Office 365 is on track to be one of the fastest growing businesses in Microsoft's history, We look forward to working with partners like Centrify who enable a frictionless experience for customers looking to leverage their Microsoft Active Directory for seamless federation to Office 365.
Senior Director of Product Management for Office 365
Centrify is "on strategy" as a Microsoft partner by being aligned with Microsoft from a platform, technology and vision perspective to ensure seamless compatibility with Active Directory and related Microsoft technologies.
Centrify for Office 365 is the industry's most comprehensive solution for Active Directory-based single sign-on, user provisioning and mobile management for Office 365. Microsoft tested Centrify for Office 365 across key user scenarios and has qualified it as a "Works with Office 365" solution. In addition to validating functionality, this important designation also establishes protocols between Microsoft and Centrify to ensure responsive joint customer support. Centrify is "on strategy" with Microsoft as an Office 365 partner.
As a Windows Azure customer and partner, Centrify extends Windows Azure functionality with an on-demand identity service across the data center, cloud, and mobile that lets IT take advantage of their existing skills and Active Directory infrastructure.
Director, Windows Azure Product Marketing
Built on Windows Azure, the Centrify Cloud Service boosts user productivity and streamlines IT by extending Active Directory infrastructure for secure access to SaaS apps and management of mobile devices. The Windows Azure Inner Circle Fast Track ISV Program is an exclusive community of partners that build and market solutions on Microsoft's Azure platform. By being an Azure Fast Track ISV partner, Centrify is able to innovate and nimbly deliver new services to address customers' security and compliance requirements around the fast-changing IT landscape of mobile devices and cloud applications.
Centrify DirectControl was the first solution that extends Active Directory to non-Microsoft platforms to successfully complete Microsoft's rigorous, industry-leading "Certified for Windows" program for both Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008.
The combination of Active Directory and Centrify DirectControl gives us a really powerful single authentication solution across a highly mixed environment.
of Platform Strategy
Centrify delivered the first solution that extends Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services to web-based applications running on non-Microsoft web platforms.
Microsoft's published guide on Windows Security and Directory Services for UNIX Guide dedicates a chapter to Centrify DirectControl. It shows how DirectControl can enable UNIX clients to use Kerberos to authenticate to Active Directory and use LDAP to retrieve authorization and identity information from Active Directory.
Support for Active Directory's Group Policy services is an integral part of the DirectControl suite, providing a single, seamlessly integrated solution for extending both identity and policy management to non-Microsoft systems.
Centrify has earned Gold Certified status in the Microsoft Partner Program with a competency in ISV/Software Solutions, recognizing Centrify's expertise and total impact in the technology marketplace. As a Gold Certified partner, Centrify has demonstrated expertise with Microsoft technologies and proven ability to meet customers' needs.
Centrify has signed a patent licensing agreement with Microsoft that will further the security of communications for remote users and for organizations using cloud environments.