Entrust Technologies and IBM to Deliver Trust to Portfolio of Wireless and E Business Solutions

Industry Leaders Team to Offer Proven End to End Security to Customers in More Than 160 Countries

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PLANO, TX - 13 Mar 2000: -- Entrust Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: ENTU) and IBM Global Services today announced they will collaborate to deliver trusted wireless and e business security solutions for business to business and business to consumer applications.

IBM Global Services will tap Entrust's entire line of market leading products and services to provide trusted e business transactions to customers in more than 160 countries. Together, these industry leaders have the resources, products and services to deliver high quality, proven solutions for wireless and wired e business transactions of their customers. In addition to products and services, Entrust and IBM will offer a broad portfolio of security consulting and related professional services to IBM Global Services customers.

"Trust has remained the most important challenge our clients face as they develop and deliver e business solutions. Trust is built by implementing a combination of security and privacy principles and corresponding technologies," said Cal Slemp, director, global trust and e- commerce services, IBM Global Services. "We have extensive experience with Entrust's products and have engaged many clients together; we are quite excited about taking our relationship to a more formal and expanded level."

This alliance provides IBM Global Services consultants and technology specialists with access to Entrust's PKI training and certification programs, marketing tools and technical support. Entrust will initially train and certify IBM Global Services "e business people" in North America, Europe and Asia, reaching upwards of 100 consultants.

"Our agreement with IBM Global Services expands Entrust's leadership position in securing the future of e business transactions and communications," said Hansen Downer, senior vice president, global professional services, Entrust Technologies. "As a result of this alliance, B2B and B2C customers will leverage a full range of trust solutions and professional services to meet their demanding e business requirements for Web, wired and wireless networks. We look forward to further strengthening our relationship with the world's number one IT services company."

"This announcement complements Entrust's previously announced initiatives in the wireless Internet market," said Bob Heard, senior vice president, marketing and business development, Entrust Technologies. "IBM and Entrust are in a unique position to capitalize on the rapid growth of wireless e business as it evolves into a significant platform for commerce and the exchange of information in the near future. With the worldwide mobile data market projected to be $80 billion by 2010 and the global penetration of wireless phones alone is expected to grow to 1 billion by 2003, this agreement with IBM Global Services will extend our leadership in this dynamic market."

Both IBM and Entrust Technologies are active members of the WAP Forum, the global industry association that has developed a leading world standard for wireless information and telephony services on digital mobile phones and other wireless terminals. Both are also founding members of the PKI Forum, an industry led collaboration created to accelerate the adoption of PKI technology and PKI based solutions as the trusted, secure foundation for e business applications.

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