July 28, 2009, Calgary, Canada -- Hitachi ID Systems, today announced the availability of their products through BMC Software (NYSE: BMC). Hitachi ID Systems, a member of the BMC Technology Alliance Program has added their products to BMC's pricelist, making Hitachi ID's products available globally from BMC and BMC channel partners.

As a member of the BMC Technology Alliance Partner program, Hitachi ID has validated and completed many integrations of its product suite with BMC products including Remedy ARS and Service Desk Express.

This MarketZone agreement provides BMC customers with access to Hitachi ID Password Manager and Hitachi ID Login Manager for BMC's Service Desk and Identity Management suite of products which are part of BMC's Business Service Management platform.

“This significant expansion of our partnering activity provides Hitachi ID with access to BMC's market. The combination of products is a rich and compelling solution for our customers,” says Gideon Shoham, Hitachi ID Systems CEO.

Adding Password Manager to BMC Service Desk enables customers to lower IT related support costs by providing self-service password options that reduce and resolve most password-related problems. The integrations allow the Hitachi ID Password Manager to be specifically configured to automatically create, update and resolve password incidents.

“We are proud to add Hitachi ID Systems products to the growing list of BMC MarketZone products,” says Greg Myers, product line director at BMC Software. “Expanding our partnership with Hitachi ID Systems provides our customers with access to the best solution available.”

About Hitachi ID Systems

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 Hitachi ID Identity Manager https://Hitachi-ID.com/identity-manager/, Hitachi ID Password Manager https://Hitachi-ID.com/password-manager/ and Hitachi ID Privileged Access Manager https://Hitachi-ID.com/privileged-access-manager/. These products manage identities, entitlements and authentication factors across both on-premises 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 https://Hitachi-ID.com/ or call 1.403.233.0740.

Hitachi ID Systems 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