Why Choose Centrify

Centrify delivers identity management software and Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) solutions that enhance IT security, enable regulatory compliance requirements and streamline IT operations

The Centrify solution is "mature, technically strong, full featured, and possess(es) broad platform support."


Centrify provides unified identity management across cloud, mobile and data center environments that delivers single sign-on (SSO) for users and a simplified identity infrastructure for IT. Centrify’s unified identity management software and cloud-based Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) solutions leverage an organization’s existing identity infrastructure to enable single sign-on, multi-factor authentication, privileged identity management, auditing for compliance and enterprise mobile management. Centrify customers can typically reduce their total cost of identity management and compliance by more than 50 percent, while improving business agility and overall security. Centrify is used by more than 5,000 customers worldwide, including over 50% of the Fortune 50 and more than 60 Federal agencies.

Here are some of the reasons why customers choose Centrify:

  • Market Leader with Proven Success. With more than 5,000 customers worldwide, including over 50% of the Fortune 50 and more than 60 Federal agencies, Centrify is deployed on over a million servers, Macs and mobile devices and is used by millions of users for enhanced productivity through single sign-on.
  • Industry Recognition. Gartner and other analysts are recognizing Centrify both as a leader and visionary with our approach to unifying identity management across cloud, mobile and data center. Centrify and its technology has been honored with major awards.
  • A Comprehensive Solution. Centrify solutions secure all of your IT resources, providing you with security, control and visibility over your on-premises and cloud-based servers as well as SaaS, mobile devices and apps, and Macs. Only Centrify delivers support for 450 operating systems and thousands of SaaS applications.
  • Single Architecture. All Centrify solutions are built on a common identity management architecture that makes them quick-to-deploy, easy-to-manage and cost-effective.
  • Non-intrusive. Centrify’s identity management software does not require changes to your existing infrastructure; for example, you don’t need to change your Active Directory schema or install software on domain controllers. In addition, Centrify’s IDaaS solution gives you the flexibility to store identity where you want it; for example, you are not forced to replicate usernames and passwords to the cloud.
  • It is refreshing to work with a company that has such rock solid support.

    David Wilson, Paetec

  • Support. Centrify best-in-class 24x7 support is consistently praised by customers and drives a 97% retention rate.
  • Services. Centrify helps customers become productive quickly through professional services and training. Regionally located consultants and sales engineers have helped customers meet regulatory compliance milestones on tight deadlines, and are experienced with deployments involving thousands of servers.
  • Global Reach. Centrify has data centers, offices and field personnel located worldwide to provide direct attention to regional and global business needs.