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StarHub harnesses ADVA’s encryption solution for secure, high-performance enterprise services

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ADVA (FSE: ADV) today announced that StarHub is harnessing its FSP 3000 ConnectGuard™ Optical Layer 1 encryption technology to power the StarHub SDS Secured Service. This fully-managed service enables local enterprises, government agencies and multinational corporations to harness telco-grade encrypted connectivity for their users and systems across multiple locations, with ultra-fast performance and competitive pricing. With StarHub SDS Secured Service, enterprise customers managing highly-confidential and mission-critical information can be assured that all data transfers between their offices, disaster recovery sites and data centers are fully encrypted down to the fiber network level, which is operated and fully owned by StarHub.

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ADVA’s encryption solution is helping StarHub to deliver the industry’s most robust data security (Photo: Business Wire)

ADVA’s encryption solution is helping StarHub to deliver the industry’s most robust data security (Photo: Business Wire)

“In today’s fast-evolving security climate, we are delighted to be partners with ADVA to meet our corporate and government clients’ need for the most comprehensive and effective data security solutions. Operating an extensive private fiber infrastructure, we are in a prime position to help customers quickly and cost-effectively encrypt every bit of data right at the base network level, augmenting their existing firewalls and endpoint protection services to safeguard their mission-critical network connections against unauthorized access,” said Sander Veraar, VP, product management, Enterprise Business Group, StarHub. “With StarHub SDS Secured Service, our customers will enjoy not only robust security features, but also maximum network uptime with automatic traffic re-routing and redundancy as well as 24x7 support.”

The StarHub SDS Secured Service delivers highly-reliable and robustly protected enterprise connectivity on protocols including Ethernet, Fibre Channel and Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH), and with a choice of speeds ranging from 1Gbit/s to 100Gbit/s. Physical layer encryption throughout the network ensures all customer data has the most rigorous defense available. Key security features for customers include protocol-agnostic hardware-based encryption with the lowest latency possible and 100% throughput. Security is also enhanced through simple certificate enrolment protocol-based automation and manual operations, as well as a strictly separated encryption domain manager. What’s more, the solution features automated procedures for authentication, services creation and regular key generation. As the only technology of its kind cleared to transport NATO-restricted data, the ADVA FSP 3000 ConnectGuard™ Optical encryption solution meets the most stringent international standards and regulatory requirements.

“We’re excited to be StarHub’s technology partner as it takes this key step. The StarHub SDS Secured Service offers a major boost to the business community in Singapore, providing the protection as well as the speed and guaranteed uptime needed for the most sensitive and critical data transport,” commented Erik Lindberg, VP, sales, APAC, ADVA. “Our ConnectGuard™ Optical encryption solution is the ideal technology for protecting customer data and trust. Because it encrypts at the transport layer, it does not impact performance. That guarantee of data integrity with regards to latency and throughput is crucial. It’s a major advantage for networks that depend on low latency, such as those interconnecting data centers of financial and government institutions.”

Further information on the StarHub SDS Secured Service is available here: https://adva.li/starhub-sds-secured-service.

About ADVA

ADVA is a company founded on innovation and focused on helping our customers succeed. Our technology forms the building blocks of a shared digital future and empowers networks across the globe. We’re continually developing breakthrough hardware and software that leads the networking industry and creates new business opportunities. It’s these open connectivity solutions that enable our customers to deliver the cloud and mobile services that are vital to today’s society and for imagining new tomorrows. Together, we're building a truly connected and sustainable future. For more information on how we can help you, please visit us at www.adva.com.

About StarHub

StarHub is a leading homegrown Singapore company that delivers world-class communications, entertainment and digital solutions. With our extensive fibre and wireless infrastructure and global partnerships, we bring to people, homes and enterprises quality mobile and fixed services, a broad suite of premium content, and a diverse range of communication solutions. We develop and deliver to corporate and government clients solutions incorporating artificial intelligence, cyber security, data analytics, Internet of Things and robotics. We are committed to conducting our business in a sustainable and environmentally responsible manner. Launched in 2000 and listed on the Singapore Exchange mainboard since 2004, StarHub is a component stock of the SGX Sustainability Leaders Index and the SGX Sustainability Leaders Enhanced Index. Find us at www.starhub.com.

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