Switzerland’s Sunrise Selects Secure64® For DNS Security Solution

Leading Carrier Selects Secure64’s Virtualized DNS Platform to Drive TCO Benefits

Zurich and Fort Collins, CO – 24 July 2019 – Secure64, the leading provider of DNS-based Security-as-a-Service solutions, announced that it has entered into an agreement with Sunrise Communications AG of Switzerland to provide its secure, scalable, carrier-grade DNS solution as well as its TotalGuard security services.

Sunrise, the largest non-state-controlled telecommunications company in Switzerland, offers its customers a wide-array of services including mobile, Internet, TV and landline services to private and business customers.

“We are the leading converged challenger with scale across all elements of the 4P bundle,” said Sunrise CTIO Elmar Grasser. “Our growth has created the need for Sunrise to expand and upgrade our DNS platform. We selected Secure64 for their proven ability to run in a virtualized environment plus a very compelling lower total cost of ownership for Sunrise. These features will provide Sunrise with added operational flexibility and savings that will position us to be responsive to our customers’ requirements. We look forward to working with Secure64 as we advance our corporate goal of making Sunrise the most recommended communications provider in Switzerland,” added Sunrise CTIO Elmar Grasser.

“We are delighted to welcome Sunrise to our growing list of carriers who have selected Secure64 for their DNS needs,” said Thad Dupper, CEO of Secure64. “Helping carriers around the world like Sunrise lower their TCO while at the same time protecting their subscribers from malware and phishing attacks via our TotalGuard services has become the driving elements of Secure64’s value proposition,” added Dupper.

About Secure64 Software Corporation

Six of the top fifteen operators and eleven of the top thirty carriers rely on Secure64’s DNS. Our base today comprises over 1 billion representing over of 20% of the global mobile subscribers. Performing billions of DNS lookups every day across six contents has galvanized our well-earned reputation for providing highly-secure, exceedingly stable and performant DNS solutions.

Secure64 brings trust to the internet through its suite of purpose-built, secure, DNS-based network security products. The company was built on a foundation of security and has forged solutions that are self-protecting and immune to malware. Secure64 secures the DNS infrastructures of leading service providers, government agencies and enterprises globally.

Secure64 is a privately held company which boasts deep technical and global experience in its leadership and technical staff. It is the only DNS solution provider that has authored a secure micro OS, automated the deployment of DNSSEC and built self-protecting DNS servers. For more information, visit www.secure64.com

Ben Weiner
Secure64 Software Corporation

About Sunrise

Sunrise Communications Group AG (Sunrise) is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange in Zurich and is the leading challenger in the Swiss telecommunications market. Sunrise is the largest non state-controlled telecommunications company in Switzerland, offering its mobile, Internet, TV and landline services to private and business customers.

Sunrise is the 5G pioneer and launched the first 5G network in Switzerland and Europe at the beginning of April 2019. Since the end of June, Sunrise has been supplying more than 248 cities/towns with 5G across Switzerland, offering speeds of up to 2 Gbit/s. Furthermore Sunrise offers an outstanding 4G mobile network in Switzerland (connect mobile network test issue 3/2019) providing the best geographic 4G/LTE coverage across over 95% of Switzerland and 99.98% of the population. 4G+ coverage extends to over 80% of the Swiss population, with speeds of up to 900 Mbit/s On the fixed side, Sunrise reaches approximately 85% of households in Switzerland with its fully-invested LLU network. The company offers the most advanced fiber technologies, such as vectoring, FTTS, FTTB and FTTH, thanks to its long-term agreement with the incumbent, SFN and local utilities.

For the financial year ended December 31, 2018, Sunrise generated total revenue of CHF 1,876 million and adjusted EBITDA of CHF 601 million and counted over 3.5 million customer relationships. Sunrise is the best universal provider for private customers and SMEs (BILANZ Telekom Rating 2018), and also counts many large-scale national and international companies such as Nestlé, Zurich Insurance Group, Swiss Post, Zurich Airport, Swiss International Air Lines, McDonald’s, NISSAN and others among its customers. The company has almost 1,610 employees (full-time equivalents) as well as more than 140 apprentices – the highest share of trainees (8%) of all Swiss telecommunications providers.

For more information regarding Sunrise, please visit: www.sunrise.ch.

Sunrise Communications AG
Corporate Communications
Phone: 0800 333 000
Outside of CH: +41 58 777 76 66