|[May 03, 2012]
CSC and Ping Identity Team to Deliver Cloud Single Sign-On and Federated Identity Management
FALLS CHURCH, Va. --(Business Wire)--
CSC (News - Alert) (NYSE: CSC) today announced that it is forming a technology
association with Ping Identity to jointly offer cloud single sign-on
(SSO) and federated identity management (FIM) solutions and services to
both the public and private sectors worldwide. This collaboration
capitalizes on the companies' combined experience and provides a proven
approach to meeting internal and external federation needs in a secure,
compliant and cost-effective manner.
"By joining forces with Ping Identity, CSC will offer customers a
reliable, scalable, economical and easy-to-deploy federation tool that
provides enhanced privacy," said Samuel S. Visner, vice president and
lead cyber executive, CSC.
Under the agreement, CSC will offer Cloud SSO and FIM solutions powered
by PingFederate® that meet requirements for implementing
identity strategies for cross-domain single sign-on. The joint solution
offerings will include partner-to-partner federations; CSC
client-to-partner federations; PingFederate® Cloud SSO; user
attribute sharing fr X.509 (PKI) authentication; and 7x24 cloud SSO and
federation support services.
CSC and Ping Identity's joint services and solutions will provide
customers with enhanced privacy by reducing the propagation of
personally-identifiable information, reduced operational costs
associated with managing external user identities and improved security
and compliance management by providing secure system access control.
CSC is a global leader in providing technology-enabled business
solutions and services. Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., CSC has
approximately 98,000 employees and reported revenue of $16.0 billion for
the 12 months ended December 30, 2011. For more information, visit the
company's website at www.csc.com.
About Ping Identity
Ping Identity provides cloud identity security solutions to more than
800 of the world's largest companies, government organizations and cloud
businesses. With a 99% customer satisfaction rating, Ping Identity
empowers more than 42 of the Fortune 100 to secure hundreds of millions
of employees, customers, consumers and partners using secure, open
standards like SAML, OpenID, OAuth and SCIM. Businesses that depend on
the Cloud rely on Ping Identity to deliver simple, proven and secure
cloud identity management through single sign-on, federated identity
management, mobile identity security, API security, social media
integration and centralized access control. Visit pingidentity.com for
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