Pensionsversicherungsanstalt Austria uses HOB connectivity software for internal and external users of Cadolzburg, July 14, 2010 – more than 4.6 million people in Austria rely in the area of pensions to the pension insurance institution (PVA). Secure internal and external data communication uses the PVA picked business connectivity products of the software specialists GmbH & co. KG. Recently the SSL-based RD VPN introduced, raised over which users can access anywhere on the Internet without any software installation on the client on all resources. The superannuation fund is Austria’s largest social insurances according to the German pension insurance – with 7,000 employees and an annual budget of EUR 27.5 billion and serves more than 4.6 million policyholders.
“To extend the service life of the existing computer we opted for the Java-based access solution HOBLink JWT. Advantage is that it just works with any computer without additional client software via browser” explains Markus Paschinger, responsible for the area of server operation in the data center. Crucial for the solution of the connectivity specialist HOB GmbH & co. KG were Paschinger, “flexibility in implementing our requirements, the solution competence proven in many projects and the good price/performance ratio”. After the introduction of the software solutions HOBLink JWT enterprise access (EA) to manage the user and configuration data in the MS Active Directory and the 3270 emulation HOBLink J-term for OS/390 mainframe applications followed in this year the commissioning of HOB RD VPN for external access for approximately 100 external contractors such as maintenance companies and internal employees in all Austria. “There raised with its SSL-based solution with many customers meets all requirements for secure external access and fits the solution very well in the existing access infrastructure, we have external access HOB RD VPN installed”, says Markus Paschinger.
The most important goal, objectives IT to streamline, was achieved through a modern client-server concept in conjunction with a remote access solution in many ways: as extended to the useful life of the machine from previously three on today seven to eight years. The solution raised family scores but above all so that no software must be installed on the 4,000 workstations and no administrator rights or drivers are required. As a result, the central control of the Applikationszugriffs the enterprise access server is easy to implement and associated with minimal administrative effort. Description of the company picked up the GmbH & co. KG is a medium-sized German software company that develops innovative remote access solutions and worldwide markets. In 1964 established and successful company’s core competencies include server-based computing, secure remote access, as well as VoIP and virtualization, which are used in small, medium and large companies. Products by raising are common by the BSI (Bundesamt fur Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik) Certified criteria. RAISED worldwide approximately 120 employees, half of them in the development of busy today in its Cadolzburger headquarters and its branch offices. HOB maintains offices in France, Malta, Netherlands and United States, and Mexico. Company contact: HOB GmbH & co. KG Petra Korwer Schwadermuhlstr.