Deutsche Telekom AG has been operating a Trust Center since 1994. In December 1998, Telekom Trust Center was the first company in Germany to be awarded the license by the Federal Network Agency to operate a certification office for electronic signatures in accordance with the requirements of German Digital Signatur act. Qualified certificates (Telesec Public Key Service) are offered by Telekom Trust Center since 1999. T-Systems Enterprise Services GmbH was given the order by Deutsche Telekom AG to operate this Trust Center in a high security data center. Orders for qualified signatures will be taken by T-Systems online on www.telesec.de
T-Systems is offering Trust Center Services für corporate customers, business customers and private customers. The entire portfolio covers qualified certificates and certificates that are not governed by the German Digital Signature act. T-Systems is planning, realizing and operating customized publiy key infrastructures for corporate customes from industry, public agencies, states and organisations. In addition to these pki services Trust Center offers standardized solutions for authentication, encryption and alectronic signature to business customers. Certificates for webservers are an essential part of Trust Center Services. The offering of standardized interfaces and protocols is of great significance to enable the integration of Trust Center Services in customers applications efficiently.