|By Marketwired .||
|June 4, 2014 11:00 AM EDT||
SAN FRANCISCO, CA and PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwired) -- 06/04/14 -- ForgeRock Inc., the leading open platform provider of identity relationship management (IRM) solutions, announced today that it has launched the ForgeRock One Technology Partnership Program with nine new members. The company made the announcement at the First Annual America's Identity Relationship Management Summit being held at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix, Arizona. Joining the program are authentication providers CertiVox, Duo Security, Encap Security, inWebo, Nok Nok Labs and Toopher; cloud development platform solutions providers Canonical and Exadel; and behavioral analytics provider Guardian Analytics. Through these partnerships, ForgeRock has started working more closely with innovation leaders focused on delivering tightly integrated IRM solutions for helping organizations build stronger customer relationships by driving more dynamic engagement across any application, device or thing. These partnerships not only provide enterprises with more flexibility and accelerated time to market, but also unparalleled tools for securely extending customer reach, while simultaneously protecting brands from malicious online activity.
ForgeRock has created a disruption in the industry as more organizations are looking for ways to roll out more dynamic services to customers, prospects, partners and suppliers, with the end goal of deepening engagements and growing revenue streams. The ForgeRock One Technology Partnership Program will enable customers of the fastest-growing identity platform vendor to deploy IRM solutions across vertical industries, including education, finance, government, healthcare, insurance and other industries. The partnership will also enable customers to extend their business reach -- through the cloud, the Internet of Things, mobile devices, customer portals, social platforms and the web.
"Our agile, flexible, lightweight and scalable IRM solution facilitates increased access to external audiences. IRM provides advantages over legacy IAM solutions, shifting the focus from simply threat prevention to extending business reach and driving new consumer-facing platforms; IRM also directly impacts revenue growth," said Rich Link, vice president of business and corporate development, ForgeRock. "The launch of this new program underscores the commitment by our technology partners, who share a common vision of providing a simple and secure solution to manage customer interactions across any device or environment."
The ForgeRock One Technology Partnership Program
With more people, devices and things being assigned identities across networks, organizations of all sizes will require IRM services that are simple, flexible, scalable and interoperable with other solutions to help them rapidly verify identities and access privileges as well as enable them to reduce operational and security risks. To help our customers meet these challenges head on, ForgeRock has launched its first technology partner program. The partnerships we have developed with selected identity technology providers as well as leading IT infrastructure and application providers allows us to offer tightly integrated joint solutions to our customers to help them optimize their identity investments, deploy new capabilities via integrated solutions, and accelerate time to market. The benefits of the program for our technology partners include the opportunity to work with key technical resources on solution integration and testing, collaboration on joint marketing and GTM initiatives and the ability to promote product interoperability with ForgeRock's Open Identity Stack.
Canonical's Juju enables devops to configure, manage, deploy and scale cloud environments efficiently with best-practice Charms and charm bundles on any public, private or hybrid cloud all from a powerful GUI or the command-line.
"Identity is a foundational element required for rolling out mobile and cloud applications. Our partnership with ForgeRock extends the Juju platform to include next generation identity relationship management charms, making it simple for developers to instantly identity enable any mobile or cloud application," Maarten Ectors, director, cloud strategy at Canonical.
CertiVox's M-Pin Strong Authentication Platform enables ForgeRock's customers to make strong 2-factor authentication the centerpiece of their mobile and IOE strategy. M-Pin's fully supported integration with ForgeRock strongly authenticates customers' employees, audiences and devices anywhere, to any application or web site simply from any M-Pin enabled mobile app.
"CertiVox and ForgeRock have partnered to enable IRM deployments with an elegant and coherent strong authentication technology that embraces mobile devices to establish trust in online identities, devices and transactions with maximum privacy. Our M-Pin platform removes the vulnerability associated with user name and passwords entirely and, yet makes the end user experience much simpler. Working closely with ForgeRock, customers benefit from the usability, security and scalability required for innovative mobile strategies for employees, audiences and devices to enable high compliance and new revenue opportunities," Brian Spector, CEO, CertiVox.
