DETROIT, Feb. 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Covisint, a Compuware (Nasdaq:CPWR) company, today extended its Cloud Identity Services to make it significantly easier, faster and more secure for organizations of all sizes to manage external identities and services. Covisint already manages more than 18 million IDs for some of the world's largest organizations. Today's announcement makes it possible for small and medium enterprises to secure the identities of customers, employees, business partners and suppliers.
- VPs and lines of business -- speeding secure access to external and enterprise users who need quick access to hundreds of cloud applications;
- CIOs -- enabling rapid and on-budget IdM projects that meet existing and future needs;
- CMOs -- social media access management and customer experience management
- CFOs -- helping deal with regulatory issues, including Sarbanes Oxley requirements when leveraging cloud-based Sarbanes Oxley applications; and
- CSOs -- enabling traditional, on-premise identity and access management systems to access cloud-based applications while supporting compliancy to EU Data Privacy, Safe Harbor, HIPPA, and more.
"The increased adoption of cloud, mobile and social technologies – combined with new business models – has extended the enterprise, creating a new set of challenges for managing identities," said Dave McGuffie, Covisint Chief Executive Officer. "We allow our customers to connect and engage with all the applications, organizations, devices and people necessary to grow their business in today's hyper-connected and mobile world. We are seeing customers across industries launch new business initiatives on our cloud engagement platform, with identity management leading the way."Covisint was cited as a cloud identity and access management (IAM) leader in the July, 2012 report by Forrester Research, Inc., entitled: " The Forrester Wave ™: Enterprise Cloud Identity and Access Management, Q3 2012," and the company will showcase its enhanced cloud engagement platform at RSA 2013, February 25 to March 1, 2013, in San Francisco. Covisint, a Compuware Company Covisint provides the leading cloud engagement platform for creating and enabling new mission-critical external business processes. Our solutions enable organizations to connect, engage, and collaborate with the critical external audiences that define their success--including customers, business partners and suppliers. Covisint allows its clients to establish a secure, reliable, integrated presence in the cloud, and it provides the kind of engaging information experiences that people everywhere have come to expect. Learn more at www.covisint.com . The Covisint Logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=7150 Compuware Corporation Compuware Corporation, the technology performance company, provides software, experts and best practices to ensure technology works well and delivers value. Compuware solutions make the world's most important technologies perform at their best for leading organizations worldwide, including 46 of the top 50 Fortune 500 companies and 12 of the top 20 most visited U.S. web sites. Learn more at: http://www.compuware.com . Follow us on: http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=5950
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