Centrify Wins 2016 Cloud Computing Security Excellence Award
November 07, 2016
Santa Clara, CA — Centrify, the leader in securing enterprise identities against cyberthreats, announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named Centrify Identity Service (CIS) as a 2016 Cloud Computing Security Excellence Award winner in the category of Cloud Security.
The Cloud Computing Security Excellence Award, presented by Cloud Computing magazine, recognizes companies that have most effectively leveraged cloud computing in their efforts to bring new, differentiated offerings to market.
“We are honored to receive this recognition,” said Bill Mann, chief product officer of Centrify. “CIS secures and manages access to cloud apps, on-premises apps and mobile devices via single sign-on, user provisioning and multi-factor authentication. It protects against the leading point of attack used in data breaches ― compromised credentials – which is critical as companies continue to adopt cloud and mobile technology, and embrace BYOD initiatives.”
CIS brings security and peace of mind that is indispensable for IT managers. With CIS, IT provisions new accounts across applications, provides single sign-on to them, securing and managing devices used to access those apps. CIS combines user identity with device context to provide security that scales as needed: allowing/blocking access or challenging for multi-factor authentication based on a comprehensive and flexible set of parameters.
“Recognizing leaders in the advancement of cloud computing, TMC and Cloud Computing magazine are proud to announce Centrify Identity Service as a recipient of the Cloud Computing Security Excellence Award,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “Centrify is being honored for their achievement in bringing innovation and excellence to the market, while leveraging the latest technology trends.”
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.
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