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Password Management Software

The term password management software actually has two meanings, depending on context:

Focusing on the enterprise: Users have too many passwords. A typical user in a large organization may have 10 to 20 passwords on internal systems. Users respond to this complexity by:

This creates real business problems:

Users may also have smart cards or tokens that users unlock with a PIN (which they will occasionally forget). Users may have a PC whose hard disk is encrypted with a password -- another type of login problem.


Hitachi ID Password Manager is a complete solution for managing passwords and other credentials, intended for users in a medium to large enterprise. It includes self service password reset features, Active Directory integration and Self-Service -- a set of capabilities that enable self-service even anywhere -- including from pre-boot, from the Windows login prompt and while away from the office.

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