30.03.2007 – 08:00
WISeKey selected by the Mayor of Malaga to join key players on information society in Malaga
WISeKey represented by its founder and Chairman Carlos Moreira has join the Malaga Valley e-27 Club, one of the initiatives of higher vision and ambition of the IT sector in Spain.
More than 40 Presidents of multinational and technology companies have decided, under the presidency of Javier Cremades, of Cremades & Calvo-Sotelo, to promote the creation in Malaga the biggest area of technology in Europe.
During the second encounter of the Malaga Valley E27 Club, Carlos Moreira proposed 3 initiatives on WISeKey technologies that will allow the acceleration of the Malaga Valley project. This initiatives are (1) establishment of the first European digital identity city combining digital identity technologies with WIFI, WISeKey will donate over 2000 Digital ID, combined to the donation made by FON of over 2000 Foneras (FON's WiFi routers) to Malaga's citizens. (2) WISeKey will work in cooperation with the Malaga Valley technology park to establish a Secure Bunker Infrastructure allowing the Malaga Technology park to provide high secure infrastructure and bunker services and (3) WISeKey will cooperate with Malaga Mundo Internet Congress to organize a seminar around Digital Identification and CyberSecurity.
With these initiatives WISeKey will contribute to the goal of turning out Malaga into a city of reference in the European continent in the field of technology. The strategy will allow the capital of Costa del Sol to compete, within a five year period, with the actual world exponents in this field, situated in the United States and Asia.
"Málaga is proud to support this ambitious initiative in our goal
to be a European reference on new technologies and Information
Society", quoted D. Francisco de la Torre, Mayor of Malaga.
This are some of the goals of the recently created Malaga Valley E-27 Club, composed of 45 partners, among which are included, inter alia, Telefonica, Grupo Prisa, HP, WISeKey, CISCO, Yahoo, Nokia, ONO, France Telecom, IBM Spain, Philips Iberica and Vodafone Spain.
ots Originaltext: WISeKey SA
Daniel Ybarra, VP Corporate Communications