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Infineon-Intel partnership eyes TPM field

Posted: 07 Mar 2008 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:market TPM? hardware software solution? security?

Infineon Technologies AG will be working with Intel Corp. in their bid to expand their presence in the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) market. Infineon was selected as an Intel Preferred Supplier of TPM 1.2 Client Software for Intel Trusted Platform Module (Intel TPM) 1.2 Hardware Solution. In this collaboration, Infineon will provide its TPM Professional Package Software to support fully Intel TPM 1.2 hardware solution. The software solution is fully compliant with TCG's Trusted Software Stack (TSS) Work Group Specifications. This collaboration will enable PC designers to take advantage of a cost-effective, flexible and reliable security solution for Intel vPro technology, Intel Centrino processor technology and other fundamental business platforms.

The TPM Professional Package is being shipped in Hewlett Packard and other desktop and notebook brands.

"We are extremely pleased with the opportunity to collaborate with Intel to deliver world-class security solutions to the computing market," said Peter Bauer, member of the management board and head of Infineon's automotive, industrial and multimarket business group. "Infineon's Professional Package Software support to Intel TPM hardware will increase the adoption rate to serve the growing market for security in the PC. Protecting the confidentiality and integrity of the data in today's world has become a must-have for many PC users."

"A core strategy for Intel vPro is to deliver a built-in manageability and proactive security environment on business PCs," said Robert Crooke, VP and general manager of Intel's Business Client Group. "Infineon's TPM software will complement the Intel TPM 1.2 hardware to help deliver enhanced security to mobile and desktop business PCs, including those with Intel vPro and Intel Centrino Pro technologies."

Infineon's professional package security software offers easy initialization, management and application support, centralized system administration, security and several state-of-the-art distinguishing features. Infineon is a promoter and board member of the Trusted Computing Group (TCG) and is engaged as a project leader in several Open Trusted Computing.

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