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Vantiv Chooses ForgeRock to Help Support Its Clients

ForgeRock Inc., the leading open source platform provider of identity and access management (IAM) solutions, today announced that it has been selected by Vantiv® to support the company’s next generation of access management for B2B and B2P facing portals. Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE:VNTV) is a leading provider of payment processing services and related technology solutions for merchants and financial institutions of all sizes and was recently named by Forbes Magazine as one of America's Fastest Growing Tech Companies for 2013.

“Enabling mission critical business services is key to our business,” said Anup Nair, Chief Information Officer at Vantiv. “Our business has been growing and we needed an access management solution that can keep pace, while providing secure, seamless on-boarding and access to our services. That’s why we selected ForgeRock.”

“With a growing customer base, Vantiv is a pioneer in the shift to electronic payments. By providing enhanced services, Vantiv continues to demonstrate an ability to anticipate the evolution in the industry brought about by innovation in technology,” said Mike Ellis, CEO at ForgeRock. “We are pleased that Vantiv has chosen to leverage ForgeRock’s unique identity solution to continue to offer the security, flexibility, and scalability that Vantiv’s customers demand.”

The ForgeRock Open Identity Stack is architected to serve the growing needs of the modern Web that have been brought by the shift to the cloud, mobility and SaaS. It supports mission-critical applications and is the only unified, 100 percent open source identity stack. Its open source platform is easy to integrate into existing infrastructure and is agile enough to support massive scalability needs.

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About ForgeRock

ForgeRock is redefining identity and access management for the modern web including public cloud, private cloud, hybrid cloud, and enterprise and mobile environments, ForgeRock products support mission-critical operations with a fully open source platform. ForgeRock’s Open Identity Stack powers solutions for many of the world’s largest companies and government organizations. For more information and free downloads, visit www.forgerock.com or follow ForgeRock on Twitter at www.twitter.com/forgerock.

About Vantiv, Inc.

Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE:VNTV) is a leading, integrated payment processor differentiated by a single, proprietary technology platform. Vantiv offers a comprehensive suite of traditional and innovative payment processing and technology solutions to merchants and financial institutions of all sizes in the U.S., enabling them to address their payment processing needs through a single provider. We build strong relationships with our customers, helping them become more efficient, more secure and more successful. Vantiv is the third largest merchant acquirer and the largest PIN debit acquirer based on number of transactions in the U.S. The company's growth strategy includes expanding further into high growth payment segments, such as ecommerce, payment facilitation (PayFacTM), mobile, prepaid and information solutions, and attractive industry verticals, such as petroleum, business-to-business, government, healthcare, gaming and education. For more information, visit www.vantiv.com.

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