EBIXmIDentity makes EBICS mobile

KOBIL Systems and XCOM offer mobile interbank solution for the signing and management of EBICS-based transactions

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The IT security specialist KOBIL and the leading e-banking provider XCOM work together in a strategic partnership with the product EBIXmIDentity. With the EBIXmIDentity, the two partners provide EBICS-supporting banks with the first non-install solution that is both highly secure and mobile. The USB-based solution requires only the EBICS infrastructure to sign transactions.

EBIXmIDentity is a state-of-the-art EBICS client software by XCOM, which is based on the well-proven mIDentity core technology by the IT security specialist KOBIL. The solution enables the user to comfortably sign interbank transactions worldwide. Complex installations, dependence on company-internal workstations or manual login to a particular banking portal are no longer necessary thanks to integrated, user-friendly software as well as high mobility levels of the non-install USB device. Hereby the well-proven mIDentity smart card technology guarantees highest security.

With the EBIXmIDentity, KOBIL and XCOM succeeded in making EBICS mobile and user-friendly. Finally corporate clients can gain full control over their financial transactions without having to depend on a workstation or an employee. With EBIXmIDentity, corporate customers can manage and approve transactions worldwide thanks toUSB-based, non-install technology. Only Internet access and a free USB port are required.

"We are proud of the partnership with XCOM. The development of this product has only been possible due to the know-how of both companies. We believe that in the future the demand for the EBIXmIDentity will increase significantly. Several banks have already indicated great interest", stated Ismet Koyun, CEO of KOBIL.

KOBIL and XCOM offer a five year functional guarantee on the EBIXmIDentity. Thanks to its continuous online update ability, the EBIXmIDentity is also well prepared for future challenges. Currently the work on additional e-banking functionalities as well as email and document signing is in progress. The automated updated function enables the quick installation of new security features and functionalities without complicated recalls of USB devices, which can result in enormous savings for the banks. Corporate clients are provided with the whole, handy package: High security, high user-friendliness and high mobility - a combination of features they have certainly been waiting for for a long time.

"EBIXmIDentity is the logical combination of both the possibilities the new standard provides as and the innovative, customer-oriented approach of XCOM. EBICS offers the ideal platform for secure transactions between banks and companies, also beyond the borders of Germany in the future. With KOBIL's mIDentity we found the right technology and the ideal partner to rapidly develop this technology as well as other solutions regarding secure and mobile transactions for banks and companies. We already are very successful with our e-banking suite in the corporate as well as the private sector, and we have won significant deals especially in the last few weeks", stated Dr. Fuchs, Director of XCOM. "EBIXmIDentity will continue this success story."

KOBIL and XCO will be for the first time be presenting their world novelty EBIXmIDentity to the public at the SAP banking congress on October 6 - 7, 2009 in Frankfurt, Germany.

About XCOM

The XCOM group is a specialist in the area of system development and system integration at banks and financial service providers both domestic and abroad (Europe).

The company is one of the five leading providers for e-business, e-commerce and e-banking solutions. The main focus of the company is the development and continuous support of future-proof and efficient solutions in sectors such as stock exchange, stock trading, electronic banking, data logistic and communication. Another focus is the positioning of the company as a full service provider of business process insourcing together with the company-associated BIW (bank) plc.

More than 200 banks and financial service providers, including all major banks, have been working with XCOM for many years and are confident of the group's benefits. In the last years XCOM realized strategic cooperations with companies such as HP, SAP, the Betriebscenter für Banken AG and other institutions. The company was founded in 1988 as XCOM BCC GmbH by Matthias Albrecht (now CEO), Stefan H. Tarach (now Chairman of the board) and Peter Hampl. XCOM employs about 200 employees in seven locations in Germany. For further information please visit www.XCOM.de .
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