Mycroft delivers full suite of CA Technologies security products as a service


Mycroft, a global of IT identity and security solutions
as a service, and CA Technologies, a IT management and security software
solutions, announced the launch of CA Technologies full suite of identity and
access management (IAM) products as a service to help enterprises cost effectively
improve business efficiencies and help meet compliance demands associated with
ensuring secure identity management and access to applications.


The Mycroft  Managed Security Service for CA
Technologies provides a quick-start identity and access management solution
through the delivery of a full range of pre-configured CA IAM security products
in a fully managed, private cloud environment.


The offering is designed to deliver organizations
as-needed scalability and guaranteed availability without the long and cost
prohibitive implementation times that can sometimes plague traditional security


Built on the CA AppLogic(R) turn-key cloud computing
platform that seamlessly composes, runs and scales distributed applications,
Mycroft’s new service offering leverages its top tier security operations
center to ensure each aspect of the environment – from the hardware up to each
application – is monitored and maintained 24 hours a day, 365 days a year by a
team of highly trained security experts.


This new offering is just one example of CA Technologies and
Mycroft’s strong partnership and long track record of making a successful
impact on the way organizations manage identities and secure access to data and
applications,” said Lina Liberti, VP, Product Management, CA Technologies
IAM Security business.


Delivering CA IAM security products as a service allows
organizations of all sizes to quickly address mounting compliance and security
concerns, using proven commercial technologies, while minimizing risk and
increasing efficiencies in an economically sustainable way,” said Elizabeth
Butwin Mann, CMO of Mycroft.


The offering features a subscription pricing model and
utilizes CA AppLogic to deliver a highly consistent and scalable private cloud
platform that eliminates capital expenses, reduces implementation complexity
and promotes rapid deployment.


Leveraging more than 20 years of IAM and compliance
experience, Mycroft Inc.’s industry leading security best practices and
implementation templates provide quick and reliable access to CA’s security
portfolio including CA Siteminder, CA Identity Manager, CA Role &
Compliance Manager, and CA Federation Manager.


CA Technologies announced that it has been selected
by Tesco to manage its global IT infrastructure across the entire Tesco Group,
including Tesco Bank, Tesco DotCom and Tesco Mobile.


The $45 million deal sees a number of CA Technologies
solutions being implemented to give Tesco visibility into the health and performance
of its IT supply chain, including mainframe, desktop computers, servers,
networks, credit card transactions, suppliers and supply orders.


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