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Citrix Password Manager SSO Migration

Evidian offers a simple and cost-effective program that enables the migration SSO of Citrix Password Manager

Why a migration from Citrix Password Manager to Evidian Enterprise SSO?

End of Life of Citrix Password Manager

With the migration of XenApp 6.5 to XenApp 7.x, Citrix SSO named Citrix Password Manager is discontinued.

Evidian Enterprise SSO is the perfect solution to replace Citrix SSO. Evidian is able to automate the migration of Citrix Password Manager for customers moving from XenApp 6.5 to 7.x.

Since Citrix announced the end-of-life for its product Password Manager, Evidian, a Citrix Partner, launches its Migration Program to Evidian Enterprise SSO. This program is intended for Citrix Password Manager users who want to migrate to the Evidian Enterprise SSO solution.

Choose Evidian a leader in Enterprise SSO

The migration to Evidian, the market leader for Enterprise Single Sign On, ensures business continuity at all times for your end-users authentication & SSO needs.

Evidian Enterprise SSO has been successfully deployed by multiple Fortune 500 companies. Today over 5 Million users around the globe enjoy a Single Sign On experience. It is their satisfaction and feedback with our skill and support that makes Evidian a strong and reliable vendor in the authentication and security marketplace.

Evidian Enterprise SSO is Citrix Ready

Furthermore, Evidian Enterprise SSO is a Citrix Ready. The Citrix Ready certification identifies verified solutions that are trusted to enhance virtualization, networking and cloud computing solutions from Citrix, including Citrix® XenDesktop®, XenApp™, XenServer®, NetScaler® and GoToMeeting®. It gives customers an added confidence in the compatibility of the joint solution offering.

More information about this program is available on the Evidian dedicated Citrix’s webpages.

By using Evidian Enterprise SSO you free your users to memorize and type passwords, you refrain password proliferation and you enhance the password authentication security.

Demonstration of the migration from Citrix Password Manager to Evidian Enterprise SSO

Automatic transfer of the SSO data

Evidian Enterprise SSO automatically re-directs SSO data (Id and Password) from Citrix Password Manager and convert them into its own database. This migration is entirely transparent for your end-users.

Business continuity

Both product having similar look and feel the end-users are never impacted in their daily work. The transition toward market leader Evidian is carried out thanks to a simple software add-on. This program is simple to use, reliable, it has been tested on several projects around the globe.

Benefits of the Citrix Password Manager Migration to Evidian Enterprise SSO

Cost reduction

Evidian Enterprise SSO leverages existing infrastructure, therefore new customers, transitioning from Citrix Password Manager do not have to procure additional infrastructure. The migration project from Citrix Password Manager is simple, straightforward with very little professional services involved.


While the user is transitioning from CPM to Evidian Enterprise SSO, the Single Sign On will keep on running seamlessly. Every single feature of Citrix Password Manager is supported by Evidian Enterprise SSO. But Evidian Enterprise SSO also brings additional features most of which are unique in the market such as: complete support of SAP, account delegation, complete reporting tool, and mobility support with its IOS and Android agent…

For peace of mind, invest on the market leader

Evidian has a strategic focus on access management with core competencies in single sign-on, strong authentication, web access management, identity and access management. Evidian provides products, solutions and services that enable your employees to log on to their applications, both legacy and web based, from any end point terminal or mobile device easily, safely and cost-effectively. Evidian is your partner for a future-proof solution.

Why over 5 million employees are using Evidian Enterprise SSO today?

Reinforce access to applications

A user enters only one password or even none with Evidian Authentication Manager and a strong authentication method. Evidian SSO can change transparently hardened passwords for each application. It allows the management of enterprise access policies (which user can access to which application) and centrally audit the user access.

Reduce up to 30% helpdesk calls

There are no more calls to the call desk to reset passwords because users no longer manage application passwords. Moreover, a Self-Service Password request (SSPR) function allows users who have forgotten their single password, or their access card, to unlock their accesses - even offline without the helpdesk.

