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M-Tech Improves User Experience, Scalability and Security with IDM Suite 4.3.0®

M-Tech Announces IDM Suite 4.3.0, with major enhancements to strengthen security, improve usability and scale to very large organizations.

Calgary, Alberta, Canada - February 25, 2008 -M-Tech Information Technology, Inc., a leading provider of identity management software, today announced the release of IDM Suite 4.3.0 with a major focus on improving user service, strengthening security and lowering IT support costs. The IDM Suite 4.3.0 consists of ID-Synch, ID-Access and ID-Certify.

The upgraded software was developed in response to customer feedback and an ever-increasing focus on managing identities and access within medium-to-large enterprises.

"IAM solutions can provide benefits such as simplifying administration and containing costs, improving service-level targets (SLTs) and SLT achievement, managing risk, complying with regulations and prompt responses to business needs," according to a November 19th, 2007 Gartner report titled Identity and Access Management Technologies Defined, 2008.

Highlights

  • An improved identity synchronization engine that integrates automated provisioning with self-service workflow and that supports per-attribute priority assignment.
  • New and updated target connectors, including Notes/Domino (V7 and V8), Remedy ARS (V7), RSA Access Manager (V6) and SSH.
  • Major scalability improvements to ID-Access, to support operation in Active Directory domains containing up to 250,000 security groups.
  • Usability improvements across many pages and forms.
  • Stronger authentication to the API, using one time passwords and subnet filtering of API clients.
  • Improved performance across many components.

"The Hitachi ID Identity and Access Management Suite version 4.3.0 is a major milestone, incorporating customer feedback from numerous deployments. Over 300 enhancements and 4,000 code checkins make this a very significant release for M-Tech customers," said Idan Shoham, M-Tech CTO.

A trial software download is available for the IDM Suite 4.3.0 to provide customers with the ability to install the Suite in a test environment.

Customers currently using earlier versions of ID-Synch, ID-Access, ID-Certify, are encouraged to contact sales@Hitachi-ID.com to upgrade to the IDM Suite 4.3.0.

About M-Tech

Hitachi ID Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of identity and access management solutions. Hitachi ID software helps almost 1000 organizations with over 12 million combined users meet security, internal control, regulatory compliance, IT cost reduction and user service objectives.

Hitachi ID Identity and Access Management Suite includes Identity Manager http://Hitachi-ID.com/identity-manager/, Password Manager http://Hitachi-ID.com/password-manager/ and Privileged Access Manager http://Hitachi-ID.com/privileged-access-manager/. These products manage identities, entitlements and authentication factors across both on-premise and SaaS applications in the cloud.

Industry analyst Ovum Consulting recently recognized Hitachi ID Systems as an enterprise identity and access management powerhouse, citing the company's robust technology and exemplary customer support. Ovum “believes that Hitachi ID's focus on reducing the administrative and helpdesk burden and the company's focus on bottom-up IAM reflects the way in which organizations operate.”

For more information about Hitachi ID Systems and its products, please visit http://Hitachi-ID.com/ or call 1.403.233.0740.

M-Tech Contact

Dawn Mallyon
VP Marketing
Hitachi ID Systems, Inc.
500, 1401 1st Street S.E
Calgary, AB T2G 2J3
1.403.233.0740 ext. 324
dawn_mallyon@Hitachi-ID.com

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