Agiliance Partners With PwC To Deliver GRC Solution

Deal calls for the joint marketing, sales, and delivery of solutions that help to automate customers' manual processes for meeting government and industry mandates

August 5, 2009

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San Jose, Calif. July 29, 2009 - Agiliance Inc., a leader in integrated Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC), today announced that it has entered into a joint business relationship with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP ("PwC") which calls for the joint marketing, sales and delivery of solutions that help to automate customers' expensive manual processes for meeting increasingly stringent government and industry mandates.

Agiliance and PwC are leveraging the synergy of the PwC domain experience in GRC, internal controls, and information security consulting services and Agiliance's market leading technology for the open, scalable delivery of GRC automation. Using Agiliance's RiskVision platform, various companies have enabled customers to significantly reduce the extensive cost and risk of manually executing compliance, security, and risk processes throughout their enterprise.

"Our relationship with Agiliance Inc. allows us to provide our customers with the dynamic solutions they need in order to not only save cost but also transform their business," said Jerry Lewis, a Dallas based principal in PwC's Advisory practice. "We are looking forward to leveraging Agiliance's RiskVision platform with PwC's experience in GRC, internal controls, and information security consulting services to continue to lead the way in GRC automation."

Agiliance RiskVision is the industry's first out-of-the-box, fully-integrated GRC solution platform. The purpose-built platform includes five key GRC applications: Compliance Management, Enterprise Risk Management, Vendor Risk Management, Incident Management, Policy Management and a growing number of integrated solutions including Data Privacy Management and Threat and Vulnerability Management. Implemented using an agile, scalable approach, the RiskVision platform offers innovative technologies such as a Common Control Framework, an Assessment Automation Engine, a Risk Aware Asset Database and Key Risk Indicator Dashboards. These essential technologies have been optimized for simplified integration with partners such as PwC and for companies who want to deploy a scalable GRC program using a continuous, risk-centric approach.

"PwC brings unparalleled vertical market and subject matter experience across a broad spectrum of industries. PwC is also the trusted advisor for a large number of Fortune Global 5000 companies," said Mark Lockareff, President and Chief Executive Officer, Agiliance. "The combination of PwC's know-how and Agiliance's technology will enable both companies to deliver leading industry GRC solutions at a global scale."

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About Agiliance Agiliance (, founded in 2005, is a leading provider of enterprise Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) solutions. The Agiliance GRC solution enables organizations to manage their IT and operational risks more effectively, while reducing the cost of meeting compliance mandates. Agiliance RiskVisionTM is a fully integrated suite of GRC solutions, delivered on a purpose-built GRC technology platform. Global Fortune 5000 companies leverage Agiliance's award-winning technologies to address increasingly stringent GRC requirements and complex security threats. The Agiliance RiskVision platform offers an agile, modular approach to deploying GRC so that customers can meet mounting requirements. RiskVision has received the highest rating of "Strong Positive" in the latest Gartner MarketScope for IT-GRCM, as well as the highest rating of "Leader" in the latest Forrester Wave for IT Risk and Compliance Software. With strong backing from leading technology venture funds, Agiliance has established a premiere market position and has set a strong track record of production innovation in GRC.

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