Collaboration to Deliver Greater Enterprise Security, Flexibility and Choice for Organizations Around the Globe
CALGARY, Jan. 14, 2015 /CNW/ - Hitachi ID Systems (HIDS), an analyst-recognized identity and access management (IAM) leader, today announced a strategic agreement with its parent company, Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (HDS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), to bundle its IAM suite, which consists of Identity Manager, Password Manager and Privileged Access Manager, with select Hitachi Content Platform and Hitachi Unified Compute Platform offerings from Hitachi Data Systems.
Increasingly, the need to connect and manage a large number of distributed digital identities across the enterprise has become a key challenge facing IT decision makers. For this reason, reliable, proven IAM solutions offered by Hitachi ID Systems, are in high demand and will continue to be with industry analysts forecasting the global IAM market growing from $5.13 billion in 2013 to more than $10 billion in 2018.
"As data creation, usage and storage continues to grow, so does the risk level that IT decision makers face without incorporating effective data protection solutions with their existing infrastructure, systems and platforms. With this partnership, Hitachi Data Systems and Hitachi ID Systems will combine powerful enterprise storage offerings with identity management and access governance that offer greater data protection, flexibility and choice to customers and partners around the globe," stated Neil Colstad, vice president, ISV Alliances and Verticals, Hitachi Data Systems.
"Our collaboration with Hitachi Data Systems will result in some of the worlds' most advanced, integrated enterprise storage and security solutions offered in the market today," said Howard Trottenberg, Senior Vice President, Channels, HIDS. "This strategic move opens new avenues for HIDS to expand the sales of its IAM solutions through the vast global reach of the HDS channel and direct sales force."
About Hitachi ID IAM Solutions
Hitachi ID Systems identity management and access governance solutions are designed to help organizations more effectively manage users, identity attributes, relationships between users, privileges and authentication processes.
About Hitachi ID Systems
Hitachi ID Systems delivers access governance and identity administration solutions to organizations globally. Hitachi ID solutions are used by Fortune 500 companies to secure access to systems in the enterprise and in the cloud. Hitachi ID Systems is based in Calgary, Alberta Canada, with offices in Montreal, New York, Amsterdam and Brisbane, Australia.
Hitachi ID identity management and access governance solutions are analyst-recognized leading products in the IAM industry. Cited often as a solution providing the quickest ROI, easiest deployment and highest number of system integrations, the Hitachi ID Identity and Access Management Suite has been a clear choice by over a thousand major corporations worldwide.
About Hitachi Data Systems
Hitachi Data Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., provides information technologies, services and solutions that help companies improve IT costs and agility, and innovate with information to make a difference in the world. Our products, services and solutions are trusted by the world's leading enterprises, including more than 70% of the Fortune 100 and more than 80% of the Fortune Global 100. Visit us at HDS.com.
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