Infineon Technologies and Intel Collaborate to Serve the Rapidly Expanding Trusted Platform Module Market

NEUBIBERG, GERMANY and MILPITAS, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- Mar 05, 2008 -- Infineon Technologies AG (FRANKFURT: IFX) (NYSE: IFX) today announced a collaboration with Intel Corporation to serve the expanding TPM (Trusted Platform Module) market. Infineon was selected as an Intel® Preferred Supplier of TPM 1.2 Client Software for Intel Trusted Platform Module (Intel TPM) 1.2 Hardware Solution. In this collaboration, Infineon will provide its TPM Professional Package Software to fully support Intel TPM 1.2 hardware solution. The software solution is fully compliant with TCG's Trusted Software Stack (TSS) Work Group Specifications. This collaboration between security solution technology leaders will enable PC designers to take advantage of a cost-effective, flexible and reliable security solution for Intel vPro™ technology, Intel Centrino® processor technology and other fundamental business platforms.

The TPM Professional Package is being shipped in Hewlett Packard and other desktop and notebook brands.

According to a study of US market research company IDC, today more than 150 million notebooks and desktops are equipped with a Trusted Platform Module (TPM). IDC also anticipates the TPM market will increase to more than 250 million pieces shipped in the year 2010 alone. This equals an attach rate of more than 90 percent of all notebooks and desktops.

"We are extremely pleased with the opportunity to collaborate with Intel to deliver world-class security solutions to the computing market," said Peter Bauer, Member of the Management Board and Head of Infineon's Automotive, Industrial and Multi-market business group. "Infineon's Professional Package Software support to Intel TPM hardware will increase the adoption rate to serve the growing market for security in the PC. Protecting the confidentiality and integrity of the data in today's world has become a must-have for many PC users."

"A core strategy for Intel vPro is to deliver a built-in manageability and proactive security environment on business PCs," said Robert Crooke, vice president and general manager of Intel's Business Client Group. "Infineon's TPM software will complement the Intel TPM 1.2 hardware to help deliver enhanced security to mobile and desktop business PCs, including those with Intel vPro and Intel Centrino Pro technologies."

Infineon's professional package security software offers easy initialization, management and application support, centralized system administration, security and several state-of-the-art distinguishing features. Infineon is a promoter and board member of the Trusted Computing Group (TCG) and is engaged as a project leader in several Open Trusted Computing projects funded by the European Union.

Further information on Infineon's Trusted Platform Module chip, TPM 1.2 Client Software and Vista-ready TPM Professional Package 3.0 is available at

About Infineon

Infineon Technologies AG, Neubiberg, Germany, offers semiconductor and system solutions addressing three central challenges to modern society: energy efficiency, communications, and security. In the 2007 fiscal year (ending September), the company reported sales of Euro 7.7 billion (including Qimonda sales of Euro 3.6 billion) with approximately 43,000 employees worldwide (including approximately 13,500 Qimonda employees). With a global presence, Infineon operates through its subsidiaries in the U.S. from Milpitas, CA, in the Asia-Pacific region from Singapore, and in Japan from Tokyo. Infineon is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and on the New York Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: IFX).

Further information is available at

This news release is available online at

All trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Add to Digg Bookmark with Add to Newsvine

Media Relations Technology:
Worldwide Headquarters
Name: Monika Sonntag
Phone: +49 89 234 24497
Email Contact

Name: Agnes Toan
Phone: +1 408 503 2587
Email Contact

Name: Chi Kang David Ong
Phone: +65 6876 3070
Email Contact

Name: Hirotaka Shiroguchi
Phone: +81 3 5745 7340
Email Contact

Investor Relations
Phone: +49 89 234 26655
Email Contact

Review Article Be the first to review this article


Featured Video
Peggy AycinenaWhat Would Joe Do?
by Peggy Aycinena
Acquiring Mentor: Four Good Ideas, One Great
More Editorial  
Manager, Field Applications Engineering for Real Intent at Sunnyvale, CA
Upcoming Events
SEMICON Europe at Grenoble France - Oct 25 - 27, 2016
ARM TechCon 2016 at Santa Clara Convention Center Santa Clara CA - Oct 25 - 27, 2016
Call For Proposals Now Open! at Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA California CA - Oct 25 - 27, 2016
DeviceWerx - 2016 at Green Valley Ranch Casino & Resort Las Vegas NV - Nov 3 - 4, 2016
S2C: FPGA Base prototyping- Download white paper

Internet Business Systems © 2016 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
595 Millich Dr., Suite 216, Campbell, CA 95008
+1 (408)-337-6870 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes GISCafe - Geographical Information Services  MCADCafe - Mechanical Design and Engineering ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy Policy