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SOA Software Extends RSA(R) Access Manager Into SOA and Cloud Services

Integration Enables RSA Access Manager Customers to Authenticate and Authorize Web and Cloud Services Transactions

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/31/11 -- SOA Software, a leading Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and cloud services governance services provider, announced today that it has integrated its Policy Manager and Service Manager products with RSA, The Security Division of EMC (NYSE: EMC), Access Manager version 6.1. This integration enables customers to leverage their existing investment in RSA Access Manager to authenticate and authorize web and cloud services transactions.

SOA Software's integration of Policy Manager and Service Manager with RSA Access Manager allows customers to ensure consistent authentication and authorization policy enforcement across web-based and Web services applications and systems. The benefits of the resulting identity-based SOA Infrastructure include:

  • End-to-end single-sign-on between web and Web services environments
  • Comprehensive end-to-end, user-based transaction auditing
  • Dynamic, user and role-based service-level management allowing customers to commit to and deliver on different service levels for different user communities
  • Federated identity integration - facilitates business-to-business Web services security

"We are pleased to offer comprehensive operational governance capabilities to RSA Access Manager customers," said Roberto Medrano, Executive Vice President, SOA Software. "With this solution RSA Access Manager customers can leverage their existing user and group definitions to authenticate and authorize both SOA governance user activities, web and cloud services transactions."

RSA Access Manager enables organizations to centrally manage authentication and authorization policies for a large number of users, online web portals and application resources. This is designed to empower enterprises to deploy applications faster, protecting the most granular resource in the application infrastructure while at the same time providing seamless user portal access with single sign-on (SSO) and preserving identity context for greater security.

"The combination of SOA Software's integration with RSA Access Manager is designed to allow customers to benefit from an innovative and secure enterprise single-sign-on approach throughout their web, SOA and cloud services transactions," said Ted Kamionek, Vice President, Corporate Development, RSA, The Security Division of EMC. "The combination of these products allows customers to realize the benefits of enterprise single-sign-on throughout their web, SOA and cloud services transactions."

SOA Software's Policy Manager and Service Manager combine to provide an industry-leading operational governance solution for SOA and cloud services. Policy Manager™ provides an SOA Registry/Repository and comprehensive SOA Policy Governance solution, that minimizes the overhead associated with governance processes, and turns governance from a painful workload, into a productivity tool. Policy Manager supports enterprise and SOA architecture functions, ensuring consistent application of policies throughout an enterprise SOA program. Service Manager™ automatically implements and enforces policies from Policy Manager. It generates usage, performance and policy compliance metrics that it reports to Policy Manager to audit that policies are being enforced in a closed-loop process. Service Manager supports SOA and enterprise operational management functions, ensuring that services are secure, reliable, and meet individual performance goals for each consumer.

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SOA Software is a leading provider of unified SOA and Cloud Services Governance products that enable organizations to successfully plan, build, and run cloud and enterprise services. The world's largest companies including Bank of America, Pfizer, and Verizon use SOA Software solutions to transform their business. For more information, please visit http://www.soa.com

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