Insta Group Ltd

Insta Group Oy is a Finnish family business with the aim of building and maintaining a safe and competitive society. The group consists of four companies. Insta Automation Oy specialises in industrial automation, Insta DefSec Oy develops critical situational awareness and data security solutions and services, while Insta ILS Oy provides life cycle services for the aviation industry and Insta Innovation Oy focuses on virtual technology and innovative services. Read more »

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13.03.2014

Insta Certifier to Thales’s list of supported applications

Insta Certifier CA product is now on list of applications supported by Thales HSMs (Hardware Security Module). The listed applications have been verified comply with interfaces used by Thales’s nShield HSM product line (Connect, Solo and Edge). Insta has years of experience of Thales’s HSMs. For example, we have developed a high security CA solution […]

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Insta Certifier to Thales’s list of supported applications

Insta Certifier CA product is now on list of applications supported by Thales HSMs (Hardware Security Module). The listed applications have been verified comply with interfaces used by Thales’s nShield HSM product line (Connect, Solo and Edge).

Insta has years of experience of Thales’s HSMs. For example, we have developed a high security CA solution for critical applications, where Insta Certifier is connected to a Thales HSM for strong key protection. The solution is widely used by authorities and security critical enterprises, e.g. in telecom and finance sectors.

Since 2012, Insta has been Thales’s ASAP (Alliance for Solution and Application Providers) partner. The partnership provides a good framework for constant development of our products and ensuring compliance, enabling us to offer competitive solutions with a long life-cycle for our customers. Insta is also an official reseller of Thales HSMs in Finland.

For more information:

Please contact us for further information on Thales’s HSM products, applications or pricing.

05.11.2013

Finnish Population Register Centre to use Insta Certifier software in certificate management

The Finnish Population Register Centre (PRC) issues digital certificates in Finland for public and private users, such as state administration, health care and citizens. The certificates are used e.g. in authentication to information systems, mail and document encryption as well as digital signing of medicine prescriptions. PRC has agreed with Insta to use Insta’s best-in-class […]

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Finnish Population Register Centre to use Insta Certifier software in certificate management

The Finnish Population Register Centre (PRC) issues digital certificates in Finland for public and private users, such as state administration, health care and citizens. The certificates are used e.g. in authentication to information systems, mail and document encryption as well as digital signing of medicine prescriptions.

PRC has agreed with Insta to use Insta’s best-in-class CA product, Insta Certifer, to issue PRC’s digital certificates in the future. With the agreement, Insta has become the leading provider of PKI solutions in Finland. The agreement is also internationally a remarkable reference, demonstrating Insta’s competence in the PKI field, and guarantees a long-term commitment for strong development of Insta Certifier product in the future.

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02.09.2013

Insta DefSec has sold its waveform business

Insta DefSec and Patria have agreed on a business transaction where Insta DefSec’s waveform business including five persons are transferred to Patria on 1.9.2013. These persons will be transferred to Patria with no changes in their terms of employment. Insta and Patria have a long history of co-operation in the area of data links. Waveform […]

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Insta DefSec has sold its waveform business

Insta DefSec and Patria have agreed on a business transaction where Insta DefSec’s waveform business including five persons are transferred to Patria on 1.9.2013. These persons will be transferred to Patria with no changes in their terms of employment.

Insta and Patria have a long history of co-operation in the area of data links. Waveform development is one of the key elements in this area. The transaction aims to strengthen and improve the competitiveness of the Finnish data link expertise by combining the complementing capabilities of Patria and Insta into a single entity. The transaction has no other effects on the companies.

Patria is actively involved in the international co-operation related to unmanned systems and foresees new opportunities for the MPNDL (Multi-Purpose Networking Data Link) system that completed its first unmanned flights in the summer of 2012. The transaction enhances Patria’s possibilities to develop new business in the field of unmanned systems.

Contact:

Timo Hammar, Vice President, phone +358 40 7092 090, timo.hammar@insta.fi or
Erkki Hartikka, Director, phone +358 40 7092 770, erkki.hartikka@insta.fi.

Insta Automation Oy to deliver instrumentation installations to world’s largest recovered fuel fired boiler to Mälarenergi’s heat and power plant in Sweden

Insta Automation Oy and Metso Power have signed a contract regarding a delivery of instrumentation installations to Mälarenergi’s combined heat and power plant (CHP) in Västerås, Sweden, with the world’s largest recovered fuel fired boiler.

The new boiler with a fuel input of 167 MW will utilize circulating fluidized bed (CFB) technology and it will serve as a base unit to meet the disctrict heating power needs of Västerås and Hallstahammar municipalities.

The modernization is a significant investment for the city of Västerås as the existing CHP plant is in need of a comprehensive upgrade.The principal fuel for the new boiler will be recovered fuel prepared from municipal waste, and the new boiler also has possibility to burn biofuel.

Insta Automation scope of supply consists of instrumentation installations. Installation works will commence in July and end in the beginning of 2014.

The contract is once again a good example of successful long-term co-operation with Metso.

Additional information:
Project Manager Kari Kivimäki, tel. +358-400-633813
Business Unit Director Jarno Pitkänen, tel. +358-40-5842119