SOURCE: Identity Engines

March 20, 2007 11:00 ET

Identity Engines Joins Novell PartnerNet for Technology Partners

Identity Engines Delivers Network Access Control for Novell eDirectory and Identity Manager

SALT LAKE CITY, UT -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 20, 2007 -- Identity Engines, a leading provider of identity-based network access solutions, today announced that it has become a member of Novell PartnerNet for Technology Partners as a Silver partner. Through membership in Novell PartnerNet, Identity Engines receives development, support and marketing resources to deliver new and innovative solutions that integrate management of security for networks and applications.

Identity Engines' Ignition Server™ extends the influence of Novell's suite of identity management products from application security to the network edge, solving compliance and security challenges including authenticated wireless access management, device-to-user association, and fine grained temporary network access for guests and contractors. Ignition Server™ is built on a patent-pending AAA platform that incorporates a next-generation RADIUS server and a powerful identity-based policy engine that orchestrates existing network edge devices with out-of-box integration for enterprise-class directories such as eDirectory.

"Combining Identity Engines' network access management with Novell identity management is the perfect pairing for organizations that need to meet regulatory requirements and comprehensively manage access control," said Sean Convery, CTO of Identity Engines.

Gartner Group recently named Identity Engines a "Cool Vendor" for 2007. The company was also mentioned in Red Herring Magazine's March 2007 "Out of the Gate" list of startups that are the "best of the bunch" and is Info Security Products Guide's winner of the Global Excellence in Authentication Customer Trust 2006 Award.

Pricing and Availability

The Identity Engines Ignition™ solution with support for Novell eDirectory is available today. Please contact Identity Engines for pricing based on configuration.

About Ignition™

Identity Engines' Ignition line of products facilitates comprehensive identity-based network access. With its sophisticated policy engine and high-availability design, the flagship Ignition Server™ has been created to simplify how IT administrators manage access control and secure networks. The innovative, hardened appliance is designed for quick and seamless deployment into enterprise IT infrastructure through its support for widely supported protocols such as RADIUS and 802.1X. Ignition Server tightly integrates with common identity stores such as Microsoft's Active Directory as well as popular LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) directories from enterprise vendors such as Oracle, Sun Microsystems and Novell.

About Identity Engines

Founded in 2004, Identity Engines develops scalable, identity-based solutions for securing enterprise networks. The company's solutions provide comprehensive identity services such as authentication, authorization, and auditing to distributed network devices while enabling centralized administration and policy management for improved access control and compliance. For more information, visit

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