Welcome!

Microsoft Cloud Authors: Liz McMillan, Pat Romanski, John Basso, Elizabeth White, Mihai Corbuleac

News Feed Item

A Swivel Secure reforça a agilidade operacional para clientes e parceiros de canal

A Swivel Secure, líder global na tecnologia de autentificação sem token, anuncia algumas alterações operacionais que irão trazer uma maior agilidade ao seu compromisso, tanto com os clientes como com os parceiros.

Modelos de preços flexíveis

De modo a apoiar a procura crescente do mercado por autentificação sem token a ser oferecida como parte de um serviço de gestão, a Swivel anuncia hoje um novo esquema de preços de prazo flexível, ao enquadrado nas necessidades temporais, para parceiros de que operam neste mercado. A procura por uma maior flexibilidade nos preços tem sido guiada, em parte, pela popularidade crescente do ambiente Microsoft Office 365 para o qual a Swivel é o único fornecedor aprovado/certificado de autentificação sem token.

Ao alinhar os seus termos contratuais e de pagamento com um modelo de negócio de serviços de gestão, a Swivel possibilitou aos parceiros lançarem a plataforma de autentificação da Swivel nas suas próprias ofertas de serviço de gestão sem incorrer nos riscos associados com contratos anuais de venda tradicionais. Oferecer contratos de prazo flexível e pagamentos mensais irá permitir-lhes transmitir essa flexibilidade para os clientes.

Ter uma flexibilidade mensal nos preços irá permitir às organizações adaptarem a sua utilização da plataforma Swivel ao longo do tempo para melhor satisfazerem as suas exigências, utilizando qualquer combinação de tecnologias de que necessitem para se adaptarem às suas políticas de segurança e regulamentações de conformidade. Ao contrário de outros fornecedores de autentificação sem token que oferecem modelos de serviços geridos, a Swivel proporciona às organizações a flexibilidade de escolher o que integrar em segurança - web, VPN, cloud ou computador - bem como a liberdade de escolher as ferramentas de comunicação utilizadas para gerir o processo: aplicação telemóvel, SMS/E-mail, telefone/voz ou web. Esta liberdade resolve uma variedade de dores de cabeças relativas à autentificação enfrentadas pelas organizações que estão a combater a necessidade de atualizar continuamente as suas políticas de segurança em linha com as exigências crescentes de novos dispositivos e aplicações que se ligam à rede da empresa.

A plataforma de autentificação da Swivel: Reduzido o ciclo de lançamento

A Swivel transformou os seus procedimentos de desenvolvimento e de lançamento de plataformas, adotando uma abordagem ágil, encurtando dramaticamente o tempo de aprovisionamento entre cada lançamento para apenas seis a oito semanas. A mudança irá simplificar o processo de atualização para a versão mais recente e acelerar a entrega de melhoramentos da plataforma aos clientes.

Em vez de gerir uma atualização substancial a cada seis ou nove meses, o ciclo de integração reduzido irá também permitir aos clientes da Swivel beneficiar de novas funcionalidades e de outros melhoramentos, conforme vão sendo desenvolvidos.

Como parte desta alteração, a versão 3.9.2 atualiza a forma como os dados de configuração são armazenados no servidor da Swivel, de modo a que quando a nova versão do software for utilizada, esta não substitua a configuração existente, mas que, em vez disso, leia e atualize automaticamente a configuração. Este desenvolvimento importante reduz muito o tempo, os recursos e os riscos associados à atualização da plataforma.

“Estas alterações evidenciam a intenção da Swivel de construir uma maior agilidade e flexibilidade tanto nas suas operações diárias como na sua plataforma de autentificação, de modo a conseguir acompanhar o mercado em desenvolvimento da autentificação baseada em dois fatores”, comenta Chris Russell, Vice-presidente de Tecnologia da Swivel. “Enquanto a Swivel continuar aumentar a sua base global de parceiros, é vital que continuemos a apoiar efetivamente o nosso canal. Levamos a sério as nossas responsabilidades de fabricante e moldámos a nossa oferta para satisfazer as necessidades dos nossos parceiros e clientes”.

