Major Canadian, US Ivy League Universities use Hitachi ID SolutionsCALGARY, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Hitachi ID Systems is pleased to announce that it has closed in the last quarter a significant number of large Identity Management and Privileged Access Management deals with higher education institutions throughout the USA and Canada. Higher education institutions face unique challenges when implementing an identity management program due to the high student volume and turnover. Cost constraints and privacy requirements make an IAM solution at higher ed institutions very complex. Hitachi ID understands these issues and has developed the most cost effective solutions tailored specifically to the higher ed market. "Our specific expertise in the higher-ed market, coupled with our Sun Swap TM Program ( http://hitachi-id.com/sun-swap.html) has made Hitachi ID Systems the go-to company for Identity Management in the education sector," says Gideon Shoham, Hitachi ID CEO. "Our fully integrated end-to-end IDM solutions provide peace of mind to education institutions looking for effective access controls, user authentication, password management and compliance." Hitachi ID recently exhibited at the Educause conference in Denver and demonstrated how the Hitachi ID Identity Management Suite provides the lowest cost of ownership while providing the most effective solutions for post secondary institutions. About Hitachi ID Systems Hitachi ID Systems delivers access governance and identity administration solutions to organizations globally. Hitachi ID solutions are used by Fortune 500 companies, educational institutions and governmental organizations to secure access to systems in the enterprise and in the cloud. To learn more about Hitachi ID Systems, visit http://Hitachi-ID.com/, e-mail info@Hitachi-ID.com, call 1.403.233.0740 or follow @Hitachi_ID on Twitter. SOURCE Hitachi ID Systems, Inc.