Duo Security provides cloud-based two-factor authentication to protect more than 4,000 organizations from security breaches.
"Identity management and strong authentication have always been complementary. The need for both technologies has only increased as businesses adopt more applications. Whether these apps are hosted on-premises or in the cloud, Duo Security provides ForgeRock customers with the assurance they need to protect users from account takeover and data theft," Brian Kelly, principal product marketing manager, Duo Security.
"Teaming up with ForgeRock further supports our vision to speed mobile innovation in the enterprise and enrich the user experience. The combination of our cloud-based mobile application development platform paired with ForgeRock's end-to-end identity relationship management platform, provides developers with an accelerated method for integrating next generation identity services into mobile, social, enterprise and cloud applications," Lev Shur, vice president, technology consulting, Exadel.
Guardian Analytics is a leading provider of user-based behavioral analytics, protecting millions of accounts, billions of online sessions and trillions in financial assets. Hundreds of businesses rely on Guardian Analytics' solutions to prevent unauthorized access and activity in customer and corporate systems by detecting when legitimate credentials are used for malicious purposes.
"The marriage of Guardian Analytics and ForgeRock is a unique combination to help organizations deliver business critical services while also mitigating risk from criminal and unauthorized activity. The combined solution eases the concerns of our customers in the face of continually evolving attacks that attempt to overtake accounts to steal financial, personal or corporate information. Our ability to detect malicious activity and ForgeRock's ability to rollout dynamic identity relationship management capabilities helps ensure customers are secure and have a great online and mobile experience," Craig Priess, founder and vice president, products, Guardian Analytics.
inWebo is a SaaS provider of identity protection solutions that uniquely provides a frictionless multi-factor authentication directly from the browser on any device, with no specific action required from the users for the added security.
"Identity protection and Identity relationship management go hand-in-hand. That's why we're elated to be working with ForgeRock. This is a win-win situation for our customers as we enable them to build secure access for their customers and partners to the web, mobile, cloud and IT systems," Didier Perrot, CEO, inWebo Development.
Encap Security is the world's only dedicated software-based, banking-grade authentication provider.
"We're thrilled to join ForgeRock's Partner Ecosystem as a charter member. Our patented multi-factor authentication technology is a unique in that it can secure PCs, mobile devices and tablets with banking-grade security whilst delivering a seamless and intuitive experience to users. We share ForgeRock's vision and are united in enabling great customer and partner engagement as well as service adoption through pioneering technology," Thomas Bostrøm Jørgensen, CEO, Encap Security.
Nok Nok Labs is an innovator in modern authentication and a founding member of the FIDO Alliance.
"We're delighted to be working together with ForgeRock to safeguard online identities and deliver richer services to customers and partners with IRM. This will allow ForgeRock customers to take advantage of existing FIDO Ready authentication solutions in the marketplace. As a founding member of the FIDO Alliance, we also welcome their decision to join the alliance and look forward to their contributions," Rajiv Dholakia, vice president, products, Nok Nok Labs Inc.
Toopher provides invisible, location-based multifactor authentication solutions designed around user behavior and powered by location awareness on mobile devices.
"ForgeRock's innovation in IRM made this a very attractive relationship for us. Working with ForgeRock enables us to jointly deliver a solution for businesses that maximizes security and removes barriers for mobile and web based payments and other sensitive interactions to improve the user experience," Josh Alexander, CEO and co-founder, Toopher.
- ForgeRock Blog on the Partner Ecosystem (http://forgerock.com/forgerock-partners-up/)
- ForgeRock One Partnership Program (http://forgerock.com/partners/become-a-partner/)
- ForgeRock Customers (http://forgerock.com/customers/)
- ForgeRock Open Identity Stack (http://forgerock.com/what-we-offer/open-identity-stack/)
- ForgeRock Identity Relationship Management (http://forgerock.com/irm/)
- ForgeRock on Twitter (https://twitter.com/ForgeRock)
- ForgeRock on Facebook (www.facebook.com/pages/ForgeRock/101648653214231)
ForgeRock creates identity relationship management solutions 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. The ForgeRock 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.
