Schumann and Proginet Sign OEM Agreement to Integrate Password Synchronization Solution with Security Administration Manager.COLOGNE, GERMANY/GARDEN CITY, NY, USA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 25, 1998,--Schumann AG and Proginet Corporation announced today that they have entered into a strategic OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) The rebranding of equipment and selling it. The term initially referred to the company that made the products (the "original" manufacturer), but eventually became widely used to refer to the organization that buys the products and Agreement to integrate Proginet's password synchronization Password synchronization is defined as any process or technology that helps users to maintain a single password that is subject to a single security policy, and changes on a single schedule across multiple systems. solution SecurPass(R) with Schumann's Security Administration Manager (SAM(R)), under which Schumann will market the combined solution worldwide through its direct and indirect sales channels.
"We are extremely pleased to be working with an organization as professional and talented as Schumann. Schumann's consulting and security expertise, combined with SecurPass, offers major components of the end-to-end security solution that large enterprises are seeking. We believe that our relationship with Schumann improves Proginet's market coverage, gives our customers more options, and extends our global reach" said James F. Kelly, Senior Vice President of Proginet.
"Proginet's SecurPass is a proven password synchronization solution, and under the OEM Agreement Schumann is able to offer organizations a cost effective, and easy to implement, initial step to a 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. solution," said Helmut Haase, International Director of Schumann AG. "The market will greatly benefit from this new offering, as the central SAM repository through its user- and resource management capabilities and will simplify the implementation of the integrated password synchronization solution."
About SecurPass: SecurPass enables corporate security administrators, help desk staff and end users to manage the complexities of multi-platform environments. SecurPass integrates the security of IBM (International Business Machines Corporation, Armonk, NY, www.ibm.com) The world's largest computer company. IBM's product lines include the S/390 mainframes (zSeries), AS/400 midrange business systems (iSeries), RS/6000 workstations and servers (pSeries), Intel-based servers (xSeries) System/390 with client server security, including Windows NT (Windows New Technology) A 32-bit operating system from Microsoft for Intel x86 CPUs. NT is the core technology in Windows 2000 and Windows XP (see Windows). Available in separate client and server versions, it includes built-in networking and preemptive multitasking. networks, Novell NetWare (operating system, networking) Novell NetWare - Novell, Inc.'s proprietary networking operating system for the IBM PC.
NetWare uses the IPX/SPX, NetBEUI or TCP/IP network protocols. It supports MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows, OS/2, Macintosh and Unix clients. networks, and Unix systems. SecurPass enables cross-platform Password Synchronization. SecurPass also consolidates the security audit information of multiple systems, providing a single reporting interface featuring the audit information of multiple environments. SecurPass is a server-based application and does not require code at every user desktop. SecurPass was jointly developed by Proginet and Microsoft, guaranteeing total support and compliance with Microsoft Windows NT, Microsoft BackOffice, and all other Microsoft components used within the enterprise. For more information visit Proginet`s web site: http://www.proginet.com
About SAM: SAM enables enterprise-wide security management by providing a single point of administration and control across different platforms and their respective security systems. In order to meet the modern objectives for enterprise-wide security management, SAM supports role based access control procedures, automated and distributed security administration as well as the integration of human resource, single sign-on and system management solutions and provides a comprehensive enterprise-wide user registry. Through its unique technology, SAM provides support for all major access control systems such as RACF (Resource Access Control Facility) IBM mainframe security software introduced in 1976 that verifies user ID and password and controls access to authorized files and resources.
RACF - Resource Access Control Facility , TopSecret, ACF (Advanced Communications Function) An earlier official product line name for IBM SNA programs, such as VTAM (ACF/VTAM) and NCP (ACF/NCP).
ACF - Advanced Communications Function 2, WindowsNT, Netware, Unix, OS/2, DCE (1) (Distributed Computing Environment) Software from The Open Group that allows applications to be built across heterogeneous platforms in a network. DCE includes security, directory naming, time synchronization, file sharing, RPCs and multithreading services. , as well as additional databases and standard applications, such as DB2 and SAP R/3. For more information visit Schumann's web site: http://www.schumann-ag.de.
About Proginet: Proginet Corporation (VSE See DOS/VSE.
VSE - Virtual Storage Extended :PRF PRF
prolactin-releasing factor .U) provides its more then 450 customers in 25 countries with software solutions that integrate the IBM Mainframe and Midrange computers with client server networks. The company's products address the systems management software space, including security, managed data transfer, and middleware. Founded in 1986, Proginet is headquartered in Garden City, New York Garden City, New York is a village in central Nassau County, New York in the USA, which was founded by multi-millionaire Alexander Turney Stewart in 1869. The village is located 18.5 miles to the east of mid-town Manhattan, on Long Island. . Proginet is partly owned by Microsoft Corporation.
About Schumann: The Schumann Group has been active in corporate management and IT consulting for over 25 years. With employees numbering over 600 members and a yearly turnover currently exceeding DM 140 million ($80 million), Schumann AG is one of the largest independent consulting and software houses in Germany. In addition to developing the most advanced software, Schumann's experienced security consultants offer the full scope of IT-security services, meeting whatever special security requirement a business may have.
SecurPass and Proginet are trademarks of Proginet Corporation. Security Administration Manager (SAM) is a registered trademark of Schumann AG. All other products mentioned are trademarks of their respective holders.
CONTACT: Schumann Unternehmensberatung AG
Aachener Str. 1053-1055
50858 Cologne, Germany
James F. Kelly
200 Garden City Plaza
Garden City, New York 11530