For more than a decade, Centrify has been leading the way in redefining the Fabric of Privileged Access Management.
2004 Centrify Founded
Centrify was founded by former co-founder of NetIQ, Tom Kemp, former co-founder of Netreon (acquired by CA Technologies), Adam Au, and former Netroen CTO, Paul Moore. Early investors included Accel, Index, Mayfield and Sigma/JSV.
2005 Integration of Unix/Linux into Active Directory
First to integrate UNIX and Linux into Active Directory supporting multiple identities for a single user with Centrify’s unique Zone technology.
2008 Introduction of Restricted Authorization Zones
First to introduce restricted authorization zones for Privilege Access Management.
2010 Support of IAM & PAM for Linux on AWS
First to support identity, access and privilege management of Linux systems running on AWS.
2012 Delivery of Hierarchical Management Model
First to deliver a hierarchical management model for fine grained identity, access and privilege management.
2013 Introduction of Privilege Elevation on Windows
First to provide Privilege Elevation on Windows leveraging the same policy service supporting both UNIX, Linux and Windows.
2015 Launch of PAM-as-a-Service
First to offer PAM-as-a-Service and continues to be the only offering with a true multi-tenant, cloud architecture.
2015 Introduction of Subscription Pricing
First in the Privileged Access Management industry to offer subscription pricing starting.
2015 Combined IDaaS and EMM
First to combine IDaaS and EMM into single offering.
2016 Launch ServiceNow Marketplace Apps
First to offer applications available in the ServiceNow Marketplace.
2016 Launch of On-Premise PAM-as-a-Service
First to offer PAM-as-a-Service as customer managed deployment on-premises.
2017 IDaaS Offering on AWS Marketplace
First to offer identity services through AWS Marketplace at hourly pricing.
2018 Main Contributor to Zero Trust Security Movement
First to offer Next-Gen Access for Zero Trust Security.
2018 Launch of Privilege Analytics
First to add privilege analytics that uses unsupervised machine learning on not only access events, but also privilege commands.
2018 Buyout by Thoma Bravo
Thoma Bravo acquires majority stakes in Centrify.
2018 Centrify Spins Out IDaaS Business
Centrify spins out its IDaaS business as a standalone company named Idaptive.
2019 Zero Trust Privilege
Centrify is sharpening its strategic focus on redefining the legacy approach to Privileged Access Management (PAM) with cloud-ready Zero Trust Privilege to stop the leading cause of breaches – privileged access abuse.