Islandia, NY, Nov. 30, 2010 – CA Technologies today announced the availability of CA Identity Manager on AppExchange 2. With CA Identity Manager, organizations can automate identity management functions, such as role-based user provisioning and de-provisioning, and self-service access requests, using a single, automated system to manage identities for Force.com cloud applications, as well as existing in-house applications.
In addition, CA Technologies will be attending Dreamforce 2010, the cloud computing event hosted by salesforce.com at Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, December 6 – 9. Demos and more information will be available at the CA Technologies booth (#619).
Regardless of whether an application resides within the enterprise or in the cloud, managing the identities and controlling the access of users to key resources is a critical function for IT organizations that face increasing pressure to cut operating costs, while still enabling compliance and productivity.
“Our focus is to deliver a single identity management system to manage identities for applications no matter where they reside,” said Lina Liberti, vice president, Security, CA Technologies. “Partnering with salesforce.com and leveraging their API to extend CA Identity Manager’s capabilities give customers the added confidence to deploy cloud applications on Force.com, knowing they can securely manage the users of those applications and meet compliance demands.”
“Customers are experiencing massive success with cloud computing and want to extend its benefits to every employee,” said Kendall Collins, chief marketing officer, salesforce.com. “Our work with CA Technologies continues to accelerate adoption by giving customers an efficient way to manage user access and identity in the cloud.”
Built to support the many applications built on Force.com, the enterprise cloud computing platform, CA Identity Manager is immediately available on AppExchange 2 at http://www.salesforce.com/appexchange/.
About the Force.com Platform and AppExchange 2
Force.com is the only proven enterprise platform for building and running business applications in the cloud. The Force.com platform powers the Salesforce CRM applications, more than 1,000 ISV partner applications like those from CA Technologies, FinancialForce.com and Fujitsu, and 185,000 custom applications used by salesforce.com’s 87,200 customers such as Japan Post, Kaiser Permanente, KONE and Sprint Nextel. Force.com also enables developers to make any enterprise app social by leveraging the social collaboration components including profiles, status updates, and real-time feeds available with Chatter.
Applications built on the Force.com platform can be easily distributed to the entire cloud computing community through the salesforce.com AppExchange 2 marketplace http://www.salesforce.com/appexchange/, now featuring the ChatterExchange.
About CA Technologies
CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) is an IT management software and solutions company with expertise across all IT environments – from mainframe and distributed, to virtual and cloud. CA Technologies manages and secures IT environments and enables customers to deliver more flexible IT services. CA Technologies innovative products and services provide the insight and control essential for IT organizations to power business agility. The majority of the Global Fortune 500 relies on CA Technologies to manage evolving IT ecosystems. For additional information, visit CA Technologies at www.ca.com.
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