Esprida to Simplify Security and Remote Management for Kiosks with Solidcore Partnership

Allows Retailers to Sustain PCI Compliance While Maintaining Flexibility to Remotely Manage and Update Self-Service Systems

CUPERTINO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Solidcore® Systems, Inc., the leader in retail system security, change audit and configuration control, and Esprida Corporation, a leader in remote management software for self-service systems, today announced a partnership to help retailers easily secure and remotely manage kiosk systems while simplifying the effort required to meet Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard compliance. The joint offering allows retailers to implement kiosk best practices, which includes protecting systems, maintaining optimum levels of payment card security, and sustaining centralized control over devices in the field.

Solidcore POS Check and Control™ provides a single-solution on the endpoint that easily and cost-effectively addresses all of the PCI and security requirements of a kiosk system. Esprida LiveControl™ automates administrative tasks to give businesses complete visibility and controlover a kiosk network. Together, the jointly deployed solution can enforce that only authorized changes deployed through Esprida LiveControl are allowed to alter the kiosk, including registry entries or data files. Solidcore also protects the kiosk from malware, zero-day vulnerabilities and any unauthorized local changes that might include reading or copying protected files off of the system.

"We are pleased to be partnering with Solidcore to deliver a more comprehensive offering that addresses key concerns for anyone deploying intelligent devices, such as kiosks," said Anila Jobanputra, president of Esprida Corporation. "By combining our technology offerings we make it easier for kiosk deployers to meet and exceed security protocols and service expectations."

"Kiosks offer an exciting opportunity for retailers, but the remote locations of these systems often present management, security and compliance challenges that cannot be overlooked," said Anne Bonaparte, president and CEO of Solidcore. "Working together with Esprida will help simplify the most challenging aspects of kiosk deployments so retailers can focus on growing their businesses and servicing their customers."

About Esprida Corporation

Esprida is an industry leader in remote management software for self-service, providing a Software as a Service (SaaS) product line that automates and simplifies the management of self-service devices. Esprida software supports some of the largest self-service deployments in the world. Businesses use Esprida software to speed deployment, improve customer experience and lower the total cost of operation. Esprida is a privately held company. For more information please visit www.esprida.com.

About Solidcore

Solidcore is a leader in retail system security, change audit and configuration control. Organizations worldwide trust Solidcore to detect and prevent unwanted change for improving IT compliance, security and availability. Solidcore easily automates PCI controls and is a pioneer in dynamic whitelisting technology for locking down critical systems and preventing unauthorized change events. Solidcore is headquartered in Cupertino, California. For more information, please visit www.solidcore.com.

Solidcore is a registered trademark of Solidcore Systems, Inc. in the United States and other countries. Solidcore POS Check and Control is a trademark of Solidcore Systems, Inc. All other product names, trademarks, and service marks mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners.

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Solidcore and Esprida partner to help retailers easily secure and remotely manage kiosk systems while simplifying PCI compliance

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