Identity consolidation and privileged access management across Windows, Linux, and UNIX serversEnterprise Edition
Detailed auditing of privileged user sessions on Windows, Linux and UNIX systemsPlatinum Edition
Dynamically segment and isolate cross-platform systemsApplication Edition
Secure, centralized single sign-on to on-premise business applications
Single sign-on and unified management for cloud and mobile apps and devicesMac Edition
Centralized security and management for Macs and mobile devicesPremium Edition
SaaS and Mac Editions combined with mobile security managementCentrify for Samsung KNOX
Enterprise management of SSO, MCM and MDM for Samsung KNOX
Recently we announced our developer site and platform that gives enterprise application developers and ISVs the resources and support needed for seamless integration of Centrify’s identity management into their cloud, mobile and datacenter applications and systems. The Centrify Developer Site also serves as a hub for newly introduced and updated SDKs, technical resources on integration, code samples, interaction with Centrify Developers and the developer community, and more. As part of this announcement we also introduced Centrify SDK v2.0, which extends the “Zero Sign-on” login experience for users accessing native mobile applications on Android and iOS mobile platforms. In this blog post I want to give context behind this announcement and this new developer site.
Every six months or so I like to give an update to our customers and partners on the “health” of Centrify and how we are doing business-wise. Even though our fiscal year runs from July 1 to June 30, most people usually ask me how we grew from a calendar year perspective and what were the major milestones accomplished. So here is a quick recap of what we accomplished in calendar year 2013.
In my last blog post I discussed Gartner's recently published report on market trends for Cloud-based Security Services and how Gartner ranked Cloud-based Identity and Access Management (aka "Cloud IAM" aka "Cloud Identity" aka "Identity-as-a-Service") as the largest market segment in this year's $2 billion cloud-based security services market. What struck me in the report is some of the concerns Gartner raised around cloud identity and most of them had to do with concerns regarding where identity is stored. I want to use this blog post to explore that issue in a bit more detail and correlate it to the Centrify approach for storing identity data.
I was planning in this week's blog post to talk about the great new features in our recently updated cloud-identity solution but my eye was caught by Gartner's recently published report on market trends for Cloud-based Security Services that touches upon a lot of stuff we are doing here at Centrify, so thought I would first blog about this report first.
I think most of us have heard the expression "Internet of Things" (IoT). To me that expression represents a world of an increasing number of smart devices (i.e. "Things") talking to an increasing number of cloud-based (i.e. "Internet") resources and services, and in the middle of this interconnected world are users who are leveraging some of these devices to interact with some of these services.
In my last blog post I discussed what Samsung KNOX is and the release of our Centrify for Samsung KNOX solution that delivers "Zero Sign-On" to web and rich Mobile applications within KNOX as well as provides Active Directory-based container and device management. In this blog post I want to provide a bit more color commentary on what the "Zero Sign-On" (ZSO) capabilities that Centrify provides that comes standard with KNOX.