Never reveal passwords

Users can share the same generic accounts securely, or delegate their access to each other while being away. Users don’t need to reveal their passwords and are audited by name. Thanks to a web portal, a user who is already on leave can remotely delegate all or part of his accounts, via a simple web page and fully comply with the security policy.

Satisfy regulatory constraints

By creating an obligatory passage point between a user and his applications, an organization can effectively control the accesses. Moreover, a log of these accesses and administration operations is kept centrally, which facilitates audit. Evidian SSO facilitates compliance with confidentiality, integrity and availability requirements.

Evidian SSO Single Sign-On

Evidian Enterprise SSO provides single sign-on to all users, businesses and organizations.

Free your users from remembering and typing passwords and drive your security policy by automating password management.

Examples of single sign-on solutions with Evidian Enterprise SSO and Authentication Manager

Typical use of SSO by over 5 million employees

Employees use a passwordless strong authentication method. After that, application passwords are automatically entered, on behalf of the employee, during application login prompts. This works either with web based, desktop as well as legacy applications without modifying them. Evidian gives an access to the applications to which the employee is entitled. And it transparently modifies and manages strong passwords for each application. An access log is centralized to facilitate audits, to know which employee uses which application and to meet regulatory constraints.

One PC - used by several users

Branch employees, sales staff in outlets, workers in manufacturing industry and others share a same PC in their Enterprise. They use a shared account with autologon to access the Windows session without password to save time. However, knowing who authenticated to the PC and at what time cannot be audited. Evidian with its multi-user desktop solves this problem with a fast user switching in a few seconds and a strong authentication method like a RFID badge to unlock the shared session.

One user – using multiple PCs successively

The day-to-day tasks of some employees may require them to move around within a site, such as doctors in a hospital, production managers at an industrial site, store vendors, and others. On each PC, they must log in to access their session and log out. As it takes time, an alternative solution must be found. Evidian offers a simple solution with a roaming session avoiding multiple login.

One user – using multiple PCs at once

Some employees need multiple PCs and monitors in order to work. These may include trading room workers, control room operators in industry, in transport, in video surveillance and others. It is unrealistic to ask these employees a multiple login to all PCs. Evidian offers a solution with a single login to multiple computers at once.

Are you looking for another solution?

Evidian offers many other solutions that will certainly meet your needs. Do not hesitate to contact us.

Passwordless, contactless, handsfree authentication

Evidian passwordless strong authentication methods

Evidian Authentication Manager replaces passwords by strong authentication methods.

Cover all authentication scenarios, whether a user accesses one or several PCs, or several users share one PC.

The three architectures of Single Sign-On

Enterprise directory (best architecture)

This is the architecture of Evidian Enterprise SSO. SSO information is simply stored, in encrypted form, in the directory that already equips most companies, guaranteeing a high level of confidentiality with non-reversible AES256 encryption. For example: the Microsoft Active Directory where users are declared and through which they access their Windows session; or its Microsoft AD-LDS application instance in which application data associated with users declared in the Active Directory. There is therefore no server or appliance to install. Your workstations are already configured to access the information, since they already access the directory.

SSO server

The information is stored on a server, for instance a Windows or Unix server, that is generally dedicated to this task. The client on the PC queries the server whenever necessary. This server is often duplicated for high availability, although cache mechanisms on the PC can compensate for temporary unavailability. Therefore, start-up costs must be taken into account: servers (but you can dedicate an existing server) and software installation. In a distributed architecture, the number of these servers may be high.

SSO appliance

It is just a variation of the SSO server solution: software and hardware are packaged together. Software-deployment costs are thus reduced. On the other hand, it is not possible to install the software on an existing server, which may increase the deployment costs. Finally, it is often impossible to add memory and disk on an appliance, unlike a server.

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