The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to evolve the way the world does business; however, understanding how to apply it to your company can be a mystery. Most people struggle with understanding the potential business uses or tend to get caught up in the technology, resulting in solutions that fail to meet even minimum business goals. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jesse Shiah, CEO / President / Co-Founder of AgilePoint Inc., showed what is needed to leverage the IoT to transform your business. He discussed opportunities and challenges ahead for the IoT from a market and technical point of vie...
Jan. 27, 2015 06:15 PM EST Reads: 5,329
IoT is still a vague buzzword for many people. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Mike Kavis, Vice President & Principal Cloud Architect at Cloud Technology Partners, discussed the business value of IoT that goes far beyond the general public's perception that IoT is all about wearables and home consumer services. He also discussed how IoT is perceived by investors and how venture capitalist access this space. Other topics discussed were barriers to success, what is new, what is old, and what the future may hold. Mike Kavis is Vice President & Principal Cloud Architect at Cloud Technology Pa...
Jan. 27, 2015 06:15 PM EST Reads: 5,241
The Internet of Things (IoT) is rapidly in the process of breaking from its heretofore relatively obscure enterprise applications (such as plant floor control and supply chain management) and going mainstream into the consumer space. More and more creative folks are interconnecting everyday products such as household items, mobile devices, appliances and cars, and unleashing new and imaginative scenarios. We are seeing a lot of excitement around applications in home automation, personal fitness, and in-car entertainment and this excitement will bleed into other areas. On the commercial side, m...
Jan. 27, 2015 06:00 PM EST Reads: 4,678
Dale Kim is the Director of Industry Solutions at MapR. His background includes a variety of technical and management roles at information technology companies. While his experience includes work with relational databases, much of his career pertains to non-relational data in the areas of search, content management, and NoSQL, and includes senior roles in technical marketing, sales engineering, and support engineering. Dale holds an MBA from Santa Clara University, and a BA in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley.
Jan. 27, 2015 06:00 PM EST Reads: 4,961
"People are a lot more knowledgeable about APIs now. There are two types of people who work with APIs - IT people who want to use APIs for something internal and the product managers who want to do something outside APIs for people to connect to them," explained Roberto Medrano, Executive Vice President at SOA Software, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at Cloud Expo, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Jan. 27, 2015 02:30 PM EST Reads: 4,163
Performance is the intersection of power, agility, control, and choice. If you value performance, and more specifically consistent performance, you need to look beyond simple virtualized compute. Many factors need to be considered to create a truly performant environment. In his General Session at 15th Cloud Expo, Harold Hannon, Sr. Software Architect at SoftLayer, discussed how to take advantage of a multitude of compute options and platform features to make cloud the cornerstone of your online presence.
Jan. 27, 2015 02:15 PM EST Reads: 4,946
An entirely new security model is needed for the Internet of Things, or is it? Can we save some old and tested controls for this new and different environment? In his session at @ThingsExpo, New York's at the Javits Center, Davi Ottenheimer, EMC Senior Director of Trust, reviewed hands-on lessons with IoT devices and reveal a new risk balance you might not expect. Davi Ottenheimer, EMC Senior Director of Trust, has more than nineteen years' experience managing global security operations and assessments, including a decade of leading incident response and digital forensics. He is co-author of t...
Jan. 27, 2015 02:15 PM EST Reads: 4,667
SYS-CON Media announced that Splunk, a provider of the leading software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence, has launched an ad campaign on Big Data Journal. Splunk software and cloud services enable organizations to search, monitor, analyze and visualize machine-generated big data coming from websites, applications, servers, networks, sensors and mobile devices. The ads focus on delivering ROI - how improved uptime delivered $6M in annual ROI, improving customer operations by mining large volumes of unstructured data, and how data tracking delivers uptime when it matters most.
Jan. 27, 2015 02:00 PM EST Reads: 5,497
DevOps Summit 2015 New York, co-located with the 16th International Cloud Expo - to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY - announces that it is now accepting Keynote Proposals. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time to wait for long development cycles that produce software that is obsolete at launch. DevOps may be disruptive, but it is essential.
