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Gartner Names Sansa Security as a “Cool Vendor” in the Internet of Things for 2015

SANTA CLARA, CA — (Marketwired) — 05/05/15 — , a leading provider of Internet of Things (IoT) and mobile trust and security technologies, today announced that it has been named as a “Cool Vendor” in the April 30 Gartner Cool Vendors in the Internet of Things (IoT), 2015 report, authored by Al Velosa, Benoit J. Lheureux, Eric Goodness, Earl Perkins, and Anshul Gupta of Gartner, Inc. Cool Vendors in the Internet of Things are identified by Gartner as vendors delivering interesting, new and innovative products and services for IoT markets.

The full Cool Vendors in the Internet of Things, 2015 report from Gartner can be downloaded at .

In the report, Gartner highlights key trends, challenges and opportunities addressed by the Cool Vendors in IoT. Sansa–s architecture focuses on end-to-end protection with trust as the centerpiece of its design. The advantage of Sansa–s approach is a dynamic trust model for provisioning and managing secure assets for chip manufacturers, OEMs, and IoT service providers whether devices are on the factory floor, in the field, or even at rest. Sansa–s unique market position as an established vendor of embedded security to chipset manufacturers and OEMs drives availability and scalability.

“We are excited to be acknowledged by Gartner as a Cool Vendor. Our trust and security technology as well as our experience with silicon vendors, device manufacturers and software developers, we feel have helped us become a recognized IoT security vendor,” said Michael Tidwell, VP business development and corporate marketing for Sansa.

“As we have moved up the stack and leveraged our deep device security experience, we are now able to provide our customers and partners with end-to-end trust as a platform in IoT,” said Asaf Shen, VP products at Sansa. “Our Sansa Provisioning solution, comprising our Sansa Client and Sansa Server is dynamic and establishes a robust and manageable trust model across an entire ecosystem.”

is a unique software stack that runs securely on the device side and is scalable across a variety of devices from IoT edge devices to mobile phones. It is the control point. Sansa Client enables the provisioning of keys and also processes the provisioning rights policies set by service providers and OEMs via Sansa Server.

serves Sansa Client with the required secure assets from any cloud service. Sansa Server enables robust, hardware-based provisioning of “assets” either in the factory or in the field and has a flexible usage model where an entity having provisioning rights can delegate all or some rights to other entities.

offers multiple levels of protection and provides all the tools required for a variety of security scenarios, including device integrity, HD content, encryption and provisioning. Embedded at the silicon level, Sansa Silicon serves as the infrastructure for all security-related use cases running on the chipset. This subsystem comprises hardware, firmware and tools handling cryptography, root of trust, lifecycle management, secure boot, key management, secure storage and more. Sansa Silicon is already helping manufacturers quickly design and build a variety of connected devices that are customizable, compliant with security standards and industry requirements, efficient, and field proven. To date, Sansa Silicon is in more than a quarter billion devices around the world.

are Trusted Execution Environment-based (TEE) secure applications that are pre-integrated with Sansa Silicon as well as dozens of other hardware platforms and are designed to protect payments, premium full-HD video content and other security sensitive applications including the command and control of IoT devices.

Disclaimer: Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in our research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner–s research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

Sansa Security is the only comprehensive Internet of Things (IoT) and mobile security platform. We offer a unified and scalable solution across both IoT and mobile for everything from jet engines to mobile phones. Our products and services address all security aspects from the silicon chipset to the provisioning of secrets via the cloud. Sansa enables new business models between customers, suppliers and technology partners by enabling secure interactions through a manageable trust model. As a privately owned company, Sansa serves the needs of the world–s best-known semiconductor and device manufacturers and is consistently ranked among the leaders of the embedded security market. For more information, please visit or follow us on Twitter (@sansasecurity).

Rick Popko
Trainer Communications


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