Tuesday, August 13, 2013

CA Technologies and NTT Com Security Partner to Offer IAM-as-a-Service Using CA CloudMinder in Asia Pacific and Japan

Alliance Delivers IAM-as-a-Service Hosted Locally, In-Country to Help Address Data Sovereignty Needs

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 13 August, 2013 – CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) announced it has signed an agreement with NTT Com Security (formerly known as Integralis) to host CA CloudMinderTM Identity and Access Management (IAM) software-as-a-service solution in the Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) region. This partnership enables CA Technologies to provide identity management, advanced authentication and single sign-on as-a-service locally.

NTT Com Security, a global information security and risk management solutions provider, will host CA CloudMinder via its Group Data Centers across the APJ region, helping local customers address data sovereignty policies in certain markets.

(From left) Mr Lionel Lim, President of Asia Pacific & Japan, CA Technologies, and Mr William Yeack CSE, President of Asia Pacific, NTT Com Security seal the partnership to offer IAM-as-a-service using CA CloudMinder in the region.

“The pervasiveness of trends like cloud and bring-your-own-devices have added new layers of security complexities for leading organizations across the Asia Pacific markets today,” said Lionel Lim, president, Asia Pacific & Japan, CA Technologies. “CA CloudMinder enables IT professionals to streamline how they manage users and their access to information and devices. This will create greater operational and cost efficiencies and allow the IT function to be focusing on driving business innovations. We are particularly excited about this partnership with NTT Com Security, as it enables CA Technologies to deliver CA CloudMinder as a locally-hosted IAM-as-a-service solution.”

“The use of cloud, social networking tools, and mobile devices and applications have opened the enterprise and erased any security perimeter that may have existed. It has created a hybrid IT environment that puts new demands on security professionals,” said Mike Denning, senior vice president and general manager, Security, CA Technologies. “Hybrid IT calls for a hybrid IAM solution, like CA CloudMinder, that addresses today’s IT environment of cloud, on-premise apps, social and mobile. We look forward to working with NTT Com Security to host CA CloudMinder for the APJ region.”

CA CloudMinder provides enterprise-grade IAM for cloud-based or on-premise applications in a highly scalable, multi-tenant, IAM as-a-Service solution. With extended out-of-the-box support for social identities and additional on-premise and cloud applications such as Microsoft Office 365, CA CloudMinder helps IT departments reduce the complexities of managing IAM.

NTT Com Security is part of NTT Communications and, via its new WideAngle brand, provides Information Security and Risk Management solutions to companies worldwide.

CA Technologies, a leader in IT management solutions, partnered with NTT Com Security for its position as one of the leading, global security operational data center providers, as well as for its large footprint in the region.

“CA CloudMinder is a game-changing SaaS solution that addresses a critical need in an increasingly complex IT security environment within our region,” said William Yeack CSE, President of Asia Pacific, NTT Com Security. “This partnership creates a world-class security offering that will resonate well with enterprises today. We look forward to working together to make this partnership a regional success.”

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