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Hitachi ID Systems releases cloud/SaaS connectors

New release updates existing integrations and introduces SaaS connectors

Calgary, Canada -- June 1, 2010 -- Hitachi ID Systems, Inc., a leading provider of identity and access management (IAM) solutions, is pleased to announce the release of a connector package for cloud-hosted and SaaS applications.

The new Connector Pack v1.2 provides integrations for "cloud" hosted applications, such as Google Applications and WebEx Connect, as well as a general-purpose connector for SOAP APIs used by SaaS applications. The connector pack is used by all other Hitachi ID products included in our identity management suite to integrate with systems and applications where users have accounts, passwords and entitlements.

“This release reflects a growing interest among customers to integrate with systems and applications hosted in the cloud,” says Idan Shoham, CTO. “We plan on adding support for many more additional software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications in the months ahead,” he added.

Other updated connectors included in Connector Pack 1.2 include:

  • JD Edwards OneWorld
  • Lotus Notes 7.x
  • CA Service Desk
  • Remedy 7.5
  • RSA Authentication Manager 7.1
  • Passphrase support on z/OS
  • Special character support on iSeries
  • McAfee Endpoint Encryption (key recovery integration)

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 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.

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
dawn_mallyon@Hitachi-ID.com

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