June 26, 2009

Evidian and Gemalto merge strong authentication into corporate security policies

PARIS - Evidian, the identity and access management leader, and Gemalto, the digital security leader, announce today that they have reinforced their enterprise security partnership.

The partnership provides enterprises with a complete and integrated solution, from smartcard and token lifecycle management to centralized access policy and single sign-on (SSO).

With this common offer, organizations can easily deploy unified solutions based on Gemalto and Evidian technologies. The partnership covers among others the integration of Gemalto cards, tokens, readers and authentication servers with Evidian’s identity and access management software.

We are happy to be working with a leading company such as Gemalto. Our partnership is grounded on common successes with numerous customers; this makes our work much easier from a technical and business viewpoint” said Hassan Maad, Evidian COO. “As Evidian delivers emergency access, SSO and centralized security policy, this eliminates organizational constraints and speeds up strong authentication deployments”.

This common offer makes it also possible for the Gemalto Protiva authentication solution to benefit from the identity and access management features of Evidian’s offer. Accesses via Gemalto Protiva get single sign-on, application access control, user provisioning and law and regulation compliance.

Gemalto and Evidian solutions complement each other very well. Through their integration, our customers benefit from a complete enterprise security offer that is reinforced by Gemalto’s strong authentication” said Cédric Collomb, SVP IAM Solution Group Gemalto. “For instance, Evidian’s Enterprise SSO enables our customers to implement Gemalto SA Server to adapt to the diversity of their use cases”.

Evidian is a Gemalto Certified Partner and a member of the Gemalto Partner Network. Evidian incorporates Gemalto’s strong authentication line into its solutions portfolio, and makes it available for customers.


About Evidian

Evidian, an affiliate of Bull Group, is the European leader and one of the major worldwide vendors of identity and access management (IAM) software. Evidian’s solutions include IAM Suite, high availability and network and system management. Evidian has offices and partners throughout the world. Evidian software helps over 700 organizations in the world to improve their agility, enhance security and comply with laws and regulations, while reducing costs. For more information about Evidian software, offices and partners, visit www.evidian.com