SC Magazine identifies strong usability, automation and workflow processes

Hitachi ID Systems, a leading provider of identity, access and compliance management solutions, is pleased to announce that Hitachi ID Identity Manager received a 5-Star Rating in the 2011 SC Magazine review of the top identity management solutions. The review highlights “a nice blend of automation and manual account management capability that fits nicely into any environment without the need for an infrastructure overhaul.”

Hitachi ID Identity Manager is a complete solution for managing identities and entitlements across on-premises and cloud-hosted systems and applications. It includes automation, self-service and delegated automated workflows designed to simplify and secure administration tasks throughout the user lifecycle. Hitachi ID Identity Manager ensures that users get appropriate access rights promptly and are deprovisioned reliably and completely. SC Magazine asserts, “We find this product to have an organized end-to-end workflow for managing and synchronizing user accounts throughout the enterprise.”

“We continually strive to meet our customers' objectives in the areas of regulatory compliance, internal controls, IT efficiency and user service while minimizing total cost of ownership for our deployed solutions,” said Gideon Shoham, CEO Hitachi ID Systems. “SC Magazine's recognition of our identity and access management solutions further emphasizes Hitachi ID Systems' expertise to effectively control user lifecycle management.”

The SC Magazine Review concluded that the “Hitachi ID Identity Manager offers a solid amount of features and functionality that are easy to use and can easily be deployed in any environment. We find this product to be a good value for the money.”

To read the SC Magazine Review in its entirety, visit

About Hitachi ID Systems, Inc.

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, Hitachi ID Password Manager and Hitachi ID 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 or call 1.403.233.0740.

For more information, please contact:

Dawn Mallyon, VP Marketing
Hitachi ID Systems
(403) 233-0740, ext 324