GlobalSign Press Release

GlobalSign Highlights How Identity and Access Management (IAM) Can Drive New Business At Kuppinger-Cole European Identity & Cloud (EIC) Conference 2015


As the Internet of Everything (IoE) Expands, GlobalSign Customer DNA Details its Efficiency Gains Via Best Practices; GlobalSign Speakers, Events Showcase Secure Identities for Everything™

BOSTON, LONDON AND LEUVEN  28, April 2015 - GMO GlobalSign, a leading provider of identity services for online transactions and the security division of GMO Internet Group, will highlight novel ways of making identity and access management (IAM) solutions into the drivers of new business at the KuppingerCole European Identity and Cloud (EIC) conference from May 5-8 at the Dolce BallhausForum in Munich.

As the Internet of Everything (IoE) demands simplified deployment and management of strong digital identities on a vast scale, GlobalSign will use the event to showcase its external IAM solutions, including GlobalSign IAM-Easy™  and the experience of GlobalSign customer DNA, a leading telecommunications service provider in Finland, in making IAM an enabler of additional services as well as a way to improve efficiency and lower costs.

On Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 14:30-1530 at the IoT/OT Privacy & Security panel discussion, Erik Sucksdorff, EMEA vice president of IAM business development for GlobalSign, will discuss the role that role IAM plays in Internet of Things deployments today.

Later on Thursday May 7, 2015 at 15:30-16:30, Laura Latti from DNA, Finland’s largest cable operator, will lead a detailed Best Practice session on Identity Relationship and Access Management and Dynamic Authorisation Management as a Driver for New Business Opportunities.  By enabling strong authentication for login and business-critical transaction confirmation, Latti will show how DNA used identity and access management to shorten onboarding time for new corporate customers, deploy strong authentication and reduce costs to better manage external users and access to their online services.   DNA is a finalist for the event’s European Identity & Cloud Awards as the Best Identity and Access Management Project of 2015.

“Identity is everything to cybersecurity today- and so at GlobalSign we are committed to providing Identity for Everything™ so that enterprises can deploy the strongest digital identities and authentication methods for anyone -- and anything -- online,” states Joan Lockhart, CMO at GlobalSign. “We’re delighted to spotlight our customer DNA and our expanding IAM solution set at this event.”

GlobalSign offers a comprehensive IAM solution suite for extending the enterprise to customers and partners and enabling new online services faster and more securely. With GlobalSign IAM, organizations can cut customer care costs by automating identity processes, improve convenience with verified social identities and provide strong, multi-factor authentication for business critical transactions. Recently announced, GlobalSign IAM-Easy, a pre-configured IAM deployment model coupled with best-practices, is allowing organizations to rapidly implement an IAM solution in as little as four weeks.

To arrange a personal appointment with GlobalSign at EIC 2015 or to request further information, please directly contact Dagmar Schulz, dagmar@eskenzipr.com or +49 (0) 511 353 24 692.

About GMO GlobalSign

GlobalSign, founded in 1996, is a provider of identity services for the Internet of Everything (IoE), mediating trust to enable safe commerce, communications, content delivery and community interactions for billions of online transactions occurring around the world at every moment.  Its identity and access management portfolio includes access control, single sign-on (SSO), federation and delegation services to help organizations and service providers create new business models for customer and partner interactions.  GlobalSign’s core digital certificate solutions allow its thousands of authenticated customers to conduct SSL secured transactions, data transfer, distribution of tamper-proof code, and protection of online identities for secure email and access control.  GlobalSign’s solutions are designed to address the massive scalability demanded by the emerging $14.4 trillion IoE market, where the ability to make secure networked connections among people, processes, data and things, will require that every “thing” have a trusted identity that can be managed. The company has offices in the U.S., Europe and throughout Asia.  For the latest news on GlobalSign, visit www.globalsign.com or follow GlobalSign on Twitter (@globalsign ).


About GMOCloud KK

GMO Cloud K.K. (TSE: 3788) is a full-service IT infrastructure provider focused on cloud solutions. Established as a hosting company in 1996, the company has managed servers for more than 130,000 businesses and now has 6,000 sales partners throughout Japan. In February of 2011, the company launched GMO Cloud to enhance its focus on cloud-based solutions. Since 2007, the company has also grown its GlobalSign SSL security brand through offices in Belgium, U.K., U.S., China and Singapore. GMO Cloud K.K. is part of the GMO Internet Group, an Internet services industry leader, developing and operating Japan’s most widely used domain, hosting & cloud, ecommerce, security, and payment solutions. The Group also comprises the world’s largest online FX trading platform, as well as online advertising, Internet media, and mobile entertainment products. GMO Internet, Inc. (TSE: 9449) is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.  For more information please visit http://ir.gmocloud.com/english/ .

GMO Internet Group

GMO Internet Group is an Internet services industry leader, developing and operating Japan’s most widely used domain, hosting & cloud, ecommerce, security, and payment solutions. The Group also comprises the world’s largest online FX trading platform, as well as online advertising, Internet media, and mobile entertainment products. GMO Internet, Inc. (TSE: 9449) is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. For more information please visit http://www.gmo.jp/en/ .