous need for secure communication. Sectra’s solutions are approved at national levels and by the EU and NATO, and pave the way for communications that lead to a secure and stable world.

Sectra was founded in 1978. The Group’s operations include products and services in the niche segments of secure communication and medical systems. Sectra has offices in 12 countries and operates through partners worldwide. The head office is located in Linköping, Sweden, and the company has its roots in Linköping University. Sales in the 2011/2012 fiscal year totaled SEK 823 million. The Sectra share is quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm AB exchange. For further information, visit http://www.sectra.com                 

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Sectra's business operations include cutting-edge products and services within the niche segments of medical IT systems and secure communication. Sectra has offices in 12 countries and operates through partners worldwide. The company was founded in 1978 and has its roots in Linköping University in Sweden. The Sectra share is quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm AB exchange. For more information, visit http://www.sectra.com