A plataforma de autentificação da Swivel foi lançada pela primeira vez em 2003. É agora utilizada por grandes empresas mundiais, governos locais, pelo serviço nacional de saúde inglês e por centenas de empresas mais pequenas, em mais de 35 países para acederem remotamente às suas redes empresariais, VDI, web e aplicações baseadas na Cloud. Oferecer a mais vasta gama de opções de utilização, de acordo com a Gartner, os analistas líderes da indústria das Tecnologias da Informação, a plataforma Swivel oferece a escolha de diversos canais de autenticação como podem ser aplicação para telemóvel, SMS/E-Mail ou interativa resposta por voz quando é obrigatório ter dois fatores de autenticação.

-TERMINA-

More Stories By Business Wire

Copyright © 2009 Business Wire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Business Wire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Business Wire. Business Wire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

@ThingsExpo Stories
Manufacturers are embracing the Industrial Internet the same way consumers are leveraging Fitbits – to improve overall health and wellness. Both can provide consistent measurement, visibility, and suggest performance improvements customized to help reach goals. Fitbit users can view real-time data and make adjustments to increase their activity. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Mark Bernardo Professional Services Leader, Americas, at GE Digital, discussed how leveraging the Industrial Internet a...
Big Data engines are powering a lot of service businesses right now. Data is collected from users from wearable technologies, web behaviors, purchase behavior as well as several arbitrary data points we’d never think of. The demand for faster and bigger engines to crunch and serve up the data to services is growing exponentially. You see a LOT of correlation between “Cloud” and “Big Data” but on Big Data and “Hybrid,” where hybrid hosting is the sanest approach to the Big Data Infrastructure pro...
"My role is working with customers, helping them go through this digital transformation. I spend a lot of time talking to banks, big industries, manufacturers working through how they are integrating and transforming their IT platforms and moving them forward," explained William Morrish, General Manager Product Sales at Interoute, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
A critical component of any IoT project is what to do with all the data being generated. This data needs to be captured, processed, structured, and stored in a way to facilitate different kinds of queries. Traditional data warehouse and analytical systems are mature technologies that can be used to handle certain kinds of queries, but they are not always well suited to many problems, particularly when there is a need for real-time insights.
The best-practices for building IoT applications with Go Code that attendees can use to build their own IoT applications. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Indraneel Mitra, Senior Solutions Architect & Technology Evangelist at Cognizant, provided valuable information and resources for both novice and experienced developers on how to get started with IoT and Golang in a day. He also provided information on how to use Intel Arduino Kit, Go Robotics API and AWS IoT stack to build an application tha...
IoT generates lots of temporal data. But how do you unlock its value? You need to discover patterns that are repeatable in vast quantities of data, understand their meaning, and implement scalable monitoring across multiple data streams in order to monetize the discoveries and insights. Motif discovery and deep learning platforms are emerging to visualize sensor data, to search for patterns and to build application that can monitor real time streams efficiently. In his session at @ThingsExpo, ...
You think you know what’s in your data. But do you? Most organizations are now aware of the business intelligence represented by their data. Data science stands to take this to a level you never thought of – literally. The techniques of data science, when used with the capabilities of Big Data technologies, can make connections you had not yet imagined, helping you discover new insights and ask new questions of your data. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Sarbjit Sarkaria, data science team lead ...
Extracting business value from Internet of Things (IoT) data doesn’t happen overnight. There are several requirements that must be satisfied, including IoT device enablement, data analysis, real-time detection of complex events and automated orchestration of actions. Unfortunately, too many companies fall short in achieving their business goals by implementing incomplete solutions or not focusing on tangible use cases. In his general session at @ThingsExpo, Dave McCarthy, Director of Products...
Amazon has gradually rolled out parts of its IoT offerings in the last year, but these are just the tip of the iceberg. In addition to optimizing their back-end AWS offerings, Amazon is laying the ground work to be a major force in IoT – especially in the connected home and office. Amazon is extending its reach by building on its dominant Cloud IoT platform, its Dash Button strategy, recently announced Replenishment Services, the Echo/Alexa voice recognition control platform, the 6-7 strategic...
