FierceWireless Names Discretix Technologies as one of Its "Fierce 15" Wireless Companies of 2011
Discretix at the Leading Edge of Wireless Technology, Enabling Global Explosion in Embedded Computing and Media Consumption with Robust Platform and Content Protection Solutions
Santa Clara, CA – May 18, 2011 – Discretix Technologies announced today that it has been named to the annual FierceWireless "Fierce 15" list, designating it as one of the top privately-held wireless companies of the year. FierceWireless editors evaluated hundreds of organizations, and found Discretix Technologies to be one of the "fiercest," proven by their creativity and innovations in the marketplace.
FierceWireless, an internationally recognized daily email newsletter reaching more than 78,000 senior wireless industry executives, provides executives in over 100 countries with a quick, authoritative briefing on the day's top wireless stories, including new trends and technologies.
"We think Discretix's CryptoCell product, which works across multiple platforms and operating systems, will help protect devices against malware threats." said Sue Marek, Editor-in-Chief of FierceWireless.
At the forefront of embedded security and content protection for more than a decade, Discretix' solutions have been widely adopted by Smartphone, TV, STB and platform manufactures in Europe, Asia and the US. As the world's most widely deployed embedded security technology for connected devices, CryptoCell offers an outstanding level of security with a flexible architecture designed to support the constantly evolving standards of content protection for smartphones and connected homes. CryptoCell's strong protection of device assets and secure execution environment is designed to protect against the multiple threats faced by open operating systems.
Discretix' Multi-Scheme DRM Client is a field proven solution that has been ported and tested on scores of mobile and in-home device platforms. Its efficient implementation and minimal code size conserves device resources; by supporting all the major DRM schemes in use today including OMA DRM V1.0/2.1, Microsoft® PlayReady™, Microsoft® WM-DRM 10 and CPRM, OEMs are assured of rapid integration and reduced time to market.
"We are thrilled to be recognized by FierceWireless, the industry's must-read news leader," said Edo Ganot, EVP for Discretx. "The wireless community depends on FierceWireless to provide the most up-to-date news along with analysis of major industry trends. It is an honor to be recognized by such a well-regarded news outlet."
The FierceWireless "Fierce 15" celebrates the spirit of being "fierce" – championing innovation and creativity, even in the face of intense competition. The complete list of winning companies is available on the FierceWireless Web site at http://www.fiercewireless.com.
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Discretix' security solutions are deployed in a wide range of consumer electronics devices enabling services and applications, while protecting the device and its contents. Discretix' products include embedded security co-processors and a broad range of security applications. The solutions are tightly integrated into the device, enhancing security without compromising the user experience. Discretix, a privately-owned company, serves the needs of some of the world's best-known semiconductor and device manufacturers and has been consistently ranked among the leaders of the embedded security market. For more information, please visit www.discretix.com.