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Centrify Honored as Bronze Stevie® Award Winner in 2016 American Business Awards<sup>SM</sup>

May 09, 2016

Santa Clara, CA ― Centrify, the leader in securing enterprise identities against cyberthreats, today announced that it has been named a Bronze Stevie® Award winner in the Company of the Year – Business Services category in the 14th annual American Business Awards.

The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations — public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. 

“It’s an honor that Centrify has been selected as a Bronze winner in the Company of the Year – Business Services category,” said Bill Mann, chief product officer for Centrify. “It’s a testament to our commitment to delivering cutting-edge solutions that strengthen security, enhance compliance and improve user productivity. In 2015 alone, we launched several industry-first initiatives.”

Last year, Centrify introduced Centrify Server Suite 2015, the industry’s first privileged identity management solution for Apache™ Hadoop®-based big data infrastructures, and announced partnerships with leading big data vendors Cloudera, Hortonworks and MapR Technologies. Centrify later expanded its big data security solution with support for NoSQL — reinforcing Centrify’s status as the leading vendor to comprehensively address identity management for big data — and established partnerships with leading NoSQL vendors Couchbase, DataStax and MongoDB.

Centrify also launched Centrify Privilege Service, the industry’s first cloud-based identity management solution that addresses the growing gap in security, visibility and control over privileged accounts. Additionally, Centrify became the first identity vendor to deliver broad and comprehensive support for Google for Work.

“The judges were extremely impressed with the quality of entries we received this year. The competition was intense and every organization that has won should be proud,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards.

More than 3,400 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories. More than 250 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year’s Stevie Award winners.

Details about The American Business Awards and the list of 2016 Stevie winners are available at www.StevieAwards.com/ABA.    

About Centrify

Centrify is the leader in securing enterprise identities against cyberthreats that target today’s hybrid IT environment of cloud, mobile and on-premises. The Centrify Identity Platform protects against the leading point of attack used in data breaches ― compromised credentials — by securing an enterprise’s internal and external users as well as its privileged accounts. Centrify delivers stronger security, continuous compliance and enhanced user productivity through single sign-on, multi-factor authentication, mobile and Mac management, privileged access security and session monitoring. Centrify is trusted by over 5000 customers, including more than half of the Fortune 50. 

About the Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at http://www.StevieAwards.com.

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