Ingrian Networks and Netegrity Partner to Deliver the First Secure Content Networking Platform With Complete Authentication and Access Control.
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Ingrian Networks Fully Integrates Netegrity's SiteMinder(R) Agent on
Secure Content Networking Platform
Ingrian Networks, the leader in secure content networking, today announced a strategic partnership with Netegrity (Nasdaq:NETE), the leading provider of software solutions for securely managing e-business. Under the terms of the agreement, Netegrity's SiteMinder(R) web authentication and access control agent will be tightly integrated into Ingrian Network's Secure Content Networking platforms, delivering top solutions for access management and end-to-end content security in one platform.
Netegrity's flagship product A primary product of a company, which is typically why the company was founded and/or what made it well known. For example, MS-DOS, Windows and the Microsoft Office suite have been flagship products of Microsoft. CorelDRAW is a flagship product of Corel Corporation. SiteMinder is the market-leading software solution for securely managing user access to e-business web sites. By combining single sign-on An identification system that lets users log into multiple Web sites on the Internet with one username and password. Single sign-on systems are also used within an enterprise, enabling users to access all authorized resources in the local network using the same username and password. , authentication management and entitlement management functionality, SiteMinder provides companies with the ability to centrally manage all of the access management functionality on a site, greatly reducing the cost and complexity of administering these web sites.
"As global businesses move more and more secure applications and services online, it's imperative that only authorized individuals have access to confidential data," said Rod Murchison, VP of Product Management for Ingrian Networks. "By integrating Netegrity's authentication and authorization software into our secure content networking platform, we are breaking new ground by offering enterprises and financial services The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view of the subject.
Please [ improve this article] or discuss the issue on the talk page. organizations an end-to-end content security infrastructure that supports their strategic electronic business initiatives."
With SiteMinder integrated into Ingrian Network's Secure Content Networking platform, network managers can now move the authentication and authorization processes off of Web servers and forward into the secure network infrastructure, drastically increasing the stability of Web servers already burdened by multiple software programs. Instead of installing and managing SiteMinder web agents on racks of web servers, network managers can now simply activate and configure the fully integrated SiteMinder web agent from Ingrian Network's easy-to-use management interface, saving time and resources.
"Ingrian Networks' innovative Secure Content Networking platform, combined with SiteMinder's access management functionality, provides a complete, secure and scalable infrastructure to meet the needs of the fast-growing secure content delivery market," said Sumner Blount, Netegrity's senior director of Channels. "This is an important technology partnership because it provides our customers with increased functionality while dramatically increasing usage of our core offerings. We look forward to an ongoing relationship with Ingrian Networks to deliver additional security products and services to the market."
Ingrian Networks secures the core content delivery services See CDN. of the network infrastructure. As companies increasingly use the Internet to drive revenue, improve processes and strengthen customer and partner relationships, the ability to protect and network secure content and critical data behind the firewall is paramount. The Ingrian Networks Secure Content Networking Platform integrates secure content caching, content switching, SSL/TLS SSL/TLS Secure Socket Layer/Transport Security (IETF) acceleration, key management, and backend data encryption data encryption, the process of scrambling stored or transmitted information so that it is unintelligible until it is unscrambled by the intended recipient. Historically, data encryption has been used primarily to protect diplomatic and military secrets from foreign capabilities into a single device for a completely secure and extensible content management infrastructure.
One of the unique features of the platform is its ability to thoroughly secure data on web servers and databases utilizing powerful key management and encryption technologies. Ingrian Networks' platform allows companies to leverage their secure critical B2B (Business to Business) Refers to one business communicating with or selling to another. See B2B e-commerce, B2C and B2G.
B2B - business to business and B2C (Business to Consumer) Refers to a business communicating with or selling to an individual rather than a company. See B2B. transactions in new ways, offering absolute security without sacrificing the performance, speed and flexibility companies expect from their network.
Aside from Vogt, Ingrian Network's management team includes some the Silicon Valley's top experts in security and networking including Rod Murchison, VP of Product Management and formerly of CacheFlow (Nasdaq:CFLO CFLO Central Florida Lyric Opera ) as well as other leading technologists including the inventor of Palm's secure wireless PDA (Personal Digital Assistant) A handheld computer for managing contacts, appointments and tasks. It typically includes a name and address database, calendar, to-do list and note taker, which are the functions in a personal information manager (see PIM). and the designer of Tivo's scalable content distribution architecture.
About Ingrian Networks
Ingrian Networks, Inc. is securing the next generation of business on the Internet. By seamlessly integrating highly secure content caching, switching and acceleration functionality into an extensible networking platform, Ingrian Networks provides a complete secure content networking infrastructure that delivers unmatched security, performance and investment protection. Founded in January 2000, Ingrian Networks is headquartered in Redwood City and is guided by some of the world's leading technologists including Bill Joy, co-founder and chief scientist of Sun Microsystems Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAVA) is an American vendor of computers, computer components, computer software, and information-technology services, founded on 24 February 1982. (Nasdaq:SUNM), Andy Bechtolsheim Andy (Andreas) von Bechtolsheim (born in Germany in 1955) co-founded Sun Microsystems in 1982 with Vinod Khosla, Bill Joy, and Scott McNealy.
Bechtolsheim received an undergraduate degree from the Technical University of Munich, Germany, and received his master's degree in , VP at Cisco Systems (Nasdaq:CSCO CSCO Cisco Systems Incorporated (stock symbol)
CSCO Chief Supply Chain Officer ), and Martin Hellman, co-inventor of public key cryptography An encryption method that uses a two-part key: a public key and a private key. To send an encrypted message to someone, you use the recipient's public key, which can be sent to you via regular e-mail or made available on any public Web site or venue. . The company's management team is led by Jim Vogt, president and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. , formerly of Nortel Networks (Nasdaq:NT), and includes executive leadership from industry leading networking, security, caching and storage companies. The company's customers include several of the world's leading financial institutions, Internet data center hosting providers and systems and networking vendors. For more information, visit www.ingriannetworks.com.
About Netegrity, Inc.
Netegrity is the leading provider of software solutions for securely managing e-business. Companies use Netegrity's products to control user access to e-business Web sites, to seamlessly create e-partnerships, and to secure business-to-business transactions. Netegrity enables customers to create new revenue opportunities, reduce operational inefficiencies, and strengthen relationships with customers and partners. With its vast network of partners, Netegrity is securely managing e-business solutions for over 370 customers worldwide including Aetna, American Express, Bank One, Commerce One, E*TRADE, General Electric, Ingram Micro, and Wells Fargo. The Company was the only vendor to be placed in the leader quadrant within Gartner's Magic Quadrant Report (May 2001). Headquartered in Waltham, Mass., Netegrity also has offices throughout Europe and Asia.
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