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Symplified and iRise Security Services Group Partner to Meet Demand for Cloud Identity and Access Management

BOULDER, Colo., Nov. 14, 2011 – Symplified®, the Cloud security company, today announced a partnership with iRise’s Security Services group to address cloud security requirements. iRise security consultants and Symplified will work together to help organizations implement identity and access management (IAM) solutions at the application development and planning stage. As a trusted advisor, iRise consultants will refer Symplified to customers whose requirements demand cloud IAM capabilities.

According to Gartner, Inc., “IAM as a service will account for 20 percent of all new IAM sales by the end of 2012, compared with less than 5 percent in 2011.”  Symplified provides comprehensive IAM capabilities as a cloud service that centralize access control, enforce security policies, provide single sign-on (SSO), and maintain a secure audit trail for compliance. iRise consultants will help their customers integrate Symplified into both their cloud and on-premises application ecosystems.

“We have extensive experience working with leading identity and access management vendors, however they lack the comprehensive, cloud-native security capabilities provided by Symplified,” said Scott Silver, Managing Director of Security Services at iRise. “This partnership enables us to work closely with Symplified to meet our customers security needs for single sign-on, all the way up through access control, provisioning, and auditing. The ability of Symplified to support any access device, including mobile platforms is a big plus.”

“Virtually every organization, in one shape or another, is incorporating cloud applications into their IT infrastructure, which introduces new identity and access management challenges that didn’t exist previously,” said Mike Corbisiero, vice president of worldwide sales for Symplified. “iRise’s security consultants possess a deep understanding of IAM technologies and implementation challenges. Their decision to partner with Symplified to solve their customers cloud security problems is a strong endorsement of our technology.”

Gartner, Inc. “IAMaaS Adoption Is Increasing” by Gregg Kreizman, 28 April 2011.

About iRise

iRise’s Security Services group helps companies tackle the challenges and complexities of defining an identity and access management strategy to deliver measurable business value.  Security Services’ experience and specialized resources enable clients to implement the defined strategy through a practical balance of people, process and several of the industry’s leading identity and access management solutions. For more information, visit http://www.irise.com/services/secure.

Symplified provides the trust fabric of the Cloud by enabling companies to extend and enforce identity and access management policies on Cloud applications. The Symplified Suite unifies Web access management, federated SSO, auditing and user management across any access device. Meanwhile, the Symplified Trust Cloud™ is woven into the fabric of the Amazon Web Services platform and capable of delivering identity and access management services on a massively scalable and global basis. The company has been recognized by the Wall Street Journal, CRN, Network World, the RSA conference, and others for its innovations.  Symplified’s management team created Web access management market originator Securant and the ClearTrust product, which was acquired by RSA Security. The company has received financing from leading venture capital firms Granite Ventures and Allegis Capital. Symplified is headquartered in Boulder, Colorado. Visit us at www.symplified.com.

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