SOURCE: Simeio Solutions LLC

Simeio Solutions LLC

October 10, 2013 14:18 ET

CFA Institute Selects Simeio Solutions and CA Technologies to Help Manage and Secure the Identities and Access of 500,000 Members, Candidates, Employees and Other Stakeholders

Global Association of Investment Professionals to Use CA Technologies Identity and Access Governance Solution Delivered With Simeio Cloud Service

HOBOKEN, NJ and ISLANDIA, NY--(Marketwired - Oct 10, 2013) - Simeio Solutions and CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) today announced that CFA Institute, the global association of investment professionals, has selected CA SiteMinder®, CA IdentityMinder™, and CA GovernanceMinder™, delivered through Simeio Cloud Services, to help securely improve operations and productivity while providing improved services and a positive user experience to employees, partners and more than 500,000 candidates, members and other stakeholders in over 100 countries globally.

To achieve the improvements and deliver a simple, automated user experience, CFA Institute turned to CA Technologies and Simeio Solutions for a seamless, scalable identity and access management (IAM) system that provides the foundation for a trusted IT environment using:

  • Identity administration, automated user provisioning and de-provisioning and user self-service;
  • Identity and access governance managing entitlements, certification, segregation of duties and role management; and
  • Federation / single sign-on across internal and external CFA Institute applications.

"The IAM service from Simeio, backed by CA Technologies IAM solutions, supports both our long-term business and technology strategy to provide services and infrastructure for optimum online engagement and transaction with CFA Institute," said Elaine Cheng, CFA Institute chief information officer. "Identity and access governance is critical for our organization's members and candidates who need access to CFA Institute resources, but also value security of personal information. Managing their identities and governing their access is critical to upholding the very basis of our mission -- ethics and professional excellence."

Shawn Keve, partner, Simeio Solutions, said, "Cloud-based IAM from Simeio will provide CFA Institute with efficiencies through reduced infrastructure spend, reduced implementation time and improved productivity. In addition, the scalability and streamlined deployment of the Simeio Cloud Service allows for the anticipated growth of CFA Institute members and desire to add new services."

Simeio Cloud Services are delivered in partnership with CA Technologies. "Simeio Solutions special focus on delivering the capabilities of CA Technologies IAM solutions in the cloud, reflects our long-standing commitment to our serving our customers, while delivering best of breed technology," said Ed Pascua, SVP at Simeio Solutions.

"Simeio is a Premier partner for CA Technologies with a strong consulting and technology acumen in the IAM marketplace," said CA David Bradley, senior vice president, Global Partner Sales, CA Technologies. "We have worked successfully together to deploy our identity and access governance solutions, including CA SiteMinder, CA IdentityMinder and CA GovernanceMinder. We are excited about this latest opportunity with CFA Institute which will showcase the combined strength of Simeio's cloud-based service with our leading IAM technology." 

About Simeio Solutions
Simeio Solutions, LLC offers complete, end-to-end Identity and Access Management (IAM) services and solutions that help organizations provide seamless, secure and role-appropriate access to a rapidly growing and evolving set of information, services and online resources, anytime, anywhere, on any device. Simeio is the only IAM solutions provider with a comprehensive approach to efficient and cost-effective identity and access management. A single-source for all your identity and access management needs, our offering spans plan to build to operate, with a la carte access to professional services (strategy and implementation), business-ready cloud solutions, and expert managed services for on-going operational support.

Simeio is headquartered in Hoboken, New Jersey with offices around the world. Simeio provides services to numerous Fortune 1000 companies across all industries including financial service, high technology, health care, public utilities, education and more. To learn more about Simeio Solutions visit http://www.simeiosolutions.com or email Ed Pascua, epascua@simeiosolutions.com

About CA Technologies
CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) provides IT management solutions that help customers manage and secure complex IT environments to support agile business services. Organizations leverage CA Technologies software and SaaS solutions to accelerate innovation, transform infrastructure and secure data and identities, from the data center to the cloud. Learn more about CA Technologies at www.ca.com.

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