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Sunnyvale, CA, United States, 2011/09/27 - Centrify earns highest rating in technical review based on security features, ease of use, performance, documentation, support and value for money - Centrify.com.
Centrify Corporation, the leading provider of security and compliance solutions that centrally control, secure and audit access to cross-platform systems and applications using Active Directory, today announced that its Centrify Suite security and compliance solution earned an overall 5-Star Rating by SC Magazine in its identity management competitive technical group test review earlier this month.
Centrify earned a 5-Star Product Rating, the highest rating possible, across the board on all technical testing criteria of the review, including Security Features, Ease of Use, Performance, Documentation, Support and Value for Money. According to SC Magazine,“We find this solution to be an excellent value for the money…[that is] easy to use with a lot of seamless integration ability.”
The review continued,“The Centrify Suite provides a way to easily, efficiently and seamlessly manage account access…[It is] a solid product that moves several operating environments into an existing Active Directory structure…We find all [documentation] to be well organized and easy to follow, complete with clear step-by-step instructions and screen shots...[Centrify] also features solid auditing of user account access, including monitoring for and reporting on suspicious user activity for added security.”
“SC Magazine’s testing lab validates what we’ve been hearing from our customers,” said Frank Cabri, vice president of Marketing. “In an era of increasing regulation and advanced security threats, IT managers are looking for better visibility and control over their systems on-premise and in the cloud. Organizations are turning to Centrify to lower operational costs and meet their strict security and compliance requirements by centralizing the access control, privilege user management and auditing of their heterogeneous platforms into Active Directory.”
About the Centrify Suite
The Centrify Suite lets organizations centrally control, secure and audit access to cross-platform systems and applications by leveraging an infrastructure they already own — Microsoft Active Directory. Built on an integrated architecture, the Centrify Suite strengthens security, enhances regulatory compliance initiatives, and reduces IT expense and complexity. The Centrify Suite — consisting of DirectControl, DirectAuthorize, DirectAudit, DirectSecure and DirectManage — delivers secure authentication and single sign-on, role-based access control, privileged identity management, user-level auditing, server isolation, and encryption of data-in-motion for the industry’s broadest set of heterogeneous systems and applications.
About SC Magazine
SC Magazine provides information security professionals with the in-depth, unbiased business and technical information they need in today’s fast-paced corporate world. Each month, SC Magazine delivers up-to-date news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought leaders, and the best, most extensive collection of product reviews in the business. Whether through its monthly magazine, its comprehensive website or live events – such as the SC Awards program, SC Congress New York or SC Congress Canada – readers gain all the relevant information they need to safeguard their businesses overall and meet specific IT security goals at the same time. SC Magazine was selected as 2010 Magazine of the Year by the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE). Become a fan of SC Magazine on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Centrify (entrify.com) delivers integrated software solutions that centrally control, secure and audit access to cross-platform systems and applications by leveraging the infrastructure organizations already own — Microsoft Active Directory. From the data center and into the cloud, more than 3,500 organizations, including 40 percent of the Fortune 50, rely on Centrify’s identity consolidation and privilege management solutions to reduce IT expenses, strengthen security and meet compliance requirements. For more information about Centrify and its solutions, call +1 (408) 542-7500 or visit the company's website.