Strategic Partnership Makes Identity GRC Capabilities Available to BMC Customers Worldwide
AUSTIN, September 8, 2010 – SailPoint today announced a global reseller agreement with BMC Software that allows BMC to directly distribute and support SailPoint’s IdentityIQ™ Compliance Manager, which has been tightly integrated with BMC’s Business Service Management products. The partnership gives BMC’s enterprise customers access to the industry’s leading identity GRC solution, helping them achieve regulatory compliance with greater efficiency, effectiveness, and lower cost of ownership. The new offering will help BMC customers ensure that strong controls are in place to meet stringent compliance requirements for user access to sensitive applications and data.
“Regulatory compliance is a top priority with our customers and the SailPoint solution will allow us to better address the governance, risk and compliance requirements around identity and access management,” said Vick Vaishnavi, vice president of worldwide marketing for Enterprise Service Management at BMC Software. “SailPoint Compliance Manager enhances our business service management portfolio by giving customers the ability to immediately detect and remediate any identity-related issues that put them at an increased risk of security breaches or failed IT audits.”
With the integrated solution, BMC will deliver its customers a best-in-class identity governance solution that allows them to:
- automate access certifications to ensure that users have the appropriate access to perform their job responsibilities, reducing overall risk and chances of non-compliance;
- centrally manage and enforce access policies, such as separation-of-duty policy, across all critical resources;
- create and manage roles that align user access privileges with workers’ job functions;
- quantify risks for users across the IT environment, allowing organizations to proactively focus controls to reduce potential exposure; and
- leverage business-friendly dashboards and reports to improve oversight and provide evidence of the effectiveness of controls.
“In today’s world, identity GRC unites IT and business processes and ultimately affects a company’s security and compliance posture on a daily basis,” said Mark McClain, CEO and cofounder of SailPoint. “Through this partnership, BMC will deliver an unprecedented level of transparency and accountability into identity data and provide business-friendly interfaces that move identity governance into the business realm. We are committed to the success of the partnership and to the mutual benefit our combined solutions will offer to BMC’s customers.”
SailPoint, a leader in identity management, helps the world’s largest organizations to mitigate risk, reduce IT costs and ensure compliance. The company’s award-winning software, SailPoint IdentityIQ™, provides superior visibility into and control over user access to sensitive applications and data while streamlining the access request and delivery process. As the industry’s first business-oriented identity governance suite, IdentityIQ quickly delivers tangible results with risk-aware compliance management, closed-loop user lifecycle management, flexible provisioning, an integrated governance model, and identity intelligence. Visitwww.sailpoint.com to learn more.