At a Glance

Chicago Clearing House Association, Chicago (

Customer: Chicago Clearing House Association, Chicago (

Size: 400+ member and affiliate banks

Business: Nonprofit association facilitating check clearing and balance settlements between banks

Business Need: Very secure single sign-on remote access

Lead Partner: Rhema Associates Inc., Chicago (www.

Supporting Partners: Ameritech, AT&T, Vasco Data Security Inc.

Hardware: Compaq Proliant 5500 server, Vasco Digipass security token

Software: ActiveServer, Digipass Controller software library, Windows NT

Deal Maker: User-friendly strong authentication

Results: Reduced paperwork, speedier settlements