Software Diversified Services

Brief Overview

Software Diversified Services provides mainframe software and multi-platform security including encryption.


Software Diversified Services
1322 81st Avenue Northeast
Spring Lake Park, Minnesota 55432-2116
Tel: (763) 571 – 9000


Jim Lampi has served as Co-Founder and VP of Software Diversified Services for over three decades.


Founded in 1982, the company has grown to support over 1,000 customers worldwide. SDS is headquartered in Minnesota.

Key Competitors

Voltage, ASPG, PKWare

Products and Services

Software Diversified Services (SDS) provides a range of mainframe security, encryption, and network security solutions that can be grouped as follows:

• E-Business Server – Encryption and security for IBM z/OS, IBM AIX, HP-UX, Sun Solaris, Windows, Red Hat Linux, and SUSE Linux.
• VitalSigns – Fraud detection software for 3270, 5250, SNA, TCP/IP, HTTP, and iSeries (Detective), as well as monitoring for FTP, IP, and other protocols
• VFTP – Secure file transfer and FTP
• Virtel – Web access and support

SDS also offers other products for server management license cost management, and other related areas.