WebRTC is bringing significant change to the communications landscape that will bridge the worlds of web and telephony, making the Internet the new standard for communications. Cloud9 took the road less traveled and used WebRTC to create a downloadable enterprise-grade communications platform that is changing the communication dynamic in the financial sector. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Leo Papadopoulos, CTO of Cloud9, discussed the importance of WebRTC and how it enables companies to focus...
Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) and Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) have entered into a definitive agreement under which Verizon will acquire Yahoo's operating business for approximately $4.83 billion in cash, subject to customary closing adjustments. Yahoo informs, connects and entertains a global audience of more than 1 billion monthly active users** -- including 600 million monthly active mobile users*** through its search, communications and digital content products. Yahoo also co...
"There's a growing demand from users for things to be faster. When you think about all the transactions or interactions users will have with your product and everything that is between those transactions and interactions - what drives us at Catchpoint Systems is the idea to measure that and to analyze it," explained Leo Vasiliou, Director of Web Performance Engineering at Catchpoint Systems, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York Ci...
SYS-CON Events announced today that LeaseWeb USA, a cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider, will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. LeaseWeb is one of the world's largest hosting brands. The company helps customers define, develop and deploy IT infrastructure tailored to their exact business needs, by combining various kinds cloud solutions.
Is your aging software platform suffering from technical debt while the market changes and demands new solutions at a faster clip? It’s a bold move, but you might consider walking away from your core platform and starting fresh. ReadyTalk did exactly that. In his General Session at 19th Cloud Expo, Michael Chambliss, Head of Engineering at ReadyTalk, will discuss why and how ReadyTalk diverted from healthy revenue and over a decade of audio conferencing product development to start an innovati...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Venafi, the Immune System for the Internet™ and the leading provider of Next Generation Trust Protection, will exhibit at @DevOpsSummit at 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Venafi is the Immune System for the Internet™ that protects the foundation of all cybersecurity – cryptographic keys and digital certificates – so they can’t be misused by bad guys in attacks...
It’s 2016: buildings are smart, connected and the IoT is fundamentally altering how control and operating systems work and speak to each other. Platforms across the enterprise are networked via inexpensive sensors to collect massive amounts of data for analytics, information management, and insights that can be used to continuously improve operations. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Brian Chemel, Co-Founder and CTO of Digital Lumens, will explore: The benefits sensor-networked systems bring to ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that 910Telecom will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Housed in the classic Denver Gas & Electric Building, 910 15th St., 910Telecom is a carrier-neutral telecom hotel located in the heart of Denver. Adjacent to CenturyLink, AT&T, and Denver Main, 910Telecom offers connectivity to all major carriers, Internet service providers, Internet backbones and ...
There will be new vendors providing applications, middleware, and connected devices to support the thriving IoT ecosystem. This essentially means that electronic device manufacturers will also be in the software business. Many will be new to building embedded software or robust software. This creates an increased importance on software quality, particularly within the Industrial Internet of Things where business-critical applications are becoming dependent on products controlled by software. Qua...
SYS-CON Events has announced today that Roger Strukhoff has been named conference chair of Cloud Expo and @ThingsExpo 2016 Silicon Valley. The 19th Cloud Expo and 6th @ThingsExpo will take place on November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. "The Internet of Things brings trillions of dollars of opportunity to developers and enterprise IT, no matter how you measure it," stated Roger Strukhoff. "More importantly, it leverages the power of devices and the Interne...
Large scale deployments present unique planning challenges, system commissioning hurdles between IT and OT and demand careful system hand-off orchestration. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jeff Smith, Senior Director and a founding member of Incenergy, will discuss some of the key tactics to ensure delivery success based on his experience of the last two years deploying Industrial IoT systems across four continents.