Paris, 26 January 2016 – Atos, an international leader in digital services, receives the “France Cybersecurity” Label for its Evidian Access Management offer already recognized by business analysts as an overall leader on the enterprise Single Sign-On (SSO) market. Evidian is part of a portfolio by Bull, the Atos brand for its technology products and software.
During the International Cybersecurity Summit (FIC) taking place in Lille, the offer Evidian was awarded by three colleges of French government institutions, and industrials. The award was presented to Atos during a ceremony on January 25th 2016.
A label of excellence
This label initiated by the French government in order to create a mark of trust and quality for national offers. CIOs of major corporations can choose recommended and approved security products, highlighted for their quality and performance. As per the criteria for this label, the Evidian Access Management offer is developed in France.
Used by more than 5 million users worldwide
Evidian Enterprise Single Sign-On (SSO) is the European leader in the access management domain shows a rapid growth worldwide, particularly in Japan and the US. The solution simplifies the users’ authentication by eliminating the use of passwords while remaining ultra-secure. More than 5,000,000 users in more than 900 organizations throughout the world connect to their companies every day and manage their access rights with Evidian.
Philippe Vannier, Executive Vice-President in charge of the Big Data & Security at Atos said: "I am delighted that Evidian, a cybersecurity product from Bull has received this recognition yet again. With a dedicated R&D team, we have been working for many years to develop cybersecurity solutions in France to address our customers’ security concerns. Our solutions can be deployed worldwide and with our wide range of products and services, we can offer a complete system of data processing, with end-to-end security. For us, identity and access management is a major building block to ensure the security of information systems. To get the full benefit of it, the access management system must gain support from users and professions and offer tools to technical managers that are adapted to new usage scenarios and to the development of cloud services”.
The Evidian suite
Designed to enable organizations to secure their critical infrastructure with cost-effective identity life cycle processes covering big data, business intelligence, mobility and cloud, the recently strengthened Evidian offering includes solutions and cloud services for Identity Management and Access Governance, Access Management, Enterprise Single Sign-On and Identity Federation, Analytics and Intelligence, as well as Directory Services.
The Evidian Access Management offer consists of three main modules :
- Evidian Web Access Manager - secures the access to internal web applications and provides Identity Federation Services for cloud applications.
- Evidian Enterprise SSO - facilitates access to enterprise and personal applications from workstations, mobile devices and smartphone. Enterprise SSO enhances security of access to applications and frees users from memorizing and typing passwords.
- Evidian Authentication Manager - provides end-point security mechanisms on workstations by enforcing strong authentication (smartcards, OTP, biometrics, QRentry, RFID). This solution also offers advanced scenarios such as self-service password reset for the Windows logon.
Bull is the Atos brand for its technology products and software, which are today distributed in over 50 countries worldwide. With a rich heritage of over 80 years of technological innovation, 2000 patents and a 700 strong R&D team supported by the Atos Scientific Community, it offers products and value-added software to assist clients in their digital transformation, specifically in the areas of Big Data and Cybersecurity. Bull is the European leader in HPC and its products include bullx, the energy-efficient supercomputer; bullion, one of the most powerful x86 servers in the world developed to meet the challenges of Big Data; Evidian, the software security solutions for identity and access management; Trustway, the hardware security module and Hoox, the ultra-secure smartphone. Bull is part of Atos. For more information: www.bull.com
Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is a leader in digital services with pro forma annual revenue of circa € 12 billion and circa 100,000 employees in 72 countries. Serving a global client base, the Group provides Consulting & Systems Integration services, Managed Services & BPO, Cloud operations, Big Data & Cyber-security solutions, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry. With its deep technology expertise and industry knowledge, the Group works with clients across different business sectors: Defense, Financial Services, Health, Manufacturing, Media, Utilities, Public sector, Retail, Telecommunications, and Transportation.
Atos is focused on business technology that powers progress and helps organizations to create their firm of the future. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and is listed on the Euronext Paris market. Atos operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, Unify and Worldline.