Ultra Electronics solidifies partnership with leading us network and security solutions provider

10 JULY 2020

Ultra’s distribution agreement with Connect I.T. Solutions enhances the company’s secure Hardware Security Module offering in the North American market

Ultra Communication and Integrated Systems (CIS), part of Ultra Electronics, has agreed a strategic partnership with Connect I.T. Solutions, a leading network and security solutions provider in the US market, to enhance the delivery of its KeyerPLUS Hardware Security Module (HSM) to its key customers.

For businesses in PKI, VPN and internet security, HSMs provide an essential layer of security that offers a tamper-resistant, highly reliable and easily manageable crypto key storage solution. Ultra’s KeyperPLUS is the only HSM on the market to be fully certified to FIPS 140-2 Level 4, ensuring the highest standards of security and protection. KeyperPLUS employs the next generation flexible crypto platform to provide absolute assurance over the integrity of the information it holds.

Ultra's partnership with Connect I.T. Solutions ensures the company is able to meet the needs of its North American customer base quickly and efficiently through an in-country supply that optimises delivery and minimises logistical requirements. Through this engagement with Connect I.T. Solutions, Ultra can offer an enhanced in-service support service to its customers through local representatives that ensures risks of system failure or security management challenges can be quickly identified and rectified before any data is compromised.

Jasper Rose, Vice President Cyber Security, Connect I.T. Solutions, commented:

'The world of cyber security has never been more important to our customers business, and industry growth by its very nature introduces security vulnerabilities that systems must be protected from.

It has long been our mission to partner with the best companies in our continuing effort to bring innovative and objective solutions to our customers that meet their needs in deploying secure, high-performing, reliable and manageable networks. Ultra’s Keyper plus HSM delivers field-proven FIPS Level 4 security for core business uses, and critical applications that provide a root of trust, to ensure data integrity across the enterprise.  We are proud and excited to strengthen our long relationship with Ultra in North America and Canada.'

David Cole, Managing Director, Ultra CIS, commented:

'Connect I.T. Solutions' pedigree in this market makes them an ideal partner as we look to enhance the security and support we offer to our US-based clients. Through ensuring customers always experience a seamless engagement, delivery and support service, we are confident that this agreement will deliver great results both for our customers and our partnership.’


Clare Anderson: 07584 147115
Marketing Communications Manager: clare.anderson@ultra-cis.com

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Ultra specialises in providing application-engineered bespoke solutions. We focus on our customers’ mission critical and intelligent systems in the defence, security, critical detection & control markets.