Jan. 27, 2015 01:15 PM EST Reads: 3,978
Almost everyone sees the potential of Internet of Things but how can businesses truly unlock that potential. The key will be in the ability to discover business insight in the midst of an ocean of Big Data generated from billions of embedded devices via Systems of Discover. Businesses will also need to ensure that they can sustain that insight by leveraging the cloud for global reach, scale and elasticity.
Jan. 27, 2015 01:00 PM EST Reads: 5,732
The Internet of Things will greatly expand the opportunities for data collection and new business models driven off of that data. In her session at @ThingsExpo, Esmeralda Swartz, CMO of MetraTech, discussed how for this to be effective you not only need to have infrastructure and operational models capable of utilizing this new phenomenon, but increasingly service providers will need to convince a skeptical public to participate. Get ready to show them the money!
Jan. 27, 2015 12:30 PM EST Reads: 4,523
How do APIs and IoT relate? The answer is not as simple as merely adding an API on top of a dumb device, but rather about understanding the architectural patterns for implementing an IoT fabric. There are typically two or three trends: Exposing the device to a management framework Exposing that management framework to a business centric logic Exposing that business layer and data to end users. This last trend is the IoT stack, which involves a new shift in the separation of what stuff happens, where data lives and where the interface lies. For instance, it's a mix of architectural styles ...
Jan. 27, 2015 12:30 PM EST Reads: 4,595
Jan. 27, 2015 12:15 PM EST Reads: 4,785
Jan. 27, 2015 12:00 PM EST Reads: 10,126
"There is a natural synchronization between the business models, the IoT is there to support ,” explained Brendan O'Brien, Co-founder and Chief Architect of Aria Systems, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at the 15th International Cloud Expo®, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Jan. 27, 2015 11:45 AM EST Reads: 4,657
The Internet of Things will put IT to its ultimate test by creating infinite new opportunities to digitize products and services, generate and analyze new data to improve customer satisfaction, and discover new ways to gain a competitive advantage across nearly every industry. In order to help corporate business units to capitalize on the rapidly evolving IoT opportunities, IT must stand up to a new set of challenges. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jeff Kaplan, Managing Director of THINKstrategies, will examine why IT must finally fulfill its role in support of its SBUs or face a new round of...
Jan. 27, 2015 11:45 AM EST Reads: 4,367
The BPM world is going through some evolution or changes where traditional business process management solutions really have nowhere to go in terms of development of the road map. In this demo at 15th Cloud Expo, Kyle Hansen, Director of Professional Services at AgilePoint, shows AgilePoint’s unique approach to dealing with this market circumstance by developing a rapid application composition or development framework.
Jan. 27, 2015 11:30 AM EST Reads: 3,224
ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it is bringing a greater level of control, security and flexibility to cloud-based application development and delivery with a single-tenant version of Bluemix, IBM's platform-as-a-service. The new platform enables developers to build ap...
Jan. 27, 2015 11:15 AM EST Reads: 4,578
Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) are increasing at an unprecedented rate. The threat landscape of today is drastically different than just a few years ago. Attacks are much more organized and sophisticated. They are harder to detect and even harder to anticipate. In the foreseeable future it's going to get a whole lot harder. Everything you know today will change. Keeping up with this changing landscape is already a daunting task. Your organization needs to use the latest tools, methods and expertise to guard against those threats. But will that be enough? In the foreseeable future attacks w...
Jan. 27, 2015 11:00 AM EST Reads: 4,601
As enterprises move to all-IP networks and cloud-based applications, communications service providers (CSPs) – facing increased competition from over-the-top providers delivering content via the Internet and independently of CSPs – must be able to offer seamless cloud-based communication and collaboration solutions that can scale for small, midsize, and large enterprises, as well as public sector organizations, in order to keep and grow market share. The latest version of Oracle Communications Unified Communications Suite gives CSPs the capability to do just that. In addition, its integration ...
Jan. 27, 2015 11:00 AM EST Reads: 4,478