Xceedium a “Hot Company” for Cost-Effective Vendor Access Control Solutions
Xceedium, Inc., the premier provider of entitlement management solutions that control and track high-risk users, was recently named on the Forrester Research “Hot Companies to Watch in 2008: Q4 Update” series. The Forrester report features interesting new vendors and important technology trends that represent the future of the technology marketplace, including cost-effective vendor access control (www.xceedium.com/Solutions/vendor_access_control.php) and secure remote administration solutions (www.xceedium.com/Solutions/secure_remote_access.php) that provide solid controls and tracking while improving operational efficiency for high-risk users. Companies are selected for inclusion based on comparative technological advantage, ease of implementation and size of the potential market.
According to Forrester, “In an environment where the regulatory and compliance requirements are difficult to manage, solutions like Xceedium’s give security and risk management groups peace of mind that high-risk user activities are being controlled, monitored and recorded, and IT operations professionals can still efficiently meet operational goals.”
The report recognizes the Xceedium GateKeeper™ (www.xceedium.com/Products/gatekeeper_overview.php), a hardened appliance that centralizes and extends control of high-risk users beyond the application layer to all critical IT resources, enabling cost-effective enforcement of policy, monitoring, tracking, recording and comprehensive reporting of all user events for auditors. Enterprise and government clients rely on the Xceedium GateKeeper to balance implementation and validation of compliance controls with the need for operational efficiency.
“High-risk users represent a relatively small percentage of the total user population but account for a large percentage of the risk, as they are highly skilled and access highly critical infrastructure,” said Cheryl Traverse, CEO at Xceedium. “With the increased need for remote access by vendors and other high-risk users, and the ever-growing number of reported insider attacks, companies are demanding more secure, efficient, cost-effective solutions while auditors are demanding that companies implement and validate controls. We are honored to be recognized as a ‘hot company to watch’ by Forrester Research as we continue to innovate based on our clients’ needs.”
About Xceedium, Inc.
Xceedium is the premier provider of entitlement management solutions that reduce the complexity and cost of controlling and tracking high-risk users. Employing unique and patent-pending technologies, the Xceedium GateKeeper™ line of hardened appliances enables companies to actively manage high-risk users by automating compliance reporting, managing outsourcing risk, providing secure and efficient administration of remote infrastructure and controlling vendor access.
Xceedium solutions have gained wide acceptance in both the private and public sector, due largely to leading technologies specifically developed to address increased outsourcing and strict compliance regulations. Xceedium GateKeeper is deployed in the largest enterprise and government IT environments, as well as in branch offices, SMBs, departments and managed service providers. An ever-expanding client base includes household names in financial services, retail, healthcare, managed IT services and other key verticals, as well as strong representation across a wide spectrum of U.S. government and military IT facilities.
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