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One of the World's Largest Luxury Goods Companies Selects Hitachi ID Systems for Privileged Access Management

March 11, 2014 - Calgary, Alberta, Canada - Hitachi ID is pleased to announce that one of the world's largest luxury goods companies – a Europe-based, multi-billion dollar enterprise, purchased the Hitachi ID Privileged Access Manager (PAM) product for implementation throughout their business.

“Hitachi ID Privileged Access Manager is network security software designed specifically to address the problem of insecure, static and shared administrator passwords. Most companies consider such non-monitored passwords one of the highest-risk weaknesses in their security setup,” says Gideon Shoham, CEO of Hitachi ID Systems. “We are very happy that this company has selected our best of breed PAM solution – and consistent with their overall approach to business, they recognize quality and advantages when they see it.”

The company evaluated all leading vendor solutions in the PAM market through a request for proposal (RFP) and detailed on-site proof of concept (POC). Hitachi ID's team was able to complete the POC in two days compared with over two weeks spent by its main competitor.

“Hitachi ID's Privileged Access Management solution is exactly what we want to implement,” says a representative of the company. “We tested Hitachi ID solution against other leading vendors in the space and found it to have, by far, the broadest coverage and lowest overall cost. The technical expertise and delivery abilities of Hitachi ID outperformed all competing vendors.”

About Hitachi ID Systems, Inc.

Hitachi ID Systems delivers access governance and identity administration solutions to organizations globally. Hitachi ID solutions are used by Fortune 500 companies to secure access to systems in the enterprise and in the cloud.

Hitachi ID Systems is based in Calgary, Alberta Canada, with offices in Montreal, New York, Amsterdam and Brisbane, Australia. It was founded as a startup in 1992 and now employs almost 200 worldwide including more than 100 in Calgary.

Hitachi ID identity management and access governance solutions are analyst-recognized leading products in the IDM industry. Cited often as a solution providing the quickest ROI, easiest deployment and highest number of system integrations, the Hitachi ID Identity and Access Management Suite has been a clear choice by over a thousand major corporations worldwide.

To learn more about Hitachi ID Systems, visit http://Hitachi-ID.com/, e-mail info@Hitachi-ID.com, call 1.403.233.0740 or follow @Hitachi_ID on Twitter.


For more information please contact:

Dawn Mallyon
VP, Marketing
Hitachi ID Systems
(403) 233-0740, ext 324
dawnm@hitachi-id.com

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