Bezons, 24 September 2015 — Bull, the brand for Atos technology products and software, today announced that it has consolidated all its Identity and Access Management (IAM) products under Evidian to now include DirX. Both Evidian and Atos are listed in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Identity Governance and Administration 2014. Atos was evaluated for its DirX products. The suite Evidian, strengthened with the DirX offer, is also among the most successful suites in KuppingerCole‘s Leadership Compasses.
Designed to enable organizations to secure their critical infrastructure with cost-effective identity life cycle processes covering big data, business intelligence, mobility and cloud, the new strengthened Evidian offering includes solutions and cloud services for Identity Management and Access Governance, Access Management, Enterprise Single Sign-On and Identity Federation, Analytics and Intelligence, as well as Directory Services.
Chris Moret, Vice President for Cyber Security at Atos, explains: “The Atos IAM strategy is focused on the requirements of our customers and how they can make their IAM solutions fit for the future. The consolidation of DirX and Evidian allows our customers to extend the breadth and depth of their IAM solutions and to run business-critical services in a secure, cost-efficient and scalable way. This assures our customers a long-term perspective for deploying IAM solutions in the IT and OT evolution.”
Launch of the Evolution 6 Identity & Access Manager
Today Bull also launches Evidian Evolution 6 Identity & Access Manager offering improved user experience, reduced costs and better returns on investments. New features in this release include a central cockpit where the end-user has access to all the actions she/he can do; ready to use or customisable processes to meet business requirements; the ability to control the exceptional rights of a user’s scope in time and the ability to manage and secure access to applications in the Cloud.
The Evidian Evolution 6 Identity & Access Manager:
Louis-Marie Fouchard, COO for Evidian at Atos, said: “Evolution 6 represents a major step forward in our solution for the Identity and Governance Market. Customers will take benefit of a set of functionalities designed to facilitate the implementation of the management of the identity and rights lifecycle by placing the users of the information system as the major actors of the processes, reducing the operational risks and addressing Cloud applications in a secure and cost effective manner. With Evidian our customers can be sure that only the right people access the right resources with the required rights for the right business reasons.’’
Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Identity Governance and Administration, Felix Gaehtgens, Brian Iverson, Steve Krapes, 12 January 2015
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Bull is the Atos brand for its technology products and software, which are today distributed in over 50 countries worldwide. With a rich heritage of over 80 years of technological innovation, 2000 patents and a 700 strong R&D team supported by the Atos Scientific Community, it offers products and value-added software to assist clients in their digital transformation, specifically in the areas of Big Data and Cybersecurity.
Bull is the European leader in HPC and its products include bullx, the energy-efficient supercomputer; bullion, one of the most powerful x86 servers in the world developed to meet the challenges of Big Data; Evidian, the software security solutions for identity and access management; Trustway, the hardware security module and Hoox, the ultra-secure smartphone. Bull is part of Atos.
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Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is a leader in digital services with 2014 pro forma annual revenue of circa € 11 billion and 93,000 employees in 72 countries. Serving a global client base, the Group provides Consulting & Systems Integration services, Managed Services & BPO, Cloud operations, Big Data & Cyber-security solutions, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry. With its deep technology expertise and industry knowledge, the Group works with clients across different business sectors: Defense, Financial Services, Health, Manufacturing, Media, Utilities, Public sector, Retail, Telecommunications, and Transportation. Atos is focused on business technology that powers progress and helps organizations to create their firm of the future. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and is listed on the Euronext Paris market. Atos operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, and Worldline.
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