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Ping Identity Launches Internet Identity Security Platform

PingFederate 6.0 includes support for secure Web service transactions and automated Internet user account management
Denver, CO -- April 21, 2009 -- Ping Identity' today announced PingFederate' 6.0, a standards-based Internet Identity Security Platform designed to meet today's changing business requirements for secure Internet identity. PingFederate 6.0 software extends Ping Identity's Internet Single Sign-On capabilities to include support for secure application-to-application transactions over Web Service and Service-Oriented Architectures (SOAs).

"Users and the applications they access are becoming increasingly distributed. Collaboration, SaaS, virtualization, Web 2.0, cloud computing and outsourcing are all driving toward a future state where the enterprise effectively becomes de-perimeterized." said Ping Identity CEO Andre Durand.

"Knowing user identity as transactions traverse the Internet in increasingly sophisticated ways is critical to securing today's connected enterprise. PingFederate 6.0 is the first Internet Identity Security Platform to integrate critical identity-based security use-cases, including Internet SSO, Identity-Enabled Web Services and Automated Internet Account Management. With PingFederate 6.0, Internet identity security can be implemented with the simplicity, scale and speed that customers have come to expect from Ping Identity."

PingFederate 6.0 includes common configuration, administration and runtime services for:

Secure, Standards-based Internet Single Sign-On

  • Deploys in days
  • Affordable low cost per connection
  • Decreases the threat of identity theft and phishing attacks
  • Scales with an enterprise's Internet application adoption plans

    New Identity-Enabled Web Services

  • Securely shares identity information between Web Services to support personalized customer, partner and supplier transactions
  • Aides business process integration
  • Integrates easily into existing security infrastructures

    Expanded Internet User Account Management Capabilities

  • Saves money by eliminating administrative redundancies
  • Improves security and regulatory compliance
  • Reduces opportunities for human error

    "As applications continue to move out of the traditional data center and into the Cloud, the combination of these three capabilities into one product provides compelling business value for enterprises, government entities and service providers alike," said Enterprise Management Associates Analyst Scott Crawford. "With little or no business disruption, organizations can readily deploy PingFederate 6.0 today rather than pinning their hopes on what tomorrow's approaches may bring."

    Read the PingFederate 6.0 Whitepaper and PingFederate 6.0 Data Sheet to learn more about Ping Identity's Internet Identity Security Platform. PingFederate 6.0 is available now via download on Ping Identity's Website. ###

    About Ping Identity Corporation Ping Identity is the market leader in Internet Identity Security, delivering on-premise software and on-demand services for Internet Single Sign-On (SSO), Identity-Enabled Web Services and Internet User Account Management. More than 300 enterprises, government agencies, software-as-a-service (SaaS) vendors and online service providers worldwide rely on Ping Identity to streamline application access, reduce administrative costs, generate additional revenue and improve security. Visit www.pingidentity.com for additional information. Ping Identity, PingFederate, PingConnect, PingEnable, the Ping Identity logo, SignOn.com, Auto-Connect and Single Sign-On Summit are registered trademarks, trademarks or servicemarks of Ping Identity Corporation. All other product and service names mentioned are the trademarks of their respective companies.

    Press Contact: Jil Backstrom Ping Identity Corporation [email protected] 303.468.2884 (Direct) " 303.913.1650 (Mobile)