March 24, 2020

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New partnership with achelos GmbH

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PrimeKey and achelos announced a partnership today to further reduce the complexity of becoming an eIDAS compliant Qualified Trust Service Provider (TSP) service.

Together PrimeKey and achelos offer the perfect blend of products and services to reduce the complexity of becoming and sustaining an eIDAS compliant Qualified TSP service. Achelos offers extensive expert knowledge, development services as well as tools and services for automated test procedures to support eIDAS implementations and audit processes. PrimeKey’s PKI products, EJBCA Enterprise and the eIDAS edition, provide issuance, registration and validation PKI services compliant with the eIDAS regulation. PrimeKey has numerous eIDAS and ETSI Webtrust audited customer installations. Specifically, PrimeKey has appreciated working with 30+ eIDAS (Q)TSPs so far. A number of building blocks are required to build an eIDAS (Q)TSP solution. To provide a solid and long-lasting solution, it is absolutely necessary that all individual components are working smoothly and seamlessly together.

“With this new partnership, achelos’ knowledge on PrimeKey PKI products combined with expertise and proven experience in implementing eIDAS audited solutions, we will be able to continue to deliver cost-efficient projects and solutions in a more efficient way to more customers as eIDAS evolves,” explains Evangelos Popis PrimeKey Sales and Partner Manager, DACH.

“We believe that eIDAS is driving transparency, interoperability and innovation across the European Union. PrimeKey’s Public Key Infrastructure and electronic signing solutions offer the optimal platform for implementing eIDAS compliant solutions. achelos offers comprehensive expertise for development, testing and certification for the European eIDAS Regulation,” says Kathrin Asmuth, Managing Partner at achelos.

”Customers benefit from additional support during their implementation and the eIDAS Inspector test system for high quality assurance and a faster time-to-market,” adds Michael Jahnich, Business Development and Partner Manager at achelos.

As one of the world’s leading companies for PKI and signing solutions and as a leading company that develops and operates highly specialised products, solutions and services for security-critical applications in international markets, PrimeKey and achelos are committed to continuing to drive the adoption of digital signatures and the eIDAS regulation across Europe.

About achelos achelos is a manufacturer-independent software development and consulting firm based in Paderborn, Germany. The technology expert develops and operates highly specialised products, solutions and services in line with international security standards. Alongside general security-related topics, achelos focuses on industry solutions in the health, mobility, public and IoT segments worldwide. Customers and partners include government institutions, private companies and organisations. The company offers an extensive portfolio and expertise in test tools and Testing as a Service, certification, and eIDAS compliant public key infrastructures. achelos is ISO 9001 and ISO 27001 certified.

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